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University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Emergency Department (Accident and Emergency)

About the Emergency Department

The Emergency Department at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham is a major trauma centre and the place to come if you have life-threatening injuries, such as:

  • loss of consciousness
  • severe chest pain
  • severe bleeding
  • severe burn or scald
  • severe allergic reaction
  • trouble breathing
  • suspected broken bone

The Emergency Department at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB) does not:

  • treat patients under 16 years of age, except in life-threatening situations (contact Birmingham Children’s Hospital – see link below)
  • have facilities for mental health emergencies (advice is available from Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust – see link below)

How to find us

Emergency Department
Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham
Mindelsohn Way
Birmingham, B15 2GW

Get in touch

Telephone: 0121 371 2600 

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