Month: August 2017

‘Beads of Courage’ celebrate unique and personal journeys of premature babies at Birmingham Women’s Hospital

‘Beads of Courage’ celebrate unique and personal journeys of premature babies at Birmingham Women’s Hospital

30.08.17
Families being cared for and supported by the team on the specialist Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Birmingham Women’s Hospital are marking milestones during the journeys of their babies by creating a collection of colourful beads. Fourteen-week-old Billy is one of more than 20 premature little ones currently on part of the Beads of […]
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Birmingham Children’s Hospital British Transplant Games top prize for the 21st year

Birmingham Children’s Hospital British Transplant Games top prize for the 21st year

14.08.17
The inspirational Birmingham Children’s Hospital team has swept the board at this year’s British Transplant Games. The efforts of the 36 young people, who competed in a variety of events over the four-day event in North Lanarkshire, brought back an impressive haul of 92 medals, including 45 gold, along with the Best Children’s Team prize […]
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Dedicated Walsall Dad gets head ‘tat-two’ to offer support to his daughter cared for by Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Dedicated Walsall Dad gets head ‘tat-two’ to offer support to his daughter cared for by Birmingham Children’s Hospital

04.08.17
A Walsall Dad has taken showing his support for his daughter to the next level by getting her brain shunt tattooed on his head – the second time he’s been inked in this way. Gareth Hickenbottom-Marriot’s little girl, Briar, has a rare condition, which has meant she’s been under the care of multiple teams at […]
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New film puts the spotlight on the ‘family’ working on our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

New film puts the spotlight on the ‘family’ working on our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

01.08.17
Birmingham Women’s Hospital is proud to be home to one of the biggest Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICU) of its type in the country. Our specialist team cares for more than 950 little ones each year – supporting their families throughout their journey. A new short film has been produced featuring some of our dedicated […]
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