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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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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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