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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 6 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 PACT and Westfield Health Haematology and Oncology Centre which is on C Floor accessed via the Damer Street entrance.

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

Young Lives vs Cancer  

The Young Lives vs Cancer social work team offer practical, emotional and financial support, together with access to online support and welfare rights advice, to all families where a child or young person has been diagnosed with a form of cancer. The team support children and young people age 0 – 24 at Sheffield Children’s Hospital, Weston Park Hospital, The Royal Hallamshire and shared care centres across the region. The team meet families and young adults at diagnosis and support as needed throughout and after treatment.

The team at Sheffield Children’s Hospital are based in the Haematology and Oncology Centre and can see families there, on the ward or at home.

Young Lives vs Cancer is a national charity providing social care support and, where needed, home from home accommodation. There are Young Lives vs Cancer professionals based at every CCLG centre.

The Sheffield Young Lives vs Cancer Team can be contacted Monday to Friday on 0114 2717406. Young Lives vs Cancer can also be contacted via the website or general enquiries 0300 330 0803.

PACT

PACT logoThe Parents 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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