A-Z of services

A-Z of services

An A-Z directory of services offered by Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust.

Our Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Service is based at the Ryegate Children’s Centre. We see children and young people aged three to 16 with ADHD and other developmental disorders. We see families and patients at clinics in our specialist centre in Crosspool and provide diagnostic assessment and ongoing support and management. Children with ADHD...
We run a service for adults, aged 16 or over, who stammer (also called dysfluency). This is supported by Sheffield Children’s Hospital with the clinic based at Flockton House. First appointments for assessment are for about an hour. The therapist discusses with the patient how the stammer impacts upon their life as well as understanding what...
In our Allergy Service we diagnose and manage children with a range of allergies including food, skin, drug and respiratory allergies. Services We work closely with other hospital departments plus adult allergy services and laboratories to provide a range of services. Specialist allergy nurses do supervised food challenges most days on our Research and Medical...
Welcome to Amber Lodge at the Becton Centre, where we see patients aged 5-11 who have serious and complex mental health problems. We are a regional unit and children are referred to us from community CAMHS teams in Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and North Derbyshire. It is important to us that children and families feel comfortable...
Your child’s safety is our primary concern. Our anaesthetists specialise in looking after children with a variety of complex medical problems and bringing them safely through surgery. We are also skilled in a variety of specialised pain treatments to make children much more comfortable when they awake after surgery. This makes the stress of going...
Our Ataxia Service was the UK’s first clinic for paediatric ataxia. The clinic aims to provide the best possible outpatient care to children and their families, both in terms of diagnosis and treatment. We have a full range of diagnostic facilities including advanced neuro-imaging. Sheffield Children’s Hospital is also one of the national centres for...
For most baby clinics you can call in on the time and day listed. For some clinics you need to be a registered patient at the GP Surgery and for others you need to pre-book an appointment. These are indicated on the map.
Tests are done by experienced and friendly staff in Hearing Services at Sheffield Children’s Hospital We look at the balance system in the ear and brain using some simple tests, during which special goggles are worn which allow us to observe and record eye movements. The vestibular function tests help to find out whether the...
Becton School offers education for all young people who are patients at the Becton Centre and works very closely with health colleagues providing educational and therapeutic input, as part of the overall care / treatment plan. Becton School provides educational provision for all four lodges, with individual curriculums and timetables for each: Amber Lodge – primary provision Emerald Lodge...
Beighton Community CAMHS is based at the Becton Centre for Children and Young People. We support children with a range of mental health conditions and see them in a variety of settings including in the community, at home, school, respite and in clinic. Find out about referring to Beighton Community CAMHS. Issues we treat The...
Our Bone Marrow Transplant Service (Haemopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation) carries out transplants for around 20 children and young people with malignant and non-malignant disorders every year. Our team has pioneered the use of unrelated cord blood transplants in the UK. A Haematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT) involves the collection and transplantation of stem cells that form...
We are a Regional Burns Unit and take children from as far north as Whitby, across to Hull and south to Chesterfield. We can also take children from across the country if there is a shortage of burns beds. We can accept patients with burn injuries up to 30% body surface area. We take all...
Our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) treats children and young people with a range of difficulties that are seriously impacting on their mental health and emotional wellbeing. Patients can be seen and helped in a number of ways from consultations through to staying at our state-of-the-art inpatient facilities. We also have a 24...
In the Cancer Genetics Department we look after individuals and families with inherited cancer or suspected inherited cancer. A person with a high incidence of a certain type of cancer running in their family may have a genetic predisposition to that particular cancer. We provide comprehensive support and counselling to each patient and let them...
Our Cardiology Service provides oupatient services for children of all ages in Sheffield with heart problems. The service is run by Sheffield Children’s Hospital from the outpatient facilities at the Northern General Hospital Dr John Thomson (Paediatric Cardiologist) and Dr Rupa Talekar (Paediatrician with expertise in Cardiology) run a joint clinic where children with suspected heart...
