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Communications: Communications

Category: Communications

We are expanding the Trust's profile online every day and take a keen interest in social media on behalf of the Trust. We would be keen for you to follow us on twitter@heartofengland so you can find out our latest news updates.

‘Gorgeous gynae girls’ raise money for Good Hope Hospital

Published: April 14, 2016

A team of staff from Good Hope Hospital are lacing up their trainers and donning tutus and fairy wings to raise money for their ward at the Great Midlands Fun Run in Sutton Coldfield on Sunday 5 June. The team of 20 healthcare staff, from Sutton Coldfield, Walsall and Birmingham, are hoping to raise £2,000 […]

Medic to host talk on allergy treatment

Published: April 14, 2016

With one in four people in the United Kingdom likely to suffer from an allergy, locals are invited to attend a free health seminar at Heartlands Hospital to hear about allergy treatments. Taking place on Thursday 21 April from 5pm in the lead up to Allergy Awareness Week, Dr Richard Baretto, consultant immunologist, will speak […]

Professor Sir Ian Kennedy: HEFT statement

Published: November 21, 2017

On 11 March, BBC West Midlands published an article entitled ‘Mistreated cancer patients say hospital revoked promise’. The article contained a number of quotes from a spokesperson speaking on behalf of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust and, in particular, one comment regarding Sir Ian Kennedy, who undertook an enquiry into concerns about the Trust’s […]

Special donation to hospital ward in memory of a much loved dad

Published: April 4, 2016

A family of an Acocks Green man have visited the hospital ward which cared for him in his final days to hand over a special donation in his memory. Michael Green sadly passed away at Solihull Hospital, part of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, last May at the age of 81 after a long […]

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust Midwifery awards

Published: April 2, 2016

We have some truly special midwiveswho go beyond the call of duty at Heart of Englland NHS Foundation Trust and to recognise their exceptional work, we will be presenting awards to individuals during our International Day of the Midwife celebrations on 5th May 2016. Nominations are open to staff and patients. The award categories are: Excellence […]

HEFT success as award nominations revealed

Published: March 29, 2016

Staff and projects at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust have received a raft of nominations in the second Solihull Together for better lives Awards. Organisers today released details of the finalists for the 2016 Awards after receiving over 100 nominations from Solihull residents, professionals and local organisations – twice as many nominations as last year. […]

Eat, drink and move for national Nutrition and Hydration Week

Published: March 23, 2016

Patients, visitors and staff at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust tried out new menus, danced and enjoyed tea and cake as part of a national week-long campaign to raise awareness of keeping well-nourished and hydrated. During Nutrition and Hydration Week, the Trust encouraged patients, visitors and staff to ‘eat, drink and move’. The catering […]

Microsoft’s Xbox Kinect breathes new life into respiratory assessment

Published: March 22, 2016

Xbox Kinects could be used in the future to assess the health of patients with conditions such as cystic fibrosis. Normally found in the hands of gamers rather than medics the Microsoft sensors could be used to assess the respiratory function of patients. Researchers at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT), the Institute of […]

Ground-breaking professor pays a visit to critical care research team at Heartlands Hospital

Published: March 10, 2016

The research department at Heartlands Hospital recently had a visit from Dr Sam Parnia, assistant professor of critical care medicine at the State University of New York in Stony Brook, New York, where he is also director of resuscitation research. ‎Dr Parnia leads an extensive research programme in emergency and critical care medicine and has […]

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust celebrates stroke success

Published: March 9, 2016

Patients at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust are benefiting from a new service that sees 43% more patients admitted to a specialist stroke bed within four hours to receive the lifesaving care they need in the first 72 hours after a stroke. Heartlands Hospital now manages all emergency stroke admissions across the Heart of […]

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