University Hospitals Birmingham and Heart of England Foundation Trusts to join forces
From Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) and Heart of England (HEFT) Foundation Trusts have agreed to work together to create a single organisation.
The outcome will be one Trust running the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull hospitals, the Chest Clinic and Solihull Community Services, as well as the Trusts’ satellite services.
Following agreement by both Trusts’ Boards, the next step will be to prepare a business case to decide on the best way to create one legal entity to deliver the best possible clinical care for patients – either through acquisition or merger.
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