Centenary House Community CAMHS is based in Upperthorpe. We support children with a range of mental health conditions and see them in a variety of settings including in the community, at home, school, respite and in clinic. Find out about referring to Centenary Community CAMHS. Issues we treat The emotional and behavioural problems we treat...
Our Child Development and Neurodisability Team have expertise in the assessment, diagnosis and management of cerebral palsy. We work with children and their families from Sheffield and beyond to deliver therapy that maximises potential and minimises functional disability. Cerebral palsy is an umbrella term used to describe a group of conditions that affect movement, posture...
The paediatric orthopaedic team offer a comprehensive service to children from Sheffield and the surrounding areas who have cerebral palsy. Shared care of spinal and limb problems is offered by all our surgeons and their teams. Specialised gait analysis is available at one of the only accredited centres in the UK, to ensure optimum management...
We see patients aged up to 18 with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS)/ME and help patients and families manage their symptoms and improve. Our team helps families look at routines, sleep, activity and exercise, returning to school and medication. CFS/ME is a condition that causes long-term, disabling tiredness. No one knows why it happens or what causes...
Sheffield Children’s Hospital is one of only three paediatric hospitals in the UK to have a Changing Faces practitioner providing support for young people affected by disfigurement. Ahmina Akhtar is a qualified social worker who works alongside the hospital’s psychology service to support children, young people and their families who are living with conditions, marks...
The Child Assessment Unit (CAU) is an outpatient facility at the main hospital site. The unit provides a full paediatric assessment to children and young people where safeguarding concerns have been raised or where the opinion of a specialist paediatrician has been sought. Our service deals with physical, sexual and emotional abuse and where there...
The Child Development and Neurodisability Service is based at the Ryegate Children’s Centre where clinics and therapy sessions are provided, and we also provide therapy at home and in schools. We see children with neurodevelopmental disorders and more than 5000 children come through our doors every year. Conditions we treat We see children with a range...
The Child Disability Register (CDR) is a unique service for children and young people with disabilities and their families in Sheffield. The CDR is required by law, under the Childrens Act of 1989. We register all children and young people, aged 0-19, who live in Sheffield and have any disability, or life-altering medical condition. Enrolling...
Our Child Health team makes sure that each child in Sheffield has an active care record. They also support screening programmes, immunisation and Healthy Child Programme services. The Child Health team is responsible for recording a number of different areas: new birth registrations childhood vaccinations and immunisations teenage vaccinations and immunisations newborn blood spots infant...
In the Sheffield Clinical Genetics Department we see families and individuals at risk and affected by genetic conditions. The service is based in OPD2 at the Northern General Hospital where we see both adults and children – adults make up two thirds of our total number of patients. Services Our department provides many services including: adult-onset genetics...
Our Foot and Ankle Team offers a comprehensive service to children from Sheffield and the surrounding areas, as well as national and international patients. Treatment is available from birth through to adulthood for club foot (talipes) and all other foot and ankle problems, in particular for neurological foot disorders. Specialist care Specialised care, including the...
The Sheffield Neuro Spinal Clinic sees children with conditions such as spina bifida and other disorders affecting the spinal cord. The clinic was one of the first in the UK – initially set up in 1979 – and has continued to provide a multidisciplinary service ever since, as well as being the origin of a series...
Welcome to the Community CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service) Teams. Our two teams see young people up to the age of 18 who have difficulties that are seriously impacting on their mental health and emotional wellbeing. The Centenary Community CAMHS Team works with children, young people and families from the north and west...
In our continence clinics we see children under 16 from Sheffield with any of the following: bedwetting from age six if there has been no response to professional advice regarding increasing drinks and toileting for three months day-time wetting from age four if advice has been given for three months regarding increasing drinks and regular...
In Community Paediatrics we hold clinics for pre-school and school aged children up to the age of 16 at Centenary House, Darnall Children’s Centre and the Northern General Hospital. We see children with a variety of problems including: developmental problems in pre-school children behaviour problems in pre-school children where an underlying developmental problem is suspected...
