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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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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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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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