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Elijah’s story: Travelling to Sheffield Children’s for SMA treatment

Elijah’s story: Travelling to Sheffield Children’s for SMA treatment

04 May 2021

Meet five year old Elijah, he lives in Leicestershire and travels up to Sheffield Children’s every 16 weeks for treatment. In 2019, Elijah was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Type 2 after a genetics investigation, following an earlier...

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Ollie’s story: Two thumbs up after Kidney Stone surgery

Ollie’s story: Two thumbs up after Kidney Stone surgery

19 April 2021

Say hi to Ollie, he’s seven years old and recently made the 700 mile round trip over from Northern Ireland for treatment here at Sheffield Children’s. When Ollie was just four months old he began to suffer with kidney...

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Charlie’s story: “I think they’re great and doing a very good job”

Charlie’s story: “I think they’re great and doing a very good job”

17 April 2021

“One night, as I went to go to sleep, I noticed my eye was blurry.” Nine-year-old Charlie enjoys art, using his creative talents to draw figures and paint animals. So, in September 2018, when he was diagnosed with a...

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Tom’s story: from patient to staff member and fundraiser

Tom’s story: from patient to staff member and fundraiser

08 April 2021

Tom from Sheffield was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia, aged just fourteen. 22 years later, he is working at the hospital which saved his life, supporting staff members across Sheffield Children’s in the I.T. Department. Tom has now also...

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The Daisy Award runners up: March 2021

The Daisy Award runners up: March 2021

01 April 2021

Our DAISY award runners up for March are… Sally Roberts – PCCU “The care our son has received during his time at Sheffield Children’s has been exemplary – Sally stood out due to the extra care she has shown...

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Joseph’s story: Learning lessons on Ruby Lodge

Joseph’s story: Learning lessons on Ruby Lodge

26 March 2021

Please note, the following story contains reference to self harm   Say hello to Joseph. He recently spent 12 weeks at our Becton Centre – but you would be more likely to find him walking his dog, Eddie, now....

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Congratulations to our second Daisy Award winner

Congratulations to our second Daisy Award winner

26 March 2021

Our latest DAISY – Diseases Attacking the Immune System – award winner was nominated for her “fast actions and calm approach that is just out of this world.”   Carly is a Haematology Specialist Nurse on Ward 6 and...

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Esme’s story: “She is the best thing that has happened to me”

Esme’s story: “She is the best thing that has happened to me”

19 March 2021

If you were to meet two-year-old Esme, you might find her singing along to some music, enjoying some story time or simply dancing away! Since coming to Sheffield Children’s shortly after being born at Jessops, Esme has been cared...

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Amos’ story: “He’s a great tonic!”

Amos’ story: “He’s a great tonic!”

19 March 2021

Meet five year old Amos! If Amos isn’t at school or watching his favourite TV programmes (Mr Tumble and Hey Duggee) he’s reading a book or enjoying being outside. He’s also known for cheering people up – people often say...

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Evie’s story: Who does this smiley face belong too?

Evie’s story: Who does this smiley face belong too?

18 March 2021

Meet four-year-old Evie. She has been having regular headaches for over a year and had an appointment to see a consultant in our Outpatient Department. Her mum, Becky said: “They were really friendly, down to earth and thorough. They...

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November 2021: Our guidance for inpatients at Sheffield Children's has changed. Two named parents/carers may be permitted in inpatients only.See more about our guidance about inpatients
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