The paediatric medical field is experiencing increased demand for services due to Covid-19. This has created longer than usual wait times for paediatric appointments.

What can you do in the meantime whilst you are waiting for your child’s appointment? Or do you require further information regarding your child’s needs?

Victorian Children’s Clinic have provided the following links to useful resources and services for children and their families.

COVID-19 Vaccination Vaccine Eligibility Checker

Child & Adolescent General Health Links

ADHD (Attention Deficit Disorder)


  • ASCIA Australian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy





Children with disability

Eating Disorders

Help lines for support in difficult times:

  • Parent Line – 13 22 89
  • Butterfly National Helpline (8am to midnight) – 1800 33 4673



  • MVEC Melbourne Vaccine Education Centre

Learning Difficulties

Mental Health Support Services

24-hour telephone help lines:

  • Kids Help Line – 1800 55 1800
  • Lifeline – 13 11 14
  • Beyond Blue – 1300 224 636
  • Suicide Call Back Service – 1300 659 467
  • Suicide Helpline (VIC) – 1300 651 251

Sleep Hygiene


Dr Margie –  Paediatrician, mum & RCH health blogger

Read Dr Margie Danchin’s latest blog here. (You will be redirected to the RCH site)