Joanne Wheadon
Hi my name is Joanne Wheadon and I became involved with Pact in 2016 when my Son was diagnosed with ALL (acute lymphoblastic leukeamia). Harry finished his treatment in 2020 just before the pandemic and I decided to become a trustee in October 2020 as I wanted to give something back for all the support...
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...
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...
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...
Mr Matthew Dyke
Treasurer

Mr Matthew Dyke

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...
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...