From 1 November 2015, NSW Kids and Families became the Office of Kids and Families, reporting through the Strategy and Resources Division of the Ministry of Health. The Office of Kids and Families will continue to champion the health interests of children and young people whether they are at home, in the community or in or out of hospital. This includes health services for babies, children, adolescents, mothers, parents and families.
Hearing services are provided by a range of government and non-government agencies in NSW. This information is provided for consumers to locate services they may need, such as clinical services and self-help/support groups. This section also contains information relating to the NSW Statewide Infant Screening - Hearing (SWISH)
The Children's Healthcare Network supports paediatric clinicians to provide high quality healthcare across NSW. The Children's Healthcare Network is divided into three regions Northern, Western and Southern.
Information about head lice biology, treatment options and links to other websites and resources on the Nitbusters Program. A number of fact sheets for parents, teachers and hairdressers are also available.
Falls are the most common cause of injuries in children, over 8,000 children are admitted to hospital each year due to a fall and falls from heights can be especially serious.