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Developmental pathway to give cardiac kids best possible future

Queensland children born with congenital heart disease (CHD) who undergo open-heart surgery in their first year will be guided towards the best possible future, thanks to a new developmental pathway.

30 August 2018 |

Genetics study identifies new cause of physical deformity

A Children’s Health Queensland researcher has helped identify a new rare genetic disorder that reduces the production of cholesterol in children, causing physical deformities and developmental delays.

21 June 2018 |

Hot drinks, foods are leading cause of child burns in winter

Fifty-three children were treated at the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital for scalds from hot beverages and foods including soups, stews and noodles last winter. A further 17 children’s burns were caused by contact with a gas, wood or electric heater.

5 June 2018 |

Enhancing paediatric palliative care across Australia

More than 450 health professionals across Australia have received dedicated palliative care training in the past six months under a pioneering education initiative led by Children’s Health Queensland.

25 May 2018 |

Parents warned to start allergenic foods early

Parents should feed their babies allergenic foods early to reduce the likelihood of them developing food allergies later in life.

18 May 2018 |

New leader for children’s health board

David Gow, a law, banking and finance specialist with extensive experience in boards and committees has been appointed the new chair of the Children’s Health Queensland Hospital and Health Board.

14 May 2018 |
Last updated: 27 June 2017
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