Disability and Additional Needs
Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust is proud to bring together the expertise and commitment to providing the highest quality, world-class care that women, children and families want and deserve. Every day, our respected surgeons, doctors, nurses, midwives and allied healthcare professionals strive to provide the most advanced treatments, complex surgical procedures and cutting-edge research to improve healthcare for all who use our services.
As part of this care, we aim to work hard to continually improve our services for everyone of all ability levels. As part of our Trust’s values, we believe all individuals should experience positive and equitable healthcare outcomes, regardless of their background, identity or physical/mental abilities.
We have services to support you if you or your family members have any additional needs or requirements that you can access via the Patient & Visitors tab. Below are some of the ways you can get additional support;
Accessibility and wayfinding
We are currently working on a new wayfinding project to improve the access that patients and visitors have when coming to the hospital. Some of the other ways you can get support accessing our sites and services are;
- Requesting reasonable adjustments (where possible)
- Request use of our non-verbal icon book from reception/wards
- Get support if you are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
- Get support with reading, speaking or understanding English
- Information to support those with learning disabilities
- Share feedback to help us improve our services via the Inclusion and Diversity Survey
You can also join one of our patient engagement groups and get involved with direct changes at the hospital here