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No bad blood following school trip to Hospital

Published: February 3, 2014

The paediatric phlebotomy department at Heartlands Hospital helped soothe the fears and concerns of some of its youngest patients recently, when it opened its doors to kids from Alston Primary School in Birmingham. The aim of the trip was to highlight the fact that hospitals are not a scary place to visit, as many children […]

Crutches plea at Good Hope Hospital

Published: October 9, 2013

Good Hope Hospital is appealing to its local residents to return any disused crutches they have lying around the house. The Hospital is looking is encouraging all those who have borrowed crutches from A&E to return them so they can be used for other patients. Sarah Faulkner, operations manager at Good Hope Hospital, said:  “Don’t […]

Have you got what it takes to buddy a patient with dementia?

Published: August 15, 2013

Good Hope Hospital is looking for volunteers to support the mental health liaison team in providing top class care for patients.  The Rapid Assessment Interface Discharge Mental Health Liaison Service (RAID) support adult patients with mental health problems including dementia, and wish to recruit locals keen to spend time with patients.  This would involve taking […]

Elderly Medicine

Published: July 10, 2012

Elderly care at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust The elderly care service is a multi-disciplinary team that, following the recent joining with Good Hope Hospital (2008), now serves the local populations of Eastern and Northern Birmingham, Solihull and neighbouring communities. The team provide local services on each of the Solihull, Heartlands and Good Hope […]

Crutch Amnesty at Good Hope

Published: August 23, 2010

Good Hope is helping locals with their bank holiday clear-outs by giving them a chance to return disused crutches they have lying around the house. The Hospital is holding a crutch amnesty this weekend and is encouraging all those who have borrowed crutches from A&E to return them so they can be used for other […]

Good Hope friends appeal to locals to take Hospital abseil

Published: May 19, 2010

Do you like a challenge? The League of Friends at Good Hope Hospital is inviting the public to take part in a sponsored abseil from the Hospital’s roof top next month. Locals and members of staff will have the opportunity to abseil down the tallest part of Good Hope – the Richard Salt Building – […]

Service supports calls for routine testing of HIV in local hospitals

Published: May 4, 2010

Dr John Watson With one in three HIV sufferers in the region unaware they have the disease, Birmingham Heartlands HIV Service is supporting calls for routine testing of HIV in local hospitals. Three reports uncovered a “lottery” of testing in hospitals, with healthcare professionals embarrassed to ask patients for tests despite most people accepting the […]

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