An innovative NHS initiative has helped to reduce the number of strokes in Sandwell and West Birmingham by identifying over 1,000 people with Atrial Fibrillation (AF).
The NHS in Sandwell and West Birmingham is calling for more patients who are entitled to the free flu jab to come forward; it’s not too late to get the flu jab.
Women in Sandwell and West Birmingham are being reminded of the importance of attending regular smear tests for cervical cancer as latest figures reveal that attendance of cervical screening in England is the lowest for two decades.
People in the Black Country are being encouraged by the local NHS to walk away the January blues. Evidence suggests that walking 10 minutes a day can boost your mood to help brighten January.
“Following the announcement yesterday about Carillion, the construction company working on the Midland Metropolitan Hospital, Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group is working with Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust to ensure that the new hospital is available for the benefit of local people as soon as possible. We recognise the importance of Midland Metropolitan Hospital in providing improved care for local patients and as an essential part of the Black Country Sustainability and Transformation Partnership. The building is two-thirds completed and it is vital that the hospital proceeds to completion with minimal delays.”