• Strep A Guidance

    Strep A is a common type of bacteria. Most strep A infections are mild and easily treated. Check your child's symptoms on the NHS website:

    Click here to view symptoms and guidance

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  • Top Tips from our Emergency Department

    Our Emergency Department is currently very busy, so we have some tips and advice on common childhood illnesses, injuries and where to get help.

    Read our top tips

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  • Got a text?

    BWC Patient Communication Portal — Your appointment information via secure text message.

    Learn about our DrDoctor patient communication tools.

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  • Talk BWC out now

    The first edition of talk BWC for 2023 is out now and it's brimming with stories including how our teams are at the forefront of new research to help families with treatment for burns and diabetes, advice on Strep A and a new year message from our Interim Chief Executive, Matt Boazman.

    Read more

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Our Emergency Department is currently extremely busy

Our Emergency Department is currently extremely busy

To support our team during this time please only visit us if your child is seriously unwell. If they are not you can get medical help by contacting your GP, calling the NHS 111 service or heading to 111.nhs.uk . Our team has advice for common childhood illnesses and injuries here.

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Birmingham Children's Hospital

Birmingham Children's Hospital

Our city centre-based children's hospital is a leading UK specialist paediatric centre, offering expert care to more than 90,000 children and young people from across the country every year.

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Stories from around our Trust

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From Birmingham Children's Hospital to the Ice Hockey rink – Bayley's inspirational journey

A 10-year-old from Wolverhampton is dreaming of skating to ice hockey stardom after overcoming the challenges he’s faced throughout this life due to a rare condition that’s meant he’...

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Need support? Lead Infant Feeding Midwife, Leanne shares what inspired her to support families at our Women’s Hospital

As part of National Breast Pumping Week, we caught up with Leanne Cruickshanks, our Lead Infant Feeding Midwife, about her three years at our Women’s Hospital, where she reflects on how she beca...

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Cervical Screening Awareness Myth Busters with Philip Toozs-Hobson, Consultant Gynaecologis

For Cervical Cancer Awareness Week, we caught up with Dr Philip Tooz-Hobson, Consultant Gynaecologist at our Women’s Hospital to address some of the myths around having your cervical screening s...

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Lead Bereavement Midwife Alison speaks about our role in supporting families through loss

We caught up with Alison Rea, Bereavement Midwife at our Women’s Hospital who took us through her role and how we support families after losing a child. ...