Everything we do is for the kids – we want to make them laugh and smile, we want them to get better, we want them to go home.

Meet some extraordinary little patients and their families.

Stella

Stella's health was deteriorating. A faint rash prompted doctors to test for parechovirus.

Kahli

Kahli complained of chest pains. A blood test revealed she had leukaemia.

Zachary

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Zachary underwent two open-heart surgeries before he was three months old.

Elly

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Elly ingested a caustic cleaner causing disastrous effects to her little body.

Cadel

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Cadel has cystic fibrosis, a life-threatening condition for which there is no cure.

Bridget

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Bridget has already endured more than any child should – she’s beaten cancer twice.
Johanna, 4 years, burns.

Johanna

Johanna was burned so severely that her treatment will continue into her teenage years.
Follow Finn’s journey through the devastating effects of meningococcal disease, in a sudden life and death battle. (Finn, 13 months, meningococcal disease)

Finn

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Finn’s sudden life and death battle with meningococcal disease was devastating.
Jack, 2 years, omphalocele

Jack

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Twelve days after he was born, Jack had already had his first operation. What helped him survive?