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Communications: Solihull Hospital

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 […]

New £2million Chemotherapy Unit to open in Solihull

Published: January 17, 2018

A £2.2million chemotherapy unit which will improve provision for cancer patients is to open at Solihull Hospital. Work is scheduled to start soon to transform an empty ward into a modern new facility which has been specifically designed to meet the needs of chemotherapy patients. The investment by the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, […]

Liver function and disease is the focus of health talk at Solihull Hospital

Published: September 4, 2017

The causes, signs and symptoms of liver disease will be discussed in an upcoming health talk being held at Solihull Hospital. The talk will be led by Dr Theodore Ngatchu, a consultant gastroenterologist at the Trust, and is open to anyone with a particular interest in the subject or indeed affected by a liver condition, […]

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 […]

Change in provider for some Solihull community services

Published: July 26, 2017

From Friday 1 September, some of the Solihull community services for 0 – 19-year-olds that are currently provided by Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT) will be transferring to South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust (SWFT) on 1st September 2017. These services are: Health Visiting Family Nurse Partnership Infant Feeding Generic School Nursing services  What […]

Ed’s story the highlight of inspiring conference recognising work of carers

Published: June 29, 2017

An emotional and inspirational talk by the wife of a well-loved local broadcasting legend on his battle with dementia was the highlight of a conference in Solihull which aimed to recognise the importance of carers. The third annual Recognising the Carer event, held by Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust at the Renewal Centre in […]

Expert to host health talk on ‘Recognising Delirium’ at Solihull Hospital

Published: May 8, 2017

An award-winning dementia nurse will be hosting an illuminating talk at Solihull Hospital later this month on a condition that is still little-known but affects one in five hospital patients over the age of 70. The latest health seminar held by the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust will be on the topic of ‘Recognising […]

International Day of the Midwife on Friday 5 May

Published: April 27, 2017

Have our midwives or maternity staff made a positive difference to your pregnancy and birth? If so, please email and let us know how they helped you. We’ll be giving out ‘Making a Difference’ certificates to all the staff nominated on the day, so please take a few minutes to let us know, who […]

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