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New Year, new you?...

New Year, new you?

6 January 2015

New Year, new you? Why not get your resolutions off to a flying start, by joining Team Theo and embarking on an active challenge such as the Plusnet Yorkshire Half Marathon. From walking and running to swimming, cycling and extreme sports – however you want to challenge yourself, do it for The Children’s Hospital Charity and you can change the lives of our young patients in t...
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Dr Tom's top running tips...

Dr Tom's top running tips

5 January 2015

Dr Tom Brockwell works for The Children's Hospital and will be running for Team Theo in this year's Virgin Money London Marathon. As a seasoned runner, he is on hand to share his tips for success - and hopes to encourage a few of you to sign up for the Yorkshire Half Marathon for The Children's Hospital Charity! Don't just run. Make sure you do other stuff to build up...
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Climbing book anchors cash for our Charity...

Climbing book anchors cash for our Charity

5 January 2015

Writers of a climbing book, which focuses on the history of cutting-edge rock climbing in the Peak District, have donated 50% of its royalties to help Make it Better for our hospital. Phil Kelly and Graham Hoey, from Sheffield, have spent the past few years completing and publishing ‘Peak Rock’, the most comprehensive book on the history of Peak District climbing since the 19...
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New way to diagnose brittle bones discovered...

New way to diagnose brittle bones discovered

2 January 2015

A new way to diagnose children with brittle bone disease who don’t have fractures has been discovered by researchers in a study funded by The Children’s Hospital Charity. Most patients with brittle bone disease, or osteogenesis imperfecta, are diagnosed after sustaining fractures. But for the minority that don’t, it can be difficult to diagnose in a clinical setting. ...
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Every £1 Counts - share your #poundselfie...

Every £1 Counts - share your #poundselfie

30 December 2014

As the dreaded Christmas credit card bill lands and the purse strings grow ever tighter, charitable giving is often the furthest thing from people’s minds when January rolls around. But any donation, no matter how small, can make a big difference to the lives of young patients at The Children’s Hospital. Just one pound can buy glitter for the Play Specialists to engage long-t...
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What we got up to in 2014...

What we got up to in 2014

30 December 2014

It has been a busy year for The Children’s Hospital Charity, as work got underway building a brand new wing at the hospital on Western Bank – the biggest healthcare project in the region. Hundreds of events have been held and hundreds of thousands of pounds raised over the year for the project, as part of the charity’s Make it Better appeal. The appeal, which aims to ra...
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