Cupid’s arrows of love didn’t come laced with sexually transmitted infections (STIs), but every four minutes in England a young person is diagnosed with chlamydia or gonorrhoea.
A campaign to encourage people to speak openly about mental health issues is being supported by NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).
The local NHS in Sandwell and West Birmingham is helping local people to get the right care at the right time this winter by with an innovative and fun game show animation called ‘Play Your Care Right’.
Patients of Marshall Street Surgery in Smethwick are invited to have their say on plans for the future of GP services following the retirement of Dr Abul Rahman. Dr Rahman will be retiring on 31 March 2019. Patients can have their say by attending the public meetings being held or by completing a survey online.
Thousands of women in Sandwell and West Birmingham are putting their lives at risk as they fail to take up the offer of a smear test. The latest figures reveal that attendance of cervical screening in England has declined for the fourth consecutive year.
Children are eating more sugar than ever, up to 18 years’ worth of the sweet stuff before they reach the age of 10 according to new statistics from Public Health England.
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