About Sheffield Children's

Sheffield Children's provides a healthier future for children and young people, and here at Charity HQ we help to improve the patient and family experience going above and beyond the NHS provision.

Sheffield Children’s Hospital is one of three stand-alone specialist children’s hospitals in the UK.

Sheffield Children’s is an extraordinary place. It is dynamic and ground-breaking, with state-of-the-art facilities and a worldwide reputation for the most amazing treatment. Sheffield Children’s is about people. People who are caring, compassionate and amongst the best at what they do in the world. The mission of every single person is exactly the same – to help create a healthier future for children and young people we care for.

Sheffield Children’s is unique as it is the only NHS children’s organisation providing such a broad range of services, from the most intensive emergency care through to support for families in the community and at home – supporting both the mental health and physical health of children and young people.

Professionally many colleagues are leaders in their fields, recognised nationally and internationally for their expertise shaping paediatric care. Among its countless specialisms, Sheffield Children’s is a pioneering centre for neurosurgery including brain tumour removal, hosts the UK’s leading Sleep Service and receives new-born screening referrals from around the world through its dedicated clinical genetics department.

Sheffield Children’s Hospital may appear modest but once you step through the doors it is dynamic, ground-breaking and encapsulates how charity funding and the NHS can work together to create something great. From its foundation, it has always depended on charitable support, The Children’s Hospital Charity helps to ensure the ongoing needs of the hospital continue to be met funding projects above and beyond NHS provision.

Children come from all over the country for treatment at Sheffield Children’s and The Children’s Hospital Charity work hard to make it better by The money raised through donations buys life-saving equipment, funds vital research and treatment for thousands of children from across the world and helps us create a comfortable, engaging environment for our patients.

Sheffield Children’s is now just one of three specialist children’s hospitals in the UK, alongside Great Ormond Street and Alder Hey in Liverpool.

All of the money raised will help to change children’s lives from across the country and worldwide.

Specialism: Haematology and Oncology

We’re continuing to give you an up-close look behind the scenes at Sheffield Children’s to see some of the many specialties that provide excellent care. The overall childhood cancer survival rate in Yorkshire is among the best in the world. The ward at Sheffield Children’s sees between 90 and 100 patients every year from across South Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Derbyshire as well as undertaking bone marrow transplants for patients from further afield, including Nottingham, Northampton and Leicester.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is one of only three dedicated children’s hospital trusts in the UK and provides integrated healthcare for children and young people, including community and mental health care as well as acute and specialist services.

Welcome to our new wards

We've invested £40m in providing children and families with world class facilities that match our world class care.