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Dedicated charity worker goes extra mile for Sick Children’s Trust

Dedicated charity worker goes extra mile for Sick Children’s Trust

Press Releases   •   May 27, 2015 15:03 BST

Scott House's Manager Andrew is pushing himself to the limit in cycling challenge.

Global's Make Some Noise gives £5,000 grant to help Scott House families

Global's Make Some Noise gives £5,000 grant to help Scott House families

Press Releases   •   Apr 15, 2015 12:17 BST

The Sick Children's Trust was thrilled to receive a grant for £5,000 following Global's Make Some Noise campaign last year.

 Stars unveil Scott House and welcome families of sick children

Stars unveil Scott House and welcome families of sick children

Press Releases   •   Oct 20, 2014 08:56 BST

Ant & Dec and Alan Shearer officially open new £1.9m family accommodation at the Children’s Heart Unit at Freeman Hospital

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Ella got a new heart after five months in Freeman Hospital. A lot of that time she was on life support and it felt like we were too, but getting a new heart finally brought my baby back to life.

Ella got a new heart after five months in Freeman Hospital. A lot of that time she was on life support and it felt like we were too, but getting a new heart finally brought my baby back to life.

News   •   Feb 08, 2018 14:56 GMT

Ella was just 11 months old when her heart began to fail. Six months later she underwent her first open heart surgery at Freeman Hospital in the hope that her heart could be repaired, but this wasn’t to be the case. It was decided her only chance of survival would be to have a heart transplant and her family began the agonizing wait.

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.

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.

At a time when we were completely lost and didn’t know what to do with ourselves, we were given a place to go.

At a time when we were completely lost and didn’t know what to do with ourselves, we were given a place to go.

News   •   Jan 30, 2018 13:24 GMT

At just a few days old, Amelia underwent major heart surgery after being diagnosed with a aortic narrowing and large hole in the heart. She was then admitted back to Freeman Hospital just before Christmas 2016 where she underwent went open heart surgery. On both occasions we supported her family at Scott House and to say, Dad Paul ran the Great North Run last year, raising £2,000 for us and CHUF.

One year old Zariah receives lifesaving donor heart after seven month wait

One year old Zariah receives lifesaving donor heart after seven month wait

News   •   Jan 19, 2018 15:53 GMT

Leeander and Zariah feature in Sunday's BBC Lifeline appeal presented by Michael Crawford CBE. Zariah was diagnosed with heart failure and needed a lifesaving donor heart to survive. Shortly after filming for BBC Lifeline, Leeander received the call she had been waiting for.

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Freeman 'Home from Home' groundbreaking

Freeman 'Home from Home' ...

Sir Alan Shearer 'broke the ground' on our latest project at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle. He was joined by one of our families - La...

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