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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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England netballer visits the Becton Centre

England netballer visits the Becton Centre

30 October 2019

The young people and staff at our Becton Centre had a visit from the wonderful former England Netball captain Ama Agbeze MBE! Young people staying at our inpatient lodges at Becton gathered in the sports hall to hear about...

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Jess’ story: her mental health journey and staying at Becton

Jess’ story: her mental health journey and staying at Becton

10 October 2019

This is Jess. In 2018 Jess was an inpatient at our Becton Centre for Children and Young People. The centre treats children and young people with a range of difficulties that are seriously impacting on their mental health and...

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Emily’s story: getting her smile back after jaw splitting accident

Emily’s story: getting her smile back after jaw splitting accident

08 October 2019

On a Saturday evening in August this year, 15 year old Emily arrived at Sheffield Children’s Emergency Department with her jaw split into two after a horse riding accident. Emily arrived at the hospital with just 1 centimetre of...

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Stepping into adult healthcare – Sheffield Transition evening

Stepping into adult healthcare – Sheffield Transition evening

03 October 2019

Young people aged 14+ and their families  from across Sheffield are invited to come along to the Sheffield Transition evening to find out more about services as young people move into adulthood. This event is being coordinated jointly by...

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Sheffield Children’s nurse becomes Visiting Professor at Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Children’s nurse becomes Visiting Professor at Sheffield Hallam University

30 September 2019

Experienced children’s nurse and Director of Nursing at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust Sally Shearer has been invited to join Sheffield Hallam University as a Visiting Professor. Sally has worked in the NHS for 39 years. She previously managed...

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