Sunshine Coast University Public Hospital is a newly built service established on a greenfield site...More
SCHOLARSHIPS FOR WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT Women & Leadership Australia, in partnership...More
The need to focus on improved governance and refined strategies to alleviate the nationwide burden...More
Children’s Healthcare Australasia (CHA) would like to thank the Independent Hospital Pricing...More
On the 26th October, the NT Children’s Commissioner handed down a report showing the Northern...More
Today, September 6th 2016, the Royal Commission into Youth Detention was opened. While the...More
PIPSQC is pleased to announce the launch of Pediatric Quality and Safety - a new online, peer-...More
The June 2016 edition of Children's Health Matters is now available! Find all the dates for...More
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has released a landmark report...More
The May 2016 edition of Children's Health Matters is now available! Find all the dates for upcoming...More
The April 2016 edition of Children's Health Matters is now available! Find all the dates for...More
The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) today released the National Efficient Price (NEP...More
Document summary: The Infants and Children: Management of Acute and Procedural Pain Clinical...More
Budget agenda? Support for sugary drink tax and free preschool year On the eve of the Federal...More
The March 2016 edition of Children's Health Matters is now available! Find all the dates for...More
The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently issued an instruction that U06.9 Emergency use of U06...More
The February 2016 edition of Children's Health Matters is now available! Find all the dates for...More
There is no single classification used for mental health services. Since 1 July 2013, the...More
In March 2015, the National Cancer Policy Forum of the [US] Institute of Medicine and the American...More
The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) is currently developing an Emergency Department (...More
In Australia, many children and young people under the age of 20 have a computed tomography (CT)...More
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has consulted with health...More
The Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (FCAP) at the Royal Australian and New Zealand...More
The challenge of delivering timely, high quality health services in rural and remote Australia can...More
The 2015 edition of the (CDC) was published on 15 July. The CDC is a national, evidence-based guide...More
The Child and Youth Mortality Review Committee (CYMRC) and Safekids Aotearoa would both like to see...More
A pair of papers – with overlapping authorship – looking at the issue of iatrogenic harm to...More
In 2013, as many as 6·3 million children worldwide died before their fifth birthday. Children have...More
The Council of Therapeutic Advisory Groups (CATAG) have released the following document: Overseeing...More
The National Framework for Child and Family Health Services – secondary and tertiary services’ will...More
Research has shown many children who sustain concussion through organised sport are not assessed or...More
Following his inquiry into the Mid-Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, Sir Robert Francis was...More
The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) conducted a Teaching, Training and Research (TTR...More
The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority invited all interested parties to provide comment on the...More
The Forgotten Children: National Inquiry into Children in Immigration Detention 2014 The Australian...More
The Department of Health is working with all states and territories through the Australian Health...More
The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) conducted a Teaching, Training and Research (TTR...More
This item from the American Academy of Pediatrics provides a summary of current best practices for...More
In November 2014, CHA invited all members to have their say about the new draft National (...More
The Australian Human Rights Commission holds grave concerns for the welfare of asylum seekers,...More
In 1992 the Health Goals and Targets for Australian Children and Youth were developed, setting out...More
The National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards include Standard 9: Recognising...More
The Board are delighted to announce that Professor Les White has been appointed as the inaugural...More
The National Health Performance Authority released a new report: Healthy Communities: Immunisation...More
The Commission has developed an Accreditation Workbook for Mental Health Services. This workbook is...More
The Australian Government has asked the National Mental Health Commission to conduct a national...More
The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care has written to CHA inviting expert...More
Join Together for Better CARE - improving care for people living with a rare disease. Visit the...More
The Australian Commission on Safety & Quality in Healthcare (ACSQHC) developed and released a...More
