Category: Communications

We are expanding the Trust's profile online every day and take a keen interest in social media on behalf of the Trust. We would be keen for you to follow us on twitter@heartofengland so you can find out our latest news updates.


Paediatric and neonatal recruitment day – Monday 2 July

Published: June 14, 2018

🔊 Listen to this We are holding a recruitment event on Monday 2 July between 10.30am and 1.30pm to showcase the Paediatric and Neonatal Services provided across the University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. Our teams work at Heartlands and Good Hope Hospitals and our services include two paediatric assessment units, day surgery, inpatients, high […]


Major investment in Good Hope Hospital renovations

Published: June 1, 2018

🔊 Listen to this Patients, relatives, staff and visitors are set to benefit from significant investment totalling over £700,000 in transforming facilities at Good Hope Hospital. Good Hope is already benefiting from the opening of a new chemotherapy day unit this month following a £100,000 investment from Good Hope Charity with the support of Friends […]


Walk through the proposed design of our new Hospital building

Published: May 24, 2018

🔊 Listen to this Plans are underway for a new Ambulatory Care and Diagnostics (ACAD) Centre at Heartlands Hospital which will offer world-class facilities and house a wide range of health services, including outpatients, day surgery, endoscopy and imaging. See how this new building is shaping up to look like by viewing the fly-through here*Please […]


Team GB tent pegging honour for apprentice

Published: May 24, 2018

🔊 Listen to this An IT apprentice has been selected to represent Britain at the ancient sport of tentpegging. Zeeshan Mehmood, who has been given his first call-up for the British tentpegging team, will be taking part in a major international tournament in Durban, South Africa. Tentpegging is an equestrian sport which involves picking up […]


New Solihull Falls Team launched

Published: May 23, 2018

🔊 Listen to this A new team has been set up in Solihull with the aim of reducing the number of people admitted to hospital after a fall. There are about 2,600 Solihull patients a year who end up in hospital following a fall and admissions are estimated to cost the health service about £7.5 […]


Pharmacy opening times during the May Bank Holiday

Published: May 22, 2018

🔊 Listen to this A range of services providing expert medical treatment can be accessed during the May bank holiday in Birmingham and Solihull (28 May 2018). Patients can save time in the waiting room by visiting their pharmacist for quick, confidential advice on a range of common illnesses. Pharmacy opening hours in Birmingham and […]


Birmingham health and care professionals chosen to represent West Midlands in NHS birthday awards

Published: May 21, 2018

🔊 Listen to this A group of emergency health and care professionals at Heartlands Hospital have been chosen from hundreds of applicants to represent the West Midlands in a prestigious competition to mark the NHS’s 70th birthday. As regional champion in the Excellence in Urgent and Emergency Care Award, the HECTOR project will now vie […]


Breda is 10,000th West Mids recruit to 100k

Published: May 16, 2018

🔊 Listen to this The West Midlands Genomic Medicine Centre (WMGMC) recently consented their 10,000th participant to the 100,000 Genomes Project. Breda Daly recently signed up to the pioneering project, which will improve medical knowledge of cancer and some rare diseases, potentially leading to diagnoses and improved treatments. Breda was asked if she wanted to […]


May Bank Holiday local pharmacy opening times

Published: May 1, 2018

🔊 Listen to this A range of services providing expert medical treatment can be accessed during the May bank holiday in Birmingham and Solihull (7 May 2018). Patients can save time in the waiting room by visiting their pharmacist for quick, confidential advice on a range of common illnesses. Pharmacy opening hours in Birmingham and […]


New chemotherapy unit at Solihull Hospital set to open to patients in May

Published: April 23, 2018

🔊 Listen to this Solihull Hospital’s new £2.2 million chemotherapy unit is set to welcome its first patients during May. Next month, staff  will be moving onto the site after four months of refurbishment work to convert an empty unit into a fantastic modern new facility. The unit, which will improve provision for cancer patients, […]

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