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Blake and Mia’s story: Jelly and cooked spaghetti

Blake and Mia’s story: Jelly and cooked spaghetti

22 September 2021

Jelly and cooked spaghetti were just a couple of the items on offer at the outdoor sensory group run over the summer by our Early Years Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy team. The group focuses on providing multi-sensory play –...

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Dan’s organ donation story: “Dan’s donation was a silver thread to grab hold of at a time when everything was falling down around me.”

Dan’s organ donation story: “Dan’s donation was a silver thread to grab hold of at a time when everything was falling down around me.”

21 September 2021

15-year-old Dan was a “once-met-never-forgotten boy” whose “story will go on into the future”, after he donated his organs following his death in 2018. Dan is described by his mum Debbie as: “Taller than average, with a daft laugh,...

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Our Youth Forum celebrates 5th birthday!

Our Youth Forum celebrates 5th birthday!

20 September 2021

Our amazing Youth Forum is five years old! The Sheffield Children’s Youth Forum is for young people aged between 12 and 19. The aim is to help to shape health services for children and young people in Sheffield and...

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Annual Members’ Meeting: Children’s care during COVID

Annual Members’ Meeting: Children’s care during COVID

08 September 2021

People will have an opportunity to learn more about Sheffield Children’s COVID response and our work moving forward to create a healthier future for children and young people at the Sheffield Children’s Annual Members’ Meeting this September. The virtual...

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NHS England update: COVID-19 jab invite letters sent to one million 16 and 17 year olds

NHS England update: COVID-19 jab invite letters sent to one million 16 and 17 year olds

26 August 2021

NHS England update on vaccination invitations for young people Invitations to get a COVID vaccine are landing on the doormats of all 16 and 17 year olds from today, in a further effort to boost take-up in this age...

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Sheffield Children’s nominated for the HSJ Environmental Sustainability Awards

Sheffield Children’s nominated for the HSJ Environmental Sustainability Awards

24 August 2021

Sheffield Children’s is delighted to be a finalist in the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Environmental Sustainability Awards! In December 2020 Sheffield Children’s launched a Green Plan, with the ambition to be in the top 10 greenest NHS Providers in...

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Molly’s story: “They rebuilt me so I could walk again, now this marathon is for them”

Molly’s story: “They rebuilt me so I could walk again, now this marathon is for them”

20 August 2021

16-year-old Molly Preston-Davies is taking on a huge personal challenge today (20th August) to say thank you to Sheffield Children’s Hospital. Molly, from Derby, was referred to Sheffield Children’s in February 2018 for developmental dysplasia of the hip, which...

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Evan’s Story: How I got past my fear of needles

Evan’s Story: How I got past my fear of needles

13 August 2021

Meet Evan – he’s a typical teenager who loves football, food and his PlayStation! 14-year-old Evan was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease in 2016. This is a long-term condition which causes inflammation of the digestive system – also known as...

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Edward’s story: “the world is his oyster” after gene therapy treatment

Edward’s story: “the world is his oyster” after gene therapy treatment

11 August 2021

The mum of eleven month old Edward says “he has been given a future” after receiving gene-therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Baby Edward came to Sheffield Children’s to receive the potentially life-saving drug Zolgensma, which can prevent paralysis and...

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Immersive virtual reality project launches to help children diagnosed with rare muscle-wasting disease

Immersive virtual reality project launches to help children diagnosed with rare muscle-wasting disease

05 August 2021

A team of researchers and clinicians from Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust and Leeds Teaching NHS Trust is developing an immersive virtual reality (VR) platform to improve the physiotherapy of children living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy...

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July 2021: To protect our patients we are restricting visitors to one person per patient at Sheffield Children’s at all sites. Please help us to keep everyone safe.See more NHS guidance about COVID-19
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