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An egg-cellent donation of Easter eggs for children at Heartlands

Published: April 8, 2015

Poorly children at Heartlands Hospital received an egg-stra special treat as over 200 Easter eggs were delivered to the Children’s Unit by a local ASDA store. Denise Danks, community life champion for ASDA Chelmsley Wood, visited young patients with chocolate eggs to help bring a little Easter magic to the Unit. Denise said: “All the […]

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

Published: April 8, 2015

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 visiting following a successful […]

Elderly care wards to benefit from charity golf day

Published: March 24, 2015

Around 80 golfers will be hoping to score a hole in one when they take to the tee at a Sutton Coldfield golf club next month by raising vital funds for elderly care wards at a Birmingham Hospital. The charity golf match at Wishaw Golf Club on Wednesday 1 April will see all money raised […]

World Kidney Day marked with vital donations to renal unit

Published: March 12, 2015

The renal unit at Birmingham’s Heartlands Hospital, part of the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, has marked World Kidney Day (March 12) by taking delivery of vital pieces of equipment bought thanks to recent donations. The Glaxo Renal Unit at Heartlands has been given a portable ultrasound machine thanks to a grant from the […]

Hospital Trust leading the way with £4 million investment in state-of-the-art operating theatre

Published: February 4, 2015

Work is well under way on a new £4 million state-of-the-art hybrid operating theatre which will open the door for world class treatments and training at Birmingham’s Heartlands Hospital. The theatre, one of only three of its kind in the UK and a first in the Midlands, is set to open its doors in summer […]

Birmingham hospital’s Snowdon challenge

Published: February 3, 2015

Fearless fundraisers from across the West Midlands are being invited to join four Birmingham hospitals as they come together for the first time to take their fundraising efforts to new heights. Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, which includes Heartlands Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and Solihull Hospital, as well as  Birmingham Children’s Hospital, Birmingham Women’s Hospital, […]

Booklet piloted to help hospital staff improve care to people with dementia

Published: February 3, 2015

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Good Hope, Heartlands and Solihull Hospital, is piloting a new booklet to provide better dementia care in its hospitals. Based on what staff and carers have said would help them to respond to the person with dementia’s needs, ‘About me’ is filled out and given to staff […]

New baby simulator joy

Published: January 21, 2015

Smiles of joy were all around Heartlands Hospital’s Clinical Skills Centre following a £4,000 donation by G4S staff for a baby simulator. SimNewB is a vital piece of training equipment which will help save more babies lives through education. The simulator will be used to help train doctors, nurses and physios in recognising and treating […]

Hospital staff arrange surprise celebration for popular patient’s 100th birthday

Published: January 20, 2015

Staff at a Birmingham hospital have made sure a stay on their Ward didn’t put a dampener on birthday celebrations for a popular patient as she turned 100. Staff on Ward 5 at Birmingham’s Heartlands Hospital, part of the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, decided they had to mark the milestone birthday of patient […]

Warning to keep safe and keep warm as big freeze hits

Published: January 16, 2015

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Birmingham’s Heartlands Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and Solihull Hospital, is urging people to keep safe and keep warm as the area looks set to be hit by a cold snap over the coming days. The Met Office has today issued a Level 3 Cold Weather Alert for […]

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