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Check out our latest news stories to keep up to date with the most recent developments in Children’s Health across Queensland. View all news

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 |

Your stories shines a spotlight on the brave children and families we care for and the courage and determination they show in the face of major health challenges. View all stories


Indianna was diagnosed with clubfoot when her mum, Jennifer, was only 12 weeks pregnant. Clubfoot is the most common congenital deformity, affecting one in 1000 live births around the world. The condition leaves the tendons in the foot shorter than usual, resulting in the foot being twisted out of shape.

1 June 2018 |

Our blog, ‘Growing Pains’ is created in collaboration with medical professionals and provides insight, tips and advice about topical children’s health issues and developmental milestones. View all blog posts

How to reduce allergens in your home

While allergies can’t always be cured, they can be managed by taking a few preventative steps at home so your child can be as comfortable as possible.

18 June 2018 |

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Last updated: 28 June 2017
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