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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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Charity thanks Theo's best friend for helping to Ma...

Charity thanks Theo's best friend for helping to Make it Better

3 June 2014

The Children’s Hospital Charity has recognised Julie Austin's outstanding contribution of her time and effort to the hospital, as Theo’s best friend! The 60-year-old from Fulwood, worked as an Infection Control Nurse at the Children’s Hospital, Sheffield and has ever since been a dedicated supporter of the charity helping to raise funds and awareness. Recently r...
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Patron Katie Melua Donates Clothes To Raise Money F...

Patron Katie Melua Donates Clothes To Raise Money For Hospital Charity

22 May 2014

Songstress and our lovely patron Katie Melua is auctioning some of her pre owned high end designer items on HardlyEverWornIt.com, with all proceeds going to wards our Make it Better appeal. The singer, who is married to superbike champion and fellow patron James Toseland, will sell through the site – donating the profit to the Make it Better appeal which aims to raise £10 mil...
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Supertram man makes a special delivery to young pat...

Supertram man makes a special delivery to young patients

22 May 2014

A local business has lent a helping hand by donating dozens of children’s books to patients being treated at The Children’s Hospital, Sheffield. Stagecoach Supertram, which operates tram services in Sheffield, has kindly donated 30 editions of ‘A Very Special Family Party’ to The Children’s Hospital Charity, to help put smiles on the faces of patients in the...
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A successful year of fundraising for M&S Crystal Pe...

A successful year of fundraising for M&S Crystal Peaks

21 May 2014

After a successful year supporting the Charity, Marks & Spencer Crystal Peaks have raised over £2000 for The Children’s Hospital Charity – the stores first ever Charity of the Year. Staff and customers joined together and raised money through a variety of different initiatives. From collection tins at the tills, selling Charity merchandise to regular cake sales &nda...
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