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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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Parents get to see daughter smile again after 18 months of sleep struggles

Parents get to see daughter smile again after 18 months of sleep struggles

12 February 2019

14 year-old Stephanie Wealthall received treatment at Sheffield Children’s after more than a year of getting just three to four hours sleep each night. With thanks to a specialist sleep nurse from Sheffield Children’s Sleep Team, and the perseverance...

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International experts in healthcare technology come together at Sheffield Children’s Hospital

International experts in healthcare technology come together at Sheffield Children’s Hospital

08 February 2019

Academic teams from the UK and Netherlands will be showcasing their work in robotics for paediatric and child health at Sheffield Children’s Hospital this month. The National Institute for Health (NIHR) Research Children and Young People MedTech Co-Operative have...

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Sheffield Children’s talks mental health

Sheffield Children’s talks mental health

07 February 2019

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is encouraging staff to get talking about mental health as part of the nationwide Time to Talk Day (February 7). Across the organisation staff were invited to take part in events about the importance...

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Life lesson from Teddy – be happy!

Life lesson from Teddy – be happy!

31 January 2019

The happiest chap, 14 month-old Teddy David Jacomb-Ryan from Scunthorpe, is brightening the wards here at Sheffield Children’s. Teddy was born with ten fingers and toes but with a little difference – two of his fingers hadn’t separated. He...

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