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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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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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‘Beads of Courage’ celebrate unique and personal journeys of premature babies at Birmingham Women’s Hospital

‘Beads of Courage’ celebrate unique and personal journeys of premature babies at Birmingham Women’s Hospital

30.08.17
Families being cared for and supported by the team on the specialist Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Birmingham Women’s Hospital are marking milestones during the journeys of their babies by creating a collection of colourful beads. Fourteen-week-old Billy is one of more than 20 premature little ones currently on part of the Beads of […]
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