Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

District General Hospital | Birmingham, United Kingdom

Hospital description

The Birmingham Heartlands hospital is one of several hospitals co-ordinated by the Heart of England NHS FoundationTrust. The hospital is set in a large site consisting of modern, state-of-the-art buildings that have been purpose built to provide the highest possible quality of patient care and support services.

Heartlands is the flagship hospital of the Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust and offers a huge array of facilities and procedures. There is a long history attached to this hospital, as there has been a medical facility of some description on the site since 1895. Originally established to care for those with tuberculosis and diptheria the hospital has grown and changed over the last century until it has become one of the largest hospitals in the UK.

The hospital has recently invested significantly in its facilities to maintain its level of care. This includes several developments since 2000, such as the development of a new building that is the new home for the Diabetes & Endocrine Centre and MIDRU (Medical Innovation Development Research Unit),which was opened in 2009, the creation of a new medical unit and The West Midlands Adult Cystic Fibrosis Unit in 2005, amd the one million pound development of Pathology Laboratories in 2002.

The hospital is also affiliated to Birmingham University Medical School.


Hospital type District General Hospital
Local language English
Funding Status Public


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