With the support of The Sick Children’s Trust, it’s possible for a child in hospital not to wake up alone on Christmas morning.
News • Nov 29, 2018 09:44 GMT
Jessica was born at just 27 weeks and spent nearly three months in hospital before she was discharged home – eight days before her due date. Her parents, Alison and William, were supported at Crawford House while Jessica was treated at newcastle's RVI..
Crawford House is like a warm blanket wrapping itself around families with seriously ill children in hospital.
News • Nov 10, 2018 10:40 GMT
Christine Coombes has been the House Keeper at Crawford House for 22 years and today is saying goodbye to the much-loved house.
We could give Nathan a kiss every morning and night while he fought for his life because of Crawford House
News • Nov 05, 2018 15:53 GMT
At a week old, Lana's son, Nathan, was unexpectedly rushed to the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle when he started to struggle to breathe. On arrival, he deteriorated and was put into an induced coma. For three weeks his parents were supported at Crawford House while Nathan battled for survival.
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.
News • Jul 24, 2018 15:08 BST
Dad David, 32, experienced every parent’s worst nightmare as he watched on helplessly when his son, Archie, was born not breathing and his little body was resuscitated. We supported David when his son was transferred to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary at Crawford House.
News • May 15, 2018 11:29 BST
Zachary's family and friends have been busy fundraising for The Sick Children's Trust as thanks for support parents Elle and Peter with free 'Home from Home' accomodation at Crawford House.
News • Feb 26, 2018 09:38 GMT
We are currently supporting Kylan's family at Crawford House while he undergoes treatment at Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary. Mum Amy has shared his story ahead of Rare Disease Day this Wednesday.
News • Feb 26, 2018 09:30 GMT
Kylan was admitted to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary where he was diagnosed with a rare, life limiting muscle disorder. His family are currently being supported at Crawford House.
It was so nice to bring James over at dinner time so that we could all eat together and be as we would be at home.
News • Feb 06, 2018 09:04 GMT
James was involved in a motorbike accident in which the bike caught fire and was rushed to Newcastle’s Royal Victoria Infirmary - an hour away from home. For the next nine weeks, his parents Claire and Louis along with James’ younger brother stayed at Crawford House, with family visiting and spending time there until he was well enough to be discharged home.
We had been told about Scott House but had not been expecting the level of comfort, not to mention how close it was to the hospital.
News • Feb 05, 2018 13:09 GMT
Olivia was born with Ebstein's anomaly, a rare heart condition which accounts for just 1% of congenital heart conditions. Since she was born, she has undergone specialist treatment at both the Royal Victoria Infirmary and Freeman Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne, where we have supported her family in Crawford and Scott Houses.
You just don’t imagine how quickly life can change. We had just returned in high spirits from a family holiday and only a few days later Faith was in theatre having a brain tumour removed
News • Jan 16, 2018 11:33 GMT
Faith Lawson was just five years old when her grandmother, Julie Baker, took her for a routine eye test and the optician referred her for an MRI scan, which detected a cancerous brain tumour that required emergency lifesaving treatment. The tumour was removed at Royal Victoria Infirmary and The Sick Children's Trust supported Faith's family at Crawford House for over two months.
North East Snowflake Ball set to raise thousands for families with seriously ill children in hospital
News • Nov 15, 2017 14:36 GMT
This year's Snowflake Ball is on the horizon and we are excited to welcome guests once again to Newcastle Gateshead Marriott Hotel.
As far as we could in a strange city, we felt at home at Crawford House and normal life could go on.
News • Nov 07, 2017 15:29 GMT
Siobhan was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis when she was born and at the age of 15 had to undergo a lung transplant. For this, Siobhan and her family had to fly over to England from Ireland for specialist treatment at The Royal Victoria Infirmary and for the transplant at Freeman Hospital. We supported her family at Crawford and Scott Houses.
We never knew such a great charity existed. The Sick Children’s Trust was there for us with no questions asked
News • Oct 18, 2017 10:54 BST
When their son was just a few days old, Elle and Peter were told that he had haemophilia, which meant that his blood wasn’t clotting. Zachary was transferred to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary for specialist treatment which is when the couple were introduced to Crawford House for the first time. Zachary has been back to the hospital and his parents were once again given a 'Home from Home'.
News • Aug 11, 2017 11:57 BST
We supported Lewis in Crawford House earlier this year when his son Max was born. This September he will be racing in the Great North Run and hopes to finish in the top 50.
News • Jun 05, 2017 09:00 BST
The Shears family have raised £500 by taking part in Big Chocolate Tea to say thank you for supporting them at Crawford House when their daughter, Gabriella, was fighting for her life.
News • May 05, 2017 12:18 BST
Evie was born seriously ill and spent six weeks in Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary. Her parents, Danielle and Corey, decided to get involved with Big Chocolate Tea and have raised £300 for The Sick Children's Trust.
News • Apr 25, 2017 11:51 BST
Last April, Luke was rushed to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary with a brain abscess. For four weeks he remained in the specialist hospital and during this time his parents were supported at Crawford House.
Parents Of Baby Girl Born With Life-Threatening Condition Thank Charity With Big Chocolate Tea Fundraiser
News • Apr 21, 2017 13:34 BST
Evie was born with a life-threatening condition and her parents were told to prepare for the worst. After weeks of intense treatment she was finally allowed home. Now her parents are joining in Big Chocolate Tea to say thanks for giving them a 'Home from Home'.
Parents Of Teenager Who Survived Two Cardiac Arrests Asks Community To Support The Sick Children’s Trust
News • Apr 04, 2017 12:57 BST
15 year old Mark Edwards went into cardiac arrests last month after having an allergic reaction to anaesthetic. We supported his family at Crawford House.