Our Cystic Fibrosis Service sees children up to the age of 16 from Sheffield and beyond. Sheffield Children’s Hospital is one of just 13 cystic fibrosis specialist centres in the UK. Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic, multi-system disorder which results in progressive respiratory and gastrointestinal disease. Babies We see new babies identified through the newborn...
The Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD) team is made up of occupational therapists, physiotherapists and therapy assistants who specialise in working with children up to 16 years old who have DCD and other related developmental disorders. We are based at the Ryegate Children’s Centre in Sheffield. What to expect When a child comes to see us,...
Our Dentistry and Exodontia Department sees children up to the age of 16 for a range of different dental needs including: provision of oral health care to anxious children provision of oral health care for children with special needs oral health screening of oncology, haematology patients etc. specialised management of children with oral and dental...
Our Dietetics Department sees children and young people aged 0-16 who have conditions that require dietary management to maintain growth and improve their overall quality of life. Dietary advice is tailored for each child based on their age, treatment and medical condition. This may include using specialist feed, dietary supplements or dietary restrictions. We also provide...
The Difficult Asthma clinic provides assessment and treatment for children who need more than the standard asthma treatments. Patients who are referred to the service have an initial assessment to help the team understand their asthma better. They also have some allergy and lung function testing and a home or school visit from a nurse...
Our service sees children aged 0-19 in Sheffield who have Down’s syndrome. We provide high-quality management of the medical and developmental issues experienced by children and young people with Down’s syndrome Children are seen by a paediatrician to assess medical issues and then by a physiotherapist, occupational therapist and speech and language therapist to provide...
The Early Years Team works with pre-school children and babies in the Sheffield area. We see a variety of children with and without a formal medical diagnosis, from those with a delay in their motor development to children with more complex needs such as cerebral palsy and syndromes (including Down’s syndrome). Our aim is to...
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Welcome to our Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome service where we diagnose children and adults with suspected complex EDS throughout the country. Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) is a group of inherited disorders where skin, joints, blood vessels and hollow organs can be affected as a result of underlying defects in connective tissue. Several major types are identified including classical,...
Our Embrace service is a highly specialist, round-the-clock transport service for critically ill infants and children in Yorkshire and the Humber who require care in another hospital in the region or further afield. About Embrace Each year our specialist teams of nurses, advanced nurse practitioners, doctors and drivers transfer more than 2,000 infants and children...
Welcome to Emerald Lodge at the Becton Centre where we have places for 14 young people (nine residents and three day-attenders) aged 10-14 who are experiencing emotional and behavioural difficulties. We offer assessment, care and treatment for young people presenting with a serious mental illness who require intensive day or hospital admission. Our team of...
Our Emergency Department (ED) is also known as Accident and Emergency (A&E). We are open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We provide emergency care for more than 52,000 children every year, up to the age of 16, with a range of illnesses and injuries. There are a limited number of parking spaces on...
Our Epilepsy Service is widely recognised as one of the top services in the UK having led pioneering treatments for the VNS implant and the ketogenic diet. The Epilepsy Team evaluate and provide ongoing care for children with seizure disorders from infants through to 19 years of age. Aims We aim to provide a prompt,...
Since November 2012 the NHS has altered the way epilepsy surgery for children is provided throughout the country. Four Children’s Epilepsy Surgery Services (CESSs) have been created to offer epilepsy surgery to many more children and young people with epilepsy. Sheffield Children’s Hospital works in partnership with our colleagues from Birmingham Children’s Hospital as a...
Here in the Eye Department (also known as Ophthalmology) we see children with a wide range of eye disorders including: amblyopia strabismus refractive error hypermetropia – long sightedness myopia – short sightedness astigmatism cataract ptosis Support We have a Vision Impairment Service which helps children attain their visual potential. Carers can meet parents of other...
