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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Thomas Smith's visit

Jul 29 2014
Artist Thomas Smith and his wife Rita kindly visited the Heart Centre for Children today, donating two original paintings and bringing 29 brand ...

Soccer (Futsal) Marathon 5-6 September

Jul 29 2014
The third annual soccer (futsal) marathon, Kicking Goals for Kids, will take place from 6pm Friday 5 September to 6pm Saturday 6 September at Ty...

Baby Nyah

Jul 29 2014
The first baby ever to have been delivered at The Children's Hospital at Westmead, due to her critical condition that meant she required immedi...
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