Todays Date: Thursday 17th April 2014

Gladstone Small unveils new Oncology Waiting Room

Gladstone Small unveils new Oncology Waiting Room

  Former England and Warwickshire cricketer, Gladstone Small, one of the patrons of The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Bone Tumour Service (R.O.H.B.TS) charity, has joined young cancer patients to open a new sitting room where they and their families...
Birmingham Hospital better than many others and improving, according to new patient survey.

Birmingham Hospital better than many others and improving, according to new patient survey.

Birmingham’s Royal Orthopaedic Hospital is improving and better than many others in the country, according to the latest patients’ survey.   In the Care Quality Commission’s 2013 survey of adult inpatients, the trust performed better than most...
Early Results of Investigational Implant Device Clinical Study to Help Amputees

Early Results of Investigational Implant Device Clinical Study to Help Amputees

There is new hope for some amputees, thanks to a clinical study being headed by a Birmingham Professor.    The ongoing UK clinical study involves a new metal implant, called ITAP (Intraosseous Transcutaneous Amputation Prosthesis), which is fixed...
Pioneering bone cancer patient back in the news as he breaks his ‘bionic’ leg.

Pioneering bone cancer patient back in the news as he breaks his ‘bionic’ leg.

ITV Central news cameras have been back in the hospital to film the youngest ever bone cancer patient to have a femur replacement – 20 years on.   Ryan Lambert-Tuthill was just two when he was offered the prosthetic joint instead of an amputation...
Birmingham Hospital hailed a ‘beacon of best practice’ by TV chef

Birmingham Hospital hailed a ‘beacon of best practice’ by TV chef

Patient satisfaction with hospital meals up by almost 50 per cent. A Birmingham hospital given a ‘James Martin’ makeover has reported a 50 per cent increase in patient satisfaction with meals, and glowing praise from the TV chef.   Birmingham’s...
Children Services Relocation Information for Families, Children and carers

Children Services Relocation Information for Families, Children and carers

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is pleased to announce that it has commenced an extensive refurbishment of our Paediatric Ward 11.  These works will commence in January 2014 and are likely to be completed during the early summer 2014. There...
Francis Report – the Trust’s response, December 2013

Francis Report – the Trust’s response, December 2013

The Francis report challenges the whole NHS system to re-focus on the needs of patients and show compassion within clinical healthcare. It encourages staff to challenge each other and their organisation if they feel that things are going wrong and it...
Trust that aspires to offer the best care, by the best people in the best hospital is upgrading its Paediatric facilities.

Trust that aspires to offer the best care, by the best people in the best hospital is upgrading its Paediatric facilities.

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is pleased to announce that it has commenced work on essential refurbishing and improving the current facilities on Ward 11, the paediatric department.   The Trust has worked hard with its partner,...
Arthroplasty Patient Video

Arthroplasty Patient Video

We have produced a patient information DVD for patients having a hip or knee replacement. The DVD is full of advice and information for patients on how to prepare yourself and your home as well as  after the operation. To access the video simply click...
Reassurance for our patients – Metal on Metal Hip resurfacing

Reassurance for our patients – Metal on Metal Hip resurfacing

You may have read news articles over the last few days which again raise concern about the use of metal on metal hip implants. The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Birmingham has a specific clinic to provide on-going monitoring for patients with metal-on-metal...
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