Category: Birmingham Children’s Hospital

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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Special guests help hospital celebrate important milestone for new £37.5million Waterfall House

Special guests help hospital celebrate important milestone for new £37.5million Waterfall House

25.07.17
Some very special guests help teams at Birmingham Children’s Hospital celebrate the ‘topping out’ milestone of its new £37.5million clinical building – Waterfall House. The key event in construction projects marks the roof of a new build being completed and this was commemorated on Thursday (20 July) – when Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation […]
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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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