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Sarah Mitchell

Sarah Mitchell

Secretary
Hi I’m Sarah Mitchell and I work for The Sheffield Children’s Hospital and saw first hand what amazing work Pact do and how they support the families. I wanted to be part of the joy they bring to the children so decided to join the committee.
Mrs Sheila McGovern

Mrs Sheila McGovern

Chair
Hi my name is Sheila McGovern I became involved with Pact a number of years ago through my role of Bereavement support at the Sheffield Children’s Hospital. Seeing first hand what support Pact give to the families is what made me want to be part of such a fantastic Charity.
Mr Matthew Dyke

Mr Matthew Dyke

Treasurer
I work in the rail industry and live in Sheffield with my wife and two children: Evie and Austin. Evie was treated at SCH early in her life and I saw firsthand just how caring and supportive PACT were during that time. Equally how the support doesn’t end when the hospital stay does. I feel...

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Liz Hunt

Liz Hunt

My name is Liz Hunt and I am an Assistant Manager for a Children’s Home in Sheffield. In January 2018 my youngest son was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia, aged 7. Four words changed our lives unimaginably….’your child has cancer’! Sam was admitted to Sheffield Children’s Hospital immediately and was started on chemotherapy. It is...
Mrs Jane Mitchell

Mrs Jane Mitchell

I’m Jane Mitchell and I first came into contact with PACT on 27th February 2003 the day my daughter Emily was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma. It was two days after her 3rd birthday. PACT supported our family from the word go in so many ways, and we were so grateful. Emily fought her disease for 3...
Mr Carl Thompson

Mr Carl Thompson

I am Carl Thompson and my introduction to PACT came when my then 8 year old daughter Ellie was diagnosed with ALL (Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia) in February 2011. Throughout her two year treatment the PACT team and Beryl in particular supported us and befriended us in what was without doubt the hardest time of our...
Mark Simpson

Mark Simpson

Co-opted member
Hi My name is Mark Simpson and I saw first hand, the great work PACT do supporting families, it is a real privilege to be involved in such a fantastic charity.
Ciara Maguire

Ciara Maguire

My name is Ciara I live in South Yorkshire and work full time for the NHS in critical care. I’m a mother to three children and when I do manage to steal some ‘me’ time I like to socialise with friends. I first learnt about PACT and all the amazing work they do when my...
Julie Allen-Morgan

Julie Allen-Morgan

My name is Julie and I became involved with the Charity in 2019 as I had heard about the great work they do and wanted to be part of this to make a real difference to families going through this horrendous journey.
Mr Martyn Rhodes

Mr Martyn Rhodes

I am Martyn Rhodes and I am the longest serving trustee. I became involved 16 years ago when our Son Jonathan was diagnosed with Non Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Pact were there from the beginning and still support us to this day. Jonathan passed away in 2004 but I have continued to support Pact as I know...
Mrs Emma White

Mrs Emma White

My name is Emma, I have two children and became involved in 2008 when my son was diagnosed. Pact were there for me throughout and still are to this day.I am very passionate about the Charity and everything that it stands for and having been through the experience myself I can offer first hand advice...

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