A Birmingham baby who could have died from a rare metabolic disease has been saved by a pioneering UK screening project. But what is MSUD?
Birmingham Children's Hospital are launching an appeal for people to sign up to the donor register.
Nine-week-old Romero Norville was diagnosed with Retinoblastoma after a photograph showed up a white reflex in his eyes.
An extension on the intensive care unit at Birmingham Children's Hospital officially opens today after a £3.6million development.
The new intensive care unit is now the biggest in the UK.
With an extra 11 beds, the hospital says it will be able to treat more babies than ever before. Currently, with 20 beds, more than 1,000 critically ill babies are seen every year, providing over 190,000 hours of care.
Two children have been airlifted to hospital, one in a critical condition, after they were in collision with a van in the Black Country.
The crash happened on High Bullen, Wednesbury, at around 5:15pm.
Three ambulances, a paramedic officer and two air ambulances were sent to the scene.
– West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman
When crews arrived they found two boys approximately 10 years old who had been in collision with a van.
One had suffered a severe head injury. He was anaesthetised at the scene by the trauma doctor from the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford before being airlifted to Birmingham Children’s Hospital in a critical condition.
The second child had suffered multiple abrasions and the driver of the van was uninjured.
A company in Chesterfield has designed a new hospital gown for young patients.
The clothing is being used on wards at Birmingham Children's Hospital.
Charlotte Grant reports.
A company in Chesterfield has designed a new hospital gown for young patients which is being used on wards at Birmingham Children's Hospital.
The old gown had ribbons to tie the open back. However, the new clothing is said to be more like a pair of pyjamas with velcro, still allowing surgeons the access they need.
The traditional flimsy, and backless, hospital gown has now vanished forever from the wards of Birmingham Children's Hospital.
A company in Chesterfield has designed a new outfit for young patients, a top and trousers, which gives them more dignity and puts them at ease.
A young girl has died after falling into the Staffordshire and Worcestershire canal in Kidderminster.
Last night, West Mercia Police said: "The investigation into this incident is at an early stage and no further comments will be made until tomorrow morning."
They added that the two other children with the girl, who also fell into the water, "are expected to make a full recovery."
Police are investigating the death of a six-year-old girl who fell into a canal in Kidderminster.
The girl was one of three children who fell into the water near Springfield Park, shortly before 6.20pm on Tuesday.
Two of the children managed to escape, but the third child was in the canal for some time, she died on the way to Birmingham's Children's Hospital.
It is unclear whether the children were alone or with adults at the time of the accident.
Vikki Savery the fund raising manager for Birmingham Children's Hospital says this project was for the children.
More information on the exhibition or to buy one of the paintings follow this link.
Inspirational artwork created by children or their siblings at Birmingham Children's Hospital has gone on display to mark 150 years since the hospital first opened its doors.
Children like Elizabeth were asked to create 'something that would make the hospital even more brilliant'.
Inspirational artwork created by children at Birmingham Children's Hospital has gone on display to mark 150 years since the hospital first opened its doors.
The 150 pieces of art make up the exhibition and each canvas tells the story of the child who painted it, all of them being patients at the hospital or their siblings.
The children and young people were invited to paint what they thought could make their hospital 'even more brilliant'.
Novel ideas included roller coaster scanners, superhero doctors and a cupboard where kidneys are kept so children don't have to wait for a transplant.
Several of the paintings have already been sold, the first purchased for £500 by Dragons Den star Theo Paphitis, who bought 9-year-old Rio Peynado's painting of superhero doctors.