Communications: Heartlands Hospital


Birmingham hospital takes flight with ‘Best Hospital Care’ award

Published: October 31, 2013

🔊 Listen to this The bereavement services team at Heartlands Hospital has won the prestigious ‘Best Hospital Care’ award at the 2013 Butterfly Awards, having cared for more than 1,600 families in Birmingham which have experienced the loss of a baby. The Butterfly Awards celebrate the achievements of the healthcare professionals that support families during […]


CQC Listening Events: “Tell us about your care”

Published: October 28, 2013

🔊 Listen to this 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 […]


Nurses pull on running shoes for Heartlands’ smallest patients

Published: October 14, 2013

🔊 Listen to this Five members of staff at Heartlands Hospital are swapping uniforms for sports gear as they run for the Hospital’s poorly babies. The staff, who include four nurses and a consultant, are taking part in the Bupa Great Birmingham Run on the 20 October and hope to raise £3,000 for the Neonatal […]


Bereavement services team soars with ‘Best Hospital Care’ shortlist in 2013 Butterfly Awards

Published: October 9, 2013

🔊 Listen to this The bereavement services team at Heartlands Hospital has been nominated in the category of ‘Best Hospital Care’ at the 2013 Butterfly Awards. Taking place 19 October 2013 at the Paragon Hotel in Birmingham, the annual Butterfly Awards celebrate and recognise the achievements of families overcoming the loss of a baby and […]


Live music sessions hit the right note with hospital patients, visitors and staff

Published: September 2, 2013

🔊 Listen to this Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust has launched Twilight Sessions, a late-night music programme showcasing the talents of local vocalists, bands and musicians at Heartlands Hospital, Solihull Hospital and Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield. Scheduled to take place once a month at one of the three sites, the Twilight Sessions […]


Take a step for hospital sponsored walk

Published: August 28, 2013

🔊 Listen to this Big steps are being taken for good causes as Heartlands Hospital hosts its annual charity sponsored walk and is inviting members of the public to sign up. The 6.5 mile scenic walk starts at Heartlands Hospital, follows the canal and finishes at Solihull Hospital. Last year, the event, which was organised […]


Doctors and nurses pull on their kits for charity fun day

Published: August 28, 2013

🔊 Listen to this Doctors and nurses at Heartlands Hospital will be getting their kit on for a special football tournament and charity fun day next week. The fun day, which is open to members of the public and is being organised by the Hospital’s ward 19, will feature a face painter, bouncy castle, raffle, […]


Chinese delegates meet Heartlands specialists in knowledge sharing visit

Published: June 28, 2013

🔊 Listen to this Experts from Birmingham Heartlands Hospital hosted a team of leading medics from Xinjiang Medical University in China, in a one-off visit to the Hospital’s Diabetes Centre and MIDRU research team this week. Based at Heartlands, the leading research active centre is one of the largest in the UK, with the diabetic […]


Dr. Mark Newbold initial reaction to Francis Report

Published: June 17, 2013

🔊 Listen to this 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.


Medics raise awareness of widely unknown immune system disorders

Published: April 12, 2013

🔊 Listen to this Medics at Heartlands Hospital are raising awareness of disorders in which part of the body’s immune system does not function properly.during world primary immunodeficiency week on 22 – 29 April. As many as one in 500 people may have an immune deficiency, and many can be unaware that symptoms such as […]

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