Make every moment count
We're celebrating the gold moments that make childhood special during our Gold Appeal in May and June. Sometimes these gold moments are small and simple, sometimes they are huge and life-changing. Either way they are part of what makes childhood that magical and special time of life. Donate today to make every moment count for sick kids.
Meet Dr Simon
Dr Simon loves to entertain and have fun with our Hospital's little patients and his enthusiasm for life is infectious. He believes Sydney Children's Hospital is a place where you really feel like kids can get better.
Watch Dr Simon tell us about some memorable moments he has had as a Paediatric Doctor.
Seventeen year old Olivia is a cystic fibrosis patient and has been coming to our Hospital since she was five weeks old. Olivia finds her physiotherapy sessions beneficial and lots of fun and her physios have become like family to her. This year she's studying her HSC and hopes to enter the hospitality industry after finishing school.
Watch Olivia tell us about some of her memorable moments as a patient at Sydney Children's Hospital.
Meet Esther and Helen
Esther (left) and Helen (right) have been volunteering at our Hospital for 35 years combined! Whether it’s relieving parents so they can have a quick break, playing games with our patients or helping out on the wards, these two ladies have it covered.
Watch Esther and Helen tell us about the many gold moments they have had as volunteers.
Emergency Department staff at Sydney Children's Hospital are always on hand to support the 100 young patients, and their families, who come through the department each and every day.
Nurse Manager in ED, Kylie - who has worked in the field for over 30 years - took some time out to tell us about some of the special moments she's experienced.
Meet Fairy Sparkle
Fairy Sparkle began visiting children in hospitals more than 25 years ago and her jingling bells, magic wand and glittery wings always bring a smile to our patients’ faces, including 9 year old Lauren who receives regular visits from Fairy.
Watch Fairy celebrate the many moments she's had with patients, families, staff and volunteers at our Hospital.