Paediatric Palliative Care

The Paediatric Palliative Care Service at the John Hunter Children's Hospital provides support to children and young people from the Hunter, New England or North Coast regions with life-threatening or life-limiting illness. The Service also provides education, advice and support to health care professionals providing care to these young patients.

The Paediatric Palliative Care Service comprises of a specialist paediatric palliative care doctor, a paediatric registrar, a senior nurse, a senior occupational therapist, a senior social worker, bereavement co-ordinator and volunteers.

John Hunter Children's Hospital

The Children, Young People and Families Directorate of Hunter New England Local Health District integrates a range of health care services designed to meet the ever-changing health needs of babies, children, young people and their families.

This single network brings together the vast range of hospital and community-based services in the Lake Macquarie, Upper and Lower Hunter, Port Stephens, Lower Mid North Coast and Greater Newcastle regions. Children's services at hospitals across the region include, John Hunter Children's Hospital, Manning, Maitland, Cessnock, Kurri Kurri, Muswellbrook, Scone and Singleton.

The John Hunter Children's Hospital (JHCH) is a specialised tertiary referral paediatric hospital in Newcastle, providing complex medical, surgical, major trauma and neonatal care services for Northern NSW.

The Children's Hospital in Newcastle, one of three children's hospitals in NSW, will over the course of a year see almost 25,000 children and young people present to the emergency department, have 9,000 admitted to hospital and perform over 100,000 occasions of service through outpatient clinics.

With your support of children's health services are able to treat our patients with the most state-of-the art equipment in a modern, friendly, caring and healing environment. Thank you!

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