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.
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 [...]
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.
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 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 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 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 [...]