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Sheffield Children’s research project helps to improve video appointments for families

Sheffield Children’s research project helps to improve video appointments for families

03 August 2020

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust has found that virtual appointments are here to stay after analysing patient and staff responses to new ways of working during the pandemic. The Trust has had to make a number of changes during...

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Coming to Sheffield Children’s – helping keep you safe

Coming to Sheffield Children’s – helping keep you safe

07 July 2020

If you’re coming to Sheffield Children’s for an outpatient appointment at any of our sites, staying as an inpatient or visiting the Emergency Department or as a visitor to these areas, we are working hard to make sure everyone...

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More than 150 children from region receive emergency care in Sheffield through COVID scheme

More than 150 children from region receive emergency care in Sheffield through COVID scheme

29 June 2020

Since April Sheffield Children’s has been carrying out emergency surgery for neighbouring hospitals, to allow other trusts to focus on their pandemic response.  More than 150 children have been successfully cared for through this scheme, with excellent feedback from patients and families.​ This temporary...

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Learning Disability Week at Sheffield Children’s

Learning Disability Week at Sheffield Children’s

19 June 2020

This week is Learning Disability Week and here at Sheffield Children’s we support many children and young people with learning disabilities. Our support comes in many different forms, from the learning disabilities mental health team to our speech and...

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Can you help us by making face coverings?

Can you help us by making face coverings?

18 June 2020

Thank you to everyone who has made and sent in a face covering so far. We still need face coverings to give to parents, children and young people while they are with us. If you are visiting Sheffield Children’s,...

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Sheffield Children’s hospital restarts elective surgeries this week

Sheffield Children’s hospital restarts elective surgeries this week

17 June 2020

Sheffield Children’s Hospital is restarting its elective surgeries and procedures this week, after a three month pause in response to COVID-19. The hospital has continued to do emergency surgery throughout, but less urgent work had been put on hold....

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Sheffield Children’s begins search for new governors

Sheffield Children’s begins search for new governors

16 June 2020

Sheffield Children’s has opened nominations for new governors to represent the public and influence how the Trust makes plans to improve and develop services. Members of the public, aged 16 and above, from Sheffield, South Yorkshire and the rest...

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Patients, visitors and staff to wear face masks and face coverings from 15 June

Patients, visitors and staff to wear face masks and face coverings from 15 June

12 June 2020

Following Government guidance, from Monday 15 June all staff and visitors to Sheffield Children sites will need to wear surgical face masks (staff) or face coverings (visitors). Why are we doing this? Reduces the risk of transmission – Evidence...

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45 years at Sheffield Children’s – Kathy’s story

45 years at Sheffield Children’s – Kathy’s story

10 June 2020

Recently Sheffield Children’s celebrated Kathy Gracey, who retires after being a nurse at Sheffield Children’s for over 45 years. A well-loved and popular member of her team, Kathy will be dearly missed by all, as she closes the final...

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If you visit the Trust you will need to wear a face covering too. This helps keep everyone safe. Thank you for modelling Dr MacKenzie!
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 your family members safe.See more NHS guidance about COVID-19
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