Child protection and the protection of vulnerable adults are high priorities for the Trust and we have robust policies and procedures in place that are closely monitored and regularly reviewed. We take all the steps we can to ensure that these vulnerable patients are given the protection and care they need.
Safeguarding Children Declaration to the SHA/PCTs submitted 8th October 2009 Name of Trust/PCT: Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust Contact details for person completing…Read more
All staff at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust (SWBH) have a duty to safeguard the welfare of children (aged 0-18 years) who use…Read more
A vulnerable adult is considered to be a person who is: An adult (aged 18 or over) And who is or may be in need…Read more
A patient’s mental health is becoming increasingly important in our hospitals as the number of patients suffering dementia and other mental health illnesses is increasing.…Read more
Interpretation and Language Support
We offer interpretation in most languages as well as British Sign Language interpretation. There is a Communication Folder on each ward which contains pictures, symbols…Read more
Patients requiring diagnosis or treatment need to give their consent. To help with this we provide written information that outlines the risks, benefits and alternatives…Read more