Birmingham Children's Hospital
Birmingham Children’s Hospital is the UK’s leading specialist paediatric centre, caring for sick children and young people up to the age of 16. Rated as ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC in February 2017, we are world leader in some of the most advanced treatments, complex surgical procedures and cutting-edge research and development.
We have a national liver and small bowel transplant centre and are a global centre of excellence for complex heart conditions, the treatment of burns, cancer and liver and kidney disease. We are a nationally designated specialist centre for epilepsy surgery and boast a paediatric major trauma centre for the West Midlands. Alongside this our fantastic Paediatric Intensive Care Unit is rated 'Outstanding' by the CQC.
We are also home to one of the largest Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in the country, with a dedicated inpatient Eating Disorder Unit and Acute Assessment Unit for regional referrals of children and young people with the most serious of problems (Tier 4) and our Forward Thinking Birmingham community mental health service for 0-25 year olds.