Staff waving in PPE
04 March 2020

Visitors must not attend any of our sites if they feel unwell or have a new continuous cough OR fever OR loss of/change in smell or taste.


Key things to know when you come to Sheffield Children’s

  • 1 parent or carer only to accompany a patient whether this is in the Emergency Department, an outpatients appointment or an overnight stay
  • Remember to wear a face covering
  • Wash your hands regularly
  • Keep 2 metres apart from others

Outpatients appointments, both face to face and virtually are continuing. Both non-urgent surgery and urgent surgery are also taking place. If you are expecting an appointment or surgery, please bear with us as we contact everyone. If you have any concerns, please contact the relevant department.

Keeping you safe

We have worked hard to make the Trust safe for patients, families and staff. This means some changes such as how the seating areas look, more hand washing facilities and staff wearing personal protective equipment (PPE). You can find out more about how we’re keeping everyone safe here.

You can read more about non-urgent surgery, which restarted on 17 June, here.

What are they wearing? PPE guide:

Patient resources

Coming to outpatients

Watch our Keeping you safe – Outpatients at Sheffield Children’s Hospital


Information to prepare you and your child for coming to the Ryegate Centre:

Coming for surgery

Watch out coming for surgery video:

Virtual and phone appointments

Find out more about video and phone appointments on our dedicated web page here.

COVID-19 guidance

Visit the NHS website for latest information on COVID-19 here.

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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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