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Sheffield medical experts travel to India to help children with rare bone conditions

Sheffield medical experts travel to India to help children with rare bone conditions

31 January 2018

Bone experts from Sheffield Children’s Hospital travelled to India to give life-improving surgery to 40 children and provide advanced medical training to 85 medical staff. The volunteer team spent six days in Bengaluru, Southern India, to help underprivileged children...

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Sheffield’s health innovations shortlisted for award

Sheffield’s health innovations shortlisted for award

25 January 2018

Sheffield health experts have been shortlisted for an award for their innovative technology partnerships. The Innovation, Improvement and Impact Award recognises the work of health professionals at both Sheffield Children’s Hospital and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals. Sheffield Children’s Hospital and...

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Nominate your Sheffield Children’s staff stars

Nominate your Sheffield Children’s staff stars

04 January 2018

Young patients and their families are being invited to nominate their favourite doctors, nurses and more for a Children’s Star Award. Any child or young person who has received treatment from Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust services in 2017 can...

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International recognition for Embrace transport service

International recognition for Embrace transport service

23 November 2017

Helicopters, planes and road ambulances with nursing and medical staff from Embrace are the first in the country to get prestigious international recognition for quality and safety. The Embrace Yorkshire & Humber Infant & Children’s Transport Service, part of...

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Shona lifts the lid on the Secret Life of 4 Year Olds

Shona lifts the lid on the Secret Life of 4 Year Olds

10 November 2017

Our children’s clinical psychologist Dr Shona Goodall appears on the current series of Channel 4’s Secret Life of 4 Year Olds. The award winning documentary series offers viewers a fascinating insight into what goes on when you drop your little ones at...

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Children’s Takeover Day

Children’s Takeover Day

08 November 2017

We’re taking part in the Takeover Challenge on Friday 17 November by hosting our own ‘Children’s Takeover Day’ when a number of young people will come in and shadow members of hospital staff. The aim is to give young...

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Sheffield celebrates double research funding boost

Sheffield celebrates double research funding boost

13 September 2017

Adults and children with medical conditions are set to benefit from an innovative new research co-operative to be launched in Sheffield. The Children and Young People MedTech Co-operative (NIHR CYP MedTech), based at Sheffield Children’s Hospital, is being established...

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Youth Forum visits ‘beautiful’ new hospital wards

Youth Forum visits ‘beautiful’ new hospital wards

14 July 2017

Young people toured the new wards at Sheffield Children’s Hospital this week and were ‘overwhelmed’ by the space and appearance. Seven young people from the Sheffield Children’s Youth Forum took part in the tour. Comments included: “It is absolutely...

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Fire safety at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

Fire safety at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

04 July 2017

The safety of our patients, their families and our staff is of paramount importance to us. Following the national issue emerging around the use of cladding, we have been checking the cladding used on all of our buildings. After...

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OPAT celebrates first birthday

OPAT celebrates first birthday

30 June 2017

Since opening in June 2016, the Outpatient Parenteral Antiobiotic Therapy (OPAT) service has been administering intravenous antibiotics to outpatients in the hospital and in the community. Many of these patients would have otherwise been staying on a ward while...

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