1. Patients & visitors

    1. Getting here
      1. Parking
        1. Free car parking information for frequent Women's Hospital outpatient attenders
    2. Clean Air Zone
    3. Coming in for an operation
      1. Having a blood transfusion
      2. Women's Hospital pre-operative assessment
      3. Recovery
    4. What to bring
    5. Visiting and wards
      1. Children's Hospital visiting
        1. Children's Hospital virtual tour and maps
        2. Waterfall House
      2. Women's Hospital visiting
        1. Women's Hospital Maternity Unit Virtual Tour
      3. Forward Thinking Birmingham (Mental Health) visiting
      4. Infection Prevention and Control
        1. Our Infection Prevention and Control team
        2. What you can do to protect yourself and your family
        3. Parent and Patients information Leaflets
      5. How do I get free home rapid lateral flow test kits?
    6. Guide to virtual appointments
    7. Facilities
    8. Young people
      1. Making friends
      2. Youth Club
    9. Parent accommodation
    10. Patient leaflets
    11. Support and advice
      1. Access to health records
      2. AccessAble
      3. COVID-19 resources for patients and families
      4. Safeguarding
      5. Patient Experience
      6. Health and Wellbeing
        1. Stop smoking
        2. Healthy eating
        3. Physical activity
        4. Vaccinations
          1. COVID-19 Vaccination information
            1. Pregnancy and Covid-19 vaccination
            2. Young people and COVID-19 vaccination
            3. Covid-19 vaccines and fertility FAQs
        5. Home safety
        6. Mental wellbeing
        7. Extreme weather
          1. Winter extremes
          2. Heatwaves
          3. Air quality alerts
      7. Interpreting Service
      8. ReachDeck
      9. Learning disabilities
    12. Arts@BWC
    13. Ethics Advisory Group
  2. Our services

