There are new rules relating to follow up appointments for patients who have had a metal-on-metal (MoM) hip replacement.
On Friday 20 October, 20 members from our Patients Networks visited the construction site of the new Midland Met Hospital in Smethwick. They had a presentation and were able to view the construction site from a viewing platform.
Women aged 50-70, who live in Sandwell and West Birmingham and have been invited for their mammogram, are being encouraged by NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group to attend their appointment and not to get complacent about the risks of breast cancer.
People in Sandwell and West Birmingham have until 15 October 2017 to vote for local organisations, projects or individuals who are helping to support vulnerable people in the 2017 People’s Choice Award, which is now in its 2nd year. People can cast their vote by clicking here.
Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (SWB CCG), which commissions or buys health services on behalf of local people, is inviting you to come along to an event on 5th October.