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Red Bags scheme launched

Published: August 29, 2018

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 bags, which have been […]

Paediatric and neonatal recruitment day – Monday 2 July

Published: June 25, 2018

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 dependency facilities and paediatric […]

Walk through the proposed design of our new Hospital building

Published: May 24, 2018

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 note that this is […]

Team GB tent pegging honour for apprentice

Published: May 24, 2018

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 wooden tent pegs from […]

New Solihull Falls Team launched

Published: May 23, 2018

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 million a year in […]

Birmingham health and care professionals chosen to represent West Midlands in NHS birthday awards

Published: May 21, 2018

A group of emergency health and care professionals at Heartlands Hospital have been chosen from hundreds of applicants to represent the West Midlands in a prestigious competition to mark the NHS’s 70th birthday. As regional champion in the Excellence in Urgent and Emergency Care Award, the HECTOR project will now vie with other regional winners […]

Breda is 10,000th West Mids recruit to 100k

Published: May 16, 2018

The West Midlands Genomic Medicine Centre (WMGMC) recently consented their 10,000th participant to the 100,000 Genomes Project. Breda Daly recently signed up to the pioneering project, which will improve medical knowledge of cancer and some rare diseases, potentially leading to diagnoses and improved treatments. Breda was asked if she wanted to take part in the […]

Plans for new build to be discussed at open meeting

Published: April 17, 2018

With planning permission now granted for the new Ambulatory Care and Diagnostics Centre (ACAD) at Heartlands Hospital, staff, patients, visitors, members of the public and anyone with an interest in the new build are invited to attend an open engagement meeting on Tuesday 15th May to come and hear about our latest plans. The plans, […]

Changing Places facility opens at Heartlands Hospital

Published: April 16, 2018

The new Changing Places facility[/caption]A Changing Places toilet for patients and visitors with complex disabilities has opened today at Heartlands Hospital, which is part of University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB). UHB chief executive, Dame Julie Moore joined staff, patients and visitors along with UHB Chair, the Rt Hon Jacqui Smith to open the Changing Places facility […]

Mustafa Sajeel – emergency department consultant

Published: April 13, 2018

Mustafa is a consultant in ED and lead at Good Hope. He’s lived in Sutton Coldfield since 2007 and is married with two children. He  moved to West Midlands in 2006 and started training as a registrar in Emergency Medicine. He has worked at different hospitals across the region including City Hospital, New Cross, Birmingham […]

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