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.


First triplets born in more than five years at Good Hope

Published: December 7, 2018

🔊 Listen to this 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 […]


Championing Transgender Awareness

Published: November 14, 2018

🔊 Listen to this 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 […]


Red Bags scheme launched

Published: August 29, 2018

🔊 Listen to this 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 […]


Pharmacy opening hours over August bank holiday

Published: August 22, 2018

🔊 Listen to this 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 […]


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 […]

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