Thousands of vulnerable patients in Sandwell and West Birmingham still remain unprotected from the deadly flu virus according to the latest figures from Public Health England. NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is calling for more patients who are entitled to the free flu jab to come forward as it’s still not too late to get the flu jab.
Macmillan Cancer Support has announced it will invest £543,000 into transforming cancer services in Sandwell and West Birmingham over the next three years.
NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals Trust have jointly secured the funding from Macmillan to develop a Living with and Beyond Cancer programme.
Students in the Black Country are being supported by NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG and Fixers to raise awareness about the dangers of knife crime.
Joe Holdsworth and his friends have made a video called Real Knives, Real Lives which was launched at a Youth Police Summit in Birmingham on 11 December 2018.
It concentrates on the peer pressures which makes a young man carry a knife - and the terrible grief his father feels after he is killed.
The funding boost will mean that a number of healthcare facilities across the Black Country will get much-needed upgrades ensuring local patients get the high quality care they deserve, in state-of-the-art, modern facilities.
Every patient in Sandwell and West Birmingham now has access to extended GP practice services (including opening hours in the evening and at weekends) thanks to improvements introduced by NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).
The Village Medical Centre's phone lines are now back up and running as normal. Thank you for your patience.
Patients and the public are invited to have their say on proposed improvements to same day access health services in Sandwell and West Birmingham at two events in December. Same day access is when a person needs to seek medical help, advice or treatment for an urgent need on the same day.
Patients and the public are invited to our next Governing Body Meeting, which takes place on Wednesday 5 December from 1.45PM - 3.45PM at The Board Room, 2F Kingston House, West Bromwich, B70 9LD.
The festive period is a time of indulgence for many, and NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group is offering some top tips when it comes to drinking this Christmas.
The CCG is supporting Alcohol Concern’s theme ‘Change’, which launched last week as part of Alcohol Awareness Week.
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