University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
|This article is outdated. (October 2012)|
|University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust|
|Region served||West Midlands|
|Establishments||Queen Elizabeth Hospital|
|Chief Exec||Dame Julie Moore|
The trust operates the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Edgbaston (QEHB), adjacent to its older namesake and connected to it by a footbridge. QEHB began receiving patients at its Emergency Department on 16 June 2010, and replaced Queen Elizabeth Hospital and Selly Oak Hospital.
On 30 June 2004, the Trust received authorisation to become one of the first NHS Foundation Trusts in England, currently under the leadership of chief executive Dame Julie Moore, who succeeded Mark Britnell. From 2006 to November 2013 the Chair of the Trust was Sir Albert Bore. Former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith took over as Chair in December 2013.
In December 2013 the Trust was one of thirteen hospital trusts named by Dr Foster Intelligence as having higher than expected mortality indicator scores for the period April 2012 to March 2013 in their Hospital Guide 2013.
- NHS Foundation Trust website
- Jacqui, Smith. "Former MP Jacqui Smith gets top job at QE Hospital". Retrieved 27 October 2013.
- "Dr Foster identifies 13 trusts with high mortality ratios". Health Service Journal. 6 December 2013. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
- "Leading foundation trusts explore moves into primary care". Health Service Journal. 13 December 2013. Retrieved 14 December 2013.