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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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Lucy’s cystic fibrosis story

Lucy’s cystic fibrosis story

10 April 2019

Lucy Mountain, 17, is not letting long hospital stays stop her from pursuing a career she loves. Lucy has cystic fibrosis (CF) and goes to Sheffield Children’s Hospital for two weeks at a time, every ten weeks, for intensive...

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Sheffield Children’s begins search for new non-executive director

Sheffield Children’s begins search for new non-executive director

01 April 2019

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is looking for a skilled and energetic non-executive director to join the Trust’s Board of Directors. Non-executive directors play a crucial role on any Board by bringing an independent perspective to the boardroom. They...

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Kieran’s osteogenesis imperfecta story

Kieran’s osteogenesis imperfecta story

26 March 2019

Five-year-old Kieran never tires of asking questions, within two minutes of being seen at his appointment on Medical Daycare, he’d asked his nurse what every single piece of equipment was called and what it does. Kieran now knows a...

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Lilly’s story – Neonatal Surgical Unit

Lilly’s story – Neonatal Surgical Unit

19 March 2019

Lilly Espin was born three weeks early, with jaundice and suffering from an extremely bloated stomach. Dad said: “Lilly was dormant, she didn’t really react to anything. The night she was born – her stomach was so swollen they...

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Shining stars celebrated at awards

Shining stars celebrated at awards

12 March 2019

A “one in a million” nurse who has “inspired children to become nurses” won the Children’s Star award at the Star Awards 2019 ceremony. Laura Butler, from Neurosurgery, and The Sleep Service Team won the individual and team awards,...

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Sophie’s ward 1 story

Sophie’s ward 1 story

28 February 2019

24-week-old Sophie is on Ward 1 at Sheffield Children’s with her mum and dad, Jennie and Rob, from Rotherham. She was born with necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), a condition which effects the intestinal tract and is commonly found in babies...

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Paper planes launch Take My Place campaign

Paper planes launch Take My Place campaign

26 February 2019

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust tonight launched a new campaign to encourage parents and carers to pass on their appointments when they can’t make it, by launching a cascade of 406 paper planes through our main entrance ceiling –...

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Jack’s leukaemia story

Jack’s leukaemia story

21 February 2019

Just a week after Jack’s fourth birthday he was diagnosed with leukaemia. Now aged six, he’s in the final stages of his three year treatment plan. He was taken to the doctor after he appeared unwell, he had developed...

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