Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group, the organisation responsible for patients’ health in the local area has been rated ‘outstanding’ by NHS England.
The organisation was awarded the ‘outstanding’ rating by NHS England, which has a statutory duty (under the Health and Social Care Act (2012)) to conduct an annual assessment of every CCG.
Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG commission or buy local healthcare services and one of these is your local GP practice at St Pauls Surgery. You may be aware that we are working with you GP practice to further improve services to you and your family.
With the school holidays about to begin, Dr Nick Harding from NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (SWBCCG) is urging people to take care when enjoying the sunshine.
Keeping active in the fresh air is good news for our health but exposure of unprotected skin to the sun’s harmful rays can cause serious problems including sunburn, heatstroke and even cancer.
GPs are supporting Public Health England’s Heatwave campaign to protect the population from heat-related harm to health by giving early advice and guidance in preparation for hot spells this summer.
Many of us welcome the summer, but high temperatures can be dangerous to people’s health, particularly the elderly, young children, those with physical or mental health problems, the homeless and people whose skin burns easily in the sun.
Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG commission or buy local healthcare services and one of these is your local GP practice at Carters Green Medical Centre. You may be aware that we are working with you GP practice to further improve services to you and your family. These plans include a potential opportunity to relocate Carters Green Medical Centre to a new, modern state of the art building on land at the site of Sandwell Hospital in West Bromwich.