We provide comprehensive care for children with Fanconi Anaemia and other familial or acquired bone marrow failure syndromes. Our services include investigation of the genetic type and multi-professional long-term follow-up.
The Fostering Attachments Group has been set up by CAMHS to support adoptive parents and long-term foster carers who are caring for a child with attachment difficulties. It is an 18-week programme run by Dr Kathryn Lewis, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, and one or two other experienced CAMHS specialists. The group begins in June and ends...
Our Gait Analysis Lab is a Clinical Movement Analysis Society (CMAS) Nationally Accredited Gait Laboratory and our team works at Ryegate Children’s Centre in a state-of-the-art facility. By using specialist equipment we can look closely at the movement of legs and feet and the forces acting on joints during walking. We can measure abnormalities in...
Our Department of Gastroenterological and Hepatological Medicine looks after patients aged 0-19 referred from all around the UK and internationally. We treat a wide range of problems from gastroesophageal reflux through to inflammatory bowel disease. Conditions Allergic gut disorders Anal fissures Bacterial overgrowth in the gut Coeliac disease Constipation Crohn’s disease Eosinophilic oesophagitis Faltering growth...
In General Paediatrics we treat children, both inpatient and outpatient, up to the age of 16. We diagnose and treat many different non-surgical conditions including: headaches asthma heart murmurs abdominal pain urinary tract infection constipation overseeing the overall care of children with chronic problems Clinics Community paediatricians provide a general paediatric service in various locations...
In our Growth and Measurement Department we take accurate measurements of height, weight, head circumference, sitting height, leg length, waist circumference, skin folds and arm span. We can then calculate annual growth rate, body mass index, body surface area and predicted adult height. These measurements help to monitor a child’s growth and general health, and...
Our Haematology & Oncology Department is the Principal Treatment Centre for children with cancer and leukaemia within South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Derbyshire. We also treat children with other haematological problems such as bleeding disorders, inherited disorders of red cells such as Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Disease and bone marrow failure syndromes. We provide ongoing...
Approximately 80 patients with a red cell disorder or haemoglobinopathy are registered at Sheffield Children’s Hospital. Referrals come from the whole of the South Yorkshire, North Derbyshire and North Lincolnshire. Most patients have sickle cell disease or thalassaemia major and a small number have less common haemoglobinopathies. Specialist nurses are available for support and advice...
Our Haemophilia Centre is a UKHCDO recognised paediatric haemophilia comprehensive care centre (CCC) which cares for children with a range of bleeding disorders. Children attending the centre come from the South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Humber areas. The centre provides treatment, routine and emergency care, and support for children and their carers with a comprehensive range...
Our health visitors help to keep babies and children healthy from 0-5 years old. We work closely with Public Health England and Sheffield City Council to make sure that families are able to access the best local and national support. Like all health visiting teams we follow the national Healthy Child Programme which is a...
Based at Sheffield Children’s Hospital, our Hearing (Audiology) Service sees children to assess and manage their hearing and balance problems. We are also a designated bone-anchored hearing aid (baha) service and perform surgery and hearing aid fitting at the hospital. Sheffield Children’s is one of only 19 paediatric audiology services out of 134 across the...
When the child attends their appointment, they are booked into the clinic at reception. The child is then called in with their parent/carer to see the clinician. As it is important to reduce background noise as much as possible during hearing assessments it is helpful if minimal relatives/carers accompany the child during the test. Children’s...
The Paediatric Orthopaedic team offers a comprehensive service to children from Sheffield and the surrounding areas who have hip problems. We run a screening service for developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) and a complete treatment system from splintage to reconstructive and salvage surgery. Unique hip services We are one of the few centres to...
Our Huntington’s disease research team works to understand more about the disease and help patients from all over the UK. We are currently part of a large international study which aims to understand more about the natural course of Huntington’s disease and which factors, other than the Huntington’s disease gene, influence its onset, presentation and...
