Category: Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Brave Tamworth girl becomes first recruit at Birmingham Children’s Hospital to ground-breaking genomics study

Brave Tamworth girl becomes first recruit at Birmingham Children’s Hospital to ground-breaking genomics study

04.12.17
A nine-year-old girl from Tamworth, who has bravely battled cancer, has become Birmingham Children’s Hospital’s first recruit to a ground-breaking study that is aiming to revolutionise healthcare. Amy Barrett, a pupil at The Landau Forte Academy, has been cared for by experts at the hospital since she was diagnosed with spinal cancer in June 2016 […]
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Excitement builds as opening date for new £37.5million Waterfall House clinical building confirmed for January 2018

Excitement builds as opening date for new £37.5million Waterfall House clinical building confirmed for January 2018

17.11.17
It’s been confirmed that Birmingham Children’s Hospital’s state-of-the-art £37.5million clinical building, Waterfall House, will officially start welcoming patients and families in January 2018. The facility, which will be home to a world-class cancer centre, the first rare diseases centre of its type in the UK and new theatres, will open in stages to young people […]
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Women’s and Children’s Aspire youth employability programme strikes gold

Women’s and Children’s Aspire youth employability programme strikes gold

09.11.17
An innovative youth employment scheme at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust has been highlighted for its efforts in helping young people into the world of work. The Aspire programme has been awarded Youth Employment UK’s Talent Match Gold Award, which recognises and celebrates outstanding employers who supports those taking their first career steps. Designed […]
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Experts at Birmingham Children’s Hospital urge families to be ‘burn aware’ to enjoy a safe Bonfire Night

Experts at Birmingham Children’s Hospital urge families to be ‘burn aware’ to enjoy a safe Bonfire Night

02.11.17
Experts at Birmingham Children’s Hospital are urging parents to be ‘burn aware’ this Bonfire Night by staying safe and remembering the simple 3Cs – Cool, Call and Cover – should an injury occur. The specialist Burns Centre team has treated more than 400 babies and young people for serious burns and scalds over the last […]
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Pioneering and unique rare diseases centre at Birmingham Children’s Hospital shortlisted for prestigious national award

Pioneering and unique rare diseases centre at Birmingham Children’s Hospital shortlisted for prestigious national award

31.10.17
Birmingham Children’s Hospital’s pioneering new rare diseases centre for children and young people, which will open its doors in early 2018, is already receiving national recognition with the project shortlisted for a prestigious award. The new centre will be proudly part of the new on-site £37.5million Waterfall House clinical block, along with a world-cancer centre […]
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Inside Birmingham Children’s Hospital documentary series to return to screens (4 and 11 October)

Inside Birmingham Children’s Hospital documentary series to return to screens (4 and 11 October)

28.09.17
The ‘outstanding’ work of Birmingham Children’s Hospital will be showcased to a national audience once again in October when the final two episodes of its popular documentary series will air. The ninth and tenth instalments of the Inside Birmingham Children’s Hospital will be broadcast on More4 at 10pm on Wednesday 4 and 11 October. It […]
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Milestone 5,000th liver transplant takes place in Birmingham

Milestone 5,000th liver transplant takes place in Birmingham

07.09.17
Experts in Birmingham are encouraging people to sign up to the organ donation register and give the gift of life after the milestone 5,000th liver transplant took place in the city. Eleven-year-old Morgan Hughes, from Tregarth, close to Bangor in North Wales, is now back home after undergoing the successful procedure at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. […]
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Walsall girl becomes Birmingham Children’s Hospital’s 2,000th recruit to transformational national genetics study
Photograph of 11-year-old Rubie Killian, Birmingham Children’s Hospital’s 2,000th 100k Genomes Project recruit.

Walsall girl becomes Birmingham Children’s Hospital’s 2,000th recruit to transformational national genetics study

04.09.17
An 11-year-old from Walsall has become the 2,000th patient recruited at Birmingham Children’s Hospital to a project that is looking to transform the diagnosis and treatment of rare diseases and cancer. Rubie Killian, from Beechdale, who has been cared for by the specialist hospital for the last three years, has a condition called duplex kidneys […]
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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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