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The art of learning: Zach’s experience at Sheffield Children’s

The art of learning: Zach’s experience at Sheffield Children’s

31 July 2019

This is Zach – he’s been rather busy with the teachers here at Sheffield Children’s; they’ve built his favourite train Thomas the tank engine! Zach, who is eight-years-old and has autism, is in hospital for his neurodisability and intestinal...

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The Duke of Sussex officially opens new wing of Sheffield Children’s Hospital

The Duke of Sussex officially opens new wing of Sheffield Children’s Hospital

25 July 2019

The Duke of Sussex officially opened the multi-award winning wing at Sheffield Children’s Hospital today (Thursday 25 July). During the visit His Royal Highness spent time meeting patients, parents and staff. The Duke visited one of the new wards, a play room in the hospital’s striking play...

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Sheffield Children’s praised for kindness and compassion as CQC confirms “Good” rating

Sheffield Children’s praised for kindness and compassion as CQC confirms “Good” rating

16 July 2019

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded the Care Quality Commission (CQC) ‘Good’ rating once again after a series of visits across the Trust. The inspectors found areas of outstanding practice and praised the compassion and kindness of...

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Devan’s story: Transverse Myelitis

Devan’s story: Transverse Myelitis

09 July 2019

Devan is just about to go home to Scarborough after having an operation on her back for her scoliosis and a stay on our High Dependency Unit and Ward 2. This is Devan’s fifth operation here at Sheffield Children’s...

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Sheffield Children’s wins national award for outstanding care

Sheffield Children’s wins national award for outstanding care

02 July 2019

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have been officially recognised as Centres of Clinical Excellence by Muscular Dystrophy UK at award ceremonies today. The Trusts received their national awards from Rob Burley, Director...

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Clarice’s cystic fibrosis story

Clarice’s cystic fibrosis story

18 June 2019

Seven-year-old Clarice has been channelling her inner Jackson Pollock while staying at Sheffield Children’s (he’s an abstract expressionist painter from America with a style just like Clarice’s!). She said, “I like playing with my teachers, we do lots of...

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Kate’s story: learning about lupus

Kate’s story: learning about lupus

13 June 2019

Kate, aged 12, from Chesterfield, was recently diagnosed with lupus. At first she’d never heard of the condition, but now she’s learning how to care for herself after her diagnosis and sticking by her positive mantra:“I control it –...

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Sheffield Professor awarded MBE for national impact to child health

Sheffield Professor awarded MBE for national impact to child health

10 June 2019

A professor from Sheffield Children’s Hospital is being awarded an MBE, having helped save lives across the UK and beyond through the newborn screening. Professor James (Jim) Bonham was a key figure in the introduction of new blood spot...

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What it’s like working at Sheffield Children’s whilst observing Ramadan

What it’s like working at Sheffield Children’s whilst observing Ramadan

04 June 2019

Sahir, Senior Orthoptist at Sheffield Children’s, explained what Ramadan is like for her. “I observed Ramadan for 29 days – during which my routine is flipped on its head! Colleagues here were great at bearing with me in the...

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Sheffield Children’s new dental scheme reaches finals of national safety awards

Sheffield Children’s new dental scheme reaches finals of national safety awards

31 May 2019

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is a finalist in the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Patient Safety Awards. The Trust is on the shortlist for its paediatric fast-track dental scheme in the category Patient Safety Innovation of the Year. The...

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