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South Yorkshire Children and Young People’s Health Research Initiative launched to improve child health outcomes through research

South Yorkshire Children and Young People’s Health Research Initiative launched to improve child health outcomes through research

01 March 2024

This week Sheffield Children’s, the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University came together to launch the South Yorkshire Children and Young People’s Health Research (SCYPHeR) Initiative! This exciting initiative aims to shape the future of children’s health through a collaborative...

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What an honour! Colleagues recognised with the Queen’s Nurse title

What an honour! Colleagues recognised with the Queen’s Nurse title

08 February 2024

We’re excited to announce that Vanessa Sivyour, Health Visitor and Louise Wolstenholme, 0-19 Lead for Research (Education & Development) and Health Visitor have been awarded with the title of Queen’s Nurse! The prestigious title of Queen’s Nurse is awarded to individual community nurses who...

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Introducing the cutting-edge sensory space in our Clinical Research Facility!

Introducing the cutting-edge sensory space in our Clinical Research Facility!

25 January 2024

Unveiling the newest addition to our Clinical Research Facility (CRF) – a cutting edge sensory room! Step inside an immersive space designed to calm, relax and engage the children and young people visiting us to take part in research studies....

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Starlit study 2 – a new test to measure your stress chemicals and we need your help testing it

Starlit study 2 – a new test to measure your stress chemicals and we need your help testing it

23 January 2024

We’ve created a new test to measure the stress chemicals in your body and we need your help testing it out! This test investigates whether an individual has adrenal insufficiency. What is adrenal insufficiency? All of us need a...

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Leo’s story: Living with Crohn’s disease

Leo’s story: Living with Crohn’s disease

18 December 2023

The last few years have been quite the rollercoaster experience for our patient Leo, his mum Lucie, and all of their friends and family. Around four years ago, when Leo was 11 years old, he started experiencing problems with...

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0-19 Research Network shortlisted for two Nursing Times Awards

0-19 Research Network shortlisted for two Nursing Times Awards

17 October 2023

We’ve been shortlisted for the prestigious Nursing Times Award!  The amazing 0-19 Research Network which Sheffield Children’s are a part of, have been shortlisted for two awards at this year’s Nursing Times Award, one for Public Health Nursing and...

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We’re on our way to learning more about autism!

We’re on our way to learning more about autism!

13 September 2023

We’re on our way to learning more about autism! We had a visit from the Autism Reality Experience Bus; an innovative, immersive and hands on training that gives non-autistic people an insight of the sensory processing difficulties faced by...

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Meet Camilla, our new Lead Healthcare Scientist!

Meet Camilla, our new Lead Healthcare Scientist!

06 September 2023

We had a chat with our new Lead Healthcare Scientist! Meet Camilla Scott, recently appointed to the new role at Sheffield Children’s. What is the aim of the Lead Healthcare Scientist role? “The Lead Healthcare Scientist’s role is to work...

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Sophia’s story: Helping to protect babies from serious illness by taking part in the Harmonie research study

Sophia’s story: Helping to protect babies from serious illness by taking part in the Harmonie research study

30 August 2023

Meet Helen and her daughter Sophia – they’ve been taking part in a research study called the Harmonie study, that looks into how strongly babies can be protected from serious illness due to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection by...

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Annual members meeting to focus on health inequalities and helipad

Annual members meeting to focus on health inequalities and helipad

23 August 2023

Our award-winning health inequalities work and our future plans for the helipad and Major Trauma Centre will be in the spotlight at Sheffield Children’s annual members meeting on Wednesday, 13 September. The meeting, which is being held virtually, is...

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Responding to the Lucy Letby trial

Responding to the Lucy Letby trial

22 August 2023

Following the Lucy Letby trial our thoughts are with all the families affected, who have suffered pain and anguish that few of us can imagine. These events have shocked colleagues across the NHS and at Sheffield Children’s, just as...

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Becton Centre has an out of this world experience with a visit from a pop up planetarium

Becton Centre has an out of this world experience with a visit from a pop up planetarium

15 August 2023

Imagine being surrounded and in reach of the stars, the moon and our solar system, well that’s what our children and young people at the Becton Centre were able to experience recently!   The brilliant team from Wonder Dome...

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