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New technology pilot

New technology pilot

Automated medication cabinets supporting patient safety and efficiency are being introduced to clinical areas within the new children's hospital building. The first Automated Dispensing Cabinets arrived in March for a pilot program to familiarise Sydney Children’s Hospital staff with the technology.

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Posted 25 Jun 2024
Interactive play space set to transform hospital experience

Interactive play space set to transform hospital experience

The redevelopment of Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick will include a new playground with unique whale-themed structures, offering children a magical escape and place of exploration.

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Posted 20 May 2024
MCCCC will include exciting public lab space

MCCCC will include exciting public lab space

Research will be a big part of the future Minderoo Children’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre (MCCCC), and to
help inspire hope and discovery, an exciting public lab space will feature on the ground level of the new children's hospital and research centre building.

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Posted 07 May 2024
Major construction milestone for SCH1/MCCCC

Major construction milestone for SCH1/MCCCC

A traditional 'topping out' ceremony has marked a major milestone for the $658 million Sydney Children’s Hospital Stage 1 and Minderoo Children’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre project, as the 12-storey building reached its highest point in construction.

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Posted 01 May 2024
Inside the future SCH1/MCCCC

Inside the future SCH1/MCCCC

Learn more about the services and facilities that will be housed on each level of the new building being delivered through the Sydney Children's Hospital Stage 1 and Minderoo Children's Comprehensive Cancer Centre project.

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Posted 30 Apr 2024
Leading the charge for women in construction

Leading the charge for women in construction

The NSW Government’s Women in Construction Infrastructure Skills Legacy Program is piloting new targets to increase the number of women in construction, with hospital redevelopment projects playing a key role.

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Posted 27 Mar 2024
Spotlight on the MCCCC

Spotlight on the MCCCC

The NSW and Federal Governments have partnered with Children’s Cancer Institute, Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network including the Kids Cancer Centre, and UNSW Sydney to plan and deliver an Australian first – the Minderoo Children’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre. Learn how the initiative will change the future of children's cancer research.

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Posted 22 Feb 2024
Inspiration for the future children's hospital

Inspiration for the future children's hospital

NADA and Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation joined together to host a vision workshop with hospital patients, helping to shape elements of the new SCH1/MCCCC building.

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Posted 10 Jan 2024
EOIs open for arts commissions

EOIs open for arts commissions

A series of new creative commissions will integrate arts, play and discovery experiences into the new hospital, helping to create a welcoming and healing environment for patients and their families. Expressions of Interest are now open to creatives to help transform hospital spaces.

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Posted 19 Dec 2023
Help us find Elfie the elf!

Help us find Elfie the elf!

We need the help of our hospital community to find our elf visitor who's hiding out on the SCH1/MCCCC construction site. Tell us where he is for the chance to win great Lego prizes in the lead up to Christmas!

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Posted 01 Dec 2023
Transformative Multi-purpose Therapy Rooms for young patients

Transformative Multi-purpose Therapy Rooms for young patients

The Mutlti-purpose Therapy Rooms for the new children's hospital will be flexible, patient-focused, include natural light, and will enhance how care is delivered.

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Posted 15 Nov 2023
Prototyped rooms provide a sneak peek into the future of paediatric healthcare

Prototyped rooms provide a sneak peek into the future of paediatric healthcare

Prototyped Positive Pressure Ventilation Anterooms, specially designed for the SCH1/MCCCC, were recently visited by NSW Premier Chris Minns and Health Minister Ryan Park. These rooms will optimise clinical care for immunocompromised patients through advanced air filtration and isolated airflow. 

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Posted 01 Nov 2023
Spreading the word about the significance of National Safe Work Month!

Spreading the word about the significance of National Safe Work Month!

October is National Safe Work Month, a Safe Work Australia initiative that aims to promote a positive safety culture and to emphasise the importance of preventing accidents and incidents from happening – creating safer, more productive working environments for everyone.
 

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Posted 25 Oct 2023
Evacuation drill highlights emergency readiness

Evacuation drill highlights emergency readiness

With more than 300 construction workers on site, a synchronised evacuation drill was conducted to evaluate the projects’ emergency evacuation response.

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Posted 18 Oct 2023
Medical pendants are a

Medical pendants are a "game changer" for new children's hospital

The selection of medical pendants for critical clinical areas is underway and staff are excited for what's to come.

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Posted 16 Oct 2023
Staff leading the change

Staff leading the change

The roll-out of the Redevelopment Change Program for the Sydney Children’s Hospital Stage 1 and Minderoo Children’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre project is underway, helping to ensure staff are prepared when the building opens.

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Posted 20 Sep 2023
New space for fun and learning

New space for fun and learning

The redevelopment project team recently hosted the first of a series of interactive information and activity sessions in a new space dedicated to fostering awareness of the new hospital project.

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Posted 31 Aug 2023
Getting a closer look

Getting a closer look

Members from the SCH1/MCCCC project team toured the existing Children’s Cancer Institute’s laboratories to learn about the specialised processes and systems used to help inform cancer research and how the MCCC will help transform the treatment of childhood cancer.

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Posted 03 Aug 2023
New turntable supporting efficient site management

New turntable supporting efficient site management

The largest of its kind in Australia, a rotating truck turntable has been installed within the SCH1/MCCCC construction site to support efficient movement of construction vehicles.

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Posted 01 Aug 2023
Thinking on our feet

Thinking on our feet

Members of the project team inspected a visual mock up of the panels for the SCH1/MCCCC building facade to expand their knowledge and discuss the future feature. 

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Posted 16 Jul 2023
Tower cranes officially named with help of creative kids

Tower cranes officially named with help of creative kids

Meet 'Jupiter' and 'Andy' – the twin cranes helping build the $658 million Sydney Children’s Hospital Stage 1 and Minderoo Children’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre project – cleverly named by two young people the new hospital will support.

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Posted 06 Jul 2023
Walk on Guriwal Country

Walk on Guriwal Country

To mark NAIDOC Week, the SCH1/MCCCC project team attended a Walk on Country hosted by the Gujaga Foundation to learn more about cultural significance and history of the land the new hospital and research centre is being built on. 

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Posted 03 Jul 2023
Prototype spaces providing insight into future hospital

Prototype spaces providing insight into future hospital

While construction steams ahead, new prototype spaces have been created to give staff and key stakeholders a concept of the size, layout and functionality of future clinical spaces within the new children's hospital building.

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Posted 23 May 2023
Celebrating International Nurses Day

Celebrating International Nurses Day

International Nurses Day is a day to recognise the invaluable contribution our remarkable nurses make every day to individuals, families and communities across NSW. Our nurses play an important part in shaping the SCH1/MCCCC redevelopment. 

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Posted 12 May 2023
ZAP! POW! WOW! Our second crane is now installed

ZAP! POW! WOW! Our second crane is now installed

Patients and families watched the installation of the second tower crane for the Sydney Children's Hospital Stage 1 and Minderoo Children's Comprehensive Cancer Centre project, alongside some special superheroes!
 

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Posted 08 May 2023
Help us name our cranes

Help us name our cranes

Calling on kids and young people to help name our two tower cranes that will support construction of the new Sydney Children’s Hospital Stage 1 and Minderoo Children’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre. Entries close 31 May!

Posted 02 May 2023
Arts elements shaped by young people

Arts elements shaped by young people

Arts and culture consultant, City People, is helping to ensure the new children's hospital will have unique arts, play and discovery components to engage and inspire visitors, developed with the input and creative ideas of young people.

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Posted 17 Apr 2023
All smiles on site visit

All smiles on site visit

As construction ramps up on the SCH1/MCCCC site, project builder John Holland Group hosted a group of current and former patients, community members and children of staff as part of a broader plan to take children on the journey of the hospital redevelopment.   

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Posted 13 Apr 2023
First tower crane arrives on site

First tower crane arrives on site

The first of two tower cranes that will help construct the new Sydney Children's Hospital and Minderoo Children's Comprehensive Cancer Centre building is now on site!

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Posted 11 Apr 2023
Enhancing the patient experience

Enhancing the patient experience

The Sydney Children's Hospitals Network is running a program called The Kids Way, to enhance the single-patient bedroom experience as the Network moves towards the model in future hospital buildings. Be part of the journey!

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Posted 03 Apr 2023
Exciting new images unveiled

Exciting new images unveiled

A series of new artist's impressions showcase the colourful facade and welcoming, home-like interiors of the future Sydney Children’s Hospital Stage 1 and Minderoo Children’s Comprehensive Cancer Centre.

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Posted 09 Feb 2023
Check out our construction animation

Check out our construction animation

The new Sydney Children's Hospital Stage 1 and Minderoo Children's Comprehensive Cancer Centre building will soon start emerging from the ground - check out how it will evolve!

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Posted 27 Jan 2023
Adolescent patients supported by new hospital design

Adolescent patients supported by new hospital design

The new Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick aims to improve age-appropriate spaces and programs for adolescent patients to ensure they feel at home while staying at our hospital, and patients with lived experience are informing designs.   

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Posted 15 Dec 2022
Landscaping our Aboriginal gathering space

Landscaping our Aboriginal gathering space

The future Aboriginal gathering space at the front of the new Sydney Children's Hospital Stage 1 and Minderoo Children's Comprehensive Cancer Centre building is beginning to take shape, with design drawings and landscaping presented to community members.

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Posted 04 Nov 2022