The Minister for Health Peter Dutton today announced the Terms of Reference for the review of...More
In collaboration with consumers, clinicians, researchers and health organisations, the Australian...More
A summary of the NHMRC 2013 Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Overweight and...More
The State Government has unveiled the new paediatric ward and playground at the $2billion Fiona...More
The Melbourne Children’s campus has taken out the top gong at the annual Melbourne Awards,...More
We would like to extend a warm welcome to Northern Health, who have recently joined the CHA...More
The NEST Project action agenda was recently launched by the Australian Research Alliance for...More
The Australian College of Remote & Rural Medicine recently held their 2013 conference. At the...More
The November edition of Children's Health Matters is now available. The CHA AGM for 2013 was held...More
Children's Healthcare Australasia (CHA) were pleased to host a face to face meeting of the...More
The CHA AGM for 2013 was held mid September. This year marked the 25th anniversary of the formation...More
The costs of mental illness in Australia will continue to grow from the current $190 billion per...More
Recently CHA had the opportunity to comment on the Council of Australian Therapeutic Advisory...More
The federal Minister for Health, the Hon Peter Dutton, today announced funding to help children...More
Professor Debora Picone, Chief Executive of the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in...More
Accurate payment to hospitals for the delivery of safe, quality and effective healthcare is a...More
The Minister for Health, the Hon Peter Dutton, MP announced today the first Australian Government...More
This month Bernadette Twomey led a discussion with the Executives of Nursing Special Interest Group...More
The September edition of Children's Health Matters is now available. Only a few weeks remain before...More
The approach to public hospital funding over the last decade continues to be a major problem...More
HeartKids Australia is seeking applications from Australian researchers for project funding of...More
The August Edition of Children's Health Matters is now available online. In 2014, CHA will host its...More
The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine have announced the release of additional...More
More than 130 low income families who have a child or children living with type 1 diabetes will be...More
Unnecessary CT scans are under scrutiny in a major new Queensland study aiming to transform the...More
The July Edition of Children's Health Matters is now available online. It's a new financial year,...More
It's a new financial year, and for many of us that's means somewhat of a fresh start. That also...More
Earlier this month, research on the impact of clown doctors was published online in the Journal of...More
An article on the management of childhood asthma in Tasmania was recently published in the Journal...More
One of the most topical areas in the Australian media is electronic health records. A research...More
Are there differences in healthcare priorities for children versus young adults? Research recently...More
Once a year, doctors working in rural and remote Australia are singled out and celebrated for their...More
Victorian children with once incurable cancers will benefit most from a new $4.5m machine bought to...More
Doctors and nurses are using a COW (computer on wheels) to make medicines safer for patients...More
The COAG Reform Council has released its first report on the Improving Public Hospital Services...More
The June Edition of Children's Health Matters is now available online. It's hard to believe we're...More
The Minister for Health, Tanya Plibersek, has launched a new mobile app that allows parents to keep...More
Dr. Angie Morrow, from CHA member Hospital Children's Hospital at Westmead, along with artist...More
The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine have announced the release of two new modules...More
Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Ageing Shayne Neumann today announced the opening of the...More
The May Edition of Children's Health Matters is now available. This edition contained information...More
NSW Health are recruiting for the permanent appointment of a senior manager for the Paediatric...More
Ballarat Health Service (BHS) delivers accessible, integrated and positive health experiences for...More
"Increasing demand on health services during times of austerity has necessitated examination of the...More
Last month we announced with great sadness that Fiona Hooke, our Clinical Support Manager, was no...More
Young people who are diagnosed with cancer will be better able to get the care and support they...More
Australia needs stricter protocols for the way flu vaccines are evaluated for use by children,...More
The April edition of Children's Health Matters, the e-news of CHA, is now available. This edition...More
Last month we sent out our annual CHA member survey; we are as serious about continually improving...More
Substantiated child abuse and neglect has risen in Australia, with very young children most likely...More
The second Report Card: The Wellbeing of Young Australians, launched at Parliament House in...More
