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Junior doctor strikes in February

Junior doctor strikes in February

20 February 2024

The British Medical Association (BMA) is continuing industrial action across the country for junior doctors for five days between 7am on Saturday 24 February and 11.59pm on Wednesday 28 February. As always we will be prioritising patient safety and...

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Road closure outside our Emergency Department

Road closure outside our Emergency Department

17 March 2023

Whitham Road (A57), the main road outside our Emergency Department at the hospital site, will be closed for roadworks on Sunday 19 March from 8am to 7pm. Getting to the hospital This road closure only impacts driving to the Emergency...

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Congratulations to Rebecca, our Strategy and Partnerships Director!

Congratulations to Rebecca, our Strategy and Partnerships Director!

06 March 2023

Welcome to our Strategy and Partnerships Director, Rebecca Joyce, who began her new role at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust this week! Rebecca initially joined the Trust as Development Director to help create our five-year Clinical Strategy towards the...

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Lift off for helipad plans at Sheffield Children’s

Lift off for helipad plans at Sheffield Children’s

19 February 2023

Sheffield Children’s has received planning permission to start the build of a vital helipad at Sheffield Children’s Hospital. The new helipad, approved at Sheffield Children’s Trust Board on 31 January, has been granted planning approval by Sheffield City Council...

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Incredible inhaler scheme wins major prize

Incredible inhaler scheme wins major prize

07 December 2022

We have roarsome news and no, we’re not lion! Our asthma inhaler return scheme for patients has won the Public Engagement Award at the 2022 Sustainability Partnership Awards! These awards recognise NHS trusts and organisations that strive for sustainable change....

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Coming to the hospital during winter

Coming to the hospital during winter

07 December 2022

Over the last week we’ve had unprecedented demand in our emergency department from a range of winter illnesses. This has resulted in very long waits – up to eight hours in many cases. We know whenever your child is...

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Experts gather for UK National Neonatal Transport Group Conference 2022

Experts gather for UK National Neonatal Transport Group Conference 2022

30 November 2022

National experts in the field of Neonatal Transport gathered in Sheffield recently for the UK National Neonatal Transport Group Conference 2022. The two-day event was hosted by Embrace in Sheffield, and gave neonatal transport professionals an opportunity to exchange...

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VR innovation making an impact in national awards

VR innovation making an impact in national awards

16 November 2022

Immersive virtual reality climbing and archery games which help children with upper limb impairment and injuries complete their rehabilitation exercises have seen their developers shortlisted at this month’s HETT Unexpected Innovation Awards. The team at Impact VR and Sheffield...

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Hot weather advice

Hot weather advice

18 July 2022

Here’s some advice from our Emergency Department about how to keep your children safe in a heatwave. Don’t allow your children to stay in the sun for long periods – and never leave them in a car on a...

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Sheffield Children’s pilots Navigator service

Sheffield Children’s pilots Navigator service

27 May 2022

Who and what are Navigators? This is a pilot project at Sheffield Children’s Hospital involving a small group of colleagues. Their aim is to support young people who may be involved in violence at home, school or in the...

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New e-observations are vital at Sheffield Children’s

New e-observations are vital at Sheffield Children’s

18 May 2022

Vital signs observations, such as heart rate, blood pressure and temperature, are now being recorded electronically in real time at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust thanks to the introduction of a new digital app. After several months of testing...

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Staying Safe at Sheffield Children’s

Staying Safe at Sheffield Children’s

26 January 2022

Sheffield Children’s is staying the same! In England COVID restrictions are changing from tomorrow 27 January. However, if you’re coming to Sheffield Children’s, things are staying the same. Whether you’re coming to us for an outpatients appointment, overnight stay...

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