Category: Communications

We are expanding the Trust's profile online every day and take a keen interest in social media on behalf of the Trust. We would be keen for you to follow us on twitter@heartofengland so you can find out our latest news updates.

Trust is one of top in West Midlands for patient research opportunities

Published: August 18, 2017

Listen to this Post Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust has been named as one of the leading West Midlands trusts for the total number of clinical research studies undertaken. According to figures published in August by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), HEFT is second only to University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) but ahead of […]

Animation launched by hospital trust to convey vital back pain advice

Published: August 3, 2017

Listen to this Post Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust has launched an innovative new tool to communicate vital advice which is hoped will help sufferers of back pain and reduce the need for hospital treatment. The Trust, which runs Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull hospitals as well as community services in Solihull, has developed […]

Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection report

Published: August 2, 2017

Listen to this Post Following the CQC inspection undertaken of our hospitals and community services in October 2016, the regulator’s resulting report has been published. An overall Trust rating is not included in the new published report as it was a focussed inspection, therefore the 2014 rating of ‘requiring improvement’ remains. However, the CQC have […]

Change in provider for some Solihull community services

Published: July 26, 2017

Listen to this Post From Friday 1 September, some of the Solihull community services for 0 – 19-year-olds that are currently provided by Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT) will be transferring to South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust (SWFT) on 1st September 2017. These services are: Health Visiting Family Nurse Partnership Infant Feeding Generic […]

Developments in radiology are the focus of health talk at Good Hope Hospital

Published: July 11, 2017

Listen to this Post Technological advances in the field of radiology, which are currently benefitting patients at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust hospitals, are the focus of a health talk at Good Hope Hospital in July. Radiology is a rapidly evolving area of medicine and patients at Good Hope, Heartlands and Solihull hospitals are […]

Alternatives to A&E this summer

Published: July 10, 2017

Listen to this Post To stop you waiting this summer and to ensure you get the care you need as quickly as possible, consider the alternative health care services available to you. For instance walk-in centres have a whole host of GPs and nurses ready and waiting to see you. You can be seen, treated, […]

Metal on metal hip replacement alert issued by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency

Published: June 30, 2017

Listen to this Post Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust (HEFT) is aware of the safety alert issued today by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency regarding patients who have been fitted with a ‘metal on metal’ hip device. HEFT stopped fitting ‘metal on metal’ hips in 2012 following concerns raised about the device. […]

Ed’s story the highlight of inspiring conference recognising work of carers

Published: June 29, 2017

Listen to this Post An emotional and inspirational talk by the wife of a well-loved local broadcasting legend on his battle with dementia was the highlight of a conference in Solihull which aimed to recognise the importance of carers. The third annual Recognising the Carer event, held by Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust at […]

Joy and tears as Sutton Coldfield couple marry on Good Hope Hospital ward

Published: June 21, 2017

Listen to this Post A Sutton Coldfield couple have tied the knot in a ceremony on a Good Hope Hospital ward in an emotional ceremony brought forward after the groom was given just weeks to live. Bill Moss, 66, was being treated on Ward 23 at Good Hope Hospital, part of Heart of England NHS […]

All-diabetes pro cycling team visiting Heartlands

Published: June 8, 2017

Listen to this Post To mark Diabetes Week (11-17 June) members of the world’s first all-diabetes professional cycling team, Team Novo Nordisk, will be visiting Heartlands Hospital during their week-long ‘Pedal for 7’ challenge. The Pedal for 7 challenge will see two members of Team Novo Norsdisk joined by employees from global healthcare company Novo […]

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