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Search Results for: critical care

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… Continue Reading FOI 3609 Level 2 Critical Care beds and occupation rates

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… Continue Reading Future looks bright for critical care

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… Continue Reading New unit sets the standard in providing specialist stroke care

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… Continue Reading FOI 2613 Critical outreach team/service

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… Continue Reading Anaesthetic consultants take part in reconstructed critical incident training

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

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… Continue Reading Local sister recognised for good patient care

Equipment donated to hospital unit in memory of popular chef Sean

Published: July 10, 2015

Listen to this Post The Intensive Treatment Unit (ITU) at Birmingham’s Heartlands Hospital has taken delivery of two new pieces of equipment donated by the widow of a popular chef who spent his final days in the unit. So well-loved was Aston Villa fan Sean Kelly, a chef at the NEC for more than 25… Continue Reading Equipment donated to hospital unit in memory of popular chef Sean

FOI 3536 Cancelled Operations

Published: January 22, 2015

Listen to this Post Under the Freedom of Information Act, please provide the following information: The number of scheduled operations that have been cancelled in 2013-14 and 2014-15 to date due to bed shortages (example codes may be 2.1 ICU/HDU beds unavailable and 2.2 Ward beds unavailable) and a break down of the hospitals at… Continue Reading FOI 3536 Cancelled Operations

Babies to flourish on new Blossom Unit

Published: October 21, 2014

Listen to this Post Mums and babies are benefitting from a new Unit that has opened at Heartlands Hospital. The Blossom Transitional Care Unit is a dedicated area designed to provide care for babies that are well but require some extra support with for example, extra observations or antibiotics.  The team of neonatal nurses and… Continue Reading Babies to flourish on new Blossom Unit