Sheffield Childrens NHS Foundation Trust

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We treated nearly 200,000 patients in 2014/15.

An A-Z directory of some conditions treated at Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust.

Most of the information here has kindly been provided by NHS Choices and more information on each can be found by visiting their website.

This is not a comprehensive list of the conditions we treat or treatments we use. Your clinician will advise on the best care for each patient.

You can find out more about individual departments in the A-Z of services.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Page Name starting with A
Acne Acne is a common skin condition that affects most people at some point. It causes spots to develop on the skin, usually on the face, back and chest.
ADHD Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a group of behavioural symptoms that include inattentiveness, hyperactivity and impulsiveness. Attention deficit disorder (ADD) is a sub-type of ADHD.
Albinism Albinism affects production of melanin, the pigment that colours skin, hair and eyes. People with albinism have a reduced amount of melanin or no melanin at all.
Allergies Allergy is the word used to describe an adverse (bad) reaction that the body has to a particular food or substance in the environment.
Arthritis Arthritis is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation within a joint. In the UK, around 10 million people have arthritis. The condition affects people of all ages including children
Asthma Asthma is a common long-term condition that can cause a cough, wheezing, and breathlessness. The severity of the symptoms varies from person to person. Asthma can be controlled well in most people most of the time.
Astigmatism Astigmatism is a common and usually minor condition of the eye that causes blurred or distorted vision.
Atopic eczema Eczema is a condition that causes the skin to become itchy, red, dry and cracked. It is a long-term, or chronic, condition.
Autism Autism is a serious and lifelong developmental disability. On its own, autism is not a learning disability or a mental health problem.
A-Z of conditions An A-Z of conditions treated at Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust.
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