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Children's Hospital to go global?

Will Sheffield Children's Hospital go worldwide? Credit: Calendar News

Hospital bosses in Sheffield are considering plans which could see them pioneering the NHS across the world. The Government's picked Sheffield Children's Hospial as among Britain's best - and they want to use its staff to show other countries the type of service the NHS offers.

Any profits would come back to NHS trusts. Doctors at the hospital have described the idea as a 'win-win situation'.

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New Children's Hospital wing

The new wing Credit: Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust

A design for the new wing at the Sheffield Children's Hospital has been chosen.

It will include a circular play tower in the main reception, which will go from floor to ceiling.

£40m is being spent on on the new wing and building work should start in spring 2013 and is aimed to be completed by spring 2015.

The new wing will look like this Credit: Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
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