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Communications: Heartlands Hospital

Exceptional patient care celebrated

Published: October 28, 2014

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 Community Services and Birmingham […]

Babies to flourish on new Blossom Unit

Published: October 21, 2014

Mums and babies are benefitting from a new Unit that has opened at Heartlands Hospital. The Blossom Transitional Care Unit is a dedicated area designed to provide care for babies that are well but require some extra support with for example, extra observations or antibiotics.  The team of neonatal nurses and midwives on the Unit […]

Diabetes patient is diamond

Published: October 1, 2014

A Heartlands Hospital patient has received the Robert Lawrence medal from Diabetes UK in recognition of 60 years’ triumph over the condition. Beryl Beards, aged 73 from Castle Bromwich, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes after she fell into a coma for 48 hours when she was 13 years old.  She currently has five insulin […]

Hospital hopes to improve outcomes for cystic fibrosis patients with new studies

Published: October 1, 2014

Doctors at Birmingham’s Heartlands Hospital have secured funding for two research projects that could transform the lives of patients with cystic fibrosis by allowing them to better monitor their own health and spend less time in hospital. The West Midlands Adult Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Centre at Heartlands, part of the Heart of England NHS Foundation […]

Company donates fun run merchandise profits to heart unit

Published: September 25, 2014

A lifesaving cardiology unit at a Birmingham hospital has been boosted by a donation of £750 thanks to the generosity of a Midlands business which has donated the profits from the sale of official Great Midlands Fun Run merchandise to the cause. Directors and staff at Staffordshire-based embroidery and print specialists Creative Wear Ltd unanimously […]

Celebrate Diwali at Heartlands

Published: September 24, 2014

Heartlands Hospital is inviting local artists and musicians from Birmingham to get involved with next month’s Diwali celebrations. Known as the ‘Festival of Lights’, Diwali represents the victory of good over evil and light over darkness. Art and music projects will take place at Heartlands throughout October to mark the festival. Last year the Hospital’s arts […]

Get involved as public consultation on hospital’s surgery proposals launches next month

Published: October 3, 2014

Members of the public are being urged to have their say on proposals that aim to create surgery centres of excellence at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, which runs Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull Hospitals, when the public consultation launches on October 13. A series of public engagement meetings and events will be held […]

Annual Members Meeting to be held on 15 September 2014

Published: September 8, 2014

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

Safari arts-fest for young patients at Heartlands

Published: September 2, 2014

Poorly children and young people at Heartlands Hospital have been getting creative to produce Safari themed artwork this summer. The arts department have been running ‘Summer Safari’ sessions throughout August with young patients learning about different groups of animals, from insects to mammals and creating fish paintings and lion masks which have been added to […]

School children go back to nature with hospital garden visit

Published: August 15, 2014

Students from a local school dropped into Heartlands Hospital Children’s Ward recently for a spot of gardening. The children, from years 4 to 6 at St Thomas More Primary School, Sheldon, visited the hospital to meet consultant Scott Hackett who shared his knowledge on wildlife and helped the children plant wildflowers and trees in the […]

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