Those two weeks that Quinn was in hospital were very long and very tough, but having a room in Eckersley House made all the difference
News • Oct 11, 2018 12:01 BST
Paige stayed with The Sick Children's Trust for two weeks at Eckersley House when Quinn was rushed back into hospital shortly after being born and required an emergency transfer to Leeds Children’s Hospital from Bradford Royal Infirmary.
Press releases • Oct 10, 2018 17:44 BST
Our 'Home from Home' support for families with children being treated in hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Blog posts • Oct 10, 2018 10:47 BST
Children's Presenter and celebrity ambassador Jen Pringle shares how you can join in the Pyjama Party fun!
News • Oct 08, 2018 13:12 BST
Jayne was named Hays Healthcare Nurse of the Year and as a result nominated The Sick Children's Trust as her chosen charity to donate £1,000 to.
News • Sep 27, 2018 10:23 BST
We're celebrating 25 years of supporting families with seriously ill children undergoing treatment at St James's Hospital and Leeds Children's Hospital. Linda Bastiman and her son Chris share their experience of how Eckersley House helped them in 2006.
News • Sep 24, 2018 12:43 BST
Paula Hunter and her sister-in-law, Bev Hunter, are preparing to embark on the iconic Royal Parks Half Marathon on 14 October, which takes in some of the capital's world-famous landmarks and raise at least £700 for The Sick Children's Trust. They are taking on the challenge as thanks for the charity's support after Paula's daughter, Lily, was born seriously unwell and needed lifesaving treatment.
News • Sep 21, 2018 12:37 BST
The parents of Emily Pattison, who tragically passed away just days before receiving her GCSE results, are thanking friends and family who attended her funeral and made generous donations amounting to £2,400 for Scott House. Lorna and Kevin were supported at the 'Home from Home' in Newcastle, which meant they were never more than a few minutes from their daughter's hospital bedside.
News • Sep 17, 2018 09:59 BST
Actor Tim Downie has officially been named as an ambassador for The Sick Children's Trust following years of support.
News • Sep 14, 2018 10:27 BST
Gareth Wood is gearing up to take on the 2018 Screwball Rally this month in memory of his baby, Lewis, who tragically passed away at just four days old.
News • Sep 13, 2018 13:50 BST
The Richards family have spoken out in support of The Sick Children's Trust, which supported them for six weeks at Stevenson House when baby Joshua needed lifesaving surgery at Royal London Children's Hospital shortly after he was born.
News • Sep 13, 2018 09:01 BST
Ismael, who has battled with cancer since he was 16 months old, has started school the the first day. The little boy, who has now defeated leukaemia, wants to be a dinosaur when he grows up. Read his story and how we supported his family at Acorn House.
News • Sep 12, 2018 10:22 BST
For 25 years, The Sick Children's Trust has run Eckersley House, originally located at St James's University Hospital and currently at Leeds General Infirmary, supporting families with seriously ill children undergoing treatment at Leeds Children's Hospital. Eckersley House was founded by the Eckersley family, following a bequest from Robert Eckersley.
Blog posts • Sep 05, 2018 08:30 BST
Eckersley House Manager Jane joins in the conversation about organ donation.
Press releases • Sep 03, 2018 00:01 BST
The Sick Children’s Trust has pledged to help save lives by supporting Organ Donation Week, Monday 3 September to Sunday 9 September.
Blog posts • Aug 31, 2018 15:09 BST
We share our thoughts on the announcement about changing the current system of consent for organ and tissue donation.
News • Aug 31, 2018 10:21 BST
Frankie Gaff is all set to run this year's Great North Run to raise money for The Sick Children's Trust
News • Aug 30, 2018 14:15 BST
Charlie waited for four months for a lifesaving donor heart to become available. We supported his parents at Scott House, as well as Charlie's twin sisters who were born while he was waiting for a transplant.
The Sick Children’s Trust supported me and my family when a textbook pregnancy turned into a nightmare.
News • Aug 24, 2018 15:07 BST
When Claire's daughter Ava was born, she wasn't breathing. She has to be immediately transferred to The Rosie Hospital, while Claire had to stay at Peterborough Hospital to recover.
News • Aug 21, 2018 14:46 BST
Siobhan underwent a lung transplant last year and following it she and her family set a goal to take part in this year's Great North Run to raise money for Crawford House.