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Bereavement team shortlisted in annual midwifery awards

Published: December 19, 2016

The bereavement team, who provide compassionate and committed care for families after the death of their baby following a miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death, have been shortlisted for the RCM Annual Midwifery Awards 2017. Nominated for the SANDS Bereavement Care Award category, the team have been recognised for their excellence in bereavement care provision by […]

New video raises awareness of sepsis in children

Published: December 15, 2016

It’s the most wonderful time of the year

Published: December 14, 2016

The festive lights are switched on and Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT) Charity has fundraising plans to improve the lives of patients and staff this Christmas. The Charity is asking you to flaunt your favourite Christmas jumper or pair of jolly socks on Friday 16 December to help bring festive cheer to patients […]

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust invest in staff to invest in better care

Published: December 1, 2016

Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust is working with The Royal College of Midwives (RCM) to improve the support available for midwives and maternity colleagues. The Trust’s maternity services have signed the RCM’s Caring for You Charter, which aims to improve the health, safety and wellbeing of midwives. This supports and enables them to continue […]

Hospital therapy team heralded in new report on reducing hospital pressures

Published: November 28, 2016

An innovative palliative therapy team run by Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust which utilises occupational therapists to help get patients home quicker, has been highlighted as an example of best practice in a major national report published this week In the report, the College of Occupational Therapists highlights how occupational therapists can reduce hospital […]

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 […]

My Occupational Therapy dream

Published: November 7, 2016

To mark Occupational Therapy Week (Nov 7-13) we spoke to Solihull student Naomi Oldfield who is hoping to embark on a career in occupational therapy after having personal experience with the team at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust. The theme of this year’s Occupational Therapy Week is promoting the profession as a career. Occupational […]

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 […]

Be a diabetes ‘X-PERT’ with an award-winning course

Published: October 27, 2016

For the second year running the Solihull Community Diabetes Team is celebrating after being commended at a leading national industry awards ceremony. The team, part of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, was recognised as having an ‘X-PERT’ Diabetes Patient Course by health education charity X-PERT Health at its annual awards ceremony at The Midlands […]

Welcome to new primary care services

Published: October 26, 2016

Solihull Hospital is continuing its journey to having a full Urgent Care Centre on site as it welcomes two new services. From Saturday 29 October both an Urgent Primary Care service and a Booked Primary Care service will be available on site, as the temporary building for the Solihull Walk-in Centre at the Lode Lane entrance […]

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