Important message to patients at 1 Newport Road GP Practice

Newport Medical Group is proposing to relocate Newport Medical Practice patients to Stoney Lane Surgery and extend this practice which is 800 metres away.

As your local Clinical Commissioning Group we have a responsibility to inform and consult you on the proposed changes. Therefore, we would like to invite you to join us and discuss the proposed plans and get your views on these as well as listening to your questions, concerns or any suggestions that you may have.

Commissioning Intentions - 29 September 2016

Thank you to everyone who attended our Commissioning Intentions event on Thursday 29 September. We had over 100 attendees and recieved some fantastic feedback which will help shape our work in the coming year. 

Please see below a short highlight video of the event in which staff, speakers and attendees tell us why they came along to the event and their particular areas of interest. 

Smokers encouraged to sign-up for 28 day challenge for Stoptober

Smokers across the Sandwell and West Birmingham area are being encouraged to take part in Stoptober – the mass quitting challenge from Public Health England starting on 1 October – and join the nearly 15 million people across the country who have already quit. 

Stoptober is back for a fifth year, having driven almost a million quit attempts to date.  It is based on research that by the time you have quit for 28 days you are 5 times more likely to stop for good.

Local people invited to have their say on planning healthcare priorities

Local people in Sandwell and West Birmingham are being invited to an event to help plan healthcare priorities for the next two years.

One in three entitled to a free flu vaccine

Flu might be the last thing on many people’s minds at the moment, but a call is going out to thousands of people living in Sandwell and West Birmingham not to put their lives at risk and to take advantage of their free flu vaccination.

Thank you for attending our AGM

Thank you to all of you who attended our AGM. We hope you found the evening informative and enjoyable. 

If you would like to download a copy of the presentation please click on the image below.

AGM presentation 2016 NH and AW









The path to integrated urgent care in the West Midlands

The procurement of an integrated urgent care system in the West Midlands was a thorough and robust process. NHS 111 ran a competitive process that involved a written bid, scenario based assessments and presentations from potential suppliers. NHS 111 ensured that all 16 West Midlands CCGs were represented in the marking process for each area of the procurement. Clinicians, patient representatives and commissioners were involved throughout the marking process.

View the infographic here

HSJ Nominations - Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG shortlisted for three prestigious awards

HSJ Logo

On Monday 12 September it was announced that Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG had been shortlisted for three HSJ Awards.

The categories that our continued hard efforts have been recognised in are:

  •  CCG of the Year for 2016.   Having been awarded CCG of the Year twice alreadythis is a remarkable achievement and recognises all the hard work and commitment of our staff and members
  • CEO of the Year. Andy Williams has been shortlisted for this very prestigious award
  • Compassionate Patient Care award. Our Safeguarding Children Team have been shortlisted for this award in recognition of the innovative ways they have approached Safeguarding that have been nationally recognised.