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.

Chose well this winter- is it really A&E you need?

Published: October 24, 2017

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Black History Month 1st – 31st October 2017

Published: October 24, 2017

Listen to this Post This October the Black History Month display has gone up in the main entrance of Heartlands Hospital. To celebrate the 30 year anniversary of Black History Month here’s three of the stories from the display, which describes the stories of our own Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) staff who have worked […]

Health talk at Birmingham hospital to help prevent bugs

Published: October 10, 2017

Listen to this Post A Lead Infection Prevention and Control nurse is set to host a talk later this month on infection control and how to keep healthy during winter. The talk will be hosted by nurse Gill Abbott at Heartlands Hospital and will cover all aspects of infection prevention and control, from the work […]

Heartlands Hospital helps give the organ donation message a much needed lift

Published: September 21, 2017

Listen to this Post Heartlands Hospital is working with NHS Blood and Transplant to promote organ donation to all its staff, patients and visitors. The ground floor doors to the lifts in the Hospital’s tower block have been covered with eye catching messaging urging people to sign up to be an organ donor. There are […]

Annual General Meeting to outline hospitals’ plans and progress

Published: September 5, 2017

Listen to this Post Members of the public with an interest in local health services are invited to attend Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Monday 25 September 2017. They will have the opportunity to find out what has been achieved in the year, what were the challenges, and how […]

Proposals for new multi-million hospital building to be shared

Published: September 4, 2017

Listen to this Post The latest building designs for Heartlands Hospital’s new Ambulatory Care and Diagnostics Centre (ACAD) are to be shared at an open meeting on Wednesday 4th October 2017. The plan is for the four-storey building to house a wide range of health services, including outpatients, endoscopy and diagnostic services, which will care […]

Liver function and disease is the focus of health talk at Solihull Hospital

Published: September 4, 2017

Listen to this Post The causes, signs and symptoms of liver disease will be discussed in an upcoming health talk being held at Solihull Hospital. The talk will be led by Dr Theodore Ngatchu, a consultant gastroenterologist at the Trust, and is open to anyone with a particular interest in the subject or indeed affected […]

Conference to question – what’s next for Advanced Clinical Practice in Emergency Medicine?

Published: August 24, 2017

Listen to this Post Heart of England is delivering an Advanced Clinical Practitioners (ACPs) conference called: Advanced Clinical Practice in Emergency Medicine – what next? This conference is to be held on Friday 6 October 2017 from 9am-5pm (registration at 8.30am) at Birmingham City Football Club Ground and is for all ACPs, staff nurses, sisters, […]

August Bank Holiday local pharmacy opening times

Published: August 21, 2017

Listen to this Post The NHS is reminding people in Birmingham and Solihull where they can access expert medical treatment during the August bank holiday (28 August 2017). Patients can save time in the waiting room by visiting their pharmacist for quick, confidential advice on a range of common illnesses. Pharmacy opening hours in Birmingham […]

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 […]

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