Suzanne Henson, a 26-year-old mum from Wolverhampton, is supporting the launch of a new Specialist Perinatal Community Mental Health Service in the Black Country, by sharing her experience of perinatal depression.
Over 48,000 women in Sandwell and West Birmingham are putting their lives at risk by not attending their smear test. NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group has issued the plea ahead of Cervical Screening Awareness Week, which takes place from 10-16 June.
Patients in Sandwell and West Birmingham are being encouraged to have a greater say in how local health services are being run by joining a Patient Participation Group (PPG) at their local GP practice. PPGs are groups of active volunteer patients working in partnership with practice staff and GPs.
We are encouraging carers, services and businesses in the community to come together during Carers Week to help ‘Getting Carers Connected’ and celebrate the vital contribution made by carers in Sandwell and West Birmingham.
We are holding a listening exercise to hear your views and experiences around Non Obstetric Ultrasound Scan Services (NOUS). You can have your say by completing the online survey here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/SWBNOUS or by joining us at one of the public events below:
Tuesday 25th June, 2pm-5pm, Portway Lifestyle Centre, Newbury Lane, Oldbury, B69 1HE
Thursday 27th June, 6pm-9pm, YMCA 38 Carter's Green, West Bromwich, B70 9LG