Communications: Birmingham Chest Clinic


New mobile app could transform care for lung surgery patients

Published: October 8, 2015

🔊 Listen to this A mobile app developed by researchers at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust could transform how lung surgery patients receive their rehabilitation after surgery. The Fit for Surgery app developed by the Thoracic surgery research team at the Trust, which runs Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull Hospitals, will allow patients to […]


Birmingham hospital leader represents UK at World Health Organisation

Published: September 18, 2015

🔊 Listen to this A deputy medical director at a Midlands hospital trust has had the honour of being invited as the UK representative to give the World Health Organisation (WHO) his expert opinion on emergency care and how standards can be improved internationally. Professor Matthew Cooke, director of strategy and deputy medical director at […]


Medics encourage people to say Yes I Donate

Published: September 7, 2015

🔊 Listen to this Medics, nurses and other staff at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust are urging people to break silence on organ donation and Say Yes I Donate this National Transplant Week (7th – 13th September 2015). 16.9 million people – a third of UK adults – admit they haven’t considered organ donation […]


Help keep our hospitals smoke free

Published: July 1, 2015

🔊 Listen to this Reminder to patients and visitors – smoking is only permitted in the designated smoking areas in each of our hospitals. Help us keep our hospitals smoke free – see our policy below: Smoke Free PolicyV3


Birmingham medics tell their story after returning from frontline fight against Ebola

Published: April 23, 2015

🔊 Listen to this Two Birmingham medics who have recently returned from fighting the Ebola epidemic on the frontline in Sierra Leone have spoken about their ‘life-changing’ experience. Debbie Hawker and Mike Gibbs, who both work for Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, flew out to West Africa earlier this year for a five-week stint […]


CQC Rating

Published: April 14, 2015

🔊 Listen to this   See the ratings summary here The full report is available here


Open visiting to be introduced across the board at Trust’s hospitals

Published: March 31, 2015

🔊 Listen to this Open visiting is being introduced across the three hospitals run by Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust to help aid recovery for patients and provide a more positive experience for relatives and staff. From April 1 all wards at Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull Hospitals will introduce a policy of open […]


Exceptional patient care celebrated

Published: October 24, 2014

🔊 Listen to this NHS staff working for one of the largest employers in the West Midlands were officially recognised for their exceptional patient care and outstanding performance this week. Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, which provides general and specialist hospital care across Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull Hospitals, alongside a number of local […]


Annual Members Meeting to be held on 15 September 2014

Published: September 8, 2014

🔊 Listen to this Notice is hereby given that the Annual Meeting of Members and Council of Governors Annual General Meeting of the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust will be held at St Johns Hotel, Warwick Road, Solihull on Monday 15 September 2014 at 4.00pm. Click here for further information


New medical director discusses Trust priorities in introductory video

Published: May 23, 2014

🔊 Listen to this With more than 25 years’ experience in healthcare, covering a range of clinical, managerial and academic roles, the Trust’s new medical director Dr Andrew Catto is well qualified to lead on the delivery of patient care at Heartlands Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and Solihull Hospital and Community Services. In the following […]

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