Our Immunology and Infectious Diseases Service investigates and manages children with possible recurrent or unusual infections. Services a variety of primary immunodeficiency disorders requiring antibiotic prophylaxis, GCSF injection or replacement immunoglobulin (this includes hospital-based immunoglobulin infusions and training and consequent monitoring and support for families on home immunoglobulin replacement) hereditary angio-oedema liaising with dental, surgical...
Our Inherited Metabolic Disease (IMD) Service provides treatment for babies and children with a wide range of metabolic disorders. While individually rare, collectively these diseases are a common cause of admission to hospital in childhood. Our well-organised and effective clinical services are a huge benefit for affected children and their families. About metabolic disease Our metabolism...
Intrathecal Baclofen Therapy (ITB) is a treatment option used to manage severe spasticity of cerebral or spinal origin. The treatment works by reducing muscle hyperactivity, allowing more normal motor movements. What we do We aim to reduce a patient’s muscle tone and help them to gain better control of spasms. We also work with patients to reduce...
Sheffield Children’s Hospital is the Primary Treatment Centre for children and teenagers with cancer from within South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Derbyshire. Children and young people who receive treatment for cancer may develop long term health problems as a result of their treatment. The Late Effects Service in Sheffield was one of the first to...
Welcome to the Child and Adolescent Learning Disability and Mental Health (LDMH) Service. Based at Centenary House, we see children and young people up to 16 who have moderate, severe, or profound learning disabilities, who also experience mental health problems and/or challenging behaviour. This can include: anxiety anger and aggression repetitive behaviours and routines low mood,...
Learning or intellectual disability refers to a general impairment in learning and development. Most people are aware of the term IQ or Intelligence Quotient. IQ is a number which describes an individual’s intellectual ability. Most people in the population have an IQ score of 70-130. Individuals with learning or intellectual disability have IQ scores less...
We are the Principal Treatment Centre for children and teenagers with all forms of leukaemia within South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Derbyshire. The majority of leukaemia treatment is outpatient-based and for this we have a separate outpatient department which provides direct nursing/patient care. Patients requiring inpatient care are admitted to a specialist haematology/oncology ward (Ward...
The Paediatric Limb Reconstruction Service (PLRS) offers a comprehensive service to children from Sheffield and the surrounding areas, as well as national and international patients. As a specialist centre we normally receive referrals from orthopaedic surgeons in local hospitals or GPs. We advise on, and treat, all limb deformities including leg length discrepancies, upper and...
The map shows the locations and contact details of our Health Visiting (yellow) and School Nursing (red) teams across Sheffield.
The Long-Term Ventilation Service helps children across the region whose long-term and complex health problems mean they need medical support to breathe. The team cares for patients who require both non-invasive and invasive (tracheostomy) ventilation, and their families. The service provides long-term ventilation support both in hospital and in the community, giving families continuity during...
Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is a nationally designated trauma centre for South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw. The majority of children involved in major accidents in the area will come to our hospital for care. The causes of major trauma injuries include road traffic incidents, falls or burns. We treat all of these at Sheffield Children’s...
Our world-class Metabolic Bone Disease Service sees children from all over the UK with a wide range of conditions including: recurrent fractures osteoporosis (primary or secondary) osteogenesis imperfecta osteopetrosis rickets hypophosphatasia disorders affecting calcium and phosphate homeostasis fibrous dysplasia/McCune Albright syndrome Treatments include appropriate occupational and physiotherapy, orthotics and referral to specialist surgical services (typically...
Welcome to the Movement Disorders Clinic where we see children with complex movement disorders or complex neurological symptoms. Conditions treated at this clinic treat include: ataxia cerebral palsy chorea dystonia Huntington’s disease metabolic movement disorders myoclonus parkinsonism rigidity Children with movement disorders will be evaluated by Dr Santosh Mordekar and his team at Ryegate Children’s...
