Pupils from a Black Country school have been busy making heart-themed gifts to raise money for the Children’s Hospital ward that cared for their teacher’s daughter.
Stories from around our Trust
We will be a key organisation taking part in the £3.4million Patient Safety Research Collaboration investment, provided by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), set to further support our patient safety procedures in maternal care for expectant mothers.
We are delighted to announce that Matthew Boazman, our Chief Strategy Officer and Deputy Chief Executive, will become the Interim Chief Executive Officer pending the process for a substantive appointment.
Our Trust enjoyed a successful night at the annual HSJ Awards with our work as part of the Paediatric Accelerator Programme winning a coveted prize and the support we offer to all colleagues through our ‘NHS first of its kind’ Pregnancy Loss and Pre-Term Birth policy being highly commended.
World Prematurity Day is marked on 17 November every year and gives us the chance to shine the spotlight on those babies who are born pre-term.
It’s World Prematurity Day and we’re marking some of the incredible stories which take place on our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), when babies are born pre-term. One of those stories is very close to home, as it involved a Junior Sister on NICU, Heather Gittings, who gave birth in October 2021.
This World Prematurity Day, we spoke to Neelam, a mum-of-two from Solihull, who talked to us about how her two little ones who came into the world earlier than expected, spending a week with us at our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) while recovering from jaundice.
An important message from Chair, Professor Sir Bruce Keogh.
One of our Community Midwives, Angela Andrews from our Quinton Lane Team, has recently been published in Midwives Information and Resource Service’s (MIDIRS) Midwifery Digest for her article raising awareness for expectant mothers and families about congenital Cytomegalovirus (CMV), following her personal experience with the viral infection during her pregnancy.