Category: Communications

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Solihull Together 2017 Awards finalists revealed

Published: March 16, 2017

Listen to this Post Organisers have released details of the finalists for the Solihull Together 2017 Awards and the Trust is well represented once again. Now in their third year, the Awards attracted over 100 nominations celebrating the dedication of Solihull residents, health and care professionals and local organisations who provide outstanding care and support […]

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Baby Boxes for every child born in Birmingham and Solihull

Published: March 8, 2017

Listen to this Post Birmingham and Solihull United Maternity and Newborn Partnership (Bump) launched a city-wide Baby Box programme today (Wednesday 8 March). Every expecting parent in Birmingham and Solihull will be able to receive a free Baby Box for their newborn to sleep in. The Baby Box programme will encourage early engagement with maternity […]

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Chance to learn about bariatric surgery from hospital specialist

Published: February 28, 2017

Listen to this Post With more than 1,000,000 adults in the West Midlands classed as obese, locals are invited to attend a health seminar to learn about bariatric surgery, a surgical procedure used to treat people who are dangerously obese. Mr Rishi Singhal, bariatric consultant and upper GI surgeon at Heartlands Hospital, will take to […]

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Baby Box launch event

Published: February 20, 2017

Listen to this Post Date and time of event: 08 March 2017 from 10am – 12pm.  Venue: Gospel Oak Community Centre, Redstone Farm Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, B28 9NU Baby Boxes have reduced the infant mortality rate in Finland and we’re introducing them to new mums in Birmingham and Solihull. Each Baby Box is lined with a mattress and can […]


Launch of Act FAST campaign

Published: February 6, 2017

Listen to this Post On 2 February, in partnership with the Stroke Association, PHE relaunched the national Act FAST stroke campaign. The campaign runs until 31 March.  Act FAST aims to raise awareness of the symptoms of stroke and to encourage people who recognise any one of the symptoms, in themselves or others, to call […]

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Warwickshire man receives 3D-printed sternum and ribs in a UK first 

Published: February 2, 2017

Listen to this Post A man from Warwickshire has a new lease of life after a team from Birmingham Heartlands Hospital successfully implanted a custom built 3D-printed titanium sternum and ribs to replace those that were removed following a rare bone infection six years ago. 60 year-old Edward Evans’ story featured on BBC2’s Trust Me, […]

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Medic to host talk on shoulder pain

Published: February 1, 2017

Listen to this Post With three in ten adults in the United Kingdom likely to have a shoulder disorder, locals are invited to attend a free health seminar at Solihull Hospital to hear about common causes of shoulder pain. Taking place on Wednesday 15 February from 5pm, Mr Ved Goswami, consultant orthopaedic surgeon, will touch […]

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Cervical cancer survivor urges women to attend smear tests

Published: January 24, 2017

Listen to this Post It’s Cervical Cancer Prevention Week this week (22 – 28 January) and a young woman from Castle Bromwich in Birmingham is urging women to attend their routine smear test, after surviving cervical cancer herself. Sophie Rogers is now 25 but was just 22 when she went to see her GP after […]


HEFT Quiz Night on Thursday 30th March 2017

Published: January 19, 2017

Listen to this Post Register here if you want to sign up your team for the HEFT Quiz on Thursday 30 March 2017 at Birmingham City Football Club.      

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Personalised virtual budget scheme to be created for pregnant women

Published: January 18, 2017

Listen to this Post A brand new initiative which plans to give pregnant women access to a virtual budget to improve and personalise their maternity care goes live this week. Maternity providers within Birmingham and Solihull have today (18 January) announced their plans to continue working together towards the implementation of Personalised Maternity Care Budgets (PMCBs) for […]

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