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 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...
  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...
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...
Before a stay Once it has been confirmed that a child or young person is eligible for care at Ryegate House we work with their family to arrange a settling in session. These are an opportunity for children and staff to get to know each other and can help to reduce any anxiety about the...
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...
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