Spilt up with smoking this October

Join the thousands who are splitting up with smoking this October. Health bosses in Sandwell and West Birmingham are encouraging residents to take part in Stoptober, a month-long challenge to quit smoking.

Praise for personal health budgets as 180 benefit from scheme in Sandwell and West Birmingham

Personal health budgets are giving 180 people in Sandwell and West Birmingham more control over the care and support they receive.

Take care of your health down under – and we don’t mean Australia

Half of the population will be hit with a problem down under in their life, yet the topic of urology health is often one many people are embarrassed to talk about. So, we are encouraging residents to take care of their urology health ahead of Urology Awareness Month.  

Champion poet in rhyme with health celebrations in Sandwell and West Birmingham

Performance poet, comedienne and author Emma Purshouse will be performing at a special public event which is celebrating seven years of local health achievements in Sandwell and West Birmingham.

Public invited to CCG Governing Body meeting in Cradley Heath

People living in Sandwell and West Birmingham have been invited to see local NHS decision-making in action at a meeting in Cradley Health.

The next meeting of our Governing Body takes place from 1.45pm – 4pm on Wednesday 4 September 2019 at Cradley Heath Community Centre, Reddal Hill Road, Cradley Heath, B64 5JG.

Get the right care this August Bank Holiday in Sandwell and West Birmingham

Patients in Sandwell and West Birmingham are being urged to use choose the right medical services over the August Bank Holiday weekend and request repeat prescriptions in advance.

Help is at hand for young people awaiting exam results

With exam results just a few days away, stress levels are probably rising in many households. NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is reminding young people and their families that support is available.

Year-8 boys in Sandwell and West Birmingham given extra protection from cancer

Year-8 boys in Sandwell and West Birmingham will be given the HPV vaccine from September in further efforts to protect against the virus. The move has been welcomed by our CCG as there is strong evidence that shows the HPV vaccine can protect people from a virus that can trigger a wide range of cancers that affect both men and women.