Sydney Children's Hospital Network

Helping children and young people live their healthiest lives possible.


Each year our services manage:

  • 51,000 inpatient admissions
  • 92,000 Emergency Department presentations
  • Over one million outpatient service visits


Our vision, mission and values

The formation of the Network in 2010 was a significant milestone for paediatric services in NSW. The Network's leadership group has established a solid corporate and strategic platform to enhance clinical care, further groundbreaking research, invest in education and training of the health workforce and advocate for a healthy future for children in NSW and beyond.

Our team, more than 5,000 staff across the Network, is committed to providing world-class paediatric health care in a family-focused, healing environment. Sick children have access to the best facilities, with speciality care available for children with conditions such as cancer, heart problems, severe burns, HIV/AIDS and children needing organ, bone marrow or cord blood transplants.

Sydney Children's Hospitals Network has adopted the following purpose, mission and values to guide us in providing the best care for sick children and their families.

  • Purpose: helping children and young peoplelive their healthiest lives possible.
  • Mission: Working in partnership to improve the health and wellbeing of children through clinical care, research, education and advocacy
  • Values: Collaboration, Openness, Respect, Empowerment