Heart Centre for Children

The Heart Centre for Children is based at the Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney. We are part of the Sydney Children's Hospitals Network Cardiac Services Programme. Over 100 staff work together to diagnose and treat more than 4500 babies, children and adolescents with congenital heart disease each year.  As the largest centre for childhood heart disease in NSW, we provide clinical care for complex procedures and run a world-class research programme.  The SCHN Cardiac Services Vision is "Best Cardiac Care - Heart and Mind".

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Your Child's Surgery

We know that coming in to hospital for the first time can be a difficult experience for both patients and families but we're here to help.  Among other resources, we have put together a guide that outlines what to expect and how to prepare for it.  Read more here.


Patient Stories

Every child's journey is a little different but sometimes it can help to know what other families have experienced.  Read about some of the journeys here.




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Soccer marathon bigger and better than ever

Sep 06 2016
The 5th annual 24-hour soccer marathon was held in Dural this weekend and the team far exceeded their fundraising goal, bringing in an incredibl...

Wagga Wagga spring cocktail party

Sep 01 2016
The Bald and the Beautiful Spring Cocktail Party, being held in Wagga Wagga on 17 September, is a celebration and fundraiser for the Heart Centr...

City2Surf 2016

Aug 15 2016
Harley would have been incredibly proud of his family and friends this weekend as they walked or ran the City2Surf along with over 80,000 others...
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