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First patient treated for grass pollen allergy at T...

First patient treated for grass pollen allergy at The Children’s Hospital, Sheffield

6 January 2014

A teenager with a severe allergy to grass pollen is the first patient at The Children’s Hospital Sheffield, to undergoing a treatment which it is hoped will transform his life. Jacob Lee from Walkley, Sheffield, has an allergy so severe he has to stay at home in his bedroom between April and August because his body reacts so badly to pollen The 15-year-old struggles to breathe,...
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Sheffield school pupils on their marks for Fun Run ...

Sheffield school pupils on their marks for Fun Run launch

2 January 2014

Pupils from a Sheffield school helped to get the SIG Insulation Sheffield Fun Run off to a sprint start at a special launch event. Youngsters from Handsworth Grange Community Sports College helped to launch the popular annual race, which takes place alongside one of the city’s biggest participation events - the SIG Insulation Sheffield Half Marathon, for which The Children’s ...
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Charity funds themed winter casts to give children ...

Charity funds themed winter casts to give children extra Christmas spirit

19 December 2013

The Children’s Hospital Charity has funded a festive initiative making patients suffering broken bones feel extra special this Christmas with special winter themed casts boasting images of snowflakes, snowmen and penguins. First to trial the new look was seven-year-old Molly Walton, from Stocksbridge, who broke her wrist after falling over on a school trip. Not due to go back to th...
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Marathon entrants in the running for top gym prize...

Marathon entrants in the running for top gym prize

19 December 2013

  City runners are in with a chance of winning a top fitness prize to help them prepare for one of Sheffield’s biggest sporting events - the SIG Insulation Sheffield Half Marathon. Fitness Unlimited is giving away a three-month membership to the lucky runner who enters the SIG Insulation Sheffield Half Marathon before Monday, January 6 – runners who have already sign...
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Paul Blomfield MP raises £2500 for Make it Better ...

Paul Blomfield MP raises £2500 for Make it Better appeal

17 December 2013

Paul Blomfield MP has presented a cheque for £2500 to The Children’s Hospital Charity. Paul has been fundraising throughout the year for The Children’s Hospital Charity which was his chosen charity for 2013. Paul presented the cheque for £2500 to David Vernon-Edwards, Director of the Children’s Hospital Charity. He also was given a tour of the Children&rsquo...
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Big-hearted builders collect scrap for hospital tra...

Big-hearted builders collect scrap for hospital transformation

16 December 2013

Two companies commissioned to work on the overhaul and redesign of The Children’s Hospital, Sheffield have spent the past month collecting scrap metal from the project in a bid to raise funds for the Make It Better appeal. In just over a month the innovative scheme has raised more than £2.5k with everything from copper piping, unused wires to a decommissioned chillers being p...
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