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NHS England update: COVID-19 jab invite letters sent to one million 16 and 17 year olds

NHS England update: COVID-19 jab invite letters sent to one million 16 and 17 year olds

26 August 2021

NHS England update on vaccination invitations for young people Invitations to get a COVID vaccine are landing on the doormats of all 16 and 17 year olds from today, in a further effort to boost take-up in this age...

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Sheffield Children’s nominated for the HSJ Environmental Sustainability Awards

Sheffield Children’s nominated for the HSJ Environmental Sustainability Awards

24 August 2021

Sheffield Children’s is delighted to be a finalist in the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Environmental Sustainability Awards! In December 2020 Sheffield Children’s launched a Green Plan, with the ambition to be in the top 10 greenest NHS Providers in...

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Molly’s story: “They rebuilt me so I could walk again, now this marathon is for them”

Molly’s story: “They rebuilt me so I could walk again, now this marathon is for them”

20 August 2021

16-year-old Molly Preston-Davies is taking on a huge personal challenge today (20th August) to say thank you to Sheffield Children’s Hospital. Molly, from Derby, was referred to Sheffield Children’s in February 2018 for developmental dysplasia of the hip, which...

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Evan’s Story: How I got past my fear of needles

Evan’s Story: How I got past my fear of needles

13 August 2021

Meet Evan – he’s a typical teenager who loves football, food and his PlayStation! 14-year-old Evan was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease in 2016. This is a long-term condition which causes inflammation of the digestive system – also known as...

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Edward’s story: “the world is his oyster” after gene therapy treatment

Edward’s story: “the world is his oyster” after gene therapy treatment

11 August 2021

The mum of eleven month old Edward says “he has been given a future” after receiving gene-therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Baby Edward came to Sheffield Children’s to receive the potentially life-saving drug Zolgensma, which can prevent paralysis and...

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Immersive virtual reality project launches to help children diagnosed with rare muscle-wasting disease

Immersive virtual reality project launches to help children diagnosed with rare muscle-wasting disease

05 August 2021

A team of researchers and clinicians from Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust and Leeds Teaching NHS Trust is developing an immersive virtual reality (VR) platform to improve the physiotherapy of children living with Duchenne muscular dystrophy...

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Community appointments for school vaccinations

Community appointments for school vaccinations

04 August 2021

A message for anyone aged between 13 and 16! Usually at school, between year 8 and year 11, young people receive two HPV (human papillomavirus) vaccinations, one TDP (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis) vaccination, and one vaccination for MEN-ACWY (which protects...

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July 2021: 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 everyone safe.See more NHS guidance about COVID-19
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