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“Hopefully children who see me feel like they can achieve anything, and that hearing loss is not a barrier.”

“Hopefully children who see me feel like they can achieve anything, and that hearing loss is not a barrier.”

29 April 2022

Alice Hurst, Senior Audiologist After finding out she would need hearing aids at a young age, Alice feels she’s now in a privileged position to be able to provide care to children with hearing loss of their own. Alice said: “I...

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New Julia Garnham Centre helps Sheffield Children’s geneticists speed up cancer diagnosis

New Julia Garnham Centre helps Sheffield Children’s geneticists speed up cancer diagnosis

22 April 2022

The University of Sheffield and Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust have officially opened the Julia Garnham Centre, a new genomic pre-screening facility, which helps NHS geneticists to diagnose blood cancers.  Based in the University of Sheffield’s Firth Court, the...

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Audiology service becomes first in UK to transition to new IQIPS standard

Audiology service becomes first in UK to transition to new IQIPS standard

22 April 2022

The Audiology team at Sheffield Children’s have become the first physiological service in the UK to transition to the new IQIPS (Improving Quality in Physiological Services) 2020 standard. The accreditation recognises quality clinical care and management across five domains...

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Adam’s story: Overcoming his fear of needles at the sensory vaccination clinic

Adam’s story: Overcoming his fear of needles at the sensory vaccination clinic

13 April 2022

15-year-old Adam has overcome his fear of needles and had two important vaccinations at a new sensory clinic run by Sheffield Children’s school nurses. Adam and his mum, Maria, were just planning to go to the relaxed session at...

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COVID vaccinations for 5 to 11-year-olds at Sheffield Children’s

COVID vaccinations for 5 to 11-year-olds at Sheffield Children’s

07 April 2022

5 to 11 year old’s can now receive their COVID vaccination (first or second dose) at Sheffield Children’s Hospital. There are appointments available to book at the hospital on: Saturday 23 April 10am to 3pm Saturday 30 April 10...

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Therapy dog Keegan visits Radiology

Therapy dog Keegan visits Radiology

06 April 2022

Some children find hospitals a little scary, especially when they see a big machine like our MRI or CT Scanner.   To support one particular patient who’ll be visiting Sheffield Children’s soon, our team brought in a furry little...

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New Chief Operating Officer appointed at Sheffield Children’s

New Chief Operating Officer appointed at Sheffield Children’s

06 April 2022

Sheffield Children’s has appointed a new Chief Operating Officer – a “talented, committed and hardworking” colleague who has been working at Sheffield Children’s for seven years and helped lead the organisation’s COVID-19 response. Craig Radford joined Sheffield Children’s as...

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Nurse Adele presented with British Empire Medal by HM Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire

Nurse Adele presented with British Empire Medal by HM Lord-Lieutenant of South Yorkshire

04 April 2022

Nurse Adele Hague, team leader for Sheffield Children’s 0-19 team, has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) for her dedicated work in the community and for her work setting up a testing service and vaccination clinics at Sheffield...

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Sensory sessions for vaccinations in Sheffield

Sensory sessions for vaccinations in Sheffield

04 April 2022

Our school nursing team will be holding a relaxed sensory session for children and young people who are anxious about having a vaccine. It will be held at The Concord Sports Centre, Shiregreen Lane, S5 6AE on Thursday 14...

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