A-Z of services

A-Z of services

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

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 cares for children and young people with a range of bleeding disorders. Children come to the centre from the South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Humber areas. We are a UKHCDO recognised paediatric haemophilia comprehensive care centre (CCC) as well as being a EUHANET designated European haemophilia comprehensive care centre (EHCCC). Our aim is...
Head lice and nits are a very common problem with young children, particularly between the ages of 4-11, although head lice can be found on adults young people and babies. About head lice and nits Head lice are very small insects that live in hair. They can be seen by the naked eye but can...
Health Visiting is part of the Trust’s 0-19 Service through which we support children and their families at home and at school from birth to 19 years old. 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...
 The map shows all Health Visiting clinics, including Children’s Centres (identified with purple markers), across Sheffield. Click the markers for the clinic address, frequency, days, times and whether or not an appointment is required. Children’s Centres in Sheffield
Healthy Minds is a school-based project which aims to support the emotional health and wellbeing of children and young people. It puts emotional resilience at the heart of children’s health and wellbeing and recognises its impact on their learning, attainment, behaviour and future employability. We know that schools offer so much more than academic education....
Based at Sheffield Children’s Hospital, our Hearing (Audiology) Service sees children to assess and manage their hearing and balance problems. Sheffield Children’s is one of only 19 paediatric audiology services out of 134 across the country to achieve IQIPS (Improving Quality in Physiological Services) accreditation. Conditions The types of conditions we treat are: conductive and sensorineural...
When your 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 as few relatives/carers as possible accompany the child during the test...
Our Hearing (Audiology) Department is able to offer hearing tests to self-funding patients. Your child does not need to be a patient at the hospital to access these services. Hearing tests Children’s hearing can be assessed in a number of different ways depending on the child’s age and ability. Hearing assessments generally involve sounds being...
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...
Sound waves vibrate the air which then travel down the ear canal to the tympanic membrane (the ear drum). The vibrations travel across the ear drum and along the bones of the middle ear to the inner ear (the cochlea). Vibrations initiate the hair-like cells in the cochlea to send nerve impulses to the brain,...
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...
The Therapy Block at Ryegate has a hydrotherapy pool where we provide aquatic therapy for children with a wide range of neurological and neurodisability needs. A hydrotherapy pool is different to a typical swimming pool as the water is warmer (usually ranging between 33-36°C). The pool is sunken which makes it easier to access and...
Sheffield Children’s Hospital provides a highly specialised service for children with hypothalamic and pituitary tumours. The service is co-led by Professor Paul Dimitri, Consultant in Paediatric Endocrinology and Mr. Saurabh Sinha, Consultant in Paediatric Neurosurgery who is nationally recognised as a paediatric trans-sphenoidal surgeon. How we look after patients with pituitary and hypothalamic tumours The service has been...
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