Coastguard test landing - the biggest we've seen so far!
A sneak peek inside theatre: here's how surgeons use a robot to help detect which part of the brain is causing epilepsy.
Can we ask you a favour? We're in the final of a competition to win £50,000 which would fund a musician on every inpatient ward, once a week for a year. Music reduces anxiety, distracts and boosts recovery so on this #InternationalDayofHappiness we'd ❤ your vote ☺ ➡ [ Link ]
Examining the at the back of your head? We need a special machine for that... #BritishScienceWeek
Today's top tech - this nifty full-body Xray machine is the first of its kind for children in the UK #BritishScienceWeek
Not your standard technology: How we use a special machine to heal ❤s more safely #BritishScienceWeek
It's amazing what you can print these days! #BritishScienceWeek
Record numbers enjoyed this fab family day out last year. Now it's back for 2017 - who's in?? :)

Oli's Safari Walk 2017 at Knowsley Safari park

Exposure to smoke can have serious health consequences. We'd like to remind visitors that smoking is not allowed at Alder Hey - even in outdoor areas #NoSmokingDay
Thanks to charity funding we're the first UK children's hospital to have chefs on every patient ward, so our young patients can still enjoy #PancakeDay. Here's Chef Simon's recipe ‍ ????
For many people with rare diseases, research brings hope of effective new treatments and a better understanding of their condition. Meet the inspirational Saoirse! #RareDiseaseDay
Liverpool: You look wonderful at night

Up for a big charity challenge this summer? Nightrider is 50 or 100km of cycling the sights and sounds of Liverpool ➡ [ Link ]
Alder Hey sunset. Snapped by surgeon Iain Hennessey
Fact of the day: Inflammation of the brain is called Encephalitis. It's pretty rare too - Kelsea is one of just 4,000 people in the UK affected each year.

For info about symptoms check out NHS Choices ➡ [ Link ] #WorldEncephalitisDay
Amazing! 10yr old George is running a mile for every month he's had his brother (that's 75 miles!) to raise money for us and he's even talked some famous faces into running with him.

If you'd like to support this remarkable young man and see who he's running with next you can follow Run With George or visit which has his donation page details :)
We won! We've posted a lot about how important research and innovation is to improving children's healthcare, and we're really proud this work has been recognised at the Research and Innovation Awards!
Behind the scenes: BBC Radio 5 live visited us as part of a week of features to check out our specialist sleep pods, which are used by junior doctors for comfort and convenience during or after their overnight shifts.
Some great news for patients and their families! These funds from Wayne Rooney's testimonial match will help fund exciting technology - specially designed to help patients feel calm, entertained and distracted during their treatment here.
Proud of our hardworking surgical day case team - shortlisted for a top national health award!