Now that summer seems to have arrived experts at Birmingham Children’s Hospital are reminding families to take simple precautions while having some fun in the sun with their little ones.
Stories from around our Trust
This Saturday 12 May is Nurses' Day and we wanted to use the opportunity to say a huge thank you to each and every one of the more than 1,500 nursing staff who work across our Trust making sure our women, children and families receive the best possible care.
We hope you enjoyed the latest series of the Channel 4 prime-time show One Born Every minute, which offered a fascinating glimpse into life on our busy Delivery Suite and Birth Centre.
A Tamworth schoolgirl has been given a new lease of life thanks to the help of our specialist cancer and pioneering surgery performed by experts at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital.
Jay Crouch, from Leicestershire, was given the ‘Gift of Life’ in March, receiving two new kidneys, a pancreas, liver and bowel during a single 10-hour operation.
Recent reports in the media have suggested that car parking charges for our staff are amongst the highest in the country. Read our statement to understand why the charges reported should not be taken at face value.
A 12-year-old from Stourport who bravely battled cancer is using his passion for sport to help other young patients at Birmingham Children’s Hospital on their rehabilitation journeys.
At Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust, our world-leading team is 5,700 members of staff strong – 83% of those are women. We are proud to support equal rights for women and gender equality, with female staff members in roles across our hospitals including surgeons, doctors, nurses, midwives, allied healthcare professionals, corporate and estates services.
The Care Quality Commission has today (Tuesday 27 February) published its report into the specialist community mental health services for children and young people in Birmingham.