Patients have just one week left to vote for their GP Practice Patient Champion

Patients who are registered with a GP practice in Sandwell or West Birmingham have just one week left to vote in this year’s GP Stars of 2018 Awards.

The Patient Champion Award recognises a person or team at a GP practice who has involved patients and service users in decisions that impact on the practice, and ultimately made a real difference to the way the organisation engages with patients.

Black Country and West Birmingham STP announces new SRO

Dr Helen Hibbs, Accountable Officer at Wolverhampton CCG is taking over as Senior Responsible Officer for the Black Country and West Birmingham Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP).

Public welcome to attend Sandwell and West Birmingham health meeting

Patients and the public are invited to the next Governing Body Meeting of NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), which takes place on Wednesday 2 May 2018 from 1.45PM – 4.00PM at The Board Room, 2F Kingston House, West Bromwich B70 9LD.

The Governing Body meets monthly to discuss its progress as a CCG and provide an opportunity for local people to see how health services are developing and improving for the benefit of patients.

Have your say on same day access to health services

Accessing the right local healthcare service when you need it is really important. NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG understand this and are now reviewing same day access to local healthcare services.

Midland Metropolitan Hospital

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Bowel cancer screening will save lives in Sandwell and West Birmingham

Bowel cancer symptomsThe majority of over 60s in Sandwell and West Birmingham are turning their back on potentially life-saving free bowel cancer screening, despite the fact that nine out of ten people survive bowel cancer if it is detected early.

It’s Bowel Cancer Awareness month, and NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is urging patients not to skip their bowel cancer tests.

Local patients using innovative NHS app to get advice on healthcare

An innovative app is proving very popular with patients across the West Midlands who need advice on where to go and what to do if they have an urgent healthcare concern.

Pioneering NHS scheme is a life saver for people with diabetes

A pioneering NHS scheme is helping to save the lives of people with diabetes in Sandwell and West Birmingham. The news comes ahead of Diabetes Prevention Week which runs from 16-22 April 2018.

Patients invited to nominate their healthcare heroes in General Practice Stars of 2018 awards

NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group has launched its General Practice Stars of 2018 awards. These awards, being run for the second time this year, aim to showcase and celebrate the hard work and staff commitment that goes into delivering excellent patient care in general practice.