Child Life Therapy: In House TV programs

The Royal Children’s Hospital’s in-house TV programs – Be Positive and Hospital Lingo – are designed to help patients become familiar with hospital and stay connected with others.

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Transforming Clinical Care to Improve Mental Health for Patients: Phase Two

A project which aims to ensure staff at The Royal Children’s Hospital deliver care which is sensitive to the mental health needs of patients is set to be implemented hospital wide.

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Apheresis Service

The Royal Children’s Hospital is home to Australia’s first dedicated apheresis service, thanks to Good Friday Appeal support.

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Children’s Cancer Centre

Undergoing cancer treatment can be an extremely stressful and uncertain time, for both the child and their family.

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RAPID Model of Care

The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) Emergency Department (ED) is one of the busiest in the State, treating up to 300 patients on any given day.

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Clinical Nutrition Service

At any one time across the RCH, 15% of patients are receiving nutrition intravenously.

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The RCH Childhood Stroke Program

The ecstasy of welcoming healthy twin boys into the world turned to terror for Natalie and Tim when at 24 hours old one of their boys, Bailey, started seizing. An ultra sound showed blood pooling in his brain and two days later an MRI confirmed that the tiny baby boy had had a stroke.

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Supporting Patients with Intellectual Disability and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder

Patients with Intellectual Disability and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder who are also affected by mental health issues are a vulnerable group with a high care needs.

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