With state-of-the-art clinical facilities, diversity and pioneering partnerships between academics and clinicians, Greater Birmingham is truly at the cutting edge of medical technology and global healthcare.

The region is home to multiple leading hospitals and medical facilities in Europe including University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB), one of the leading hospitals in Europe, and Birmingham Children's Hospital.

The city's state-of-the-art hospital facilities include the new £545 million Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham (QEHB), providing a wide range of benefits which vastly improve patient care.

Committed to monitoring and improving the quality of care patients receive, The Trust publishes its performance for a range of quality measures which can be accessed here.

Key Facts

  • The medical quarter makes up 64% of the city's healthcare economy
  • University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation trust provides direct clinical services to over 800,000 patients per year
  • The University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust has the largest kidney programme in the UK


The NHS cover healthcare commissioning and delivery across the Midlands and East region and provide professional leadership for the following functions: finance, nursing, medical specialised commissioning, patients and information, human resources and organisational development, and assurance and delivery.

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Birmingham Dental Hospital

The newly developed 1.23-hectare site at Pebble Mill, Edgbaston is home to the new £50m four-storey dental hospital and school of dentistry for the University of Birmingham. The new dental hospital houses a range of services for the public including walk-in emergency dental care, Restorative Dentistry, Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Orthodontics and Paediatric Dentistry.

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Medical Studies

The Universities in the Birmingham region are recognised as having high calibre graduates in medical, biochemistry, engineering and other similar fields. These universities also boast the second largest medical school in the country, the country's number one establishment for dental research and access to state-of-the-art medical technology.

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