The 2017 Sandwell and West Birmingham Equality Awards, which champion the support given to vulnerable people in Sandwell and West Birmingham, are to be launched on 12 June.
Local health organisation, NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is inviting local patients and members of the public to its monthly governing body meeting to be held on Wednesday 7 June.
Supporting delivery of the above Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP), the Black Country Digital Roadmap can be found here. It provides an overview of the region’s Digital initiatives supporting the STP priorities and outlines the roadmap to deliver the commitment made by the Five Year Forward View – “paperless by 2020”.
Advice for patients
A number of NHS organisations have been affected by a ransomware attack (an attack on the IT systems which support NHS services). This attack was not specifically targeted at the NHS but it has had an impact on NHS services.
The NHS is working hard to ensure that as few patients as possible are affected. Below is guidance for those accessing the NHS over the coming days.
Some NHS organisations are currently experiencing IT problems due to a cyber attack. This problem is being addressed nationally by NHS Digital who are working round the clock to offer support to the organisations affected. For the latest situation, click here.