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Animation launched by hospital trust to convey vital back pain advice

Published: August 3, 2017

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 an animated video which […]

Hospital charity launches appeal to support patients with dementia

Published: January 18, 2017

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 well as Birmingham Chest […]

Twelve Days of Christmas – on the ninth day…

Published: December 19, 2016

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 Happy New Year. On […]

Twelve Days of Christmas – on the eighth day…

Published: December 19, 2016

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 Happy New Year. On […]

Recognition floods in for award winners

Published: November 8, 2016

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 mile in caring for […]

100,000 Genomes Project offers hope for Alexcia

Published: November 2, 2016

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 their families, as well […]

‘Time to Remember’ our loved ones

Published: October 12, 2016

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 through stillbirth, miscarriage or […]

Birmingham health trusts to join forces

Published: September 5, 2016

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’ satellite services. Following agreement […]

Hospital priest recognised with special award for end of life care

Published: December 15, 2015

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 much-valued role supporting the […]

Heart of England Trust hosts national nursing conference

Published: October 27, 2015

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 how to initiate conversations […]

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