Posted On: 22/08/19
Deaf children in West Midlands fall an entire grade behind at GCSE level, according to new research from National Deaf Children's Society.
The charity issued the warning after analysing the Departments for Education's 2018 exam results data, which showed that the region's deaf children score an average grade of 3.78 across eight key subjects. For hearing children, this rises to 4.85. Read more
Posted On: 21/08/19
A set of twins joined at the top of the head have been successfully separated following pioneering surgery at GOSH.
sisters Safa and Marwa Ullah required three major operations totalling more
than 50 hours of surgery time. The surgeries took place over a four-month
period and involved a 100-strong team.
Watch our film to find out more.
Posted On: 13/08/19
Saturday is International Homeless Animals Day An unsuspecting family bought Gloria from what was likely to have been a puppy farm. Sadly, like many pets who have been bred purely for profit, it quickly became apparent the little border collie was seriously unwell. Unable to afford the vet bills that quickly piled up when she fell ill, Gloria’s family were left with no option but to give up their beloved pet. This is her story
Together for Change
Posted On: 07/08/19
Upfront is an online tool that gives you your own personalised guide to caring. As well as covering practical and financial support, it includes information to help with managing the impact of caring on health and relationships. Read more