More nursing and midwifery stories from Birmingham and Solihull

Fundraising effort delivers bundles of joy to hardworking colleagues

Natalie Jackson, a Rapid Response Sister at The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Birmingham , helped raise over £600 to buy shower gel, shampoo and other goodies for her colleagues, after new guidance requiring staff to shower after caring for patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 was introduced during the pandemic.

Sexual health service goes digital during pandemic

The Umbrella Sexual Health Service at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust turned to technology to launch a new telephone triage, video consultation, home self-STI testing and postal medication service to keep their service up-and-running during the pandemic.