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Parents of boy born with half a heart back charity's Pyjama Party campaign

Parents of boy born with half a heart back charity's Pyjama Party campaign

News   •   Oct 17, 2018 11:55 BST

Claire and Alex, from Hemel Hempstead, are asking people to get involved with The Sick Children’s Trust’s Pyjama Party campaign to help the charity support more families, like theirs, when their child is seriously ill in hospital.

I will never forget that the charity held out a hand for me and helped me back onto my feet when I needed it the most.

I will never forget that the charity held out a hand for me and helped me back onto my feet when I needed it the most.

News   •   Oct 16, 2018 12:13 BST

We supported Mum Stacey and Dad George at Guilford Street House when ten week old Charlie George needed treatment for a range of viruses and infections. We are delighted that Charlie George is now home and doing well.

Wanted: the nation's jazziest pair of jammies

Wanted: the nation's jazziest pair of jammies

Blog posts   •   Oct 11, 2018 17:10 BST

The Sick Children’s Trust has launched a nationwide search to find the person who owns the jazziest jammies. From checks to stripes or even polka dots…if there are patterns on your pyjamas, we want to know about it!

Those two weeks that Quinn was in hospital were very long and very tough, but having a room in Eckersley House made all the difference

Those two weeks that Quinn was in hospital were very long and very tough, but having a room in Eckersley House made all the difference

News   •   Oct 11, 2018 12:01 BST

Paige stayed with The Sick Children's Trust for two weeks at Eckersley House when Quinn was rushed back into hospital shortly after being born and required an emergency transfer to Leeds Children’s Hospital from Bradford Royal Infirmary.

Working in partnership with Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Working in partnership with Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Press Releases   •   Oct 10, 2018 17:44 BST

Our 'Home from Home' support for families with children being treated in hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Pop on your Pyjamas to raise money for seriously ill children in hospital!

Pop on your Pyjamas to raise money for seriously ill children in hospital!

Blog posts   •   Oct 10, 2018 10:47 BST

Children's Presenter and celebrity ambassador Jen Pringle shares how you can join in the Pyjama Party fun!

Sheffield chemotherapy nurse wins Hays Nurse Of The Year title

Sheffield chemotherapy nurse wins Hays Nurse Of The Year title

News   •   Oct 08, 2018 13:12 BST

Jayne was named Hays Healthcare Nurse of the Year and as a result nominated The Sick Children's Trust as her chosen charity to donate £1,000 to.

Baby Loss Awareness Week 2018

Baby Loss Awareness Week 2018

Press Releases   •   Oct 04, 2018 15:05 BST

Baby Loss Awareness Week takes place 9 to 15 October. During this time, families from all over the world commemorate the lives of their babies and share memories of the all too brief time they had together.

Eckersley House is a great friend to have.

Eckersley House is a great friend to have.

News   •   Sep 27, 2018 10:23 BST

We're celebrating 25 years of supporting families with seriously ill children undergoing treatment at St James's Hospital and Leeds Children's Hospital. Linda Bastiman and her son Chris share their experience of how Eckersley House helped them in 2006.

Mum training hard for first half marathon to thank charity who helped her family

Mum training hard for first half marathon to thank charity who helped her family

News   •   Sep 24, 2018 12:43 BST

Paula Hunter and her sister-in-law, Bev Hunter, are preparing to embark on the iconic Royal Parks Half Marathon on 14 October, which takes in some of the capital's world-famous landmarks and raise at least £700 for The Sick Children's Trust. They are taking on the challenge as thanks for the charity's support after Paula's daughter, Lily, was born seriously unwell and needed lifesaving treatment.

Thousands raised for charity in memory of football fan Emily

Thousands raised for charity in memory of football fan Emily

News   •   Sep 21, 2018 12:37 BST

The parents of Emily Pattison, who tragically passed away just days before receiving her GCSE results, are thanking friends and family who attended her funeral and made generous donations amounting to £2,400 for Scott House. Lorna and Kevin were supported at the 'Home from Home' in Newcastle, which meant they were never more than a few minutes from their daughter's hospital bedside.

British actor named as official ambassador for The Sick Children’s Trust

British actor named as official ambassador for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Sep 17, 2018 09:59 BST

Actor Tim Downie has officially been named as an ambassador for The Sick Children's Trust following years of support.

Devoted Dad to drive miles in memory of baby Lewis and raise money for charity

Devoted Dad to drive miles in memory of baby Lewis and raise money for charity

News   •   Sep 14, 2018 10:27 BST

Gareth Wood is gearing up to take on the 2018 Screwball Rally this month in memory of his baby, Lewis, who tragically passed away at just four days old.

Parents say thank you to charity who helped their family

Parents say thank you to charity who helped their family

News   •   Sep 13, 2018 13:50 BST

The Richards family have spoken out in support of The Sick Children's Trust, which supported them for six weeks at Stevenson House when baby Joshua needed lifesaving surgery at Royal London Children's Hospital shortly after he was born.

Cancer survivor starts school

Cancer survivor starts school

News   •   Sep 13, 2018 09:01 BST

Ismael, who has battled with cancer since he was 16 months old, has started school the the first day. The little boy, who has now defeated leukaemia, wants to be a dinosaur when he grows up. Read his story and how we supported his family at Acorn House.

Father’s legacy helps keep 11,000 families with seriously ill children in hospital together

Father’s legacy helps keep 11,000 families with seriously ill children in hospital together

News   •   Sep 12, 2018 10:22 BST

For 25 years, The Sick Children's Trust has run Eckersley House, originally located at St James's University Hospital and currently at Leeds General Infirmary, supporting families with seriously ill children undergoing treatment at Leeds Children's Hospital. Eckersley House was founded by the Eckersley family, following a bequest from Robert Eckersley.

Words save lives. Join in the chat with Jane McHale.

Words save lives. Join in the chat with Jane McHale.

Blog posts   •   Sep 05, 2018 08:30 BST

Eckersley House Manager Jane joins in the conversation about organ donation.

The Sick Children’s Trust continues to pledge support to Organ Donation Week

Press Releases   •   Sep 03, 2018 00:01 BST

The Sick Children’s Trust has pledged to help save lives by supporting Organ Donation Week, Monday 3 September to Sunday 9 September.

New system of consent for organ and tissue donation announced

New system of consent for organ and tissue donation announced

Blog posts   •   Aug 31, 2018 15:09 BST

We share our thoughts on the announcement about changing the current system of consent for organ and tissue donation.

Former Made in Chelsea Star to raise thousands in Great North Run

Former Made in Chelsea Star to raise thousands in Great North Run

News   •   Aug 31, 2018 10:21 BST

Frankie Gaff is all set to run this year's Great North Run to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust