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Welcome to outpatients at Sheffield Children’s

Welcome to outpatients at Sheffield Children’s

24 January 2020

Here at Sheffield Children’s we understand that coming to hospital you may have some questions about what happens before, during and after an appointment. Be guided by patients Molly and Tendo, as they share what happens in each section...

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New specialist facility opens at Sheffield Children’s

New specialist facility opens at Sheffield Children’s

20 January 2020

A new £1m state-of-the-art facility has opened in Sheffield Children’s Hospital, complete with innovative and interactive artwork. The hospital’s newly developed Safeguarding Support Unit opened to patients in December after 18 months of design and building work. The new...

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Nominate your Children’s Star 2020

Nominate your Children’s Star 2020

20 January 2020

Young people and their families who have received treatment at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in 2019 are being encouraged to make a nomination for the Children’s Star Award 2020. The Children’s Star Award is a publicly nominated award which is...

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Virtual reality app to help children having surgery at Sheffield Children’s

Virtual reality app to help children having surgery at Sheffield Children’s

09 January 2020

A new virtual reality app is allowing children awaiting surgery to explore Sheffield Children’s – from the waiting area to the operating theatre – and get prepared for their visit all from the comfort of their own home. The...

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The festive season at Sheffield Children’s

The festive season at Sheffield Children’s

07 January 2020

We had a wonderful festive season at Sheffield Children’s. It was a very busy month with a number of visits, donations and activities across the Trust – thank you to everyone who was part of it! As well as...

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Innovative plane campaign flies high with award win

Innovative plane campaign flies high with award win

06 December 2019

The communications team at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust have won a national award for the Take My Place campaign. The campaign, seen by more than 100,000 people across the region, featured a colourful array of paper planes to...

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Tommy’s type 1 diabetes story

Tommy’s type 1 diabetes story

05 December 2019

Meet Tommy. He’s three (nearly four!) and is the one with the big chocolate ice cream! As his mum Jessica puts it: “He’s an absolute delight, he’s caring and lots of fun. Tommy has a younger brother, Eli, who...

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Our new Deputy Chief Executive

Our new Deputy Chief Executive

29 November 2019

Sheffield Children’s is delighted to announce the appointment of Ruth Brown as its new Deputy Chief Executive, completing the Trust’s new executive team. Ruth has been Executive Director of Strategy and Operations at the Trust since 2017 and will...

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Families urged to use alternatives as children’s A&E has busiest ever day

Families urged to use alternatives as children’s A&E has busiest ever day

26 November 2019

Families are being asked to avoid A&E unless it is a real emergency, following Sheffield Children’s busiest ever day. The Sheffield Children’s Emergency Dept saw 263 children yesterday (Monday), a record number of patients. This follows a very busy...

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Pill-sized camera and magnets help diagnose digestive problems in children

Pill-sized camera and magnets help diagnose digestive problems in children

21 November 2019

A pioneering paediatric consultant is diagnosing digestive issues in children across the UK by using a small pill-sized camera and magnets. Professor Mike Thomson, consultant paediatric gastroenterologist at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust has been using the technique of...

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