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Sheffield Children’s finalist for ‘Surgical Services Initiative of the year’

Sheffield Children’s finalist for ‘Surgical Services Initiative of the year’

23 May 2019

A surgery project at Sheffield Children’s Hospital which helps patients get home quicker is in the finals for a prestigious national award. The project, which reduces the length of time day surgery patients are in hospital for, is a...

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Jessie’s leukaemia story: cancer free after four years

Jessie’s leukaemia story: cancer free after four years

30 April 2019

Four years after being diagnosed with a rare form of leukaemia, Jessie Stocks will be able to celebrate her fifth birthday in remission after ringing the bell signifying the end to her treatment at Sheffield Children’s Hospital. Jessie was...

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Dramatherapy at Sheffield Children’s

Dramatherapy at Sheffield Children’s

25 April 2019

Rachel Dawson is a dramatherapist for Sheffield Children’s who works at the Becton Centre for Children and Young People, where we support children and young adults up to 18 with mental health issues and learning disabilities. Here, she explains...

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Could you be a governor at Sheffield Children’s?

Could you be a governor at Sheffield Children’s?

23 April 2019

Sheffield Children’s is opening applications for a vital role at the Trust – seven new governors are needed to represent the public and influence how the Trust makes plans to improve and develop services. Members of the public, age...

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Dmitriy’s dysfluency story

Dmitriy’s dysfluency story

18 April 2019

A former patient at Sheffield Children’s dysfluency service has said that acceptance is the key to confidence with a stammer. Dr Dmitriy Starostin, a junior doctor and former patient at Sheffield Children’s, first came to the Sheffield Children’s dysfluency...

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Jack’s story – mainstream schools therapy

Jack’s story – mainstream schools therapy

11 April 2019

Jack was a patient on Sheffield Children’s neurosciences ward after he suffered severe bleeding on the brain at seven weeks old. He was treated for four weeks, after being resuscitated and rushed to our Emergency Department. Now, he’s six...

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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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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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