Families in Sandwell and West Birmingham are being encouraged to take up the ‘Fizz Free’ challenge by giving up fizzy drinks for February to help tackle weight gain and tooth decay.
A campaign to encourage people to speak openly about mental health issues is being supported by NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).
Patients and the public are invited to the February Governing Body meeting of NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). The meeting takes place on Wednesday 6 February from 1.45pm – 4.00pm in The Board Room, 2F Kingston House, West Bromwich B70 9LD.
Residents in Sandwell and West Birmingham are being encouraged to get on their boots and walk away the winter blues. Walking can help to fight off stress and depression which can hit many people hard in January.
Walking, like other physical activities, releases endorphins which improve mood and reduce stress and anxiety. So, active people have a reduced risk of suffering clinical depression.
We are currently reviewing our strategy for Equality and Reducing Inequalities in Sandwell and West Birmingham, covering the period 2019 – 2022. We are inviting patients and members of the public to have their say on our draft strategy, by completing a short survey.
The survey can be completed online via the following link: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/BV6PV9Z