Updated 3:56am 22 May 2013
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Dr Chris Ellis, clinical director of infection and tropical diseases at Heartlands Hospital, has come across it all during more than 30 years in his job.Read
Four Birmingham public health chiefs earning a total of up to £500,000 per year are to see their jobs merged into one.Read
A Worcestershire nurse faces being struck off after having sex with a mental health patient in her care.Read
Approval of a new £370 million NHS hospital for west Birmingham and the Black Country has been thrown into more chaos by the Government over the way it is to be financed.Read
Despite its flaws, it is hard not to smile at this fun night of pure escapism.
Injured troops and NHS patients were given a Christmas boost as Prince Charles paid a special visit to a Birmingham hospital.Read
A superbug crisis in the West Midlands could force the region’s NHS into financial meltdown, with hospitals facing up to £9 million of Government fines each.Read
Academics and leading medical specialists in Birmingham are to work together on a groundbreaking clinical trials project.Read
Fears have been raised that a Midland hospital will shut down if the Government fails to approve plans for new £370 million NHS centre.Read
Birmingham’s main maternity hospital was forced to close its doors to pregnant women after short-staffing pushed it to crisis point.Read
A Birmingham doctor placed under strict conditions due to his unorthodox methods has been allowed back to work.Read
Almost 300 NHS beds are to be slashed at Birmingham’s largest hospital trust in a battle to save millions of pounds for the Government.Read
Families and widows of patients who were allegedly subjected to “appalling and humiliating” care are launching legal action against a Worcestershire hospital trust.
Hospitals and other NHS trusts have been warned there will be a zero tolerance on failings by new health managers for the region in the wake of a string of serious errors.Read
The number of diabetes sufferers in the West Midlands has soared in the past year as the obesity crisis deepens.Read
Hospital chiefs criticised by the national health watchdog for appalling dignity standards of elderly patients have blamed the failings on staff shortages and the ethnic diversity of the area.Read
Alison Dayani is Health Correspondent on the Birmingham Mail but also covers general news, features, music and theatre. As a trained video journalist, she provides footage of events and health stories for the website too.
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