    1. Audiology
      1. Useful terms about the ear and hearing
      2. Preparing for your Audiology appointment
      3. Audiology leaflets
    2. Bereavement Service
      1. Magnolia Café sessions
      2. Magnolia House
    3. Birmingham Children's Hospital
    4. Birmingham Women's Hospital
    5. Mental Health Services
      1. WMCPC
    6. Bump
    7. Burns Centre
      1. Burn awareness
    8. Cardiac
      1. Cardiac treatments
      2. Our Cardiac staff
      3. Cardiac leaflets
    9. Chaplaincy
      1. What do Chaplains do?
      2. Our Chaplaincy staff
      3. Women's Hospital Chaplaincy
      4. Children's Hospital Chaplaincy
      5. Chaplaincy referrals
      6. Chaplaincy bereavement support
      7. Multi Faith Cultural Advisory Group
      8. Chaplaincy videos
      9. Celebrating Christmas
      10. Celebrating Easter
      11. Chicks in our chapel
    10. Children with Medical Complexities Team
    11. Clinical Photography and Design Services
      1. Our Clinical Photography and Design Services staff
    12. Craniofacial
      1. Your first appointment
      2. Our Craniofacial staff
      3. Speech and language therapy
      4. Common Questions
      5. Craniofacial leaflets
    13. Cleft Lip and Palate
      1. Our Cleft Lip and Palate staff
      2. What is cleft lip and palate?
      3. Cleft lip and palate support
      4. Cleft lip and palate patient stories
      5. Cleft Lip and Palate leaflets
    14. Dental
      1. Our Dental staff
    15. Diabetes
      1. About diabetes
      2. Diabetes clinics
      3. Our Diabetes and Endocrinology Staff
      4. The Diabetes Team
      5. Information for professionals
      6. Diabetes support and activities
      7. Diabetes resources
      8. Diasend instruction videos
      9. Diabetes leaflets
    16. Dermatology
      1. Dermatology staff
      2. Dermatology conditions
      3. Eczema information video
      4. Epidermolysis Bullosa
        1. EB information for professionals
          1. Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) course
      5. Dermatology leaflets
      6. Information for professionals
        1. Dermatology courses for professionals
      7. Dermatology research
    17. Dietetics
      1. Our Dietetics staff
      2. Dietetics information for professionals
    18. Ear, Nose and Throat
      1. Clinics, location and contact details
      2. Our Ear, Nose and Throat staff
      3. Information for professionals
      4. Other useful websites
      5. Ear, Nose and Throat leaflets
    19. Endocrinology
      1. Endocrine services
      2. Our Diabetes and Endocrinology Staff
    20. Emergency Department
      1. Top tips from our Emergency Department
      2. Our Emergency Department staff
      3. Emergency Department leaflets
    21. Eye Department
      1. Eye Department staff
      2. Eye Department Information for professionals
      3. Services and clinics
    22. Fertility Centre
      1. Why Choose Birmingham Women’s Fertility Centre?
        1. About Birmingham Women’s Fertility Centre
        2. Success rates
        3. Costs of treatments and funding streams
        4. Our fertility centre team
      2. About fertility
        1. Fertility in women
        2. Fertility in men
        3. How you can improve your own chances
      3. Tests
        1. Diagnostic tests
        2. What tests do we offer?
      4. Treatments
        1. In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF)
        2. Instra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)
        3. Compensated egg sharing
        4. Treatment with donor eggs
        5. Treatment using donor sperm
        6. Single Women and same sex couples
        7. Surrogacy
        8. Over induction agents
        9. Artificial insemination
        10. Surgical sperm retrieval
        11. Egg freezing
        12. Sperm freezing
        13. Andrology (semen analysis)
        14. Sperm bank
        15. Egg donation
      5. How to start your IVF journey
      6. Getting in touch
    23. Forward Thinking Birmingham
      1. You've been missed
        1. Children
        2. Young People
        3. Parents and Carers
        4. Educational Professionals
        5. Other Professionals
    24. Gastroenterology and Nutrition
      1. Our Gastroenterology and Nutrition Staff
      2. Information for professionals
      3. Gastroenterology leaflets
    25. General Paediatrics
      1. General Paediatrics staff
    26. Genetics
      1. Information for patients - Genetics
      2. Leaflets, support groups and further information
        1. General Genetics leaflets
        2. Cancer Genetics leaflets
      3. Information for professionals - Genetics
      4. Clinical Genetics staff
      5. Neurofibromatosis Nurses
      6. Haemoglobinopathy Screening Practitioners
      7. Contact the Clinical Genetics team
      8. Genetics clinics location maps
    27. Gynaecology
      1. Early Pregnancy Assessment and Acute Gynaecology
      2. Reproductive Medicine
      3. Menopause services
        1. The Menopause team
        2. Menopause clinics
        3. Referrals and appointments
        4. Menopause advice and results
        5. Menopause resources
        6. HRT supply shortages update
      4. Gynae-Oncology
      5. Endometriosis
      6. Ambulatory Gynaecology Care
      7. Women's Physiotherapy
        1. Women's Physiotherapy leaflets and videos
      8. Urogynaecology
        1. Urogynaecology clinics
      9. Tommy’s National Centre for Miscarriage Research
        1. Tommy’s supporting you
        2. Tommy’s research priorities
      10. Gynaecology leaflets
    28. Hand and Upper Limb
      1. Publications
      2. Post-clinic services
      3. Fundraising and how to support us
      4. Activities for Children and Families
      5. Hand and Upper Limb Clinics
      6. Information for professionals
      7. Questionnaire for parents with children aged 5-9
    29. Health in Mind
      1. Health in Mind/Clinical Psychology leaflets
      2. Information for professionals
    30. Hospital School
      1. Hospital School staff
    31. Inpatient CAMHS
      1. Inpatient CAMHS wards
      2. Information for professionals
    32. KIDS/Neonatal Transfer Service
      1. KIDS/NTS staff
      2. KIDS/NTS information for professionals
      3. KIDS/NTS leaflets
    33. Liver Unit
      1. Our Liver Unit staff
      2. Ward 8
      3. Liver Unit contact and location
      4. Liver Unit celebrating Professor Kelly’s retirement
        1. Messages for Professor Kelly
    34. Maternity
      1. COVID-19 pre-admission testing for pregnant women
      2. Your antenatal care
        1. Tests and screening
          1. Why have I been asked to come for a screening?
          2. The Lucina Test
        2. Your appointments
        3. Your scans
      3. Parent education
      4. Diabetes Antenatal team
        1. Your glucose tolerance test
      5. Fetal Medicine Centre
      6. Pregnant with COVID-19
      7. Your birth options
        1. Homebirth
          1. Home birth Workshop
          2. Home birth stories
        2. Birth Centre
        3. Delivery Suite
        4. Caesarean Section (C-section)
      8. Feeding your baby & building close, loving relationships
        1. Breastfeeding
        2. Skin to skin
        3. Infant Feeding Team
          1. Infant feeding Frequently Asked Questions
          2. Infant feeding educational videos
        4. Formula feeding your baby
      9. Going home
      10. Maternity leaflets
      11. Maternity Voices Partnership
    35. Medical Secretaries (Women's Hospital)
    36. Maxillofacial
      1. Our Maxillofacial Staff
    37. Midlands Hearing Implant Programme
      1. Useful website links
      2. Your child’s treatment journey
      3. Information for professionals
      4. Information About Implants
    38. Neonatal
      1. Information for parents and visitors
      2. Going home
      3. The Neonatal team
      4. Human Milk Bank
      5. Neonatal Unit leaflets
    39. Neurology
      1. Our Neurology staff
      2. Our Neuro-immunology team
      3. Our neurometabolic and neurogenetic team
      4. Neurology patient leaflets
      5. Neurosurgery patient leaflets
      6. Epilepsy Surgery
        1. Meeting the team
        2. Children’s Epilepsy Surgery Service pathway
        3. Investigations
        4. Clinics
        5. Neuropsychology
        6. Patient stories
          1. Millie's epilepsy surgery story
          2. Finn’s epilepsy surgery story
          3. May’s epilepsy surgery story
          4. James’s epilepsy surgery story
      7. Neurology information for professionals
      8. Stuart Green memorial lectures and bursary
    40. Neurophysiology
      1. Neurophysiology staff
    41. Occupational Therapy
      1. Occupational Therapy staff
      2. How we assess you
      3. Occupational Therapy information for professionals
        1. Advanced Occupational Therapy Practice
      4. Occupational Therapy services
      5. Occupational Therapy leaflets
    42. Pain Management leaflets
    43. Paediatric Surgery and Urology
      1. Paediatric Surgery treatments
        1. Minimally invasive surgery in Waterfall House
      2. Paediatric Surgery staff
      3. Neonatal Surgical Outreach Service
      4. Paediatric Surgery leaflets and videos
      5. Clinical observerships for doctors
    44. PICU - Paediatric Intensive Care Unit
      1. Our PICU staff
      2. Staying with your child in intensive care
      3. Going to intensive care after surgery
      4. Information for professionals
    45. Play
      1. The Play and Admissions Centre
      2. Entertainment
    46. Private Patients
      1. Overseas patients
    47. Metabolics
      1. Metabolic disorders
      2. Metabolics research
      3. Newborn screening
      4. Contact details
      5. Useful metabolic websites
    48. Oncology
      1. Oncology and Haematology leaflets
      2. Our Haematology and Oncology staff
      3. Haematology
      4. Information for professionals
        1. Tumour Registry
        2. Junior doctor training and overseas fellowships
        3. Students and work experience
      5. Primary Malignant Bone Tumours Service
        1. Orthopaedic Oncology leaflets
    49. Orthopaedics
      1. Orthopaedics and Trauma leaflets
    50. Outpatients
      1. Phlebotomy/blood tests
      2. Outpatients and Phlebotomy leaflets
    51. Pharmacy
    52. Physiotherapy and Orthotics
      1. Physiotherapy staff
      2. Physiotherapy services
      3. Physiotherapy information for professionals
      4. Physiotherapy placements and work experience
      5. Physiotherapy leaflets
    53. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
      1. Ear Reconstruction
        1. Ear reconstruction clinics, wards and treatments
        2. Ear Reconstruction staff
        3. Ear reconstruction information for professionals
      2. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery leaflets
    54. Renal/Nephrology
      1. Our Renal staff
    55. Respiratory
      1. Respiratory leaflets
      2. Facilities and services
      3. Research and education
    56. Radiology
      1. Interventional Radiology
      2. Women's Hospital Radiology leaflets
      3. Children's Hospital Radiology leaflets
    57. Rare Diseases
      1. Rare Diseases location and facilities
      2. Our Rare Disease Staff
      3. Rare disease services and clinics
        1. Alström Syndrome
        2. Wolfram Syndrome
      4. Rare diseases information for professionals
    58. Rheumatology
      1. Rheumatology staff
      2. The Rheumatology team
      3. Rheumatology clinics and wards
      4. Useful links for Rheumatology patients
      5. Rheumatology Case Study
      6. Rheumatology information for professionals
    59. Speech and Language Therapy
      1. Speech and Language Therapy teams
      2. Speech and Language Therapy staff
  3. Professionals & partners

