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A huge thank-you for all of your support and help during the recent cold snap

A huge thank-you for all of your support and help during the recent cold snap

13.12.17
Over the past few days, we have been overwhelmed by the support we have received from the public who have come forward to volunteer their help in providing transport for our dedicated staff who would have been unable to get to and from our hospital due to the severe conditions. After appealing through our social […]
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Birmingham Women’s and Children’s staff and patients create music video to help combat antibiotic resistance

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s staff and patients create music video to help combat antibiotic resistance

16.11.17
Staff and patients at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust have joined forces to create a music video to help spread the word and combat the growing problem of antibiotic resistance. The song titled the ‘48-Hour Review’ has been penned and performed by the band On the Raggedy Edge, made up of current and […]
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Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is seeking two new Non-Executive Directors

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is seeking two new Non-Executive Directors

06.09.17
Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, is seeking a qualified finance professional to chair our Audit Committee in addition to another individual with experience of large scale transformation and workforce development.  Having been commended for our high performing Board and executive team by regulators, our Trust needs Board members of the highest calibre to […]
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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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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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The awards roll in for expert teams across Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

The awards roll in for expert teams across Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

27.07.17
Staff from across the unique Birmingham and Women’s NHS Foundation Trust have been celebrating after receiving a series of awards and recognition thanks to their efforts in leading the way for patients and families. Over recent weeks a number of prestigious prizes have been come the way of the Trust – the first of its […]
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Unique Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust looking for new Governors

Unique Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust looking for new Governors

27.07.17
Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust – the first of its type in the country – is on the lookout for new Governors to help play a part in shaping the future of the unique organisation. Nominations for the important roles open today (Thursday 27 July) with candidates required to represent Birmingham/Solihull and two […]
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Dudley Physiotherapist receives prestigious international achievement award for pioneering work at Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Dudley Physiotherapist receives prestigious international achievement award for pioneering work at Birmingham Children’s Hospital

26.07.17
A Birmingham Children’s Hospital physiotherapist from Dudley has received global acclaim for her work in caring for young people who have undergone major transplant operations. Jemma Mears’ dedication has been recognised by her peers with the International Rehabilitation and Transplant Association’s (IRTA) Allied Health Professional Outstanding Achievement Award. The 41-year-old, from Sedgley, who previously studied […]
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Chief Executive awarded honarary degree by the University of Birmingham

Chief Executive awarded honarary degree by the University of Birmingham

11.07.17
Sarah-Jane Marsh, Chief Executive of Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, has received an honorary degree from the University of Birmingham. Sarah-Jane, who at the time of her appointment in 2009 at Birmingham Children’s Hospital was the youngest Chief Executive in the history of the NHS, joined six other honorary graduates and students, including […]
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Expert transport team caring for the most poorly babies and children in the region celebrate its first birthday
Staff from St John Ambulance and KIDS and NTS pictured at birthday party

Expert transport team caring for the most poorly babies and children in the region celebrate its first birthday

04.07.17
KIDS and Newborn Transfer Service (NTS), the expert transport service led by Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, celebrated its first birthday with a ‘bubble blessing’ ceremony and birthday party attended by patients, staff and St John Ambulance. KIDS, which provides specialist management and transport of critically ill children across the West Midlands, and […]
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