Haematology & Oncology

Haematology Clinic

Our Haematology & Oncology Department is the Principal Treatment Centre for children with cancer and leukaemia within South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Derbyshire.

We also treat children with other haematological problems such as bleeding disorders, inherited disorders of red cells such as Thalassaemia and Sickle Cell Disease and bone marrow failure syndromes.

We provide ongoing care for children and young people up to 19 years of age and accept new referrals up to the age of 16.

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Facilities

Ward M3 is our dedicated inpatient unit which has 14 beds and six isolation cubicles. These are mainly used for children who require protective isolation, for example after bone marrow transplantation.

There are also four day case beds allowing children to receive day case treatment on the ward.

Outpatient clinics are held in the Haematology & Oncology Clinic which is on Floor A of the main hospital.

We also work closely with the Radiotherapy team and Teenage and Young Adult cancer unit at Weston Park Hospital.

CLIC Sargent

PACT logoThe CLIC Sargent Social Work team offers practical, emotional and financial support, together with welfare rights advice, to all families where a child has been diagnosed with a form of cancer.

The team is based in the Haematology & Oncology Clinic and see families there, on the ward or at home.

There is also a CLIC Sargent social worker based at Weston Park Hospital offering the same service to young adults treated there or at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital.

CLIC Sargent is a national charity, funding research, social care, specialist nurses, doctors and other allied health professionals, as well as providing holidays and home from home accommodation. There are CLIC Sargent professionals based at every CCLG centre.

Contact us

To contact a member of the Sheffield Team – Lesley Nicol, Liz East, Judith Mansell, Patrick Percival, Annie Collins or Louise Dolphin – please ring 0114 271 7406 or contact Marie Doobary on 0114 271 7588.

Visit the CLIC Sargent website or contact their Head Office on 0208 752 2800.

PACT

CLIC Sargent logoThe Parent’s Association of Children with Tumours and Leukaemia (PACT) is an independent charity linked to the Haematology & Oncology department.

It supports families by providing accommodation near the hospital, holiday caravans in Filey and Berwick upon Tweed, and organising trips and treats for children.

The charity has been able to fund research and new equipment in the department.

PACT Co-ordinator Beryl Welburn also provides continual support for children and their families during treatment.

Visit the PACT website to find out more about the charity and how you can support them.

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