Neil Bamsey, Theatre manager at the Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield, says the £5.5 million investment into the operating theatres means the surgeons can work at national level and help the hospital to expand in the future.
Sue Moore, the managing director of the Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield, says the theatre staff are the unsung heroes of the hospital, whose hard work often goes unrecognised, so the new facilities are deservedly theirs to use.
Neil Bamsey, Theatre Manager at the Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield, explains how the new unit opened by Sir Doug Ellis will benefit patients and improve the treatment they receive.
Former Aston Villa chairman Sir Doug Ellis, 90, explains why the Good Hope Hospital is so dear to him as he opens the new laparoscopy unit in Sutton Coldfield.
Former Aston Villa chairman Sir Doug Ellis has opened new operating theatres at the Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield.
It's part of a £5.5 million pound revamp of the hospital's keyhole surgery unit.
The new equipment allows surgeons to use the latest high definition cameras and screens to carry out operations.
Sir Doug spent six years as chairman of Good Hope in the 1980s.
Police are appealing for sightings of a 90-year-old dementia sufferer who walked out of Good Hope Hospital in Sutton Coldfield this morning (October 18).
Mildred Brentnall from Peterborough left the hospital unnoticed at around 10.30am.
She was taken to hospital two days ago after being found at New Street train station walking around confused, it is thought she was trying to visit a relative in Kingstanding.
At the time of her disappearance she was wearing coffee coloured trousers, beige shoes and a blue waist-length rain coat. She was carrying a dark coloured handbag possibly dark red and wearing gold-rimmed glasses.
If anyone sees her police are asking the public to dial 101 immediately.