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Search Results for: critical care

Future looks bright for critical care

Published: September 1, 2010

Critical Care Matron, Anne Mutlow, and Critical Care Consultant, Julian Hull, stand with one of the new haemo-filtration machines at Good Hope Hospital Two hospitals caring for some of the region’s sickest patients are benefiting from the delivery of more than 20 new pieces of equipment, at an investment of more than £200,000. The critical […]

FOI 2613 Critical outreach team/service

Published: October 1, 2013

1.For each of the acute hospitals run by the trust please confirm: a)      whether or not there is a critical outreach team/service in place; Yes, all sites have Critical Care Outreach Team provision b)      how many critical care beds the hospital has; Birmingham Heartlands Hospital – 19 beds level 3/2 Good Hope Hospital -   10 […]

Anaesthetic consultants take part in reconstructed critical incident training

Published: May 20, 2013

Good Hope anaesthetic consultants are to experience dealing with real-life critical incidents through taking part in simulated scenario training introduced at the Hospital. The course, which is ran at the Hospital’s training department, the Hollier Simulation Centre, will give consultants the chance put emergency drills into practice in a realistic theatre environment.  As well as […]

Pioneering partnership launches in West Midlands to improve care of the dying

Published: November 29, 2012

A pioneering programme of work aimed at improving the care people receive at the end of their lives has been launched by the Dying Matters Coalition in partnership with Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust in the West Midlands.   Dying Matters will be working with the Chief Nurse of Heart of England NHS Foundation […]

Local sister recognised for good patient care

Published: July 15, 2010

Good Hope patient, Ellie Milner, receiving the patient carer of the year award on behalf of Ruth Creber, sister at Good Hope A nurse at Good Hope Hospital who went beyond the call of duty for one of her patients was officially recognised last week, at the Hospital Trust’s annual Staff Recognition Awards. Ruth Creber […]

New associate medical director looks ahead to exciting future for Heartlands Hospital

Published: August 21, 2014

An experienced doctor with the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust has spoken of his pride after being appointed the new associate medical director at its largest hospital. Dr Govindan Raghuraman has been serving as associate medical director at Birmingham’s Heartlands Hospital since the beginning of the year in a temporary capacity but that role […]

FOI 3234 ICU beds and early warning scores

Published: August 1, 2014

Birmingham Heartlands Hospital – How many adult critical care beds do you have in your hospital? 11 in ITU, 8 in HDU, 19 in Total Good Hope Hospital – How many adult critical care beds do you have in your hospital? 10 in Total (combination of ITU and HDU, e.g. could be 5 and 5 […]

FOI 3086 Visiting Patients

Published: May 22, 2014

The responses to your query are detailed below:   All information regarding hospital policy on the allowance of parents/3rd parties to stay overnight on the ward at good hope hospital, including how many parents are allowed to stay Parents can stay and are encouraged to stay overnight on all Paediatric Wards at Birmingham Heartlands Hospital […]

FOI 2780 Flu jabs

Published: February 28, 2014

The first injection for this year’s Flu Campaign was given on 2nd October 2013, the data  below shows from that date until 3rd December 2013.   The Trust is running an ongoing campaign to encourage staff to receive their flu jabs, which will continue throughout the winter period. The flu jabs are available to staff […]

FOI 2737 Needlestick

Published: February 28, 2014

The response to your query are detailed below:   1) What is the size of the trust ( number of staff/number of beds by hospital) ?   •         Heartlands Hospital = 709 beds •         Good Hope Hospital = 515 beds •         Solihull Hospital = 235 beds     This figure includes Maternity, Paediatrics and Critical […]