Seven women and their young daughters from Sandwell and West Birmingham’s health services commissioner joined the fight to beat cancer at Himley Hall’s Race for Life.
The group from Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group, which is led by local doctors and nurses and funds health services for the area, took part in the annual event to raise money for charity Cancer Research UK.
They joined hundreds of other women to run, walk or dance five kilometres around Himley Hall.
Today, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust chairman, Richard Samuda has received the necessary permission to begin a tender process for the building of a new hospital in the region. The Midlands Metropolitan Hospital (Midland Met) will substantially replace emergency services currently provided at both City and Sandwell Hospitals.
Today’s Governing Body meeting will be held in the Lancaster Suite, Carters Green Business Centre, 371 High Street, West Bromwich, B709QL. The meeting starts at 12.30pm. Click here to view the Board papers.
This weekend is expected to be one of the busiest weekends on record for the West Midlands Ambulance Service.
To help alleviate demand, Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG have commissioned extended appointments this weekend at Parsonage and Summerfield walk in centres.
Musculoskeletal (MSK) medicine deals with the diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the muscles and bones and the impact of these conditions upon everyday life. There are over 200 musculoskeletal conditions including common ailments such as neck and back pain in addition to discomfort in muscles and joints. Specific conditions may include osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, sciatic pain, tennis elbow, repetitive strain injuries and sports injuries to name but a few.