The consultation will be gathering views from local people on a number of proposals. These include creating ‘recovery centres’ for people with serious mental illnesses, offering individuals support with their employment, education and training options, and accessing personal health budgets.
A single provider of services is also being proposed, which could be one organisation or a number of organisations working as a partnership. The aim of which is to ensure that individuals from across Birmingham receive the same high-quality mental health day services, regardless of where they live in the city.
For more information on the consultation and to find out how to have your say please click here.
Andy Williams, Accountable Officer for NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), has been officially recognised for his hard work and commitment to staff development at the West Midlands Leadership Academy Recognition Awards, held yesterday 28 February at the Cube in Birmingham.
The West Midlands Leadership Academy Recognition Awards are a yearly event and are held to recognise great leadership at every level in the NHS. They are to celebrate leaders at all levels and across all professions who have ultimately improved people’s health. Staff at the clinical commissioning group decided to nominate Andy for the ‘Inspirational Leader Award’ for all the hard work and dedication he shows to his staff and other organisations.
NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), the organisation that buys health and care services on behalf of local people, is delighted to announce the appointment of new clinical leads to ensure that doctors and nurses are involved in all aspects of the CCG’s work.
The CCG is keen to make sure that patients are at the heart of all of its plans for health and care services. Our local GPs talk to patients every day and listen to their concerns and they therefore have an excellent understanding of what services our local people need.
Local health organisation, NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group is inviting all local patients and members of the public to its monthly governing body meeting to be held on Wednesday 1 March.
The meeting will be start at 12:30 pm and finish at 3:00 pm and will take place at Board Room, Kingston House, 438-450 High Street, West Bromwich, B70 6LD.
Meeting papers will be available on Governing Body page from Tuesday 28 February.
For further information, please contact 0121 612 1702.
NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), the organisation that commissions or buys health and care services, is looking at new ways of working that will improve the health and care for local people.
As demand for services increases and people are living longer, often with lots of different conditions, the CCG needs to consider if there are different ways of doing things to provide quality care for everyone and with patient needs in mind.
Andy Williams, Accountable Officer at NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG said: “We are very keen to involve patients and carers in the development of our plans for health and care in Sandwell and West Birmingham. We want to ensure that the services we offer meet patient needs.”