Stories from around our Trust

Managing the menopause – Five top tips with Dr Lynne Robinson

For the month of Menopause Awareness, we are joined by Consultant Gynaecologist and lead in Fertility and Menopause at our Women’s Hospital, Dr Lynne Robinson who shares her advice on managing the menopause. 

 

Mums help Neonatal babies by donating breast milk 

Over the past 70 years our Human Milk Bank has provided donor breast milk to neonatal babies in our Women's hospital and throughout the West Midlands and beyond.  The fantastic support provided by the Milk Bank is only possible because of donations from mothers.

Keeping our parents and babies together - Dudu Nyathi, BWC Spirit Awards Service Improvement Winner

Following our BWC Spirit Awards on 14 October, we had the pleasure of speaking with Dudu Nyathi, Fetal Monitoring Midwife at our Women’s Hospital, who won our Service Improvement Award. During the night, Sisa Moyo, Programme Director of the West Midlands CAMHS Provider Collaborative, presented Dudu with her award, congratulating her on the ambitious and compassionate attitude that she has displayed with us across 2021.  

National Play in Hospital Week – Pivoting play through the pandemic

Play is a crucial element in achieving the best clinical outcomes for our patients, as it is used to comfort and reduce anxiety within children of all conditions, ages and personalities. Preparation is one element of play and our Play Specialists  provide

Riding for their lives cycle challenge ahead of COP26

Children, doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals from the Midlands are cycling thousands of miles to highlight the importance of successful COP26 discussions if future generations are to inherit a habitable planet.

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