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Your child has had a hearing test today which did not show conclusive results. This means that it is very important that we see them again in future for more testing. The clinician you have seen will discuss with you when your child’s next hearing test is due. How soon this needs to be...

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Who are the child wellbeing practitioners? Child wellbeing practitioners work with children, young people, and their parents to help with mild to moderate problems with emotions, thoughts or behaviour. What do child wellbeing practitioners help with? anxiety (worries) and fears low mood and...

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The Neuromuscular service based at Ryegate Children’s Centre provides care and support to children and their families with disorders of nerves, muscles and related conditions. We provide a specialist service to children, young people and their families who live in the city of Sheffield, South...

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What is an SSRI? Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) relates to how this group of medicines works in the brain. It is a group of medicines which are similar in some ways. It includes the most well known medicine of the group called fluoxetine (also known as Prozac). What are SSRIs used for...

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Your Sheffield Children’s team The members of the liver team at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust are: Dr. Nedelkopoulou – Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology Dr. Schluckebier – Locum Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterology and Hepatology Rhona Hubbard –...

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Who are children’s psychological wellbeing practitioner (CPWP)s? Children’s psychological wellbeing practitioner (CPWP) work with children, young people and their parents and carers when they are experiencing mild to moderate problems with their emotions, thoughts or behaviour. What do...

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What is brief solution focussed therapy clinic? The brief solution focussed therapy clinic (BSFT) is a clinic we offer at child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) for young people of all ages. This clinic helps children, young people and their families build on the strengths they already...

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What is the Yorkshire Register? A collection of information about children and young people with cancer. Our register is only for people who live in Yorkshire but there is also one that covers all of England. Why do we need Cancer Registers? They let us know how many new cancers there are and where...

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Your guide to CAMHS, who’s who in mental health services, and who you can call if you need to talk to someone.

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What is the Yorkshire Register? The Yorkshire Register is a collection of information on children and young people who are diagnosed with cancer and certain benign conditions. It allows us to know how many children and young people are being diagnosed with cancer in this area. This information is...

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Welcome to the critical care unit at Sheffield Children’s Hospital. You may see this service referred to as ‘PCCU’ which means paediatric critical care unit. This service is made up of the intensive care unit (you may see this as PICU meaning paediatric intensive care unit) and the...

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My baby has been referred to hearing services at Sheffield Children’s – what happens next? You will be sent an appointment to attend a joint clinic with audiology professionals and a specialist paediatrician. We are based at Sheffield Children’s Hospital on Western Bank on C floor, by the...

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Help for Hearing is a service for deaf and hearing impaired children, young people and their families. It helps them choose suitable environmental aids and technical equipment to use at home and in social situations. Hear Again The demonstration equipment has been provided by Hear Again. Hear Again...

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Listening tactics can be used for children with mild hearing loss, fluctuating hearing loss and for children who have listening difficulties. Your child may experience difficulties with: Following spoken instructions and conversation. Following fast paced speech. Detecting subtle speech differences...

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Hearing aids are an option to manage hearing loss for people who do not want to or cannot have surgery. This resource contains information about hearing aids to help you in choosing the right management option for your child. You will need to talk about the options available to your child with your...

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The newborn hearing screen is a screening test to identify babies with significant levels of hearing loss. Some babies may pass this test and still have milder levels of hearing loss, or a hearing loss only that affects some frequencies of sound. Your baby is being referred to hearing services at...

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We realise that moving from the critical care environment to a ward area can be an anxious time for some children and families. This resource aims to answer some of your questions and anxieties. Why is my child being transferred to a ward? The decision for your child to move to a ward area...

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What is sedation? We have arranged for your child to have sedation for a hearing test. Sedation is a when we make someone less aware of their surroundings. For this test we have found a nasal spray to be particularly effective. The drug used, dexmedetomidine, mimics natural sleep. After the dose is...

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What is sertraline? Sertraline belongs to a class of antidepressants called selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs). In adults it is licensed for use in depression, obsessive compulsive disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. What is sertraline used for in child psychiatry? Obsessive...

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What is the teenagers transition clinic? The teenagers transition clinic has been set up to ensure that you, as an individual, are prepared for the transfer of your care to adult services. This information is designed to guide you through the process and point you in the right direction in order to...

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Our approach Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust seek to provide information and support to help young people during their progression towards adult services to avoid any unnecessary stress for young people and their families. Each young person will be listened to and their feelings...

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What are microtia and atresia? Microtia describes when an outer ear is not fully formed. It can range from an ear that is just slightly smaller than the normal one to an ear that is substantially different. Atresia is the absence of a complete ear canal. The two conditions will often but not always...

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How often will my child be seen? The first hearing aid review appointment will be a few weeks after your child’s hearing aids are fitted. They may need to be seen every 2 to 3 months begin with. Your child will then need regular hearing aid reviews until they reach 16 years old. At every…...

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