Searching for health information?  Here's some tips and tools to evaluate your way through the  information jungle and link to better information A...
Feb 1, 2017 4:27 PM
Shona Innes and Irisz Agócs . (illustrator)   Five Mile Press , Victoria, 2014 ISBN 9781760064167 For children aged 3-6 yrs A cautionary tale Don’t...
Nov 28, 2016 10:14 PM
As I was finalising my talk for the ACCYPN conference last week I was reflecting on how far we have come in the care of children and young people i...
Nov 2, 2016 4:08 PM
Moment of panic A brown blob appeared momentarily in my peripheral vision and disappeared, I stopped. Continuing on, the motion of my swinging hair...
Oct 26, 2016 9:52 PM
By Belinda Nowell and illustrated by Mi š a Alexander Little Steps Publishing, Glebe 2016.  ISBN 9781925117752. “I read the book three times… it ma...
Sep 22, 2016 2:23 PM
How do families and young people use knowledge to manage their health? This is part one of two blogs on knowledge and patients. We now live in a “ ...
Nov 28, 2016 12:07 PM
Written by Gillian Shields and illustrated by Paula Metcalf Macmillan children’s books, 2006. ISBN 1405022108. Our stripy baby , written for young ...
Feb 15, 2016 8:30 AM
Mention the word “hospital” to a child and chances are thoughts of fun won’t spring to mind. This is with good reason. Infants, children and teenag...
Nov 28, 2016 12:07 PM
It was early spring. At a gathering of friends my son began to cough. His face turned red. He calmly got up and walked away doubled over. Concerned...
Nov 28, 2016 12:07 PM
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Oct 29, 2015 12:19 PM
“…positive healthcare experiences for children shape their long term good health and wellbeing.” (1) Why prepare for healthcare? “It took me lots o...
Nov 28, 2016 12:07 PM
Written and illustrated by Peter Carnavas. New Frontier publishing . Cerebral Palsy Alliance edition, re-released 2013. Paperback, ISBN 97819219285...
Oct 22, 2015 12:57 PM
In Australia, many computed tomography (CT) scans are performed on children and young people each year. CT is a valuable diagnostic tool, especiall...
Aug 24, 2015 12:42 PM
“MG”, a dear friend of mine died recently. She had been fighting illness for over eight years and before thinking that is long enough, the health p...
Nov 28, 2016 12:07 PM
Children were excited when Peppa Pig Goes to Hospital was the story of the day at one Sydney play group. There were about 15 children, mainly two y...
Aug 3, 2015 12:37 PM