We are able to provide a comprehensive assessment for children referred with complex neurodevelopmental difficulties. Disorders We may diagnose a range of neurodevelopmental disorders including: cerebral palsy learning disability mixed developmental difficulties language delay/disorders sensory and motor difficulties social communication difficulties Assessment The assessment takes place over two days and children are seen by: Paediatrician...
Our Neonatal Neurology Service has close links with the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) at the Jessop Wing in Sheffield. Neonatal Neurology is led by Dr Anthony Hart, who works closely with neonatologists, neuroradiologists, neurophysiologists and the multidisciplinary team to provide care for newborn babies with neurological conditions. Referrals...
Sheffield Children’s Hospital is the Principal Treatment Centre for children and teenagers with cancer, taking referrals from within South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Derbyshire. The Oncology and Haematology Unit has a specialist 14 bedded ward (M3) and a dedicated outpatient clinic for children and young people with cancer. We participate in national/multi-national trials for the treatment...
Our Paediatric Neurology Service mainly sees children aged 0-16 years, although young children with complex neurological problems are often followed up until 19 years of age. We provide care for children living in Sheffield and the surrounding districts. We treat patients for a wide range of conditions including epilepsy, cerebral palsy, brain injuries, brain tumours,...
Our multidisciplinary Neuromuscular Clinic was set up 20 years ago to provide care for children with disorders of nerves and muscles, and related conditions. As well as providing monthly clinics in Sheffield, regular clinics are provided once or twice yearly in surrounding centres including Barnsley, Boston, Chesterfield, Doncaster, Grimsby and Rotherham. This enables children and...
Our neurorehabilitation service supports children who have acquired a brain or spinal injury usually due to a traumatic event. The rehabilitation is undertaken primarily by the therapy services e.g. psychology, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy and physiotherapy but also extensively involves medical and nursing colleagues and other professionals from education and social services. Rehabilitation...
Paediatric Neurosurgery at Sheffield Children’s Hospital is a world-renowned centre where we treat children aged 0-19 who need surgery on their head, brain or spine. In 2016 we performed over 380 surgeries, saw over 1,300 patients in clinics and received over 540 inpatients. The neurosurgical service also includes weekly general outpatient clinics and weekly specialist...
Our Newborn Screening Service performs testing for all babies born in South Yorkshire and East Midlands. We are the second largest regional screening centre in the UK covering an area with an annual birthrate of more than 76,000. The centre is well staffed and equipped with the latest analytical equipment linked to a new generation...
The Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT) Service was launched in June 2016 to look after children who need intravenous antibiotics (into a vein) daily but are otherwise well enough to go home from hospital. They look after babies, children and young adults up to the age of 16 who are being treated for either a...
Our Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery team treats conditions and diseases around the face, mouth, jaw and neck. This includes: extraction of deciduous and permanent teeth surgical removal of impacted teeth apicectomy and root surgery orofacial oncology facial deformity and disproportion temporomandibular/jaw joint dysfunction treatment of facial trauma
Our Orthotics Department provides devices for children and young people to be worn externally (orthoses) such as splints, insoles, spinal braces, lycra garments and specialised footwear. We work with patients in Sheffield Children’s Hospital, at Ryegate Children’s Centre and in five special schools in the area. Conditions Orthoses assist in the treatment and management of...
Our Paediatric Liaison Service is based at five sites across Sheffield: Sheffield Children’s Hospital Jessop Wing Northern General Hospital Charles Clifford Dental Hospital Substance Misuse Services We safeguard children and promote their wellbeing through effective two way communication between hospitals, adult substance misuse services, and health visitors and school nurses from Sheffield, the South Yorkshire...
In the Paediatric Surgical Unit (PSU) we see children up to 16 years old, and sometimes above, with a range of surgical problems or suspected disease. Children can come to us from South Yorkshire and the surrounding area or from anywhere in the UK. Our specialist services include: neonatal surgery oncological including haematological and vascular...
Our Pain Management Service provides a comprehensive pain management service for children and young people with acute, procedural and chronic pain. acute pain – includes pain after an operation, after an injury (e.g. a broken bone), or pain associated with an illness (e.g. tummy ache) procedural pain – pain caused by clinical procedures such as...
