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Podcasts featuring some of our amazing fundraisers, staff, supporters and patients.

Podcasts featuring some of our amazing fundraisers, staff, supporters and patients.
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United Kingdom

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Podcasts featuring some of our amazing fundraisers, staff, supporters and patients.

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English


Episodes

The Reds Family Football Tour *Special Edition Podcast*

4/8/2019
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To commemorate the 30th anniversary of Hillsborough, football supporters will walk 265 miles continuously around 30 football stadia raising money for Alder Hey Children's Charity between April 18 and April 21, 2019. Some of the people taking part explain why they are doing this, what Hillsborough means to them and why Alder Hey is such a great cause. The route is to in start in Nottingham and finish at Anfield, passing Hillsborough along the way. More details www.redwoodevents.co.uk Along...

Duration:00:15:56

Distraction Technology in Treatment Rooms

3/6/2019
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270,000 children and young people are treated at Alder Hey each year but we have just a handful of rooms kitted out with the latest distraction technology allowing us to use an immersive person-centred approach to improve the well-being and comfort of patients. Distraction technology – the use of 4D immersive projection, lighting effects and surround sound - is proven to reduce the use of sedation by 40%, meaning children are not exposed to unnecessary medicine and staff can see and treat...

Duration:00:02:01

The Power of Ward Musicians at Alder Hey Children's Hospital

1/4/2019
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The Charity is proud to fund a huge array of Arts for Health projects at Alder Hey Children's Hospital. This podcast looks at the Ward Musicians programme, featuring Georgina Aasgaard, the hospital's Musician in Residence, who discusses the importance of the work for our young patients and their families, and the impact it has on her. With thanks to Wallace and Gromit's Children's Foundation.

Duration:00:09:58

The benefits of 4D Immersive Distraction Technology in a children's hospital.

12/4/2018
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For a child, coming to hospital can be a daunting experience, but the staff at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital ensure they are made to feel welcome and work hard to build friendships with their young patients. Alder Hey Children's Charity is pleased to have raised in excess of £338,000 in 2018 to fit out several of our treatment and consultation rooms with a range of distraction technology - light and film projection, surround sound, noise effects and music and character vinyl wall coverings -...

Duration:00:02:01

Reducing Sudden Death in Epilepsy at Alder Hey

11/28/2018
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The charity is proud to have funded the £94,000 required to upgrade the equipment used in epilepsy surgery at Alder Hey Children's Hospital, ensuring our amazing clinicians can dramatically reduce seizures and risk of Sudden Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) in our young patients. Here Teresa Preston, Neurophysiology Services Manager, explains what the equipment can do, and mum, Hazel, explains the life changing impact of the surgery on her young daughter Pippa.

Duration:00:01:51

An MRI scan can be a traumatic experience for an adult - let alone a child.

11/28/2018
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The charity recently funded £25,000 for SensaVue equipment so it's now available in two of the MRI scanners used at Alder Hey Children's Hospital. Here Deborah Garlick, Lead Radiographer for MRI, explains the impact of this distraction technology on the children she sees on a daily basis.

Duration:00:01:48

Alder Hey Matalan PJ Party - let's hear it from the parents and children!

11/28/2018
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Patients and parents were our VIP's at this years Alder Hey Matalan PJ Party, hear all about it from them now.

Duration:00:02:10

When Scarlett came to visit Alder Hey

11/22/2018
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Scarlett Moffatt came to visit the hospital and host our Alder Hey Matalan PJ Party in November 2018. Listen to her impressions of the hospital and her feelings about the amazing charity single by Grace Lee, Lauren Clarke and the Alder Hey Matalan Choir.

Duration:00:03:06