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20 years of giggles and gags with the Clown Doctors

The Queensland Children’s Hospital is this week celebrating 20 years of the Clown Doctors turning frowns upside down for sick and injured Queensland children.

Transitioning – it takes a community

For years prior to this, our daughter had suffered from debilitating social anxiety, school refusal, and chronic shyness. Her family, her school, and health professionals all worked to try to help her overcome these challenges.

Amy

Twenty-month-old Amy has 22q11.2 deletion syndrome, a rare disorder caused by the deletion of a small part of chromosome 22, which left her with a cleft of the soft palate.

Brisbane Paediatric ECMO Course

The Queensland Paediatric Extracorporeal Life Support Service and Children’s Health Queensland PICU extend a warm invitation to health professionals for their 2-day Paediatric ECMO Course.

Nurse Navigators

Find a service Nurse Navigators Nurse Navigators The Nurse Navigator (NN) Service helps families of children with complex conditions navigate the services/specialties they need to access across the healthcare system. We provide a range of support aimed at educating and empowering families to be actively involved in their child’s care and treatment across [...]

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.

For health professionals

Find a service Queensland Children’s Hospital Gender Clinic and Statewide Service For health professionals For health professionals Gender dysphoria is not a psychiatric diagnosis. However, it is frequently accompanied by psychological distress. Australian teenagers who identify as gender diverse have higher rates of ever being diagnosed with depression (74.6 [...]

Caregiver coping and self-care

Caregiver coping and self-care fact sheet Caregiver coping and self-care Who is a caregiver? A caregiver is responsible for attending to the needs of a child and is usually: unpaid unprepared/under-prepared for this rollercoaster of a journey medically untrained a loved one who bears most of the physical, [...]

Foreign body in the nose – Emergency management in children

Foreign body in the nose - Emergency Foreign body in the nose - Emergency management in children Key points Consequences of nasal foreign bodies range from local irritation at insertion site, to serious complications including death. Urgent [...]

Foreign body in the ear – Emergency management in children

Foreign body in the ear - Emergency Foreign body in the ear - Emergency management in children Key points Consequences of aural foreign bodies range from local irritation at insertion site, to serious complications including permanent hearing [...]

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