Communications: Birmingham Chest Clinic


Animation launched by hospital trust to convey vital back pain advice

Published: August 3, 2017

🔊 Listen to this Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust has launched an innovative new tool to communicate vital advice which is hoped will help sufferers of back pain and reduce the need for hospital treatment. The Trust, which runs Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull hospitals as well as community services in Solihull, has developed […]


Hospital charity launches appeal to support patients with dementia

Published: January 18, 2017

🔊 Listen to this A hospital charity is launching a new fundraising appeal to support patients with dementia and make a hospital stay less daunting for the thousands of patients suffering from this debilitating illness. The Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust Charity raises funds for projects at Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull hospitals, as […]


Twelve Days of Christmas – on the ninth day…

Published: December 19, 2016

🔊 Listen to this It’s nearly the end of 2016 and we thought we’d spend the the twelve days of Christmas sharing some stories and successes from the last year from across the Trust, as well as some useful tips to stay healthy in 2017. We’d like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a […]


Twelve Days of Christmas – on the eighth day…

Published: December 19, 2016

🔊 Listen to this It’s nearly the end of 2016 and we thought we’d spend the the twelve days of Christmas sharing some stories and successes from the last year from across the Trust, as well as some useful tips to stay healthy in 2017. We’d like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a […]


Recognition floods in for award winners

Published: November 7, 2016

🔊 Listen to this Emergency Departments at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust have been recognised with a special award for their outstanding efforts following the dramatic floods which hit the adult and paediatric units back in June. The Trust’s Building Healthier Lives Awards acknowledged those individuals and teams who have constantly gone that extra […]


100,000 Genomes Project offers hope for Alexcia

Published: November 1, 2016

🔊 Listen to this Medics at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust are involved in the 100,000 Genomes Project – a national ground-breaking project to sequence genomes from patients across the UK. The aim is to collect and sequence 100,000 whole genomes – your body’s unique genetic code – from patients with rare diseases and […]


‘Time to Remember’ our loved ones

Published: October 12, 2016

🔊 Listen to this Our annual memorial service to help parents and families to remember their babies lost during pregnancy or shortly after birth, is taking place on Saturday 15 October. The annual ‘A Time to Remember’ service gives parents the chance to meet other families and collectively share and remember babies who passed away […]


Birmingham health trusts to join forces

Published: September 5, 2016

🔊 Listen to this University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) and Heart of England (HEFT) Foundation Trusts have agreed to work together to create a single organisation. The outcome will be one Trust running the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull hospitals, the Chest Clinic and Solihull Community Services, as well as the Trusts’ […]


Hospital priest recognised with special award for end of life care

Published: December 15, 2015

🔊 Listen to this A hospital chaplain has been recognised for her work giving spiritual and pastoral support to patients, relatives and staff in the most challenging of circumstances. Reverend Lynn Busfield won the Non-Clinical Excellence Award at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust’s Staff Recognition Awards 2015 after being nominated for her vital and […]


Heart of England Trust hosts national nursing conference

Published: October 23, 2015

🔊 Listen to this Birmingham recently welcomed hundreds of NHS staff from all over the country, for the seventh annual Chief Nursing Officer’s (CNO) Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Advisory Group’s conference. Hosted by Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, the conference looked at the positive impact of change, the Workforce Race Equality Strategy and […]

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