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On the air to help mark NHS 70th birthday!

BCHC colleagues took to the airwaves when they appeared on the Heart FM breakfast show to help celebrate the 70th birthday of the NHS.

A physio, three occupational therapists, a podiatrist and a nutrition nurse stepped forward to represent the huge range of clinical disciplines and skill within the trust after the station called .

Along with colleagues from other Birmingham NHS organisations, including Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust, University Hospitals Birmingham and Birmingham and Solihull CCG, the group chatted on air with presenters Ed James and Gemma Hill about their work in the NHS.

They were even persuaded to join in a rousing chorus of 'Football's Coming Home' in celebration of England's nail-biting World Cup penalty shoot-out win against Colombia the previous evening.

BCHC colleagues at Heart FM
(left to right) Lynne Allsopp, Jim Davis, Mary Groves, Philippa Herbert, Mike Green and Wendy Lanham at the Heart FM studios.
NHS colleagues in Heart FM studio with breakfast show presenters Ed and Gemma.

Heart FM breakfast show across the country had invited NHS staff into the studio as part of national celebrations of the NHS's 70th birthday (on Thursday, 5 July)  and, in particular, to publicise the Big NHS Singalong Live.

Click here for more information about events to mark the 70th anniversary of the launch of the NHS in 1948.