    1. Referrals
    2. Urgent paediatric referrals
    3. Research
      1. CCP-UK Patient Notification Form
      2. Clinical Research Facilities
        1. Support for research studies
        2. Accessing the Clinical Research Facility
        3. Public engagement at the Clinical Research Facility
      3. Research Foundation
      4. Research trial management
      5. HRA Approval
      6. Applying for R&D funding
      7. RAPID project
        1. What technology is used in RAPID?
        2. Kaleb's RAPID story
        3. Georgia's RAPID story
      8. Research Contacts
      9. NeuroCOVID study
    4. Laboratories
      1. Pathology Services department
        1. Our pathology services
        2. Requesting pathology tests and sending samples
      2. West Midlands Regional Genetics Laboratory
        1. Rare Disease and Reproductive Genomics
          1. National Genomics Directory for Rare Disease
          2. Whole Genome Sequencing –Rare Disease C&S GLH
          3. Prenatal-reproductive genomic testing
          4. Developmental disorders Genomic testing
          5. Endocrinology Genomic testing
          6. Metabolic Genomic testing
          7. Neurology Genomic testing
          8. Other specialised Genomic testing
        2. Cancer Genomics
          1. Genomics Directories for Somatic and Inherited Cancers
          2. Whole Genome Sequencing - Somatic Cancer
          3. Solid Cancer Genomic testing
            1. Rare Disease Solid Cancer Genomic testing
            2. Genomic Testing in Adult Solid Tumours
            3. Genomic Testing in Paediatric Tumours
            4. Genomic Testing in Neurological Tumours
            5. Genomic Testing in Sarcomas
          4. Haematological Cancer
          5. DPYD Pharmacogenomics Testing
        3. Research and development
          1. Central England Haemato-Oncology and Oncology Biobank
        4. Education and training
        5. Quality at the West Midlands Regional Genetics Laboratory
    5. Education and training
      1. Elective placements
      2. Systemic practice and family therapy training
      3. Birmingham PathologyTraining Centre
        1. Birmingham Pathology Training Centre Courses
      4. Education Resource Centre
        1. Education Resource Centre courses
        2. Education Resource Centre - conference and events facilites
    6. Centre for Paediatric Spiritual Care
      1. Meet the CPSC team
      2. Supporting our staff
      3. Spiritual care research
      4. Training and conferences
      5. Spiritual care activities and resources
      6. Centre Library
      7. Books and leaflets
    7. Library
  4. About us

