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Super Saturday – meet James!

Super Saturday – meet James!

04 September 2023

James has been a patient at Sheffield Children’s since he was nine months old and our staff here have seen him grow up over the last 10 years whilst we’ve been treating his asthma. At our recent Super Saturday...

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Super Saturday – back to school special!

Super Saturday – back to school special!

02 September 2023

We’re at Meadowhall and Pitsmoor Adventure Park today! Vaccinations are available at Meadowhall (details below) and lots of useful information and support is on offer. Conkers are already falling from trees which can mean only one thing – September...

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Angela’s story: from patient to Professional Lead for our Paediatric Liaison Service

Angela’s story: from patient to Professional Lead for our Paediatric Liaison Service

31 August 2023

Meet Angela. She’s the amazing Professional Lead for our Paediatric Liaison Service at Sheffield Children’s, and also a previous patient! Angela has over 30 years of nursing experience and started working at the Trust as a Student Health Visitor...

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Sophia’s story: Helping to protect babies from serious illness by taking part in the Harmonie research study

Sophia’s story: Helping to protect babies from serious illness by taking part in the Harmonie research study

30 August 2023

Meet Helen and her daughter Sophia – they’ve been taking part in a research study called the Harmonie study, that looks into how strongly babies can be protected from serious illness due to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection by...

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Edward’s story: What happened after his Zolgensma gene therapy?

Edward’s story: What happened after his Zolgensma gene therapy?

29 August 2023

In 2021, when he was just eleven months old, Edward became one of the first patients in the UK to receive the potentially life-saving gene therapy, Zolgensma, at Sheffield Children’s. Now nearly three, Edward is “doing amazingly well”, said...

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August Consultant Strike

August Consultant Strike

23 August 2023

Consultants across the country will be taking strike action for two days from 7am on Thursday 24 August, to 7am on Saturday 26 August.  We know this may be causing our patients and families to worry about planned appointments...

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Annual members meeting to focus on health inequalities and helipad

Annual members meeting to focus on health inequalities and helipad

23 August 2023

Our award-winning health inequalities work and our future plans for the helipad and Major Trauma Centre will be in the spotlight at Sheffield Children’s annual members meeting on Wednesday, 13 September. The meeting, which is being held virtually, is...

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Responding to the Lucy Letby trial

Responding to the Lucy Letby trial

22 August 2023

Following the Lucy Letby trial our thoughts are with all the families affected, who have suffered pain and anguish that few of us can imagine. These events have shocked colleagues across the NHS and at Sheffield Children’s, just as...

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Happy 7th birthday to our Youth Forum!

Happy 7th birthday to our Youth Forum!

17 August 2023

Hip hip hooray! Our fantastic Youth Forum celebrated their 7th birthday this week and we threw a party in our Joy Garden to say a huge thank you for all their hard work. The Youth Forum are a team...

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Meet Ben Sholademi – senior clinical scientist at Sheffield Children’s

Meet Ben Sholademi – senior clinical scientist at Sheffield Children’s

16 August 2023

Meet Ben – a trained biomedical scientist and senior clinical scientist here at Sheffield Children’s. Ben works in our regional newborn screening laboratory where testing takes place for all babies born in South Yorkshire, parts of the Humber, East...

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Becton Centre has an out of this world experience with a visit from a pop up planetarium

Becton Centre has an out of this world experience with a visit from a pop up planetarium

15 August 2023

Imagine being surrounded and in reach of the stars, the moon and our solar system, well that’s what our children and young people at the Becton Centre were able to experience recently!   The brilliant team from Wonder Dome...

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August Junior Doctor Strikes

August Junior Doctor Strikes

10 August 2023

Members of the British Medical Association (BMA) will take strike action for four days between 7am Friday 11 August and 7am on Tuesday 15 August. The term “junior doctors” covers everyone who has just graduated from medical school through...

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