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Nominate your Children’s Star 2020

Nominate your Children’s Star 2020

20 January 2020

Last Updated on 20 January 2020Young people and their families who have received treatment at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in 2019 are being encouraged to make a nomination for the Children’s Star Award 2020. The Children’s Star Award is a...

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Virtual reality app to help children having surgery at Sheffield Children’s

Virtual reality app to help children having surgery at Sheffield Children’s

09 January 2020

Last Updated on 9 January 2020A new virtual reality app is allowing children awaiting surgery to explore Sheffield Children’s – from the waiting area to the operating theatre – and get prepared for their visit all from the comfort...

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The festive season at Sheffield Children’s

The festive season at Sheffield Children’s

07 January 2020

Last Updated on 7 January 2020We had a wonderful festive season at Sheffield Children’s. It was a very busy month with a number of visits, donations and activities across the Trust – thank you to everyone who was part...

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Innovative plane campaign flies high with award win

Innovative plane campaign flies high with award win

06 December 2019

Last Updated on 6 December 2019The communications team at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust have won a national award for the Take My Place campaign. The campaign, seen by more than 100,000 people across the region, featured a colourful...

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Tommy’s type 1 diabetes story

Tommy’s type 1 diabetes story

05 December 2019

Last Updated on 5 December 2019Meet Tommy. He’s three (nearly four!) and is the one with the big chocolate ice cream! As his mum Jessica puts it: “He’s an absolute delight, he’s caring and lots of fun. Tommy has...

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Our new Deputy Chief Executive

Our new Deputy Chief Executive

29 November 2019

Last Updated on 29 November 2019Sheffield Children’s is delighted to announce the appointment of Ruth Brown as its new Deputy Chief Executive, completing the Trust’s new executive team. Ruth has been Executive Director of Strategy and Operations at the...

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Families urged to use alternatives as children’s A&E has busiest ever day

Families urged to use alternatives as children’s A&E has busiest ever day

26 November 2019

Last Updated on 26 November 2019Families are being asked to avoid A&E unless it is a real emergency, following Sheffield Children’s busiest ever day. The Sheffield Children’s Emergency Dept saw 263 children yesterday (Monday), a record number of patients....

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Pill-sized camera and magnets help diagnose digestive problems in children

Pill-sized camera and magnets help diagnose digestive problems in children

21 November 2019

Last Updated on 21 November 2019A pioneering paediatric consultant is diagnosing digestive issues in children across the UK by using a small pill-sized camera and magnets. Professor Mike Thomson, consultant paediatric gastroenterologist at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust has...

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England netballer visits the Becton Centre

England netballer visits the Becton Centre

30 October 2019

Last Updated on 1 November 2019 The young people and staff at our Becton Centre had a visit from the wonderful former England Netball captain Ama Agbeze MBE! Young people staying at our inpatient lodges at Becton gathered in...

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Jess’ story: her mental health journey and staying at Becton

Jess’ story: her mental health journey and staying at Becton

10 October 2019

Last Updated on 10 October 2019This is Jess. In 2018 Jess was an inpatient at our Becton Centre for Children and Young People. The centre treats children and young people with a range of difficulties that are seriously impacting...

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