Heart Centre for Children

The Heart Centre for Children is based at the Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney. Over 100 staff work together to diagnose and treat more than 3500 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.

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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.

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.


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William's first soccer game

Apr 17 2014
William was born with a rare form of congenital heart disease involving a complex single ventricle.  After undergoing several surgeries to ...

Now hiring

Apr 17 2014
We are currently hiring a Perfusionist and an Imaging Fellow at the Heart Centre for Children.  More information can be found at: Perfu...

Grin and Bear It success

Apr 09 2014
The Heart Centre for Children entered a team in the inaugural Grin and Bear It challenge, in conjunction with Raw Challenge.  Six kilometre...
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