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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 […]

FOI 3536 Cancelled Operations

Published: January 22, 2015

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 which the cancellations occurred. […]

Babies to flourish on new Blossom Unit

Published: October 21, 2014

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 midwives on the Unit […]

Funding secured for ‘world first’ study to tackle one of biggest killers

Published: October 17, 2014

Doctors at the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust are set to take the lead on a new study, the first of its kind in the world, which could help prevent thousands of deaths from one of the UK’s biggest but relatively unknown killers. About 20% of hospital admissions will develop some sort of Acute […]

Docs toolkits to tackle treatment of blood poisoning

Published: October 1, 2014

A Good Hope Hospital consultant is changing the way treatment of blood poisoning is managed by health care professionals with a suite of new toolkits. The toolkits, compiled by critical care consultant, Dr Ron Daniels, will provide guidance for professionals from a wide variety of healthcare roles including in GP surgeries, A&E departments, ambulances, and […]

Celebs have a ball in support of sepsis awareness

Published: September 23, 2014

A glamorous charity ball attracting celebrities Gary Lineker OBE, Piers Morgan and Dr Hilary Jones to name a few raised over £30,000 towards improved awareness of blood poisoning. Hosted by the UK Sepsis Trust, the charity founded by Good Hope Hospital’s critical care consultant, Dr Ron Daniels, guests were treated to a drinks reception, live […]