To protect our women, children and families from rising cases of COVID-19 across Birmingham and Solihull we will be continuing our infection control arrangements beyond 19 July and for the foreseeable future.
Stories from around our Trust
Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust has become the first in the NHS to offer a package of support for staff who experience baby loss, which includes periods of paid leave. Additional support has also been announced for those families who have a premature birth.
Each month we’re fortunate to receive so many heartfelt nominations recognisng our colleagues that have lived our Trust values of being Ambitious, Brave and Compassionate. As always, we’d like to say a huge ‘thank-you’ to everyone who put someone forward for our much-coveted ABC Star of the Month prize in our latest round. If you know of an individual or team that is deserving of the prize please do get in touch.
A heart expert at our Birmingham Children’s Hospital has today, Tuesday 29 June, led the launch of the UK’s first national study into identifying research priorities for patients diagnosed with congenital heart disease, thanks to high street fashion entrepreneur George Davies.
This Clean Air Day (Thursday 17 June) the focus is on protecting our children’s health. Air pollution causes up to 36,000 deaths in the UK and young people bear the brunt of poor air quality because of their growing bodies and the environments they spend time in. We’re joining others to passionately raise awareness and support things that will help tackle this issue.
Children and young people living with cancer from across the West Midlands, Oxfordshire and parts of Southern England will now benefit from improved genetic testing, thanks to a seven-figure donation to Birmingham Children’s Hospital Charity from Children with Cancer UK, in partnership with Kwik-Fit.
Over the past year, our dedicated Homebirth team has continued to care for more than 150 families whose choice is to give birth in their own familiar surroundings.
This month marks Pride month, a month dedicated to celebrating the LGBTQ+ community and reflecting upon the progress made towards equality.
Ben Francis has become Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital Charity’s first-ever Patron.
After an unsettled start the weather forecast is looking better. Make sure you and your family have some safe fun in the sun by reading our expert advice.