Please feel free to browse our selection of blogs, brought to you by some of our chief officers, staff and Engage Members.

If you’ve never heard of a blog, it’s a short form of the words ‘web log’ – a regular story or feature that appears on the web.

Our Members are welcome to start a blog of their own if there’s something you want to tell people about regularly. Perhaps you’re volunteering on a project, or want to share your experience of dealing with an illness.

Members can of course put their comments or replies online against any active blog, but once again – please be nice.

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Maternity: A day in the life of a midwife

Wednesday June 6, 12:02pm

A Day in the Life of: Sayeh Damavandi, Midwife. Sayeh Damavandi, who currently works as a midwife in Sandwell Hospital’s delivery suite, has been with Trust since 2001. Sayeh came to the Trust from Iran where she first trained as a midwife. She joined as a trainee and as soon as...

Tags: baby, engage, Maternity, Midwife, mums, newborns, Postnatal, and SWBH.


Teaching old dogs new tricks

Saturday October 15, 10:17am

Doctors are amongst the most trusted of professionals, so what can doctors learn about communication, Dr David Nicholl reports from the SWBH Consultant Conference whose theme was “Organising for Excellence” The Trust consultant conference took place on 23rd September and I was particularly nervous as I had set myself a...

Tags: consultant conference, Dr David Nicholl, engage, and SWBH.


Welcome to engage

Wednesday June 15, 11:47am

As part of the Sandwell and Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust (SWBH) communication team. I’ve always wanted to create something online that’s innovative, community foccused and would create discussion in the West Midlands. It gives me great pride to launch the new ‘Engage’ website on behalf of the hospital, along with the agency The...

Tags: engage, SWBH, and Welcome.


Secret diary of a health visitor

Tuesday June 14, 12:01pm

So I had an email asking for staff to consider writing a blog and thought “I  could do that”!!! So brace yourself Sandwell…… I’m new to this blogging  lark and new to health visiting. But if there’s one thing I’m good at it’s talking! So here goes nothing… Two weeks...

Tags: engage, health visitor, and SWBH.


Working as a Chief Executive

Sunday May 29, 12:00pm

Working as a Chief Executive John Adler, Chief Executive of Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, explains what running three hospitals is all about. What is a typical day at work? There is no typical day, which is one of the great things about the job. There are a...

Tags: Chief Executive, engage, John Adler, and SWBH.

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