Last chance to share your views on proposed changes to variety of health treatment policies across Sandwell and West Birmingham

There is just over a week left to have your say and share your views on proposed changes to a variety of health treatment policies across Sandwell and West Birmingham.

Don’t get World Cup ‘fever’ and neglect your health

World Cup football and trophyAs the football World Cup gets underway it’s tempting to throw crisps and salted nuts into the football mix, along with beer, but swapping these snacks for healthier foods is easier than you might think. When you’re watching something as engrossing as Russia versus Saudi Arabia, it’s easy to pay attention to how much you eat or even miss eating all together so stay aware of what you’re eating. NHS Choices offer loads of quick and easy information about changing unhealthy snacks for healthier options.

Thousands warned of diabetes

Know your riskThousands of people living in Sandwell and West Birmingham have been warned they are on the cusp of developing diabetes.

Caring for Carers in Sandwell and West Birmingham

Carers week HC logoUnpaid carers in Sandwell and West Birmingham are being encouraged to look after their own health as well as those they care for. NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is this week raising awareness of the support available in GP practices for local carers during Carers Week 2018.

The Five Ways Health Centre is subject to a temporary closure following a notice from the Care Quality Commission.

The Five Ways Health Centre was rated as ‘Inadequate’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in February and subsequently placed into ‘Special Measures’.

The CQC is the independent regulator of health and social care in England, with the purpose to make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care.

Pregnant women and new mums invited to share their views at the 'Whose Shoes?' maternity services event

The NHS in the Black Country will be holding its fourth ‘Whose Shoes?’ maternity listening workshop on Tuesday 17 July 2018 from 10am-2pm at Grand Station Conference & Events Venue, Sun Street, Wolverhampton, WV10 0BF.

Have your say and help shape maternity services in region

Pregnant women and new mums are being invited to share their views on local maternity services.

The NHS in the Black Country is asking people to get involved in shaping local maternity services by attending a ‘Whose Shoes?’ listening workshop in Wolverhampton on Tuesday 17 July.

It aims to understand what women and their families want and need at every stage of their maternity journey.

The workshop, taking place at Grand Station, Sun Street, Wolverhampton, from 10am-2pm, is the latest in a series of events across the region.

Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG invite the public to Governing Body Meeting

Sandwell and West Birmingham residents are invited to attend the June Governing Body Meeting of NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). The meeting will be held on Wednesday 6 June from 1.45PM – 4.00PM at The Board Room, 2F Kingston House, West Bromwich B70 9LD.

The Governing Body meets monthly to discuss its progress as a CCG and provide an opportunity for local people to see how health services are developing and improving for the benefit of patients.

Families encouraged to Stay Well this Whitsun holiday

With schools breaking up for the Whitsun holiday NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is reminding families of the health services available in the area.