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We’ve opened our sixth Sensory Space, in partnership with Transform Healthcare Cambodia

We’ve partnered with Transform Healthcare Cambodia (THC) to open the sixth SicKids Sensory Space today. The new Sensory Space in the north of Cambodia will enhance care for children visiting Battambang Referral Hospital, where our Sensory Space has been built by THC,

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Our biggest mission yet begins in Cambodia

The SicKids team has arrived in Cambodia for a busy week of clinics and teaching, supporting the health and wellbeing of children and young people. Joining our Chairperson, Professor Andrew Rowland, and Trustee Den Carter, are two new SicKids grant

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Introducing our new Director of Operations

We’re thrilled to welcome Jenny Brown to our Board of Trustees. Jenny joins Andrew, Dianne and Den as part of the charity’s leadership team. We’re all volunteers, and personally invest time and money into SicKids, which means – as, unlike

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Our fifth SicKids Sensory Space is now open in Salford

We’re delighted to have held the grand opening of the new SicKids Sensory Space at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust’s PANDA Unit. Councillor Ronnie Wilson, the Ceremonial Mayor of Salford, performed the opening ceremony on Monday 1 October, assisted by

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Our second and third Sensory Spaces in Cambodia are now open

Thanks to the generosity of The Toy Trust, we’re thrilled to announce the opening of two new SicKids Sensory Spaces in Sihanoukville, Cambodia. This brings the total number of SicKids Sensory Spaces up to four, following last year’s successful opening

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Independent Regulator compliments “outstanding” SicKids Sensory Space

During the recent inspection of North Manchester General Hospital the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the independent regulator of health and adult social care in England, recognised our Sensory Space in the children’s emergency department. Their report, dated 1 March 2018,

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SicKids Sensory Space grants now available

Do you work with Children and Young people in an Urgent Care Centre or Emergency Department in the North West of England? We opened our first two SicKids Sensory Spaces in 2017. They’re kitted out with modern sensory toys and

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Charity rugby match raises £1750 for SicKids

Sedgley Park Rugby Club (SPRUFC), also known as the Sedgley Tigers, from Whitefield in Bury, Manchester, have two charity games each season, one in November and the other in March. We’re thrilled that the club supported SicKids at its November

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We’ve opened our first-of-its-kind Sensory Space in Cambodia

We’re delighted to have held the grand opening of the SicKids Sensory Space at M’Lop Tapang, a non-governmental organisation whose services reach over 7,500 children and young people in the Sihanouk province of southern Cambodia. It’s the first-of-its-kind in Cambodia,

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Charlie’s got sore feet – and a nice big donation for SicKids :-)

A massive ‘thanks’ to Charlie Stuart, one of our supporters, for completing the Dublin marathon in aid of SicKids. Yesterday’s 26.2 mile race through the streets of Dublin was Charlie’s first full marathon, which he completed in an impressive 3

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