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Annual General Meeting 2017

Annual General Meeting 2017

31.05.17
Our Annual General Meeting 2017 will take place on Wednesday 19 July 12pm-1pm. Patients, children and young people, families, staff, members of the public and businesses are welcome to attend. If you would like to join us, please let us know by completing our registration form. Interim Chairman Vij Randeniya, Chief Executive Sarah-Jane Marsh, Chief Finance […]
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Experts offer advice on staying safe while having fun in the sun

Experts offer advice on staying safe while having fun in the sun

25.05.17
Experts from Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust are urging parents to keep their little ones safe with temperatures increasing. Summer is set to arrive over the next few days and by taking some simple precautions there’s no reason why families can’t enjoy some fun in the sun. During hot spells Birmingham Children’s Hospital’s […]
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We’re celebrating research this International Clinical Trials Day

We’re celebrating research this International Clinical Trials Day

19.05.17
Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is proudly celebrating this year’s International Clinical Trials Day (Saturday 20 May). To mark the global awareness event, we’ve put together a special video explaining why we do research here at Birmingham Children’s Hospital and why it is important, for not just the children and young people we […]
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Lawyers raise £40k for tiny tots

Lawyers raise £40k for tiny tots

19.05.17
Thousands of the region’s smallest and sickest babies cared for at Birmingham Women’s Hospital will now benefit from new, life-saving equipment, thanks to an incredible £40,078 donation from the Birmingham Law Society (BLS). Led by President Mushtaq Khan, whose presidential year recently came to an end, BLS decided to raise vital funds for the hospital […]
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Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust celebrates International Nurses’ Day

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust celebrates International Nurses’ Day

12.05.17
Today (Friday 12 May), Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is celebrating International Nurses’ Day. Every year International Nurses Day takes on a new theme and this year’s focus is nurse heroes. Nurses are encouraged to share their nurse heroes – a special person or colleague who inspired them to enter the profession or […]
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Birmingham Children’s Hospital support workers begin two year training as part of national pilot scheme

Birmingham Children’s Hospital support workers begin two year training as part of national pilot scheme

24.04.17
Eight Clinical Support Workers from Birmingham Children’s Hospital are taking their careers in a new direction this week, as they begin their training as part of a national pilot, to become Nurse Associates. Dionne McNicholas, Kerry Coughlan, Rebecca Murray, Georgina Hargreaves, Michelle Burgher, Gareth Mattey, Kellie Dey and Julie Rushton are being seconded today on […]
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Save the date for Trust Annual General Meeting (19 July)

Save the date for Trust Annual General Meeting (19 July)

24.04.17
Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is inviting women, children and families along with members of the public and businesses to its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Wednesday 19 July from12pm until 1pm in the Lecture Theatre at the Institute of Translational Medicine, Heritage Building (Queen Elizabeth Hospital), Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TH. Chief Executive Sarah-Jane Marsh will reflect […]
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New Birmingham Children’s Hospital led study points to potential cure for hepatitis related liver disease in young people
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New Birmingham Children’s Hospital led study points to potential cure for hepatitis related liver disease in young people

20.04.17
A study of young people with childhood-acquired hepatitis C, led by Birmingham Children’s Hospital liver experts, has shown that serious long-term liver damage could be prevented through the early use of antiviral therapy. Hepatitis C is one of the most widespread transmittable viruses in the world, affecting over 185 million people worldwide and 215,000 in […]
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Prestigious city award for leading NHS Chief Executive

Prestigious city award for leading NHS Chief Executive

31.03.17
The Chief Executive of Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust Sarah-Jane Marsh, has been presented with a prestigious award from the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce. Announced during their 2017 ceremony, Sarah-Jane was given the ‘President’s Award’ for her strong leadership through the integration of Birmingham Women’s and Birmingham Children’s Hospitals and for the recent […]
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Hospital Trust wins national award for flu campaign

Hospital Trust wins national award for flu campaign

29.03.17
Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust has won a top national award for its Get a Jab, Give a Jab flu campaign. The campaign, which saw a total of 87% of front line staff vaccinated against the flu bug this winter across Birmingham Children’s and Birmingham Women’s Hospitals, has been named Most Innovative at […]
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