Birmingham Children's Hospital

Standard Appointments

Patient Liason Officers

The Patient Liaison Officers for BBS Clinics at Birmingham Children's Hospital can provide support and information before, during and after appointments and can be contacted as follows:
Patient Liaison Officer
Birmingham Service
07591 206787
Patient Liaison Officer
Birmingham Service
07512 198484

BCH Clinics Team

Clare Stevens

BCH BBS Service Secretary

0121 333 9267

Lindsay Wilson

BCH BBS Service Secretary

0121 333 9267

Dr Melanie Kershaw
Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist & Service Lead
Dr Denise Williams
Consultant Clinical Geneticist
Marie McGee
Transition Co-ordinator
Mandip Dosanjh
Clinical Psychologist
Catarina Leal
Dr Asheeta Gupta
Consultant Paediatric Nephrologist
John Ainsworth
Consultant Ophthalmologist
Archana Kulkarni
Consultant Ophthalmologist
Pete Eyre
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Talia Treen
Eye Clinic Liaison Officer
Mr Sam Gurney
Consultant Ophthalmologist

Your Day at Clinic:

  • Birmingham is a Clean Air Zone and a daily fee is charged for vehicles that do not meet the emission standard.  For more information go to:
  • Patients and their families will each see approximately 6-7 clinicians within the Rare Disease Centre at Waterfall House and will also have appointments in the ophthalmology department.
  • Clinics are held once a month on a Monday morning.
  • Be prepared - the day can feel busy and long so organise healthy snacks, drinks and something to keep your child occupied to help the day pass easier.
  • A sandwich lunch is provided at the clinic; all dietary needs are catered for with advance notice.
  • There are indoor and outdoor play areas available so children can relax away from the consultations if needed. There is also a sensory room available.
  • Please note Birmingham has a 'clean air zone', for more information go to
  • For information about travelling to Waterfall House at Birmingham Children’s Hospital, click on this link.

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