Sheffield Children’s Hospital can offer care to paying patients, including: patients who have private medical insurance patients who are paying for their own treatment (self-funding) patients who are sponsored by an embassy or other third party Why us? Sheffield Children’s Hospital is one of only four dedicated children’s hospital trusts in the UK. Many of our...
The Pharmacy Department is based in the hospital and provides medicine for all our patients. We ensure the management of medicines is of the highest standards and make sure the supply of medicine to patients is done safely, effectively and economically. Members of our team work in many different areas including the central dispensary, hospital...
Our Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Service sees patients for lots of different reasons depending on what illness, disability or condition they may have. Physiotherapy (PT) Paediatric physiotherapy is the diagnosis, treatment and management of children in relation to their physical function, ability and wellbeing. The physiotherapist uses a range of skills and techniques to educate, support,...
Our team of Play Specialists works closely with each ward and department providing inpatients and outpatients with play activities to prepare, distract and relax them during their time here. Each ward and department has a designated play specialist who can work with children and siblings at the bed side or in play rooms. We provide...
We hold a weekly prenatal clinic at the Jessop Wing of the Royal Hallamshire Hospital where we see pregnant women. We may see them because something has been picked up in the pregnancy or we may already know the family for a pre-existing genetic condition. Occasionally it is appropriate to offer testing during pregnancy and...
Our Psychological Services Department is a group of psychology specialists who support patients, families and staff by listening and working with them to understand their situation so they can find ways of managing and changing for the better. Most of the team are clinical psychologists and we also have family therapists, child and adolescent psychotherapists...
Our Radiology Department offers a round the clock service and carries out around 60,000 examinations a year. The team is made up of 40 people, nine of which are Consultant Radiologists, and we’re based in the hospital behind the Emergency Department. We offer a range of services including: plain film radiography fluoroscopy ultrasound CT scans...
Our Respiratory Service provides the best possible care for children with breathing problems. We look after children from around the UK with a wide range of problems ranging from asthma and cystic fibrosis to those requiring ventilation at home. Hundreds of patients are referred to us each year. We pride ourselves on being at the...
Our Rheumatology Service sees children and young people from Sheffield and across the UK with a wide range of rheumatic conditions and mechanical joint problems. We are based at Sheffield Children’s Hospital and offer diagnosis and treatment. The Rheumatology team has four consultants, nurse specialists, physiotherapists, plus a dedicated occupational therapist, pharmacist and psychologist. They are one of the UK’s largest...
Ruby Lodge is a seven bed inpatient unit for children and young people with learning disabilities, aged 8-18 who have severe and complex mental health and behaviour problems. We want every young person with a learning disability and mental health problem is able to maximise their potential for learning and independence, mental and social inclusion...
Physiotherapists and occupational therapists at the Ryegate Children’s Centre have been running the Ryegate Bike Group since 2006 to help children with co-ordination difficulties learn to ride a bike. Since the programme started hundreds of children have taken part in the group and nearly all of those have been able to ride by themselves at...
At Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust staff have a duty to safeguard children and young people from harm. The Child Protection Team offers advice, support and training to all staff on issues relating to safeguarding children and young people. The team consists of safeguarding / child protection specialists who work across all areas covered by...
Welcome to Sapphire Lodge at the Becton Centre where we have places for 19 young people (14 residents and five day-attenders) aged 14-18 who are experiencing emotional and behavioural difficulties. We are an open adolescent unit offering mental health care for adolescents with a serious mental illness, who require hospital admission. We have developed a...
The Children’s SARC (Sexual Assault Referral Centre) is part of the Child Assessment Unit at Sheffield Children’s Hospital. We provide a child and adolescent friendly environment for 0-16 year olds from across South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw who have been victims of sexual assault or rape. Forensic examination can be carried out by specially trained doctors...
