Baby Loss Awareness Week: local mum shares her heart-breaking story of loss in support of other grieving parents

This Baby Loss Awareness Week (9-15 October), a bereaved mum from Stourbridge is sharing her heart-breaking story of baby loss, in the hope it inspires others to support grieving parents at Birmingham Women’s Hospital. Read more

Black Country Firm Goes The Distance To Support Bereaved Families

A team of 18 eager employees from a Black Country-based solicitors firm has gone the distance for Birmingham Women’s Hospital Charity, after walking/running 812 miles between them and raising £900 for the charity’s Woodland House Appeal. Read more

Stunning New Artwork Unveiled At Women’s Hospital

We're delighted to have unveiled a brand-new art installation at our Women’s Hospital, thanks to our wonderful charity partner, Castle Fine Art. Read more

Sands Awareness Month: local mum calls for new bereavement centre.

This Sands Awareness Month (June), a bereaved mum from Redditch is throwing her support behind a fundraising appeal to bring a brand-new, purpose-built centre to Birmingham Women’s Hospital, where heartbreaking pregnancy and neonatal loss conversations can take place. Read more

Bereaved Couple Talk To ITV Central

To mark the start of Sands Awareness Month (June), one of our bereaved couples has spoken to ITV Central about the loss of their 13-day-old daughter Emeleia May, who passed away on our Neonatal Unit after being born prematurely. Read more

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital Charity Appoints New CEO

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital Charity has appointed Mark Brider as its new Chief Executive Officer. Read more

Birmingham Poet Laureate, Casey Bailey, Pens Poignant Poem On Baby Loss For Woodland House Appeal

Poet Laureate for Birmingham, Casey Bailey, has thrown his support behind our Charity’s Woodland House Appeal to by penning a poignant poem which conveys the pain, anguish and heartbreak experienced by those who lose a baby. Read more

£1m needed to start work on bereavement centre at Birmingham Women’s Hospital

Birmingham Women’s Hospital Charity is on a mission to raise the next £1m for its Woodland House Appeal, which will allow it to break ground on its standalone bereavement centre for families experiencing pregnancy and baby loss. Read more

Game on for Birmingham Women's Hospital Charity

An avid gamer from Kings Heath has put his skills to the rest for Birmingham Women’s Hospital Charity, by taking on a 24-hour live streaming challenge and raising more than £1,200 for parents experiencing pregnancy or baby loss. Read more

Christmas comes early as Cliff Richard Fans help Woodland House Appeal hit £1m milestone

‘Congratulations’ are in order, as Birmingham Women’s Hospital Charity has hit the £1m milestone in its £3.5m Woodland House Appeal Read more

Bereaved Mum and Dad step up to make Woodland House a reality

Bereaved parents, Sophie and Rich Newman have taken steps to help improve bereavement aftercare for families experiencing pregnancy and baby loss, by walking 24 miles and raising over £1,900 for Birmingham Women’s Hospital Charity’s Woodland House Appeal. Read more

Hospital Colleagues Take To The Saddle Raising almost £37,000 For Poorly Babies In Memory of highly-regarded Consultant Neonatologist

A group of colleagues from Birmingham Women’s Hospital and other Neonatal hospitals in the West Midlands have taken to the saddle, raising almost £37,000 for the hospital’s charity, in memory of a well-respected and much-loved Consultant Neonatologist, who sadly passed away in April following treatment for COVID-19. Read more

Fitness clothing giant Gymshark goes the extra mile for local charities - Over 9,000 to be exact

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital Charity has relied on local businesses for a helping hand as it continues to support the vital work our two hospitals provide to patients from across the region. One such company is Solihull-based fitness clothing brand Gymshark, who as well as donating almost a quarter of a million pounds, has also given more than 650 hours of volunteering time, and travelled more than 9,217 miles to help the hospitals. Read more

Hospital colleagues take to the saddle in memory of highly regarded Consultant Neonatologist

Colleagues from Birmingham Women’s Hospital, and across a network of Neonatal hospitals in the West Midlands, will be taking to the saddle in memory of a well-respected and much-loved Consultant Neonatologist, who sadly passed away in April, following treatment for COVID-19. Read more

Grant awarded to support inclusion, diversity and equality at BWC

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital Charity is thrilled to have received a grant of £50,000 from NHS Charities Together, which will be used to further support the health and wellbeing of the Trust’s colleagues of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds. Read more