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.
Stories from around our Trust
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.
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.
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.
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.
At our Trust Board meeting in June, Board members discussed the importance of sending a clear message to our colleagues, patients, carers and wider community about our stance on racism and the approach we are taking to address this issue.
It's the 72nd birthday of the NHS this weekend and our staff have put together a special video to celebrate.
We are pleased to announce that Raffaela Goodby will be joining the Trust as Chief People Officer.
Our latest edition of talk BWC, the Trust’s monthly news publication, is now available to read.
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+.