Our school nurses offer advice and support to children and young people aged 4-19 and their families regarding health needs and public health issues. We take over the care of children from the Health Visiting Team when they reach school age and continue with the Healthy Child Program which begins at birth. We see children...
Welcome to the School Teaching Team, a Sheffield City Council service based in the hospital. We are a team of 12 fully qualified professionals who provide educational support to school aged children who have been in hospital for more than three days. How we support you and your child The School Teaching Team will, in...
Our Sleep Service sees children and young people who have severe sleep problems. We are one of just a few specialist paediatric sleep services in the UK. Services We investigate and provide advice and treatment for: obstructive sleep apnoea narcolepsy severe sleep walking, night terrors or unexplained nocturnal events severe sleep disturbance The sleep study...
Our Social Communication Disorders Department sees children from Sheffield aged up to 16 with social communication difficulties and conditions such as: Autism Asperger syndrome Autism spectrum disorder Pervasive developmental disorder Assessments Children up to 3-4 years old are assessed initially in the Communication Clinic by a paediatrician and followed up by members of our team...
Sheffield Children’s Hospital is the Principal Treatment Centre for children and teenagers with cancer taking referrals from within South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Derbyshire. The Oncology and Haematology Unit has a specialist 14 bedded ward (M3) and a dedicated outpatient clinic for children and young people with cancer. Clinicians The care of patients with solid...
Our Speech and Language Therapy service works with children with speech, language, communication or swallowing difficulties from 0 to 16 years of age. The Trust also offers speech and language therapy services to adults who stammer. Speech and Language Therapy teams We have three teams: the pre-school team, the mainstream schools team and the special...
Our Spinal Service sees more than 3000 patients a year and performs more than 100 procedures. We accept referrals from all over the UK and Ireland and are part of the region’s paediatric major trauma centre. We provide a 24-hour spinal on call service for trauma and emergencies. Our services include assessment and advice for...
The paediatric orthopaedic team offers a comprehensive service to children from Sheffield and the surrounding areas, as well as national and international patients. Treatment is available for all children up to the age of 16 who have sustained sporting injuries. Treating athletes Sheffield is a major sporting city with the National Diving Centre and English...
Our Speech and Language Therapy team provides services for children, adolescents and adults in the Sheffield area who stammer. Stammering services for children and adolescents The service works with children and adolescents under the age of 16. There is also an adult service for people over 16. Where the primary reason for referral is concern...
Our Surgery Department sees children with a vast range of conditions. We are highly specialised in a number of specific surgeries and patients from all over the world come to us for some treatments. Our specialties include: trauma and orthopaedics neurosurgery spinal surgery ear, nose and throat burns/plastic surgery oral and maxillofacial ophthalmology paediatric surgery...
The Tadworth Brain Injury Co-ordinator is a specialist in brain injury who works with clinical staff at the hospital in order to provide information, education and support to families and schools after a child’s discharge from hospital. The Co-ordinator can be contacted by families at any stage and will also call families and schools to...
The Teenage and Young Adult (TYA) Cancer Service is run jointly by team members from Sheffield Children’s Hospital and Weston Park Hospital. Together we care for all patients with cancer from the ages 13 to 25. we treat and support all teenagers up to 16 at Sheffield Children’s Hospital. patients aged 13 to 16 are...
Tourette’s syndrome is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterised by motor or vocal tics. The syndrome usually becomes apparent in children by the age of 10, with tics appearing during stressful and emotional situations. By the age of 18 more then 80% of individuals are tic free. We hold a Tourette’s syndrome clinic three times a year...
Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust offers an extensive range of routine and specialist orthopaedic treatments for children and young people in South Yorkshire and beyond. We are a nationally designated Major Trauma Centre with a team of 13 senior consultant orthopaedic surgeons, including four dedicated spinal surgeons. We are proud to be a national and international...
The Vulnerable Children’s Team is made up of workers who provide a variety of services in the community for Looked after Children and youth offending. Find out more about each of these services:
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