Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust

0114 271 7000 Western Bank , Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2TH


Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist centre for children’s health providing care exclusively to children and young people. We provide a wide range of general and specialist services to meet the physical and mental health needs of children and young people up to the age of 16 from across the region, and in some cases nationally and internationally.

We provide physical and mental health care in hospital, in the community, at home, in school and even in the skies (through our Embrace transfer service), and are driving the future of children’s healthcare through pioneering paediatric trials and research across a wide portfolio of clinical specialties. Our mission is to create a healthier future for children and young people.


Departments and services

The Trust has many specialist services, with clinicians considered amongst the best in the world. These specialisms include:

  • Neurosurgery

  • Spinal surgery

  • Metabolic bone disease

  • Cystic fibrosis

  • Blood disorders

  • Newborn screening

  • Epilepsy

  • Allergy

  • Immunology

  • Children’s Advanced Trauma

  • Sleep disorders

  • Neurodisability

  • Emergency transfers

  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome

Secondary healthcare (Emergency Department services, acute paediatrics, orthopaedics, general surgery and paediatrics, dermatology and diabetic care

Community services (community paediatrics, child development, adoption and fostering support, medical safeguarding advisory and neurodisability services.

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services General mental healthcare and specialist services, such as forensic services and services for vulnerable children 

Children’s and infant transport services Transporting very ill children in the region to the best facility to meet their clinical needs with specially designed ambulances.

Last updated on 21 November 2022.

Information supplied by Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust