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Communications: Heartlands Hospital

Caroline Park – emergency medicine consultant

Published: April 29, 2019

Caroline has been an Emergency Medicine consultant here for 22 years. She is clinical governance lead for EM and a former clinical director.  She is the lead for medical students in ED at Heartlands and has been active in developing both our ENP and ACP programmes. Caroline trained at the University of Birmingham Medical School […]

Ellen Jones – emergency department consultant

Published: April 13, 2018

Ellen, who has worked for us since 1996, is based mainly at Heartlands but rotates to Good Hope and Solihull. As well as her Emergency Department consultant role she is also an inspirational education champion for emergency medicine and Head of School for postgraduate training in Emergency Medicine in the West Midlands. She started her […]

Aidan McNamara – emergency department consultant

Published: April 13, 2018

Aidan is an experienced and highly respected consultant who has worked at the Trust for 20 years. He joined us in 1998 after training and qualifying in Dublin. A former clinical director at the Trust, he mainly works at Heartlands Hospital but also works at Good Hope Hospital’s emergency unit and the Minor Injuries Unit […]

Catrin Dyer – emergency department consultant

Published: April 13, 2018

Catrin (Cat) is an emergency department consultant who works across our three hospitals. Cat, who is accredited in paediatrics, is on her second spell working for us. She says she rejoined in October 2016 – and say that largely because of the great people in the ED team. She is originally from South Wales and […]

David Raven – emergency department clinical lead

Published: April 13, 2018

David is a clinical lead in Heartlands Hospital’s Emergency Department. He is also National Course director for the innovative HECTOR project and a medical advisor for BBC Casualty. He is also Midlands Silver Trauma Group Chair. David lives in Bromsgrove with his wife and two young children. He loves skiing, running and going to the […]

Hari Sukuraman – associate consultant

Published: April 13, 2018

Hari moved to the UK from India to take up a job with us in the Emergency Department.  He did his basic medical training in India and a chance meeting sparked his interest in pursuing a career in emergency medicine in the UK.  While he was teaching life support courses as part of his postgraduate […]

Katie Wright, emergency department consultant

Published: April 13, 2018

Katie is an emergency medicine consultant, dual accredited in paediatric emergency medicine, and the co-lead for the children’s emergency department at Heartlands Hospital. She has been a consultant in the ED here for three and a half years. This was her first consultant post after previously working as a registrar. She was born in Selly […]

Celebrating LGBT History Month with first Trust conference

Published: February 16, 2018

The Trust held its first LGBT conference this month, exploring sexual orientation and gender identity. The day was a huge success with over 120 people attending, including Trust staff and guests from partner organisations. Dame Julie Moore, Interim Chief Executive, was our first speaker. She told her story of being out and a woman in […]

New Year baby joy for first-time mum

Published: January 3, 2018

Katrina Jones welcomed her new son into the world at 12.02am on 1 January at Heartlands Hospital, making George Jake Rowland the first baby to be born in 2018 at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust. George is 30-year-old Katrina’s first baby and her partner Keith was there to support her throughout the birth. George […]

Animation launched by hospital trust to convey vital back pain advice

Published: August 3, 2017

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust has launched an innovative new tool to communicate vital advice which is hoped will help sufferers of back pain and reduce the need for hospital treatment. The Trust, which runs Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull hospitals as well as community services in Solihull, has developed an animated video which […]

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