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Blood recycling machines "could save lives"...

Blood recycling machines "could save lives"

1 October 2014

A pair of state-of-the-art machines designed to recycle blood lost during surgery are set to benefit hundreds of patients and save Sheffield Children’s Hospital thousands of pounds. The cell salvage machines, funded by generous donations to The Children’s Hospital Charity, arrived at the Western Bank hospital last week and are already benefiting patients on the theatres depar...
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Charitable partnerships can boost business and comm...

Charitable partnerships can boost business and community

23 September 2014

Corporate social responsibility - or CSR - may be something of a business buzzword, but it is increasingly a fundamental component of any successful business model and the basis for a burgeoning dedicated industry. Thanks in no small part to the role of social media in creating instant and round-the-clock dialogues with firms and stakeholders, businesses are under pressure to engage with...
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Brittle bones sufferer crafts tool to help others o...

Brittle bones sufferer crafts tool to help others out of loom bands

18 September 2014

A youngster who suffers from brittle bone disease is on a mission to help other children with the condition, by crafting a pencil grip out of an unusual but fashionable material – loom bands. Jack Fozard, 10, who is treated at Sheffield Children's Hospital, was diagnosed with brittle bone disease as a baby, and struggles holding thin pencils because of arthritis in his fingers ...
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Students' support can help save kids' lives...

Students' support can help save kids' lives

17 September 2014

New university, new surroundings, new friends. During your first days and weeks of student life, fundraising may be the furthest thing from your mind. But as a student you can help make a huge difference to your community, broaden your skillset and have a laugh with your mates by getting on board with charity work. Sheffield is a fantastic place to be for students, and there is no be...
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Specialist bed helps head trauma patients get a goo...

Specialist bed helps head trauma patients get a good night's sleep

11 September 2014

Children suffering from head trauma can now be kept safe and secure while they rest thanks to a specialist bed and cot funded by a generous charity donor. Long-standing supporter of The Children’s Hospital Charity, Sandra McCabe from the Scarborough Group Foundation, has generously donated £10,000 to the charity, £7,000 of which funded the bed for the neurosciences ward...
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Marathon run for Charity to thank hospital for '50 ...

Marathon run for Charity to thank hospital for '50 years of life'

8 September 2014

A kind-hearted runner who fought and overcame tuberculosis nearly five decades ago is to raise charity cash for the hospital that saved her life. Sally Baines-Young, 50, from Old Brampton, Chesterfield, wants to thank The Children’s Hospital in Sheffield by running in Chesterfield’s inaugural half-marathon. When she was just three-years-old Sally was admitted to the hospi...
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