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Diagnosis checklist for families

Diagnosis checklist for families fact sheet Diagnosis checklist for families A diagnosis of childhood cancer is a difficult and stressful time for all involved. From the patient, to their parents and caregivers, siblings, extended family and community. In working with you, one of the key roles of your social worker [...]

Growing numbers of young Queenslanders seeking help for eating disorders

More than 400 young Queenslanders have been referred to Children’s Health Queensland’s (CHQ) specialist Eating Disorders Program in the past three years, with the number of referrals increasing annually.

Centrelink information for families

Centrelink information for families fact sheet Centrelink information for families Families may be eligible for one or more of the following Centrelink payments: Carer Allowance Fortnightly allowance. Families earning a combined income of $250,000 per annum or more may not be eligible. Most oncology patients who are receiving active treatment [...]

Madison

Madison was just four-years-old when she developed a rash that was eventually diagnosed as juvenile dermatomyositis – a rare autoimmune inflammatory muscle disorder which causes a red rash and progressive muscle weakness.

Physiotherapy for oncology patients

Find a service Oncology What to expect after diagnosis Physiotherapy for oncology patients Social work for oncology patients Speech pathology for oncology patients Support - Who can help? Physiotherapy for oncology patients During a child’s cancer treatment, it is likely they will be in contact with therapists from the [...]

Introductory course and workshop – Paediatric vestibular dysfunction

The Pathways to Rural and Remote Orientation and Training (PARROT) self-paced program has been specifically developed for health care providers working in rural, remote and isolated practice settings.

Information for health professionals

Find a service Queensland Specialist Immunisation Service Information for health professionals Information for health professionals The Queensland Specialist Immunisation Service (QSIS) is based at the Queensland Children’s Hospital and includes a team of Senior Medical, Nursing and Allied Health staff with advanced tertiary qualifications in paediatrics and immunisation. [...]

Queensland Specialist Immunisation Service

Find a service Queensland Specialist Immunisation Service Information for health professionals Queensland Specialist Immunisation Service The Queensland Specialist Immunisation Service (QSIS) provides vaccination advice for children with complex medical conditions as well as children who have experienced, are at risk of an adverse event following immunisation, as well as children [...]

Social work for oncology patients

Find a service Oncology What to expect after diagnosis Physiotherapy for oncology patients Social work for oncology patients Speech pathology for oncology patients Support - Who can help? Social work for oncology patients The Queensland Children’s Hospital’s Social Work and Welfare Service is dedicated to caring for patients and [...]

Speech pathology for oncology patients

Find a service Oncology What to expect after diagnosis Physiotherapy for oncology patients Social work for oncology patients Speech pathology for oncology patients Support - Who can help? Speech pathology for oncology patients Why do I need to see a speech pathologist? Speech pathologists are trained in the [...]

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