Category: Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Friends join forces with Birmingham Children’s Hospital to raise awareness of blood donation

Friends join forces with Birmingham Children’s Hospital to raise awareness of blood donation

20.06.17
During National Blood Awareness week, Birmingham Children’s Hospital has joined forces with two patients to raise awareness of the importance of blood donation. Twelve-year-old Chardenay from Birmingham and thirteen-year-old Ruxelle from Walsall were both born with sickle cell anaemia – an inherited disorder that affects the red blood cells. Having met in the Haemoglobinopathy department […]
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Hospital experts urge urgent action to tackle city’s ‘invisible killer’ air pollution problem

Hospital experts urge urgent action to tackle city’s ‘invisible killer’ air pollution problem

13.06.17
Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is urging people to take action to tackle air pollution – the invisible killer that contributes to nearly 900 deaths a year in the city. This National Clean Air Day (Thursday 15 June) everyone is being encouraged to think about how they can play a part and make […]
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Leading dermatologist at Birmingham Children’s Hospital recognised in prestigious medical list

Leading dermatologist at Birmingham Children’s Hospital recognised in prestigious medical list

19.05.17
A respected Birmingham Children’s Hospital dermatologist has been recognised in a landmark rundown of the brightest and most respected female doctors in the country. Professor Celia Moss OBE is one of 80 experts included on theprestigious Medical Women’s Federation list published as part of the organisation’s centenary celebrations this year. To mark the landmark the […]
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Sir Bruce Keogh to become Chairman of Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
Sir Bruce Keogh

Sir Bruce Keogh to become Chairman of Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

06.04.17
Professor Sir Bruce Keogh has been appointed as the new Chairman of Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust. Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, the new organisation which brings together Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Birmingham Women’s Hospital, has great ambitions for the future, and was looking for a candidate who was well respected, […]
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Family join forces with Birmingham Children’s Hospital to raise awareness of early warning signs of childhood glaucoma
Blake playing on a swing

Family join forces with Birmingham Children’s Hospital to raise awareness of early warning signs of childhood glaucoma

10.03.17
A Water Orton mother has joined forces with Birmingham Children’s Hospital to warn families about a rare condition that, if left untreated, can cause blindness. Charlotte Atkins’s son, Blake, was only five-months-old when he was diagnosed with congenital glaucoma (sometimes referred to as childhood glaucoma) after she spotted the change in his eyes. His quick […]
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Bereaved parents come together to open new and unique £1 million centre at Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Bereaved parents come together to open new and unique £1 million centre at Birmingham Children’s Hospital

21.02.17
Two bereaved mums officially cut the ribbon today (Tuesday 21 February) on a brand-new £1million support centre called Magnolia House – a national first at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Every year, approximately 120 life-changing conversations take place at the hospital between health professionals and the loved ones of young people. To help future families, mums Gayle […]
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We’re seeking next generation of talent

We’re seeking next generation of talent

31.01.17
We’re on the lookout for the next generation of talent and is inviting final-year university students to find out more about the Children’s Hospital’s award-winning Aspire programme at an open day on 14 February. The Trust, whose Children’s Hospital was previously named UK’s Youth Friendly Large Employer of the Year, is hosting the event, which runs between […]
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Trust’s Liver Unit approved as part of specialist European network

Trust’s Liver Unit approved as part of specialist European network

31.01.17
Birmingham Women’s and Children’s world-renowned paediatric Liver Unit has received further international recognition after being named as part of a specialist European network for the treatment of rare conditions. The work of its team of experts, led by Professor Deirdre Kelly CBE, who set up the specialist unit in 1989, has been recognised by the […]
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