Gifts in kind

We often receive donations of toys and games for our patients, particularly around the festive seasons such as Christmas or Easter, and whilst we are incredibly grateful for these, we do have some guidelines around what we can or cannot accept.Read more

Ruth Lester

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Jonathan Tritter

Jonathan is Professor of Sociology and Public Policy at Aston University. Since coming to Aston Jonathan has served as Associate Dean for Research and is currently Deputy Dean for the School of Languages and Social Sciences.Read more

Extreme abseil

Our forward facing abseil is back this September - extremely exciting!Read more

Arlo's story

Although he is still only a few months old, little Arlo Watson has been transferred EIGHT TIMES by our KIDS/NTS Team.Read more

Who are KIDS/NTS?

KIDS/NTS is a mobile intensive care unit (contained within an ambulance)Read more

Privacy policy

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Star appeal project

Our Star Appeal raised £3.65 million to create the UK’s first centre for the care and treatment of children with rare diseases.Read more

Magnolia House project

Providing a sanctuary for parents and families who have received difficult or upsetting news and funded entirely by generous charitable donation, Magnolia House is the first centre of its kind in the UK, setting the benchmark for palliative and bereavement care across the country.Read more

Emergency radiology appeal

With charitable support we were able to replace our Emergency Department’s dated x-ray machine, taking advantage of recent advances in technology.Read more

Burn centre appeal

In 2006, our Burn Centre Appeal helped to fund the creation of a new Paediatric Burn Centre, which enabled us to double the number of children with burn injuries that we treat each year. Although the NHS paid the majority of the development our appeal raised an additional £3 million to create the very best possible healing environment for our patients.Read more

Kidney kids appeal

In 2009, our charity partnered with BBC WM for the Kidney Kids Appeal to create a brand new state of the art Renal Unit. The appeal successfully funded the relocation of the unit into a bright, modern space and created a healing environment for the 1,800 children with kidney problems who visit us each year.Read more

Children's cancer centre

Each year around 1,700 children are diagnosed with cancer and more than 250 of them are treated at our hospital. To do more to improve the hospital experience for children and families facing very frightening and challenging time our Children’s Cancer Centre Appeal was launched in 2012, with the aim of raising £4million to develop a new state-of-the-art centre of our young patients.Read more

Fund campaigns

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Magnolia House

The first of its kind in the UK and funded entirely by charitable donations, Magnolia House provides a safe-haven for parents and families at their time of need.Read more

Transplant Games 2018

The 2017 British Transplant Games saw the team from the Children’s Hospital return home with the Best Children’s Team prize for an impressive 21st year in a row.Read more

Funding holidays

Holidays are often difficult or expensive for families who have children with chronic or long term health conditions.Read more

Supporting tomorrow's superhumans

Active involvement in sport and focusing on a future goal can have a tremendous impact on the well-being, sense of achievement and confidence of our brave children and some have chosen to become para athletes.Read more

The importance of play

Play can have a huge impact on a child’s recovery in hospital.Read more

Critical journeys appeal

Help us do more for critically ill babies and children. We need to raise £2 million to equip a fleet of four Critical Care Ambulances with the latest life-saving medical equipment.Read more