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Costcutter raise over £1,000 to support families with sick children in hospital with free ‘Home from Home’ accommodation

Costcutter raise over £1,000 to support families with sick children in hospital with free ‘Home from Home’ accommodation

Press Releases   •   Mar 19, 2018 21:44 GMT

Costercutter Supermarkets Group has raised over £1,000 for The Sick Children's Trust to keep more families with seriously ill children together in free 'Home from Home' accommodation.

Ava survives liver transplant to attend school this August

Ava survives liver transplant to attend school this August

Press Releases   •   Jul 31, 2017 11:00 BST

​A little girl who underwent a liver transplant at just nine months old is packing her bag, putting on her shoes and heading to school for the first time this August.

Nova Contracting plays Father Christmas to local charity

Nova Contracting plays Father Christmas to local charity

Press Releases   •   Dec 18, 2014 10:09 GMT

Eckersley House receives generous donation from local firm

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This was my second time being supported by The Sick Children’s Trust at Eckersley House and once again the charity proved to be a lifeline during a very stressful time.

This was my second time being supported by The Sick Children’s Trust at Eckersley House and once again the charity proved to be a lifeline during a very stressful time.

News   •   Mar 06, 2018 11:36 GMT

Adrian and his partner Emma stayed at Eckersley House whilst their newborn son, Aston, recovered from a lifesaving operation in LGI earlier this year. Aston was born with a huge 2kg tumour growing at the base of his tailbone. The horrified parents could not have been more grateful to The Sick Children's Trust when they were given a room and moved in before Aston's terrifying 11.5 hour operation.

If I hadn’t had a heart attack when Ellie-Marie’s older sister was born, I wouldn’t have given birth in a specialist paediatric hospital and it is unlikely Ellie-Marie would be here today

If I hadn’t had a heart attack when Ellie-Marie’s older sister was born, I wouldn’t have given birth in a specialist paediatric hospital and it is unlikely Ellie-Marie would be here today

News   •   Mar 01, 2018 19:05 GMT

Ellie-Marie had a very rocky start to life with doctors struggling for 45 minutes to establish an airway. Fortunately she was born at Leeds General Infirmary and the specialist team were able to save her. She spent months in hospital having been diagnosed with a rare condition, Pierre Robin Sequence and whilst she was receiving lifesaving treatment we supported her family at Eckersley House.

No sooner had I given birth to my baby he was taken away from me for lifesaving treatment, it was heartbreaking.

No sooner had I given birth to my baby he was taken away from me for lifesaving treatment, it was heartbreaking.

News   •   Feb 07, 2018 09:33 GMT

Davey was born with a condition called congenital diaphragmatic hernia – a birth defect causing a hole in the diaphragm, allowing the organs from the abdomen to move into the chest. While he was receiving specialist treatment at Leeds General Infirmary we supported his family at Eckersley House.

Since the stem cell transplant, Thomas’ immune system has developed and I can’t believe our little boy will be six at the end of January

Since the stem cell transplant, Thomas’ immune system has developed and I can’t believe our little boy will be six at the end of January

News   •   Jan 22, 2018 10:06 GMT

Thomas' parents stayed at both Eckersley and Crawford House when their baby son, Thomas, was seriously ill as a baby. Finally it was discovered that Thomas had a rare primary immune deficiency disorder meaning that he did not have the ability to generate antibodies needed to fight off infections and would require a stem cell transplant when a donor became available.

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Eckersley House Manager - Jane McHale Q&A

Eckersley House Manager - Jane McHale Q&A

Blog posts   •   Oct 16, 2017 09:31 BST

Meet ​Jane McHale - House Manager at Eckersley House in Leeds.