As colder weather sweeps across the area this week, NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is urging people in Sandwell and West Birmingham to take extra care. Prolonged periods of cold weather can be dangerous, especially for the very young, very old or those with chronic diseases.
Organisations in Sandwell and West Birmingham are gathering together for an annual safeguarding conference on Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) to share experiences and best practice in tackling this important issue. The Conference, hosted by NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Commissioning Group (CCG,) is being held on 8 March at the Bethel Convention Centre, Kelvin Way, West Bromwich.
Eating disorders affect 1.25m people and can be devastating to sufferers and their families. But only 6% of adults diagnosed with an eating order show any visible symptoms.
UPDATE: The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for snow, ice, very cold temperatures and strong winds for the Sandwell and West Birmingham area from Thursday 1 until Saturday 3 March 2018.
The NHS in the Black Country is asking pregnant women, new mums and their families to get involved in shaping local maternity services by attending a ‘Whose Shoes?’ listening workshop.