About Heart Centre for Children (SCHN)
The Heart Centre for Children cares for kids with heart problems and their families. We do this with a committed focus on excellent clinical care and research.
The Heart Centre for Children integrates cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and scientists delivering patient care (Adolph Basser Cardiac Institute), out of hospital and in hospital (Edgar Stephen Ward) cardiac specialist nursing specialist cardiac psychology, and dedicated cardiac researchers (Kids Heart Research) at The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney. The children we see are either born with heart problems (congenital heart disease) or develop them during childhood (acquired heart disease).
The Heart Centre for Children is dedicated to “beating heart disease in kids” and, as part of the SCHN Cardiac Service, embraces the vision of “Best Cardiac Care - Heart and Mind”. All our staff are dedicated to improving our ability to diagnose, treat, and cure children with congenital heart disease, now and into the future.
By supporting us, you are directly improving the treatments for kids, their families and the community. Your financial is directly allocated to specialised equipment or research to solve heart disease in children.
The Heart Centre for Children brings together the work of the doctors, nurses and paramedical staff as well as scientific researchers. These researchers are committed to improving our ability to diagnose and treat children with congenital heart disease, now and into the future.
By supporting us, you are directly improving the treatments for kids, their families and the community. You'll also be helping the next generation of clinicians and researchers to solve heart disease in children.
Sharing skills and information is the best path to providing excellence in care. We are part of the Sydney Children's Hospitals Network and collaborate with other major cardiac services in Australia and New Zealand. Our longstanding training, clinical and research partnerships with cardiac units in the Asia-Pacific rim, India, Europe and the USA also support our drive for excellence and ensure our practice reflects the newest discoveries.
- Cardiology / Congenital Heart Disease Clinic
- Fetal Cardiology (NSW Fetal Echocardiography Service)
- Arrhythmia Clinic
- Heart Centre for Children Genetics Clinic
- Adolescent Congenital Heart Clinic
- Pacemaker Clinic
- Outreach Clinics
Test & Procedures
- Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring
- Cardiac catheterisation
- Fetal echocardiogram
- Event monitoring
- Exercise testing
- Holter monitoring
- Pacemaker testing
All referrals should be addressed to Dr Phil Roberts (Head of Department) for the next available cardiologist appointment (shortest waitlist).
For a specific Cardiologist, please address to their name (waitlists apply).
Referrals to private rooms may incur an out-of-pocket cost.