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Dr Govindan Raghuraman, Divisional Director and Consultant in Critical Care

Published: October 6, 2016

Listen to this Post Govindan, or Raghu as he prefers to be called, was born in Madras (now known as Chenai) in South India in 1967 to a middle class family. He was one of six children, his father was a civil servant and his mother was a housewife. Raghu completed his medical training in […]

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Ground-breaking professor pays a visit to critical care research team at Heartlands Hospital

Published: March 10, 2016

Listen to this Post The research department at Heartlands Hospital recently had a visit from Dr Sam Parnia, assistant professor of critical care medicine at the State University of New York in Stony Brook, New York, where he is also director of resuscitation research. ‎Dr Parnia leads an extensive research programme in emergency and critical […]

FOI 3609 Level 2 Critical Care beds and occupation rates

Published: March 4, 2015

Listen to this Post Please provide me with the number of (a) available and (b) occupied Level 2 adult critical care beds at your trust in May and December of each year from 2011 to 2014.   The partial response to your query is attached:FOI 3609   We are unable to provide the total number […]

Future looks bright for critical care

Published: September 1, 2010

Listen to this Post 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 […]

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New unit sets the standard in providing specialist stroke care

Published: June 5, 2015

Listen to this Post New figures show Heartlands Hospital, which is part of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, to be among the regions’ best at providing stroke patients with fast access to specialist assessment and treatment, in turn giving them a much better chance of making a full recovery. Part of the Trust-wide reconfiguration […]

FOI 2613 Critical outreach team/service

Published: October 1, 2013

Listen to this Post 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 […]

Anaesthetic consultants take part in reconstructed critical incident training

Published: May 20, 2013

Listen to this Post 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 […]

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

Published: November 29, 2012

Listen to this Post 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 […]

Local sister recognised for good patient care

Published: July 15, 2010

Listen to this Post 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 […]

FOI 4899 Overseas Patients

Published: December 20, 2016

Listen to this Post In each of the last three financial years (13/14), (14/15) and (15/16) what is the largest bill for the treatment of a foreign patient who was not entitled to free NHS care that you have written off in that you now see no realistic prospect of ever being paid for it. […]

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