This is an interesting article with advice on how to help someone with a sick child in hospital.

Often a source of great anxiety amongst supporters, here is a list of do’s and dont’s to help you through.

Perhaps the biggest don’t is ‘don’t stay away for fear of saying or doing the wrong thing.’ Your friend will always remember your absence but would most likely will not even notice the odd misplaced, facepalming remark.

15 Dos and Don’ts for Helping a Friend With a Sick Child in the Hospital