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Sometimes, the sickest twin knows it’s poorly and makes the noblest sacrifice to save the other. That is what Leo did. He became Oska’s guardian angel and saved his life. Now a charity has been established in his memory.

Sometimes, the sickest twin knows it’s poorly and makes the noblest sacrifice to save the other. That is what Leo did. He became Oska’s guardian angel and saved his life. Now a charity has been established in his memory.

News   •   Feb 18, 2019 11:49 GMT

When he was almost a year old Oska Feasey became very unwell and was rushed into hospital. He deteriorated quickly and was blue-lighted across to Royal Victoria Infirmary where his family were supported in Crawford House. They spent several weeks living in the ‘Home from Home’ over the Christmas period and have been supported by the charity twice more since.

Crawford House allowed some normality to be restored to my parents’ lives

Crawford House allowed some normality to be restored to my parents’ lives

News   •   Feb 14, 2019 12:03 GMT

Jasmine Casey was born seriously ill and underwent 11 operations in the first six months of her life. During this time her parents were supported at Crawford House. Since finding out more about The Sick Children's Trust, Jasmine has been determined to raise money and awareness for the charity.

Nanna takes on bucket list challenge to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

Nanna takes on bucket list challenge to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Feb 13, 2019 16:56 GMT

Janet Boulton recently did a zip wire challenge which raised £215 for Eckersley House to say thank you to the charity for supporting her daughter with a 'Home from Home'.

Children’s Heart Surgery Fund donate £30,000 TO The Sick Children’s Trust to keep families with seriously ill children in hospital together

Children’s Heart Surgery Fund donate £30,000 TO The Sick Children’s Trust to keep families with seriously ill children in hospital together

News   •   Feb 12, 2019 15:24 GMT

As part of a three-year £90,000 grant, Children's Heart Surgery Fund has donated £30,000 to Eckersley House to support more families with seriously ill children in hospital.

Christmas and New Year were a horrendous time, but at least my family were kept together thanks to The Sick Children’s Trust

Christmas and New Year were a horrendous time, but at least my family were kept together thanks to The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Feb 12, 2019 12:27 GMT

Connie was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy type 1 when she was just seven weeks old. This is a neuromuscular disorder and babies with the condition rarely live beyond the age of two. However, a week later her parents met with a specialist, who told them about a new drug, Nusinersen. Connie had her latest injection the same day she celebrated her first birthday and is stronger than ever!

Buffalo Partners take on the ‘Tough Mudder’ Challenge and raise over £30k to support families with sick children in hospital

Buffalo Partners take on the ‘Tough Mudder’ Challenge and raise over £30k to support families with sick children in hospital

News   •   Feb 04, 2019 12:31 GMT

Online Casino Affiliate programme Buffalo Partners have raised a monumental £33,800 for The Sick Children’s Trust after 15 employees took on a ten mile ‘Tough Mudder’ obstacle course at Holmbush Farm Estate in West Sussex last year.

To have that access to your child in hospital is so important and something every parent with a seriously ill child should have.

To have that access to your child in hospital is so important and something every parent with a seriously ill child should have.

News   •   Jan 30, 2019 13:03 GMT

At a pregnancy scan, Gabi and Nathan were told their baby had a severe form of spina bifida and would need an operation when he was born. Because of the complex surgery and requirements of Jacob’s care, Gabi had to give birth to her son in Leeds, miles away from their home in Bradford. The couple were told about Eckersley House and have been supported there on two occasions.

We said our final goodbyes to George five times in the first few months of his life, but against every odd our brave baby pulled through and made it home from hospital

We said our final goodbyes to George five times in the first few months of his life, but against every odd our brave baby pulled through and made it home from hospital

News   •   Jan 24, 2019 12:27 GMT

George Bownes was born at just 23 weeks and six days last July weighing 700g. At six days old he became seriously ill with necrotising enterocolitis and underwent emergency surgery and miraculously he survived the procedure. When he was five months old George was transferred to Sheffield Children’s Hospital and his parents, Hanna and Daniel, moved into Magnolia House.

Local Dad to run two marathons in two weeks to raise money for  The Sick Children’s Trust

Local Dad to run two marathons in two weeks to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust

News   •   Jan 22, 2019 12:21 GMT

Daniel Roche, whose five year old son required emergency lifesaving treatment shortly after he was born, will be running the Brighton Marathon and then the Virgin Money London Marathon two weeks later in April to raise money for The Sick Children’s Trust.

I had a healthy pregnancy and there was no clue that my birth would be anything other than straightforward. What actually happened, however, was my worst nightmare.

I had a healthy pregnancy and there was no clue that my birth would be anything other than straightforward. What actually happened, however, was my worst nightmare.

News   •   Jan 18, 2019 14:01 GMT

Jemma was in labour for 24 hours before her son, Alfie, entered the world. Although he was born healthy and breathing, things soon took a turn for the worst when Alfie started having seizures. He was separated from his Mum and rushed to Cambridge for specialist cooling treatment. During his time in hospital, we supported Dad Luke and Grandma Donna in Chestnut House.