Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

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Type of Trust
NHS hospital trust
Trust Details
Last annual budget £436 million
Employees
Chair Richard Samuda
Chief Executive Toby Lewis
Links
Website Sandwell and West Birmingham
Care Quality Commission reports CQC

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest National Health Service teaching Trusts in England and comprises Sandwell General Hospital in West Bromwich, Birmingham City Hospital and Rowley Regis Hospital.

in January 2014 it was reported that the Trust had invested £3 million in creating a new blood sciences laboratory at Sandwell Hospital which processes more than 7,000 samples and produces around 30,000 test results a day. It is designed to fit with the needs of the proposed new Midland Metropolitan Hospital in Smethwick.[1]

The Trust was established on 1 April 2002 following approval given by the Secretary of State for Health to amalgamate Sandwell Healthcare NHS Trust and City Hospital NHS Trust.

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  1. ^ "£3m invested in hi-tech blood laboratory at Sandwell Hospital". Express and Star. 24 January 2014. Retrieved 1 February 2014.