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Communications: Heartlands Hospital

Children’s Emergency Department receives toy and cash donations after flood damage

Published: November 24, 2016

Young patients visiting the Children’s Emergency Department at Heartlands Hospital were delighted after receiving a bumper donation of toys to replace the thousands of pounds worth of toys and equipment that were damaged during the floods earlier this year. Staff in the Children’s Emergency Department were left dismayed to see sofas, tables and chairs, a […]

Chemotherapy at home service marks a year of improving lives of cancer patients

Published: November 17, 2016

A chemotherapy at home service run from a lifesaving cancer unit is celebrating its first birthday as it continues to develop and maintain quality of life for its patients. The service, delivered by Heartlands Haematology Cancer Unit – Ward 19, part of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, provides patients with the option to receive […]

Hospital unit organises remembrance service for bereaved relatives

Published: November 11, 2016

Families in the region will have the opportunity to remember loved ones later this month at a special memorial service. The renal unit (pictured) at Heartlands Hospital in Birmingham, part of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, has held a service of thanksgiving and remembrance for the past three years for bereaved relatives of patients […]

Recognition floods in for award winners

Published: November 8, 2016

Emergency Departments at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust have been recognised with a special award for their outstanding efforts following the dramatic floods which hit the adult and paediatric units back in June. The Trust’s Building Healthier Lives Awards acknowledged those individuals and teams who have constantly gone that extra mile in caring for […]

Weight management up for discussion at hospital talk

Published: November 7, 2016

Locals interested in learning more about how to prevent weight gain, have the chance to hear from a weight management specialist at a hospital talk this month. With more than 1,000,000 adults in the West Midlands classed as obese, Helen Mercer, specialist dietitian and weight management service team leader for Solihull Community Services, will also […]

100,000 Genomes Project offers hope for Alexcia

Published: November 2, 2016

Medics at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust are involved in the 100,000 Genomes Project – a national ground-breaking project to sequence genomes from patients across the UK. The aim is to collect and sequence 100,000 whole genomes – your body’s unique genetic code – from patients with rare diseases and their families, as well […]

A fond farewell for retiring Colin to the hospital where he met his future wife

Published: October 25, 2016

A popular member of staff has bid a fond farewell to the Birmingham hospital where he has worked for 36 years and where he met his future wife. Colin Dyer has worked in a variety of roles in his time at Heartlands Hospital, part of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, from his beginnings working […]

‘Time to Remember’ our loved ones

Published: October 12, 2016

Our annual memorial service to help parents and families to remember their babies lost during pregnancy or shortly after birth, is taking place on Saturday 15 October. The annual ‘A Time to Remember’ service gives parents the chance to meet other families and collectively share and remember babies who passed away through stillbirth, miscarriage or […]

Nurse saved life on Touchwood shopping trip

Published: September 14, 2016

A nurse on Heartlands’ Cardiology Ward who saved the life of an 82-year-old man while she was on a shopping trip at Touchwood, was re-united with the great-grandfather as she was awarded for going beyond the call of duty. James Cooper collapsed in Starbucks at the Solihull shopping centre, during a day out with his […]

Birmingham health trusts to join forces

Published: September 5, 2016

University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) and Heart of England (HEFT) Foundation Trusts have agreed to work together to create a single organisation. The outcome will be one Trust running the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull hospitals, the Chest Clinic and Solihull Community Services, as well as the Trusts’ satellite services. Following agreement […]

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