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Patient Stories

Read about some of the amazing patients at Bristol Children's Hospital.
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Anja
Anja

14-year-old Anja is one of the many patients Karen, our dedicated Music Therapist, visi...

NICU
River

It was half an hour after River was born, and all of a sudden he started to turn blue. ...

Phoebe
Phoebe

Phoebe was born at St Micheal's with a rare defect called an exomphalos

Thomas
Thomas

It was their 20-week scan and Gemma and Jonny were excited to find out their baby’s gen...

Reuben
Reuben

Stood in the Emergency Department of Bristol Children’s Hospital, Teresa and Adam’s wor...

Baby
Adam

It was at their 13-week scan, Sara and Shaun received the news that would shatter their...

Henry
Henry

“We couldn’t believe it was happening again. Doctors and nurses began to rush around an...

Evie
Evie

Evie loves to try out new skills but even everyday activities can cause harm to this br...

Baby
Summer

Nickie and Matt found themselves at St Michael’s NICU as their baby Summer needed urgen...

spinal
Katie

In 2018, 14-year-old Katie underwent a major operation to correct her spinal deformity.

Maya
Maya

Maya has been cared for at Bristol Children's Hospital ever since she was born. Here, h...

Mason
Mason

When Steph’s son Mason choked on some grapes their world changed forever.

Aimee
Aimee

When Rebecca gave birth to her little warrior Aimee, her life hung in the balance.

Florence
Florence

Florence was born at St Michael's Hospital 15 weeks early.

river
River

When River was born she needed urgent care at St Michael's Hospital.

Arifa
Arifa

13-year-old Arifa needed surgery to correct a curve in her spine.

Rory
Rory

Rory was starved of oxygen at birth and needed emergency care.

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