A-Z of services

A-Z of services

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

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 14 young people aged 13-18 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 national and international reputation for...
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...
The 0-19 School Nursing service carries out routine screening of height, weight and hearing. In addition to this children are offered a vision check which is carried out by orthoptists from Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust. This is offered to children of reception age or those new in school in Years 1 and 2 who...
School Nursing 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 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...
Welcome to the School Teaching Team, a Sheffield City Council service based in the hospital. We are a team of 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 consultation...
The Speech and Language Therapy Service works in three teams: the pre-school team, the mainstream schools team and the special schools team. Pre-school children Pre-school children referred to the Speech and Language Therapy Service are seen for an initial appointment in the clinic setting. On receiving a referral, families are invited to phone in to make...
In partnership with ESCAL (Every Sheffield Child Articulate and Literate) Sheffield Speech and Language Therapy Services offer a comprehensive range of courses for the professional development of school-based staff working with children with speech, language and communication difficulties. Wave 1 training Wave 1 training aims to develop expertise in enhancing speech, language and communication skills...
Some children with a neurodisability also have sensory processing difficulties. We know that most children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) will have sensory processing difficulties associated with their diagnosis. These children might be too sensitive to certain sensations such as loud noises, smells, the feel of their clothes or another person’s touch. They might...
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 (Ward 6) and a dedicated Haematology and Oncology Centre for children and young people with cancer. Clinicians The care of...
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...
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