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Grand Appeal Hospital Staff

Music Therapist

Claire Fraser-Tytler

Claire is one of our dedicated Music Therapists and has been part of the team since 2015. Visiting each ward with a trolley full of instruments Claire helps patients process the difficult feelings they experience whilst in hospital through making music together.

Arts Coordinator

Lynne Barlow

At the helm of our diverse arts programme is Lynne. She has been our dedicated Arts Coordinator since 2018 after 17 years as Play Centre Manager at Bristol Children’s Hospital. She works with Bristol’s wealth of creative talent, whether it be artists, musicians or theatre groups to create an inclusive programme of exciting activities for children and their families.

Young Persons Involvement Worker

Sara Reynolds

As a Young Persons Involvement Worker, Sarah works with The Youth Involvement Group to ensure the voices of young patients are heard across Bristol Children’s Hospital.

Oncology Play Assistant

Sian Manning

Sian started working at Bristol Children’s Hospital as an Oncology Play Assistant in 2019. Whether at a child’s bedside or in Starlight Ward’s dedicated playroom, Sian helps to support brave young patients diagnosed with cancer by inviting them to take part in a variety of engaging and playful activities.

3D Bio-Printing Research Technician

Vico Schot

Vico has a background in Forensic Science and has been working at Bristol Children’s Hospital on our 3D Bio-Printing Service since 2022. This ground-breaking service allows for exact copies of patients’ hearts to be printed, revolutionising cardiac surgery for the hundreds of patients treated every year at the hospital.