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CQC Listening Events: “Tell us about your care”

Published: November 19, 2013

The CQC is the independent regulator of all health and social care in England. We have been given powers by the government to register, monitor and inspect all health and care services. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) will soon carry out an inspection at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, which covers Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Solihull Hospital […]

Dr. Mark Newbold initial reaction to Francis Report

Published: January 22, 2014

Published on 7 Feb 2013 Dr Mark Newbold, chief executive of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust and chair of the NHS Confederation’s Hospitals Forum gives his response to the Francis Report.

Breast cancer patients treated by Mr Ian Paterson

Published: January 28, 2014

In 2007, a review of breast surgery services provided through Solihull Hospital, identified that a surgical technique performed for some mastectomies by one of our consultants, Mr Ian Paterson, required closer scrutiny to establish whether it represented best practice, based upon current clinical knowledge. The technique involved performing the mastectomy and leaving behind a small […]


Published: January 27, 2014

HEARTLANDS CREATES A FUTURE WITH STUDENTS An event to celebrate the collaboration between sixth form students and Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust was held at the Birmingham Heartlands Hospital Education Centre today. Sponsored by the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, the work placement scheme involved a variety of hospital based projects undertaken by […]

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