The March 2013 edition of Children's Health Matters is now available. The March edition can be...More
New Zealand Health Minister Tony Ryall congratulates the twelve general practices who have recently...More
A forum held on Saturday the 23rd of February at the University of Sydney, identified gaps and...More
The Australian Government is providing $11 million over five years for the expanded Medicare...More
Associate Health Minister Jo Goodhew today welcomed the announcement by the Health Quality and...More
The Independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA) has today released the national efficient price...More
As well as providing primary health care services, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health...More
A discussion paper has been released to invite debate around some of the more significant issues...More
Megan Mitchell has been appointed as the first National Children’s Commissioner. Ms Mitchell,...More
Children's fast food meals vastly exceed the amount of energy, salt, sugar and saturated fat...More
The tender for twenty new Family Mental Health Support Services that will provide intensive support...More
AN economic report into Victoria's health-funding crisis has blamed both the federal and state...More
Researchers have discovered the first U.S. cases of whooping cough caused by a germ that may be...More
Unintended hospital readmissions have become a key quality-of-care indicator, prompting penalties...More
A new study has overturned the common belief that teenage girls who are overweight or obese...More
Researchers at Imperial College London have discovered a new way in which a very common childhood...More
The Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme: Continuing Professional Development (...More
Livewire, an initiative of Starlight Children's Foundation, is an online community for young people...More
The CHA Board and staff are delighted to welcome leaders, clinicans and staff from Southern Health...More
Australia is facing an obesity epidemic. The scientific evidence suggests that one of the...More
For a number of healthcare acquired infections there are interventions that are known to be...More
The latest issue of Health Affairs has the theme of a New Era of Patient Engagement. Articles in...More
Patients are central to healthcare delivery, yet all too often their perspectives and input have...More
Dr. Stephen Muething gave the following keynote address at the CHA Conference 2012, 'The Journey'...More
Dr. Lachman presented the following keynote address at the CHA Conference in 2012, 'The Journey'...More
Prof. Paula Barrett gave the following keynote address at the CHA Conference in 2012, 'The Journey...More
The first edition of 'Children's Health Matters' for 2013 is now available. To access the February...More
The Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration advise that this product, produced by the company...More
The Australian Institute of Family Studies has released a research paper that reviews recent...More
Hospitalisation rates for juvenile arthritis are increasing, according to a report released today...More
Premier Ted Baillieu and Minister for Community Services Mary Wooldridge have today announced the...More
Adolescent boys who take stimulant medication to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (...More
The benefits of electronic health records (EHRs) may become more widely available to children...More
Kids will be banned from blowing out candles on communal birthday cakes, under strict new hygiene...More
The number of cases of insulin-requiring type 1 diabetes rose sharply in children under the age of...More
A link between chronic lung disease and low Vitamin D levels is the focus of a new study just...More
An international collaboration including researchers from Perth's Telethon Institute for Child...More
Soft drink health warnings should include advice on the risk of tooth decay, say researchers from...More
More than $1 million in mental health research grants with a focus on depression and anxiety were...More
The Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda and the Australian Human Rights Commission welcome the...More
Another world-class children’s hospital in Victoria is set to become a reality with the Government...More
The Victorian Paediatric Orthopaedic Network (VPON), in collaboration with The Royal Children’s...More
Child health servcies need to keep asking themselves why most of the effort and resources of health...More
THE Federal Government's $107 million budget cuts to Victoria's health sector are having a...More
Rural doctors and medical students on rural placements face particular challenges that can...More
Akron Children's Hospital in Ohio in the United States is seeing results from its multimillion...More
Guidelines recommending aggressive testing of young children with fevers for urinary tract...More
A US study of 78 675 mother–child pairs published in the British Journal of Obstetrics &...More
Every day 19,000 children die from easily preventable causes, simply because they don’t have access...More
Electronic medical records are not working like they should — or could — according to a new...More
