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Elsie’s story: dinosaurs, stem cells and a trip to the seaside

Elsie’s story: dinosaurs, stem cells and a trip to the seaside

12 July 2023

Who does this cheeky face belong to? Come and meet Elsie! As you might have guessed, Elsie is happiest when she’s out and about. Here she is on the beach in Filey – but more on that later. Her...

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Jess’ story: moving to Sheffield, health visiting, and being the parent of a patient

Jess’ story: moving to Sheffield, health visiting, and being the parent of a patient

25 May 2023

This is Jess, and if you’ve welcomed a new baby into your home then you might recognise her friendly face. Jess is our Specialist Public Health and Antenatal Lead Practitioner in the 0-19 Service. It was a natural fit...

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Play Specialist says Hero Award “made my Christmas”

Play Specialist says Hero Award “made my Christmas”

11 January 2023

Congratulations to Becky Rodgers, who has received a Solving Kids’ Cancer Hero Award after being nominated by one of the families she cares for. Becky is a Play Specialist on our Haematology/Oncology ward (Ward 6) and supports children and...

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Penny and Florence’s story: Ward 6’s TikTok stars

Penny and Florence’s story: Ward 6’s TikTok stars

23 December 2022

There are just two days left of our Christmas countdown, and today we would like to introduce you to two of our TikTok stars – Penny and Florence! Penny and Florence first became friends at Sheffield Children’s earlier this...

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Will’s story: From Sheffield Children’s to The Crown

Will’s story: From Sheffield Children’s to The Crown

11 December 2022

If you’ve been enjoying The Crown recently, you might be interested to know that the new series has a rather special Sheffield Children’s connection – step forward Will Powell, or should we say Prince Harry!   Back in 2011,...

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New multi-million-pound Cancer and Leukaemia ward completed

New multi-million-pound Cancer and Leukaemia ward completed

03 August 2022

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust and The Children’s Hospital Charity are delighted to announce the completion of a new state-of-the-art ward for patients undergoing treatment for cancer, leukaemia and blood disorders. The new ward is bigger and brighter, with...

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Savannah-Rose’s story with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia

Savannah-Rose’s story with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia

24 March 2022

Five-year-old Savannah-Rose had a well-deserved party to celebrate finishing treatment for leukaemia last month and generously asked for donations to say thank you for her care at Sheffield Children’s. It marked the end of a journey which began in...

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Work gets underway on our new children’s cancer ward

Work gets underway on our new children’s cancer ward

27 May 2021

Patients at Sheffield Children’s will soon have a bigger brighter space for their treatment for cancer, leukaemia and blood disorders, as work gets underway to transform their ward. The ward is being funded through generous donations to The Children’s...

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Georgia and the germ cell tumour

Georgia and the germ cell tumour

25 September 2020

When Georgia arrived at the Emergency Department (ED) in January 2019 she was unable to move her legs. In ED, blood tests showed that her sodium levels were extremely high and she was sent for a CT scan. This...

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Fertility preservation at Sheffield Children’s Hospital helps children with cancer plan for the future

Fertility preservation at Sheffield Children’s Hospital helps children with cancer plan for the future

28 January 2020

Specialists at Sheffield Children’s Hospital are providing children and young people about to start cancer treatment like chemotherapy or radiotherapy with the opportunity to plan for the future through fertility preservation. Sheffield Children’s has provided more than 50 patients...

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