Pregnant women with epilepsy could see a major improvement in the care they receive and reduce maternal mortality risk through a new project led by Professor Shakila Thangaratinam, Consultant Obstetrician at our Women’s Hospital.
Stories from around our Trust
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women which started on Saturday (25 November) marks the start of 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence which runs until 10 December. Click here to read about our commitment
Young people, including past patients and their siblings, took centre stage in a transformative Big Discussion event for healthcare professionals, advocating for youth voice within our Trust.
Birmingham Women’s Hospital has welcomed a new report sharing learning and best practice in maternity care that could use positive change to impact the lives of women.
One of our mums who recently gave birth to her first child and ‘miracle baby’ after being diagnosed with Asherman’s Syndrome has shared her family’s powerful story to offer support to others who find themselves in such a position.
Mum Alice and Dad Dan from Evesham, welcomed their daughter Lily into the world in December 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Only 24 hours after birth, Lily was diagnosed with Sturge Weber Syndrome, a rare neurological disorder usually involving a port wine stain birthmark.
A young person who has epilepsy has benefitted from a change to her diet which has helped her to become seizure free.
An official unveiling of a plaque dedicated to Sheila Jones, the first patient in the world to be treated for Phenylketonuria (PKU) using changes in diet, was held at Birmingham Children’s Hospital on Saturday (21 October).
Our Children’s Hospital is to become a training hospital in Paediatric Palliative Care and will be providing training for two new consultants thanks to support from charity.
What a special night. Our annual BWC Spirit Awards offers the opportunity to reflect and celebrate the amazing work of colleagues right across our Trust. Our 2023 ceremony was no exception, in fact it was bigger and better than ever before, having received a record-breaking 850 nominations.