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150 Years Young.

From our first small house located at 39 Stephen Street South (now 49 Exhibition Street) with only six rooms, to caring for millions of children and their families from across the world, so many people have been part of our journey.

Stories of innovation, love, leadership and generosity have made the RCH the world leading hospital it is today.

We would love to hear what makes the RCH special to you as we recognise our 150 year milestone throughout 2020. Please fill out the form below to share your favourite RCH moment or use #RCH150 on your social media post.

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Well our story started in 2013 when we moved from Melbourne from Sydney after seeing Dr Francoise on TV after she had done a bone marrow transplant on a boy who had aplastic anaemia.

Our daughter Mapalo-Joy had sickle cell disease at the time. We bought a house in Melbourne and moved in November 2013. We were under the care of D. Anthea Greenway, now under Oncology team with Dr Dave Hughes.

The Royal Children Hospital became home to us as we would visit on very regular basis due to frequent sickle cell crises of our daughter. We have been admitted in different w...

There are many things that make four-year-old’s happy, like paw patrol, bowling, and eating ice cream, yet visiting the hospital doesn’t usually rank high on that list. However, Noah isn’t your average four-year-old. “I love the hospital because they’re all my best friends,” grins four-year-old Noah, with the deepest sincerity only a toddler can behold. And it’s a pretty big statement for a boy who has spent his whole life in and out of The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH).

Signs of Noah’s heart condition were picked up at mum Rhiannon’s 20 week antenatal scan...