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Who works here


Betty Komagum – Housekeeper

When you’re staying on a ward or visiting the hospital, you might meet lots of different people from nurses to kitchen staff and the play team.

Here are a list of people who you might meet when at the hospital:

Nursing staff

Nurses provide care including, but not limited to, giving medication, taking blood samples, providing support and advice to patients and their families, performing diagnostic tests and monitoring patient health.

Training Nurse Associate

Zoe Johnson – Our Training Nurse Associate

Within the nursing team there are different roles such as staff nurse, matron, ward manager and lots more!

Staff Nurse

Bethan Comery – Our Staff Nurse

There are also Advanced Nurse Practitioners (ANPs) who work as part of the medical team planning care and treatment for our patients. They are also able to prescribe medication, as well as administering medication, taking blood and undertaking a range of clinical tasks.

Band 6 Nurse

Danni Gallagher: Our Band 6 Nurse

At Sheffield Children’s we also welcome student nurses to the Trust. They work with nursing staff and support workers to provide care whilst learning the profession of becoming a nurse.

Allergy Specialist Nurse

Charis Gilderthorpe – Our Allergy Specialist Nurse

Head of Nursing

Brian Silverwood – Our Head of Nursing

Ward Manager

Lucy Dickinson – Ward Manager

Clinical support workers

These colleagues support the nursing team and support families and patients

Support Worker

Shahzad Hussain – Support Worker

Support Worker

Jo Wood – Support Worker


Peter Hughes – Volunteer


Julie Olpin – Sister

House keepers

They provide patients and families with meals and drinks and make sure there are things such as bedding and clean equipment available and that the clinical areas are stocked with the relevant equipment.


Betty Komagum – Housekeeper

These staff members help move patients and equipment around the hospital. They might help to take you to another area in the hospital, for example, if you need an x-ray they may help to take you.

Enhanced Support Officers

These staff members help keep people safe in the Trust. Often you will find them at the main entrance of the hospital, in the emergency department or on the wards at busy times.

Domestic Assistant

Bisrat Gebremichael – Domestic Assistant

Domestic Assistant

Joanne Scaife – Domestic Assistant

Play team

Members of the play team come and see patients individually to play games, do activities together such as drawing or painting, and help with distraction during procedures. They tailor activities to each patient and sometimes help explain procedures to patients in a relaxed and relatable way.

Play Leader

Claire Williams – Play Leader

Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists

They assess and provide care and advice for patients requiring physical support – they often work through different exercises with patients to help with mobility and strength.

Chartered Physiotherapist

Charlotte Hookings – Chartered Physiotherapist


Lauren Williams – Physiotherapist


Louise Temple – Audiologist


You will often see a doctor most days if you’re staying on one of our wards. They can prescribe medications, diagnose conditions and assess patients to see what treatment is best.

Ward Clerk

Ward Clerks welcome you onto the ward! They are really helpful to guide you around the ward and give you information you need before settling in.

Reception Clerk

Jacqueline Lintin – Reception Clerk


Pharmacist colleagues may visit patients on the ward to help with medications you’ve been given.


Ben Jarvis – Pharmacy

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