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Support for children and young people with a learning disability, autism and complex needs

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Sheffield Children’s is committed to providing equality in access to its healthcare services

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For some children and young people, coming to hospital or clinic can be difficult.

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We have a range of supportive services to support children and young people when accessing our services.

Find out more at: www.sheffieldchildrens.nhs.uk/assistance

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If you are concerned about how your child will cope with their hospital visit you can contact our Learning Disability Lead Nurse.
07584 345 848 or scn-tr.autism-ld@nhs.net

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We can offer reasonable adjustments to help improve your child’s experience.

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We have a communication and health passport you can complete. It provides staff with important information about your child’s support needs.

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Disclaimer

Please note: this is a generic information sheet relating to care at Sheffield Children’s NHS FT. These details may not reflect treatment at other hospitals. This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical care. Always follow your healthcare professionals’ instructions. If this resource relates to medicines, please read it alongside the medicine manufacturer’s patient information leaflet. If this information has been translated into another language from English, efforts have been made to maintain accuracy, but there may still be some translation errors. If you are unsure about any of the guidance in this resource or have specific questions about how it relates to your child, always ask your healthcare professional for further advice.

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Summary

We have a range of supportive services to support children and young people when accessing our services.

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Western Bank
Sheffield
S10 2TH

United Kingdom

Switchboard: 0114 271 7000

Interesting Facts


We’ve got a special MRI scanner just for teddies so children can see what it’s like before they have a scan.

Help to transform our extraordinary hospital into something even better.

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