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Sydney Children's Hospital

Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick is a specialist facility for children's health, a paediatric teaching centre and the hub of a network of professionals caring for children throughout Sydney and New South Wales. We provide a comprehensive range of services from the most urgent and essential to the most complex and technologically advanced.

Our web site is designed to further advance our commitment to communication, networking and benchmarking as well as continuing education of both the professional and general community.

Patient Enquiries

Family and friends can find out where a patient has been admitted to by calling:

Tel: (02) 9382-1212

After hours, calls to this number automatically divert to the Sydney Children's Hospital Emergency Department.


Volunteers are an integral part of Hospital life. The Sydney Children's Hospital have over 140 volunteers who assist in many areas including Play Therapy, Clerical, Cafe, Starlight, Ward Helpers, Ward Grannies and in the School. The hospitals Volunteers help relieve the pressure on staff by keeping the patients entertained with crafts, books or just a chat. Our volunteers loyalty and dedication is inspiring, and many of our volunteers have over 20 years of service with the Hospital. We are very lucky to have such devoted helpers.

Please note that:

  1. Volunteers must be over 18 years of age.

More information on the Sydney Children's Hospital Volunteer Program.

We encourage you to review our Volunteer Workplacments document when considering your placement.

School community service and Duke of Edinburgh Award

For all enquiries about School community service and Duke of Edinburgh Awards (students aged 14-17 years) please contact the Schools Project Officer.


Sydney Children's Hospital

The Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick provides a number of links for your convenience.