The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

Public Hospital

The Children's Hospital at Westmead is a public hospital for children.

This hospital provides cancer surgery.

Other cancer treatments are provided at the Cancer Centre for Children., including:

  • chemotherapy 
  • radiation therapy 
  • haematology services .

Location and contact details

The Children’s Hospital at Westmead

Corner Hawkesbury Road and Hainsworth Street Westmead NSW 2 1 4 5
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Types of treatment

The Children's Hospital at Westmead provides cancer surgery for children. Chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and haematology services are provided onsite at the Cancer Centre for Children.


Treatment for some cancers can be complex and patients should be treated at a hospital which meets agreed criteria for managing this type of cancer These centres are known as specialist cancer centres.

In addition, specific hospitals across NSW are networked with specialist centres for the treatment of certain cancer types. 

The Children's Hospital at Westmead is a specialist centre for:

Cancer care teams

Specialists at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead participate on the multidisciplinary cancer care teams (MDT) listed below. The teams meet regularly to coordinate care for people with these types of cancers:

Cancer specialists

The following cancer specialists work at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead:

Additional information

Patients, their families and carers who do not speak English as a first language or who are Deaf have the right to free, confidential and professional interpreters when they use public health services.

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