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Communications: Communications

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.

Zero Discrimination Day – 1 March

Published: February 26, 2019

It’s Zero Discrimination Day on 1 March, a day to highlight the urgent need to take action against discriminatory laws. There are still laws in many countries where people are being treated differently, excluded from essential services and having restrictions on how they live their lives just because of who they are. Our inclusion team […]

First triplets born in more than five years at Good Hope

Published: September 19, 2019

Laura Smith gave birth to the first set of triplets at Good Hope Hospital in over five years during August. Harry, Carter and Aria were born safely to proud parents Laura and Anthony after an eventful pregnancy. They were born just five weeks early and proved to be strong, if small, spending just 13 days on […]

Championing Transgender Awareness

Published: November 14, 2018

Individuals and organisations around the country, including UHB, have been participating in Transgender Awareness Week (November 12 – 18) to help raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people, and address the issues the community faces. Transgender Awareness Week is a time for transgender people and their allies to take action and bring attention […]

Red Bags scheme launched

Published: August 29, 2018

A new project is being launched which will help with the transfer of patients between care homes in Solihull and our hospitals. The red bags scheme is a simple but effective way of improving communication between home and hospital – and it is also makes life easier for the patient. The bags, which have been […]

Pharmacy opening hours over August bank holiday

Published: August 22, 2018

The NHS is reminding people in Birmingham and Solihull where they can access expert medical treatment during the August bank holiday (27 August 2017). 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 Solihull over the […]

Paediatric and neonatal recruitment day – Monday 2 July

Published: June 25, 2018

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 dependency facilities and paediatric […]

Major investment in Good Hope Hospital renovations

Published: June 1, 2018

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 of Good Hope Hospital. […]

Walk through the proposed design of our new Hospital building

Published: May 24, 2018

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 note that this is […]

Team GB tent pegging honour for apprentice

Published: May 24, 2018

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 wooden tent pegs from […]

New Solihull Falls Team launched

Published: May 23, 2018

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 million a year in […]

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