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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.

Leading surgeon ‘cuts the ribbon’ on state-of-the-art operating theatre at Birmingham hospital

Published: March 9, 2016

A trailblazing surgeon who became the first female President of the Royal College of Surgeons has ‘cut the ribbon’ on a state-of-the-art operating theatre at a Birmingham hospital which is already providing great benefits to patients. Clare Marx was the guest of honour as she officially opened the new £4 million hybrid operating theatre at […]

Hospital to host talk on common thyroid problems

Published: March 8, 2016

Locals interested in learning more about common thyroid issues have the chance to hear from a Solihull specialist when the Hospital hosts a talk on the subject. Taking place on Tuesday 15 March at Solihull Hospital at 5pm, Dr Andrew Bates, consultant endocrinologist at Solihull Hospital, will answer questions from the public to outline aspects […]

Successful recruitment day boosts busy emergency department

Published: March 7, 2016

There were tears of joy at a Birmingham hospital as a host of new nurses get set to embark on a potentially lifesaving career working in a busy emergency department. Heartlands Hospital, part of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, held a nurse recruitment and open day for its emergency department and was overwhelmed with […]

Heart of England joins national campaign to tackle child abuse

Published: March 7, 2016

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust is supporting a national campaign to overcome some of the barriers to reporting concerns about a child. In a recent survey* almost half of the people questioned in the West Midlands said they would be put off reporting any suspicions of child abuse because they would be worried about […]

Industrial action by junior doctors between 9th – 11th March

Published: March 7, 2016

Junior doctors that are members of the British Medical Association (BMA) are planning to take industrial action between 8 am on Wednesday 9th March 2016 and 8am on Friday 11th March 2016. Our priority is to protect the safety and welfare of our patients and so we have been working with the BMA and our […]

Intrepid Lucy’s donation to lifesaving cancer unit will help fund chemotherapy at home service

Published: March 4, 2016

An intrepid Birmingham woman has handed over a cheque for over £6,000 to a cause close to her heart after completing a gruelling charity trek across the Great Wall of China. Lucy Harborne, from Kings Heath, took on the challenge in memory of her uncle Mark who was treated on the Ward 19 blood cancer […]

Double the delight for Solihull couple who had two miracle babies

Published: March 1, 2016

Solihull couple, Amy and Daren Reynolds have even more reason to celebrate as they mark their first-born son’s third birthday this month. After enduring the heartbreak of three unexplained miscarriages, including twins, 31-year old Amy and 35-year old Daren feared they would never have a baby of their own, never mind two. After her first […]

Local charity donates £4,000 machine to help patients with breast cancer

Published: February 25, 2016

Breast Friends Sutton Coldfield has given a huge boost to cancer patients at Good Hope Hospital by donating an Accuvein machine, which helps to cannulate patients prior to treatment. Cannulation is where a small needle and tube is placed inside a vein to provide venous access, allowing staff to take blood and administer medication. The […]

Heartlands Hospital scientists help speed up breast cancer treatment

Published: February 22, 2016

Heartlands Hospital’s advanced biomedical scientists, Julie Watson and Charanjit Sihota, are enabling faster treatment for breast cancer patients by helping to prepare breast wide local excision specimens (tissue removed during a lumpectomy). These specimens have traditionally only been prepared and trimmed by consultant histopathologists, but Julie and Charanjit have received specialist training so they can […]

Country and western hoedown set to raise cash for Good Hope

Published: February 18, 2016

The Friends of Good Hope Hospital fundraising group is putting on a country and western night at Sutton Coldfield Rugby Club on Saturday 25 June to raise money for Good Hope Hospital. Music will be provided by the Anker Valley Boys with a square dance. There will also be a hog roast with trimmings, and […]

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