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Kate’s story: learning about lupus

Kate’s story: learning about lupus

13 June 2019

Kate, aged 12, from Chesterfield, was recently diagnosed with lupus. At first she’d never heard of the condition, but now she’s learning how to care for herself after her diagnosis and sticking by her positive mantra:“I control it –...

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Sheffield Professor awarded MBE for national impact to child health

Sheffield Professor awarded MBE for national impact to child health

10 June 2019

A professor from Sheffield Children’s Hospital is being awarded an MBE, having helped save lives across the UK and beyond through the newborn screening. Professor James (Jim) Bonham was a key figure in the introduction of new blood spot...

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What it’s like working at Sheffield Children’s whilst observing Ramadan

What it’s like working at Sheffield Children’s whilst observing Ramadan

04 June 2019

Sahir, Senior Orthoptist at Sheffield Children’s, explained what Ramadan is like for her. “I observed Ramadan for 29 days – during which my routine is flipped on its head! Colleagues here were great at bearing with me in the...

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Sheffield Children’s new dental scheme reaches finals of national safety awards

Sheffield Children’s new dental scheme reaches finals of national safety awards

31 May 2019

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is a finalist in the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Patient Safety Awards. The Trust is on the shortlist for its paediatric fast-track dental scheme in the category Patient Safety Innovation of the Year. The...

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Sheffield Children’s finalist for ‘Surgical Services Initiative of the year’

Sheffield Children’s finalist for ‘Surgical Services Initiative of the year’

23 May 2019

A surgery project at Sheffield Children’s Hospital which helps patients get home quicker is in the finals for a prestigious national award. The project, which reduces the length of time day surgery patients are in hospital for, is a...

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Jessie’s leukaemia story: cancer free after four years

Jessie’s leukaemia story: cancer free after four years

30 April 2019

Four years after being diagnosed with a rare form of leukaemia, Jessie Stocks will be able to celebrate her fifth birthday in remission after ringing the bell signifying the end to her treatment at Sheffield Children’s Hospital. Jessie was...

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Dramatherapy at Sheffield Children’s

Dramatherapy at Sheffield Children’s

25 April 2019

Rachel Dawson is a dramatherapist for Sheffield Children’s who works at the Becton Centre for Children and Young People, where we support children and young adults up to 18 with mental health issues and learning disabilities. Here, she explains...

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Could you be a governor at Sheffield Children’s?

Could you be a governor at Sheffield Children’s?

23 April 2019

Sheffield Children’s is opening applications for a vital role at the Trust – seven new governors are needed to represent the public and influence how the Trust makes plans to improve and develop services. Members of the public, age...

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Dmitriy’s dysfluency story

Dmitriy’s dysfluency story

18 April 2019

A former patient at Sheffield Children’s dysfluency service has said that acceptance is the key to confidence with a stammer. Dr Dmitriy Starostin, a junior doctor and former patient at Sheffield Children’s, first came to the Sheffield Children’s dysfluency...

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Jack’s story – mainstream schools therapy

Jack’s story – mainstream schools therapy

11 April 2019

Jack was a patient on Sheffield Children’s neurosciences ward after he suffered severe bleeding on the brain at seven weeks old. He was treated for four weeks, after being resuscitated and rushed to our Emergency Department. Now, he’s six...

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