Real Life Stories

Noah's story

10-year-old Noah has relied on the services at the Royal Alex from a young age. Here is his story...

Saul's story

14-year-old Saul spends time at Tudor House respite centre in Brighton. Here is his story...

Jamie's story

Jamie Last was born premature and spent the first year of his life in hospital. Here is his story...

Matilda's story

Matilda was born eight weeks early and was initially treated at the Special Care Baby Unit. Here is her story...

Finn's story

At 11 days old, Finn became poorly and was transferred to the Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital. Here is his story...

Orlaith's story

Orlaith was born 15 weeks early and admitted to the Trevor Mann Baby Unit for specialist care. Here is her story...

Abbie's story

Little Abbie was admitted to the Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital in Brighton earlier this year. Here is her story...

Leo's story

After Leo was born, he was transferred to the Special Care Baby Unit. Here is his story...

George's story

Eight month old George has been receiving ongoing care from the Alex since birth. Here is his story...

Jake and Harrison's story

Dad Gareth Woolven shares his experience of having two poorly sons. Here is their story...

Blake's story

Eight month old Blake requires high dependency care. Here is his story...

Thea's story

Thea was treated for pneumonia at just 12 months old. Here is her story...

Wilf's story

Wilf was born almost 14 weeks early. Here his mum Becci tells his story...

Sabrina's story

Four month old Sabrina Blencowe was taken ill with bronchiolitis. Her father Martin tells her story…

Benji's story

Benji was born premature and suffers from a number of medical conditions. His mum Zoe tell his story…

Poppy's story

Poppy Howell was taken ill with breathing problems at 11 months old. Her mum Jade tells her story…

Woody's story

Woody was born at 24 weeks, weighing just 1lb 13oz. His dad James tells his story…

Tyler's story

Tyler was born premature at just 29 weeks and has a life-limiting condition. Here is his story…

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We’ve been supporting sick children for 50 years
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45,000
Young patients are treated at the Alex every year
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600
Babies are treated at the TMBU every year
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Babies are treated at SCBU every year
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