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This week is Psychology Week, and we are celebrating the important role psychology plays here at the RCH. There is no health without mental health, and care at the RCH extends beyond physical treatment. Read Rose's experience: bit.ly/31kAMWG
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We are now on Facebook! Like us for impact updates, supporter stories and ways to get involved to help make a difference for sick kids at the @RCHMelbourne: facebook.com/therchfoundatio…
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As Vic reached the 90 per cent double dose vaccination milestone, we thought it's time to deliver our final #positivedailynumber. It was our aim to demonstrate that alongside the pandemic, our healthcare workers continue to achieve positive outcomes. We hope you've enjoyed!
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Today, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, we join together with health services across the Parkville precinct to show our commitment to supporting patients, family members and carers affected by family violence. linkedin.com/feed/update/urn…
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Today's #positivedailynumber is here from the RCH! Today's number is courtesy of our recent #rchpoll where 96% of Australian parents believe sport/physical activity is important for their children's health and wellbeing. Learn more: bit.ly/3r8H0Uo
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Is playing sport worth it? Our latest #rchpoll found that half of Australian children have participated in less organised sport or physical activities since COVID-19. View tips on how to encourage kids to return from @DrAntheaRhodes and our local experts bit.ly/3r8H0Uo
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Today's #positivedailynumber is here from the RCH! Mock MRI scans are facilitated by the Child Life Therapy team. They are training procedures to reduce distress and the need for sedation in children having an MRI 🙌
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Today's #positivedailynumber is here from the RCH! Deliveries of medication are made to families who have received their Specialist Clinic appointments via Telehealth 🚚
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Today's #positivedailynumber is here from the RCH! Our Hospital in the Home program allows children to be cared for at home by RCH medical, nursing and allied health staff 👩‍⚕️
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Happy World Children’s Day! We celebrate today to improve children’s welfare and promote awareness among children worldwide. At the RCH, we strive to provide a place where patients feel safe and heard by our staff to ensure positive health outcomes for every child’s future.
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Save the date! Join @MCRI_for_Kids next Tuesday at 10am for their virtual Annual Showcase! You’ll hear from leading MCRI researchers on how they pioneered ground-breaking health outcomes for children in 2021 to address some of the world’s most serious childhood diseases.
MCRI invites you to our virtual Annual Showcase celebrating 35 yrs of #medical discovery & innovation in #childhealth. Join our researchers as they discuss #epilepsy, #cancer, #heart health, #hearingloss & #genomic medicine. 📆Tues 23 Nov 2021, 10am AEDT 🔗mcri.edu.au/Annual-Showcase-…
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The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne retweeted
Even though children who get COVID-19 are unlikely to get seriously ill, they can still transmit the virus to others.
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Today is #WorldPrematurityDay so we had a chat with one of our Butterfly Nurse Coordinators to find out what it’s like to care for our littlest patients: bit.ly/3CsCWA1
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Today's #positivedailynumber is here from the RCH. It must have been loud on the wards yesterday!
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