Tuesday 29 March 2016
Parent Pagers’ initiative improves recovery experience at Leeds Children’s Hospital
As a quality improvement initiative, the Children's Post-Anaesthetic Care Unit (PACU) team at Leeds Children’s Hospital have started trialling the use of ‘Parent Pagers’ in operating theatres at the hospital to ensure parents know exactly when they are needed after their child’s surgery.
Gogs Byrn, charge nurse on the unit, developed the idea as part of a Mary Seacole NHS leadership...
Friday 11 March 2016
Hyper-acute Stroke Research and Paediatric Research recruit 1000th patient
Each and every year, thousands of people volunteer to take part in clinical studies, trials and research being conducted at LTHT.
Research can help to improve the care the Trust provides...
Thursday 3 December 2015
Former Lord Mayor presents £23K to Leeds Children’s Hospital
The former Lord Mayor of Leeds, Councillor David Congreve, has handed over £23,769.10 raised in his name during his recent term in office to the Leeds Children’s Hospital Appeal.
Tuesday 20 October 2015
Yorkshire patients benefitting from heart disease network
A Network that delivers expertise in the treatment of congenital heart disease across Yorkshire, the Humber and North Derbyshire has been commended in the latest review of its service.
Monday 19 October 2015
Innovative new book launched to improve care for children undergoing kidney transplants
A new book for children undergoing transplants has been launched by Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.
The book, called Charlie’s Kidney Transplant, has been produced for children at Leeds Children’s Hospital...
Friday 25 September 2015
Chill-out zone for teenagers opens at Leeds Cancer Centre
A brand new ‘chill-out zone’ for young patients was unveiled yesterday at the Leeds Cancer Centre.
The dedicated space in the Bexley Wing at St James’s Hospital is for people aged...
Tuesday 28 July 2015
Leeds children's team gear up for British Transplant Games
A team of some of the bravest youngsters from Yorkshire are preparing to compete for the honour of Leeds Children’s Hospital at the British Transplant Games, which open in Newcastle-Gateshead...
Thursday 30 April 2015
Top research accolade for Leeds children's cancer consultant
Congratulations to paediatric cancer consultant Dr Bob Phillips, from Leeds Children's Hospital, who has been named the SPARKS Young Investigator of the Year for his tireless child and adolescent research work.