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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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Birmingham Children’s Hospital proud to be rated ‘Outstanding’ by Care Quality Commission

Birmingham Children’s Hospital proud to be rated ‘Outstanding’ by Care Quality Commission

21.02.17
Staff at Birmingham Children’s Hospital are celebrating after receiving an ‘Outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The hospital, now part of Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, is the first children’s hospital of it’s type to receive such an accolade. Visiting in May 2016, inspectors looked at the following core services; A&E, […]
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Birmingham leads the way with UK’s first dedicated Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

Birmingham leads the way with UK’s first dedicated Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

31.01.17
The specialist care of thousands of women, children and families in the West Midlands, is, from today, united under one dedicated trust – Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust – the first of its type in the UK. Birmingham Women’s Hospital and Birmingham Children’s Hospital, two of the country’s leading providers of specialist care, have been […]
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We’re seeking next generation of talent

We’re seeking next generation of talent

31.01.17
We’re on the lookout for the next generation of talent and is inviting final-year university students to find out more about the Children’s Hospital’s award-winning Aspire programme at an open day on 14 February. The Trust, whose Children’s Hospital was previously named UK’s Youth Friendly Large Employer of the Year, is hosting the event, which runs between […]
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