Why join VicHip? watch video ►

Meet Bec, a mother of three who shares her experience with hip dysplasia. Find out why she’s taking part in VicHip. 

In this short video, Bec shares:

  • her experience with early diagnosis and treatment
  • how VicHip brings together families facing similar challenges
  • the importance of medical research in improving children's hip care.

Click below or here to watch video ►


Want to learn more? Read our frequently asked questions for parents.

Who can join VicHip?

If you or your child has been diagnosed with hip dysplasia in Victoria, and your doctor or clinician works at a participating hospital or practice, we invite you to consider joining our registry and sharing information about your child's health and care.


Still wondering if VicHip is right for you?

Your participation in VicHip will help us build a powerful clinical registry that can enhance diagnosis, treatment and care for people with hip dysplasia in Victoria and around the world.  

Here's how your participation can make a real impact:

  • be part of a supportive community: connect with families facing similar health journeys. Share experiences and support
  • improve care for everyone: you can help us track long-term outcomes and the effectiveness of treatments so we can provide better care in the future
  • shape focused research: your experiences and feedback guide our research priorities, ensuring it focuses on what matters most to patients and their families
  • bridge knowledge gaps: your contribution allows us to collaborate with global experts, filling critical gaps in our understanding of hip dysplasia.
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If you would like to speak to someone about joining VicHip, please contact us

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VicHip is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care under the Medical Research Future Fund grant 2015989.

Murdoch Children's Research Institute acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of lands on which we work and pay our respect to their Elders, past, present and emerging.