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  • Olivier Jamin Donation 3 An 'Art'felt Thank YouLocal artist Olivier Jamin has donated 3 pieces of art to BCHC Charity to say thank you to the NHS staff and key workers who have helped care for the population of Birmingham throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Schwartz Rounds Schwartz Rounds Offer Support for Team BCHCAs part of our ongoing commitment to providing wellbeing support to Birmingham Community Healthcare (BCHC) staff, BCHC Charity have funded a years' license to provide Schwartz Rounds™ sessions to help colleagues decompress and share their experiences of working in healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Ward 7 Calendar Clock In Memory Fundraiser Provides Boost for Ward 7Thanks to an in memory fundraiser, BCHC Charity have been able to provide Ward 7 (previously Ward 8) at Moseley Hall Hospital with 'extras' to enhance patient rehabilitation and care.
  • Tim Hartill Tim's Triumphant Challenge Makes a Difference For Ward 9Last May, star supporter Tim Hartill raised over £1,800 in thanks for the care he received from the team on Ward 9 at Moseley Hall Hospital in 2019. Today, we're taking a look at how that fantastic fundraising has been spent to enhance the assessment experience through communication and sensory aids on the ward.
  • RMC Wellness Library NHS Charities Together supports Team BCHCThanks to the overwhelming swell of public support for NHS Charities Together over the last 18 months, BCHC Charity have been able to access funding to help us deliver a crisis response for patients, service users and staff across Birmingham, including health and wellbeing boosts for staff.
  • MHH Garden A Blooming Good Idea!Garden and recreational areas across the Trust have be spruced up with flowers, plants and furniture to help provide peaceful and beautiful spaces for both patients and staff, thanks to donations to BCHC Charity.
  • Award trophy Who is your VIP?We are calling on the public and our partners to nominate those who have gone that extra mile for our next Values in Practice (VIP) Awards. Voting for the 2021 awards closes on July 30.
  • ASDA Chq Pres Local ASDA Store Supports Patients During COVID Crisis Thanks to a kind donation from the ASDA Foundation, BCHC Charity were able to provide 76 toiletry sets for patients on Ward CU27 at Good Hope Hospital. The bags contain shampoo, conditioner, shower gel, toothpaste, toothbrush and even an eye mask to promote good sleep and enhance well-being.
  • Big Tea Logo Join Us For An Outpouring of Love!Monday 5th July is the birthday of the NHS, and we'll be celebrating the NHS Big Tea throughout that week! Join us in sharing a cuppa for a national outpouring of thanks for our healthcare heroes. The NHS Big Tea is about showing support for the people at the heart of the NHS and BCHC; the people who go above and beyond to care for us even in the darkest of times.
  • LD Happy & Healthy Learning Disabilities Awareness Week 2021It's Learning Disabilities Awareness Week; read on to find out how BCHC Charity have supported BCHC Learning Disabilities servies to enhance patient care and experience.
  • Slow Cooker Event 01 Cookery Boost for Families in Temporary AccommodationThanks to funding from the Northfield and Edgbaston Emergency Assistance & Supplies Fund, BCHC Charity has been able to provide food and cooking equipment such as slow cookers, recipe books and cutlery to families residing in hotels across Birmingham at a launch event held at the Cobden Hotel on 26th May.
  • Activity Station Games Dementia Action Week 2021This Dementia Action Week, BCHC Charity takes a look at the ways in which we have supported BCHC services to deliver dementia-friendly activities and items to enhance the patient experience.
  • Dandelion Room Ribbon Cutting New Dandelion Room Provides Comfort and CalmThe newly refurbished Dandelion Room at Moseley Hall Hospital provides a tranquil and relaxing space for families, carers and BCHC staff to process difficult news and decompress following emotional consultations.
  • Snow White Panto Making Precious MemoriesFind out how BCHC Charity supports our palliative and end of life care teams to help families build wonderful memories together, provide treasured keepsakes and aid families and carers in processing their grief.
  • Who's in Charge? Man asleep on settee with baby after drinking alcohol Alcohol awareness video campaign aims to reduce child harm dangerA new video campaign has been launched in response to increasing concerns that growing numbers of babies and children are at risk of serious harm because of the way parents and carers consume alcohol at home.
  • Gov COVID Support Logo Coronavirus Support for BCHC InpatientsThanks to a £7,000 donation from the Government's Coronavirus Community Support Fund distributed through the National Lottery, BCHC Charity has been able to provide inpatients with nightwear, leisurewear, discharge parcels containing non-perishable food and essential toiletries, and patient activity packs.
  • WMRC Staffroom Before Designer Donates Marvellous MakeoverDesigner Nikki Shaw who has given her time and resources freely to provide a stunning, relaxing makeover the staffroom at the West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre.
  • AP & CB Winter Activities Winter Activities? We've Got Them in the Bag!As part of BCHC Charity's ongoing efforts to help reduce boredom, alleviate anxiety and keep patients minds active, we've rolled out winter activity bags to inpatient services across the city.
  • Winter Wellbeing Zara Staff Support for Winter WellbeingThanks to funding from NHS Charities Together, BCHC Charity has been able to roll our Winter Wellbeing Staffroom Kits across the Trust to support Team BCHC.
  • Vaccine roll out Council and NHS forthcoming public Q&A sessions on vaccinationOnline sessions will be hosted in February for the public to ask questions about the COVID-19 vaccination.
  • Dementia Friendly Dolls Dementia-Friendly Dolls Provide Therapeutic BoostThanks to kind donations and fundraising for BCHC Charity,dementia-friendy dolls have been used to help patients engage with therapy, boosting patient wellbeing.
  • WMRC Fitting Room 1 Memorial Makeover for Paediatric Fitting RoomThanks to an amazing fundraising effort from Jeevan's Legacy, the paediatric fitting room at the West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre has been treated to a £10,500 makeover!
  • Bereavement Box Bereavement Memory Boxes provide comfort during crisisThanks to incredibly kind donations, BCHC Charity have funded a trial of Bereavement Memory Boxes for the families of patients in end of life care to collect treasured memories and keepsakes.
  • Nurses and patient at Anne Marie Howes Getting ready for winterImplementation of our plan to be ready for the challenges of a COVID-19 second wave coupled with the normal anticipated winter pressures on the healthcare system is now at an advanced stage.
  • Elderly man with arthritis - hands Restarting support for people with arthritisDuring the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of treatments that help people manage arthritis symptoms have been significantly reduced or stopped altogether. But the majority of our musculoskeletal (MSK) clinicians have now returned from redeployment to 'restart' their services, offering help to those patients with long-term pain.
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