Stories from around our Trust

Inspirational Sarah recognised in O2’s Everyday Hero Awards

We couldn’t be more proud of our colleague and friend, Sarah Dodwell, who epitomises our Trust values of being ambitious, brave and compassionate in everything we do. Sarah, has recently been highly commended in O2’s Everyday Hero Awards after being nominated by her husband, Chris, for her work during COVID-19 whilst she faced her own tremendous personal challenge.

Study finds rare COVID-19-related diseases link to blood cell changes

A newly described disease occurring in children and linked to COVID-19 has significant changes in white blood cells – a discovery that may allow doctors to better assess their young patients’ condition and predict their resistance to current treatments.

Ask the Midwife over Zoom

Ambitious maternity teams across the Birmingham and Solihull-wide Local Maternity System, coordinated by the Birmingham and Solihull United Maternity and Newborn Partnership (BUMP) have paved the way forward by setting up innovative Zoom video chats for expectant mothers.

Our Infant Feeding Team highlighting benefits of breastfeeding

During this year’s World Breastfeeding Week (1 – 7 August) our Infant Feeding team has been passionately spreading the word about its many benefits after seeing an increase in the number of mums starting to breastfeed since the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic began.

August 2020 edition of talk BWC now available

There’s always lots going on here and, as always, our latest edition of our monthly publication, talk BWC, is packed with the latest news from across our Trust.

Supporting LGBTQ+ patients and staff this Pride month

June marks Pride month and we’re highlighting the history of Pride in Birmingham and how we make Birmingham Women’s and Children’s a non-judgemental and inclusive place for our patients and visitors that identify as LGBTQ+.

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