Bereaved parents open new £1 million centre at Birmingham Children’s Hospital

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Mums Gayle Routledge (second right) and Rachel Ollerenshaw (second left) - seen here with Sarah-Jane Marsh, Nicki Fitzmaurice and Dame Christine Braddock - have worked with the hospital’s dedicated bereavement specialists to make Magnolia House a reality Mums Gayle Routledge (second right) and Rachel Ollerenshaw (second left) – seen here with Sarah-Jane Marsh, Nicki Fitzmaurice and Dame Christine Braddock – have worked with the hospital’s dedicated bereavement specialists to make Magnolia House a reality

Two bereaved mums officially cut the ribbon yesterday on a brand-new £1million support centre called Magnolia House – a national first at Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

Every year, approximately 120 life-changing conversations take place at the hospital between health professionals and the loved ones of young people. To help future families, mums Gayle Routledge, 45, from Stafford and Rachel Ollerenshaw, 46, from Warwick have worked together with the hospital’s dedicated bereavement specialists to make Magnolia House a reality.

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