Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB)

Referral/Teaching Hospital | Birmingham, United Kingdom

Hospital description

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) provides direct clinical services to nearly 800,000 patients every year, serving a regional, national and international population. It is a regional centre for cancer, trauma, renal dialysis, burns and plastics, and has the largest solid organ transplantation programme in Europe. The Trust has the largest kidney programme in the UK, is a major specialist centre for burns and plastic surgery, and neurosciences, and has a specialist cancer centre.

UHB provides a series of highly specialist cardiac, liver, oncology and neurosurgery services to patients from across the UK. The Liver Unit celebrated its 30th year of transplantation in 2012.

QEHB is world-renowned for its trauma care and has developed pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries, including bespoke surgical solutions for previously unseen injuries. As a result of its clinical expertise in treating trauma patients and military casualties, QEHB has been designated both a Level 1 Trauma Centre and host of the UK’s only £20m National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre (SRMRC).

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Hospital type Referral/Teaching Hospital
Local language English
Funding Status Public

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