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A-Z of services

A-Z of services

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

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...
Answers to some common questions about our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.
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 outpatient services for children of all ages in Sheffield with heart problems. The Cardiology Service is clinically led by Dr Rupa Talekar, Dr Pallavi Agadoorappa and Dr Josephine Murphy – Consultant Paediatricians with Expertise in Cardiology, and are joined by an outreach Consultant Cardiologist from Leeds, Dr Daniel Velasco-Sanchez. Dr Rupa...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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...
Welcome to the referral page for Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust SMA Gene Therapy Service. Zolgensma® is currently available for: Children under 13 months of age diagnosed with SMA type 1 or who are identified as pre-symptomatic of having SMA (and have three or less copies of the SMN2 gene) who are not on any other SMA drug...
  Here at the Ryegate Children’s Centre the Early Years team runs a variety of clinics and workshops to meet the needs of the children we see. Down’s syndrome clinic We hold monthly clinics with one of our consultant paediatricians, where our occupational therapist and physiotherapist offer advice and therapy for children with Down syndrome. Hydrotherapy...
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...
Before a stay Once it has been confirmed that a child or young person is eligible for short breaks at Ryegate House we work with their family to arrange a settling in session. This is an opportunity for the child and staff members to get to know each other and can help to reduce any...
Here, we take a look at what skills we might expect to see at different ages and stages of early childhood. 
Local Services Speech and Language Therapy This service works with children with speech, language and communication or swallowing difficulties, from 0-16 years of age. The therapist’s role is to identify children’s strengths and needs; and to support the development of skills in the child through their carers and teachers, to enable the child to maximise...
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...
The Community Continence Team What happens at a continence clinic appointment Referrals The Community Continence Team The Community Continence Team support 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...
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 offices are staffed 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. If there is no one available to take your call please leave a message and we will get back to you. If you have a letter from us please call the number in the top right hand corner of the letter. Our Bases Our Teams
This may sound strange but the most important thing to remember about the bladder is that it’s like a balloon and it needs to stretch. Therefore, making sure that your child has enough to drink throughout the day is important when it comes to continence. The recommended daily amount of fluid a child needs to...
Buying in additional services The contract NHS responsibility School responsibility Maternity leave Costings Recruitment and retention From April 2020, Sheffield NHS Speech and Language Therapy Services will be offering contracts to schools in a new way.  This will not affect schools which already have a contract with us unless you want to increase your contracted...
A collection of resources for supporting children and young people with coronavirus. Appointments at Sheffield Children’s have changed and you may find information on our assessment/appointment page helpful before you attend. Quick Reference and Top Tips A top tips sheet on supporting a young person who may be dealing with loss or bereavement A guide to washing...
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...
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