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Sir Bruce Keogh to become Chairman of Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
Sir Bruce Keogh

Sir Bruce Keogh to become Chairman of Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

06.04.17
Professor Sir Bruce Keogh has been appointed as the new Chairman of Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust. Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, the new organisation which brings together Birmingham Children’s Hospital and Birmingham Women’s Hospital, has great ambitions for the future, and was looking for a candidate who was well respected, […]
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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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Birmingham Children’s Hospital’s revolutionary study aiming to improve monitoring and save lives reaches milestone
The 1000th patient with our Rapid team

Birmingham Children’s Hospital’s revolutionary study aiming to improve monitoring and save lives reaches milestone

10.03.17
A world-leading study at Birmingham Children’s Hospital has reached a key milestone recruiting its 1,000th patient. Five-month-old Rayan-Ali Adris from Smethwick, who is being treated by the hospital’s expert cardiac team for aortic stenosis – a condition that narrows the heart’s aortic valve, is the 1,000th patient to take part in the RAPID study. The […]
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Family join forces with Birmingham Children’s Hospital to raise awareness of early warning signs of childhood glaucoma
Blake playing on a swing

Family join forces with Birmingham Children’s Hospital to raise awareness of early warning signs of childhood glaucoma

10.03.17
A Water Orton mother has joined forces with Birmingham Children’s Hospital to warn families about a rare condition that, if left untreated, can cause blindness. Charlotte Atkins’s son, Blake, was only five-months-old when he was diagnosed with congenital glaucoma (sometimes referred to as childhood glaucoma) after she spotted the change in his eyes. His quick […]
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Bereaved parents come together to open new and unique £1 million centre at Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Bereaved parents come together to open new and unique £1 million centre at Birmingham Children’s Hospital

21.02.17
Two bereaved mums officially cut the ribbon today (Tuesday 21 February) on a brand-new £1million support centre called Magnolia House – a national first at Birmingham Children’s Hospital. Every year, approximately 120 life-changing conversations take place at the hospital between health professionals and the loved ones of young people. To help future families, mums Gayle […]
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