    1. News
      1. Talk BWC
        1. A few minutes with
      2. Our 5th Birthday
        1. New look for birthday celebration
        2. Creating bonds for the last five years - BWC fifth birthday
        3. Thank you to our Support Teams, a message from Phil Foster
        4. Tracey's proud of united voice
        5. Raffaela Goodby looks back at the BWC EDI journey
        6. Reflecting on the past five years with Elaine Kirwan
        7. Reflecting on the past five years with Yvonne Millard MBE
        8. Triage Teddy present hunt
    2. Vision and Values
    3. Sustainability and Net Zero Carbon
      1. Our pledge
      2. Carbon pie
        1. Building energy
        2. Anaesthetics & inhalers
        3. Water & Waste
        4. Personal Travel
        5. Business Travel
        6. Medicines
        7. Medical Equipment
        8. Other equipment
        9. Construction & Food
        10. Other services
      3. Climate adaptation
      4. Carbon critters
    4. Board of Directors
      1. Board meetings and minutes
      2. Sarah-Jane Marsh - ten years as Chief Executive
    5. Our Council of Governors
      1. Council of Governors meetings
    6. Annual General Meeting
    7. Leading the way nationally and globally
    8. Major building works
    9. Our rich history
    10. Publications and reports
      1. Equality, diversity and inclusion
      2. Safe staffing reports
    11. Freedom of Information
      1. Publication Scheme
        1. Who we are and what we do
        2. What we spend and how we spend it
        3. What our priorities are and how we are doing?
        4. How we make decisions
        5. Our policies and procedures
        6. Lists and registers
        7. The services we offer
        8. What is not included in the Publication Scheme
        9. Charging
        10. Exemptions
        11. Records Management
        12. Copyright
        13. Equality and Diversity
    12. Media Centre
      1. Filming and photography requests
      2. Condition checks
      3. Life and Birth
    13. Terms and conditions
      1. Privacy Policy
      2. Cookies Policy
      3. Modern Slavery Statement
  5. Getting involved

    1. Give us your feedback
      1. Complaints
    2. Become a volunteer
      1. Our volunteer roles
      2. Application process
      3. Volunteering safety
      4. #iwill Youth Volunteering
      5. Frequently Asked Questions
      6. Contact our Volunteering team
    3. Become a member
    4. Join our youth advisory groups
      1. Think4Brum
      2. YPAG
    5. Family and Patient Advisory Council
    6. Maternity Voices Partnership
    7. Fundraise for us
      1. Birmingham Women's Charity
      2. Birmingham Children's Charity
    8. Monthly staff awards
    9. Women's Hospital CareCart donations
  6. Working here

    1. What our staff think about working here
    2. How we support and develop you
    3. Clinical excellence
    4. Apprenticeships
      1. Clinical Healthcare Apprenticeship
      2. Customer Service Practitioner Apprenticeship
    5. Aspire@BWC
      1. Work Experience
      2. Virtual Work Experience
      3. Employment for people with a Learning Disability
      4. Supporting schools
      5. Useful Links
    6. Recruitment
      1. The recruitment journey
      2. Recruitment open days
      3. Maternity recruitment
      4. Theatres Recruitment
    7. Careers in paediatrics for adult nurses
    8. Celebrating BWC Spirit
      1. Thank you to our patients and families
      2. BWC Spirit Patient Thanks
    9. BWC Spirit Awards
    10. Service Contribution Awards
  7. Contact us

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