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Make it Better for children like Zachary...

Make it Better for children like Zachary

19 June 2014

By taking part in Make it Better Day you will be helping children like Zachary.  When Zachary was born he was diagnosed with hydrocephalus, a rare genetic condition which causes a build-up of fluid inside the skull. Zachary had his first major operation at just 1-week-old to insert a shunt into his brain which directs the excess fluid from the brain int...
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North: An Exhibition by Jonathan Wilkinson...

North: An Exhibition by Jonathan Wilkinson

18 June 2014

Artfelt and The Children's Hospital Charity are pleased to launch North: An Exhibition by Jonathan Wilkinson in the hospital's Long Gallery. Known across Sheffield and beyond for his cityscape prints, Jonathan’s art celebrates the places and things that people love about where they live. A painter and printmaker, his scenes of urban landscapes and landmarks mix architectura...
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Embrace ambulance team cycle for Team Theo...

Embrace ambulance team cycle for Team Theo

17 June 2014

Members of a pioneering ambulance team which saves hundreds of young lives each year have succesfully completed a special cycle challenge in a bid to raise much needed funds for their service as part of The Children’s Hospital Charity’s Team Theo campaign. Heading up the challenge was Neonatal and Paediatric Intensive Care Nurse Jamie Steele, who is part of the specialist Emb...
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Jessica Ennis-Hill champions Team Theo...

Jessica Ennis-Hill champions Team Theo

16 June 2014

Olympic champion Jessica Ennis-Hill is encouraging people to get active in support of The Children’s Hospital Charity, as she is revealed as the face of Team Theo. Team Theo is for anyone who takes part in an active challenge to raise funds for The Children’s Hospital Charity, Sheffield, from running, cycling and swimming to bungee jumping or skydiving as well as everything i...
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Play specialist helps to Make it Better for patient...

Play specialist helps to Make it Better for patients at Sheffield Children’s Hospital

13 June 2014

Play specialist Kevin Hartsorn knows the benefits an extension at Sheffield Children’s Hospital will bring to patients and their families. Kevin, who has been a play specialist for 10 years, helping prepare children for procedures they face and rehabilitating them during and after their treatment. He said: “My role includes distraction work to help distract patients from ...
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Kai join in for Make it Better Day fun! ...

Kai join in for Make it Better Day fun!

6 June 2014

Little Kai Diawne is planning to thank doctors and nurses who cared for him when he underwent serious brain surgery at our special hospital. Seven-year-old Kai was diagnosed with a Chiari Malformation when he was aged four. The condition, which meant lower parts of his brain had been pushed down towards his spinal chord, was detected by an MRI scan. Kai suffered problems with hi...
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