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Lucy’s cystic fibrosis story

Lucy’s cystic fibrosis story

10 April 2019

Lucy Mountain, 17, is not letting long hospital stays stop her from pursuing a career she loves. Lucy has cystic fibrosis (CF) and goes to Sheffield Children’s Hospital for two weeks at a time, every ten weeks, for intensive...

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Sheffield Children’s begins search for new non-executive director

Sheffield Children’s begins search for new non-executive director

01 April 2019

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is looking for a skilled and energetic non-executive director to join the Trust’s Board of Directors. Non-executive directors play a crucial role on any Board by bringing an independent perspective to the boardroom. They...

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Sheffield Children’s Hospital awarded Centre of Clinical Excellence status by Muscular Dystrophy UK

Sheffield Children’s Hospital awarded Centre of Clinical Excellence status by Muscular Dystrophy UK

29 March 2019

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust has been recognised by Muscular Dystrophy UK for providing outstanding care for people with muscle-wasting conditions. Sheffield Children’s was awarded Centre of Clinical Excellence status by the charity, alongside 16 other centres across the...

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Kieran’s osteogenesis imperfecta story

Kieran’s osteogenesis imperfecta story

26 March 2019

Five-year-old Kieran never tires of asking questions, within two minutes of being seen at his appointment on Medical Daycare, he’d asked his nurse what every single piece of equipment was called and what it does. Kieran now knows a...

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Lilly’s story – Neonatal Surgical Unit

Lilly’s story – Neonatal Surgical Unit

19 March 2019

Lilly Espin was born three weeks early, with jaundice and suffering from an extremely bloated stomach. Dad said: “Lilly was dormant, she didn’t really react to anything. The night she was born – her stomach was so swollen they...

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Shining stars celebrated at awards

Shining stars celebrated at awards

12 March 2019

A “one in a million” nurse who has “inspired children to become nurses” won the Children’s Star award at the Star Awards 2019 ceremony. Laura Butler, from Neurosurgery, and The Sleep Service Team won the individual and team awards,...

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Sophie’s ward 1 story

Sophie’s ward 1 story

28 February 2019

24-week-old Sophie is on Ward 1 at Sheffield Children’s with her mum and dad, Jennie and Rob, from Rotherham. She was born with necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), a condition which effects the intestinal tract and is commonly found in babies...

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Paper planes launch Take My Place campaign

Paper planes launch Take My Place campaign

26 February 2019

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust tonight launched a new campaign to encourage parents and carers to pass on their appointments when they can’t make it, by launching a cascade of 406 paper planes through our main entrance ceiling –...

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Jack’s leukaemia story

Jack’s leukaemia story

21 February 2019

Just a week after Jack’s fourth birthday he was diagnosed with leukaemia. Now aged six, he’s in the final stages of his three year treatment plan. He was taken to the doctor after he appeared unwell, he had developed...

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Sharing the love for our neurosciences ward

Sharing the love for our neurosciences ward

14 February 2019

To celebrate Valentine’s day, we’re sending love to patients and staff on Ward 5 at Sheffield Children’s. This unit specialises in neurological conditions, neurosurgery and conditions affecting the brain and nervous system. Just 15 days ago 13 year-old Callum was...

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