Stories from around our Trust

Leading the way in childhood eye cancer treatment with ground-breaking new research 

Experts from our Trust have transformed the treatment of children’s eye cancer with pioneering new research.  Doctors at our hospital are the first in the country to develop a treatment called Cell-free DNA for the care of retinoblastoma - a rare type of cancer which typically develops in early childhood and affects around 50 children in the UK every year.  

Organ Donation Week: Brave big sister Poppy shares her kidney transplant story

Today marks the beginning of National Organ Donation Week and we are sharing the story of a brave big sister’s three-year battle, against end-stage renal failure. Eleven-year-old Poppy successfully received a new kidney at our Children’s Hospital and we spoke with Poppy’s mom, Jodie, who has kindly shared the family’s story, to raise awareness on organ donation for young people and children.  

Council of Governor’s Election Focus on Claire Terry, Lead Governor

Nominations for our Council of Governors open on Wednesday 22 September and we are seeking Governors for a variety of important positions to represent patients, staff, partner organisations and the wider public. Our Lead Governor, Claire Terry spoke to us to share her experience of being a Governor for the Trust. 

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Special PAFTA success for BWC doctors

Two of our doctors have had their work recognised in the year's West Midlands Paediatric Awards for Training Achievement or the 'PAFTAs' as they are more commonly known.

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