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Managing COVID-19 anxiety

30th March, 2020 in

COVID-19 is changing the way we live. Every day, we are adapting to new changes and overcoming new challenges to protect ourselves against this virus.  The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network not only recognises the seriousness of these unprecedented events unfolding around the world but also the knock-on effect it is having on mental health. To find out more about managing COVID-19 Anxiety, visit the link below on our SCHN website

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Keeping kids safe this Burns Awareness Month

18th June, 2018 in
Some reminders on preventing common burns and scalds and keeping your kids safe around the home.

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Launch of an Australian Child Safety Good Practice Guide

2nd August, 2017 in

In Australia, injuries remain the number one cause of death among children over the age of one with a cost to the nation of over $212 million each year, and a mean cost per child of $3,119. In NSW alone, around 60 children (aged 1-16 years) die as a result of an unintentional injury, and a further 20,000 are hospitalised each year.

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KidsQuit Smoking Cessation Brief Intervention E-learning

14th September, 2016 in

The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and NSW Kids and Families recently launched the KidsQuit Smoking Cessation Brief Intervention E-learning program. This free online interactive program takes approximately 30 minutes to complete and is backed by evidence-based research.

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Sports Related Concussion in Children and Adolescents - Free Workshop, Friday 13th November 2015

28th October, 2015 in

Brain Injury Australia, in association with Sports Medicine Australia, the Office of Sport of the NSW Department of Sport and Recreation and the New South Wales Institute of Sport, will be holding a day-long workshop on sports-related concussion in children and adolescents. This free workshop will be held at the Ian Thorpe Theatrette, New South Wales Institute of Sport, 6 Figtree Drive Sydney Olympic Park on Friday 13th November from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.

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Kids Can't Fly: The legal issues in children's falls from high-rise buildings.

12th October, 2015 in

This article was first published by Thomson Reuters in Property Law Review and should be cited as: Cathy Sherry, “Kids can't fly: The legal issues in children's falls from high-rise buildings” (2012) 2 Prop L Rev 22.

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