What’s On

Spina Bifida Education Day

Tuesday 21st February 2017 8:30 am – 4pm

The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

Lorimer Dods Lecture Theatre, Education Centre, level four

(Accessed via the glass lift opposite Emergency)

To register, visit http://www.schn.health.nsw.gov.au/sb-education and fill

in the online form.


13th Annual

Paediatric Palliative Care Symposium

Symposium details

Thursday 2 March 2017, 8.30am – 4.20pm (registration from 8am)

Lorimer Dods Lecture Theatre, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Cnr Hawkesbury Road and Hainsworth Avenue, Westmead

Workshop details

This year’s workshop is designed for medical professionals caring for children with a serious illness. The focus is on palliative care fundamentals and will run in small group sessions covering:

  • Complex care of seriously ill patients and important conversations around breaking bad, or serious news;
  • Prognosis making and recommendations;
  • Personal awareness and wellbeing.

 Friday 3 March 2017. Two sessions are available-10am-12noon or 2-4pm.

Education Centre, The Children’s Hopsital at Westmead.

For more information please click the link below



Minor Burn Management

The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

14 March 2017, 8:00am to 4:00pm

Education Centre, Level 4, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Hawkesbury Rd, Westmead

This event is aimed at health professionals who treat minor burn patients.

There will be information on aspects of minor burn care including:

  • what is a Minor Burn
  • burns assessment and overview
  • burn mechanisms
  • wound management for adults and paediatrics
  • factors impacting healing in both adults and paediatrics
  • pain management
  • biobrane management
  • Trauma App.

Plus interactive workshops and discussion stations.

for more information and to register click the link below



Discovering the Heart

A two day workshop focusing on the nursing care of an infant/child with congenital or acquired heart disease.

Tuesday 18 April – Wednesday 19 April 2017

For further information please contact

Lisa-Maree Saliba

Phone: (02) 9845 1095
(02) 9845 1133
Email: lisa.saliba@health.nsw.gov.au


Nikita Barnard
Phone: (02) 9845 1095
Email: nikita.barnard@health.nsw.gov.au


Save the Date

Allergy Workshop for Nurses

2nd August, 2017

at The Children’s Hospital, Westmead

Register your interest at SCHN-anaphylaxis@health.nsw.gov.au to receive more information and a registration form closer to the date.


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