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So far Children's Health Queensland has created 181 blog entries.

17 kids burned by hot liquids this winter

At least one child a day has presented to the Queensland Children’s Hospital with a serious burn since the start of winter, with hot liquids the number one cause.

Melina

Melina was just two-years-old when her parents, Christina and Matt, noticed she was asking for water more frequently. They never thought this thirst would lead to a type 1 diabetes diagnosis.

New chair of Children’s Health Research Alliance appointed

Queensland’s pioneering role in paediatric health research is set to continue with the appointment of Professor Allan Cripps AO as the new chair of the Children’s Health Research Alliance.

LGBT+ youth mental health practice and suicide prevention training

This webinar for early childhood education and care (ECEC) professionals explores a range of key skills to build solid foundations for later literacy development in children as well as teaching strategies.

Mental health extended treatment centre to open in 2020

Construction of Queensland’s new statewide adolescent mental health extended treatment centre is progressing well and on track to open in early 2020.

Head injury care after discharge fact sheet

Head injury care after discharge fact sheet Head injury care after discharge Your child has been assessed in the emergency department after having a head injury and is safe to go home. Most children with a mild head injury recover quickly but it’s important to closely monitor your child during the next [...]

Urinary tract infection (UTI) fact sheet

Urinary tract infection (UTI) fact sheet Urinary tract infection (UTI) What is a urinary tract infection? A urinary tract infection (known as a UTI) is a bacterial infection. The bacteria enter the body and travel up the urinary tract causing an infection in the urethra, bladder and/or kidneys. UTIs are common [...]

Fragile X trial testing the use of cannabis gel to treat anxiety

A clinical trial under way at the Queensland Children’s Hospital could improve the quality of life for children with Fragile X syndrome who struggle with anxiety.

‘Navigate Your Health’ helps 500 children in care

‘Navigate Your Health’, an innovative two-year trial focused on improving health outcomes for young people in care, has seen more than 500 referrals in its first 12 months.

Program helps 500 children in care get on track to a healthier future

An innovative two-year trial focused on improving health outcomes for young people in care has seen more than 500 referrals in its first 12 months.

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