Kids Health News

Hunter research study published in prestigious UK medical journal The Lancet - 3rd February 2017
Hunter clinicians and researchers have been recognised for their study into high-flow oxygen therapy in bronchiolitis, which has just been published in the prestigious UK medical journal, The Lancet.
NICU Stage 1 Refurbishment Complete - 8th September 2016
The $7 million first stage of the John Hunter Children's Hospitals Neonatal Intensive Care Unit has been completed.
Retinopathy of Prematurity - 19th May 2016
Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) is a potentially blinding eye disorder that primarily affects premature infants weighing about 1250 grams or less that are born before 31 weeks of gestation.
Cupcakes for Kids with Cancer - 18th May 2016
Jacinta was diagnosed with cancer on 28 April. Even with all the information she and her family received, along with an intense treatment regime, Jacinta and her family are raising much needed funds for all kids with cancer.
Maddy's encephalitis struggle - 10th May 2016
When he was only 12, Maddy Coffey spent eight months in hospital with a rare form of encephalitis. Now, four years on Maddy has a bright future in front of him.
Children's Hospital takes part in worldwide hepatitis C treatment trial in children - 5th May 2016
The John Hunter Children's Hospital has taken part in a worldwide hepatitis C treatment trial for children, with three local teenagers taking part.
The ‘PALATE’ study - 20th March 2016
The study will investigate the awareness of precautionary allergen labelling and the impact it has on the quality of life in families with children with food allergies.
Breathing for Life Trial - 3rd March 2016
This 'Breathing for Life Trial' investigates the effect of better asthma management during pregnancy on a baby’s lung function.
Ewing's Sarcoma - 3rd March 2016
Ewing's Sarcoma is a cancer of the bone or of the tissue surrounding the bone. It occurs most commonly in adolescents and teenagers, however also may occur in adulthood. Treatment consists of chemotherapy, local treatment such as surgery and/or radiation. All together it usually consists of a years treatment