The Cancer Council, Diabetes Australia and the National Heart Foundation of Australia want an...More
FAST FOOD could be behind surging rates of allergies and asthma among children, an international...More
Prevnar, the vaccine against the pneumococcus bacterium, is one of the greatest pharmaceutical...More
A new DVD for parents with mental illness, launched on 15 January, will help them to be open and...More
For parents, having a child in the hospital is stressful enough, but the physical environment can...More
Obese — or even just overweight — kids, research has long shown, often grow up to be unhealthy...More
VICTORIAN hospital chiefs are pleading with the Baillieu government to step in and prevent hundreds...More
On my advice, today the Governor-General has appointed a six-member Royal Commission into...More
The terms of reference for the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sex Abuse...More
Patients and their families are rarely told when hospitals make mistakes with their medicines,...More
LATE-stage cancer patients could be thwarting their own treatment by taking multi-vitamin pills...More
Australian researchers have made a discovery which could spell the end of daily injections for...More
The quality of pediatric hospital care is associated with whether the patients have severe and...More
THE North's first pediatric intensive care unit is officially open. Townsville Hospital has taken...More
An in-depth profile of many U.S. children's hospitals suggests that children with complex chronic...More
A new national study has found modest declines in obesity among 2- to 4-year-olds from poor...More
The University of Tasmania has been chosen as the preferred project partner for the Australian...More
Robust and properly targeted investment in the health and development of Indigenous children in...More
A new, on the spot rapid screening test for HIV, which will be able to give a preliminary result...More
The Australian Government has announced it will boost funding to support thousands of Australians...More
CHA is exploring the possibility of conducting web-based seminars in 2013. Commonly known as '...More
Just a reminder to all CHA members that the CHA Dashboard Indicators are due this Friday, 14th...More
Australians with life-limiting illnesses are helping others in a similar situation around the...More
CHA recently held our first inaugural conference in October 2012. It was a resounding success, with...More
The CHA website now has a brand new section available to employees of CHA member organisations -...More
The November edition of CHA's e-news bulletin, Children's Health Matters, is now available. Click...More
It goes without saying that investing in the health of children & young people is a wise...More
The September 2012 edition of the CHA e-newsletter, Children's Health Matters, is now available! It...More
The CHA Dashboard report, Benchmarking in Children's Hospitals and Paediatric Units, for 2010/2011...More
In July 2012 the Australian Government's personally controlled eHealth record system went live...More
The August edition of the CHA e-newsletter, Children's Health Matters, is now available! It can be...More
The CHA e-newsletter, Children's Health Matters, is now available! It can be accessed online here...More
The Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth (ARACY) is now inviting organisations to...More
The CHA Medication Safety Special Interest Group conducted a face-to-face meeting on 7 June in New...More
CHA is excited to announce that the Insight Forum Infection Control will now be a pre-conference...More
Over recent months, the CHA Board of Directors has been developing a three year strategic plan for...More
CHA produces a regular newsletter called Children's Health Matters. To access the June edition of...More
CHA welcomes the announcement of a National Children's Commissioner for Australia. CHA has been a...More
CHA is pleased to support the Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth's The Nest...More
CHA recently submitted a response to the Attorney General in regards to the Third Optional Protocol...More
We've aimed to create a website that is attractive, easy to use, a valuable tool and best...More
Children's Hospitals Australasia has changed its name to Children's Healthcare Australasia in a...More
The relatively higher costs of providing specialist care to children and young people must be...More
CHA produces a regular newsletter called Children's Health Matters. To access the February edition...More
Monash Heart Director Ian Meredith has performed an innovative world-first procedure to give a new...More
CHA produces a regular newsletter called Children's Health Matters. To access the December edition...More
CHA produces a regular newsletter called Children's Health Matters. To access the August edition of...More
Last week CHA submitted a response to the Independent Hosptial Pricing Authority in realtion to the...More
While we know how or why critical events occurred, as a system we need to improve the way we share...More
The National Lead Clinicians Group recently released a report on patient safety. The Australian...More