Health leaders in Sandwell and West Birmingham are encouraging the public to choose their health services wisely over the Christmas period (24th December - 2nd January)
People across the Black Country and West Birmingham who need to see a doctor after work, at weekends or Bank Holidays can access extended GP opening hours.
The perfect opportunity to walk inside the mega lungs and understand how lungs work and how they can be affected.
Sandwell and West Birmingham residents are being urged to make a pledge to become an Antibiotic Guardian and play their part in ensuring that life-saving medicines can remain effective for longer. Everyone can take the pledge at https://antibioticguardian.com/
For the last few months Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG has been working with Sandwell Council and the Dementia Action Alliance, to develop a joint strategy for Sandwell, that describes how we plan to improve dementia services and other support for our local population.
This World Diabetes Day (14 November), NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are urging local residents to become familiar with the warning signs of Diabetes to try and spot the condition sooner.
Plans that will eventually see the full integration of the 999 and 111 services in the West Midlands (except Staffordshire) have taken an important step forward with the 111 service transferring to West Midlands Ambulance Service.
The change, which took place yesterday at noon, is the first step of a process that will lead to significant improvements for patient care through fully integrating NHS urgent and emergency care services.
Make sure to enjoy your Bonfire Night celebrations safely – that’s the message from local health leaders in Sandwell and West Birmingham
On the 5th of November, many of us will be celebrating Bonfire Night with fireworks, sparklers and of course, bonfires. But whilst enjoying the festivities, it’s important to take steps to avoid any accidents and injuries.
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