Children and their families

Providing services which meet our patients' needs is really important to us.  

Read what a selection of our child patients and their families have to say about what we do.
  • Sienna 3

    Sienna’s story

    Six-year-old Sienna is a feisty, confident, outgoing girl. Her mum, Mel, says that’s partly down to her diagnosis of neuroblastoma ...
  • Aayushi at home in lockdown

    Aayushi's story

    Lockdown has been difficult time for most of us with normality thrown out the window, but for Shambhavi and her ...
  • Maxs story

    Max's Story

    The coronavirus pandemic has been a difficult period for everyone but for Karen and John shielding six year old Max ...
  • Samuel and James 4 weeks before James got ill

    James' Story

    With two young sons – James, three years and Samuel, 15 months – life for Rachel and Paul Lockyer was ...
  • Roman's story

    Roman's Story

    When Ellie gave birth to twin boys Roman and Harley in March 2019, she and her partner Oli were delighted. ...
  • Jess with Francesca

    Jess’s Story

    When Sam noticed something strange happening to her 13 month old daughter’s eyes, she didn’t think too much of it ...
  • Jack at Thomley

    Jack’s Story

    Helen and Simon get great pleasure from watching their three children, Milly, Jack and Theo share a love of music ...
  • Betsy

    Betsy's story

    Betsy was diagnosed with a diffuse optic nerve glioma in May 2016 when she was just 2 ½ years old....
  • riley soft play

    Riley and Stanley's story

    Shailza and Daniel have two beautiful boys just a year apart in age. They smile and giggle and win hearts ...
  • Jessica Newell and family

    Jessica's story

    Jessica Newell has Leigh Syndrome, a mitochondrial disease that means her cells are dying because they have insufficient energy to ...