Have your say and help shape maternity services in region

Pregnant women and new mums are being invited to share their views on local maternity services.

The NHS in the Black Country is asking people to get involved in shaping local maternity services by attending a ‘Whose Shoes?’ listening workshop in Wolverhampton on Tuesday 17 July.

It aims to understand what women and their families want and need at every stage of their maternity journey.

The workshop, taking place at Grand Station, Sun Street, Wolverhampton, from 10am-2pm, is the latest in a series of events across the region.

Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG invite the public to Governing Body Meeting

Sandwell and West Birmingham residents are invited to attend the June Governing Body Meeting of NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). The meeting will be held on Wednesday 6 June 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.

Families encouraged to Stay Well this Whitsun holiday

With schools breaking up for the Whitsun holiday NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is reminding families of the health services available in the area.

Take dementia action

A rallying call is going out for people to take action this week to support those living with dementia in the Sandwell and West Birmingham community.

Patients asked to share their views on proposed changes to variety of health treatment policies across Sandwell and West Birmingham

Patients and the public are being asked to share their views on proposed change to a variety of health treatment policies in Sandwell and West Birmingham. These include, for example, those relating to musculoskeletal treatments, assisted conception, breast implant revision surgery, assisted cough machines, acupuncture, treatment for port wine stain (birthmark), treatment for ear wax and treatment for snoring. 

Don’t forget to have your say on same day access to health services

There are a few weeks left to have your say on same day access to services for minor illness or injuries in Sandwell and West Birmingham.

Exams can test our stress levels – watch out for the signs

It’s A-level exam time and GCSEs are looming, all creating potential stresses and strains on mental health and prompting a call from NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to keep an eye out for the signs.

Boost for mental health services for new and expectant mums in the Black Country

Perinatal mental health services in the Black Country are set to benefit from more than £1.2m of national funding.

Patients continue to shape the future of Cancer Services across Sandwell and West Birmingham

Patients are being asked to help develop options for the future of some cancer services in Sandwell and West Birmingham. An event in West Bromwich next week on Thursday 16 May will be the third of a series of co-production events designed to ensure patient views influence the Cancer Review that is underway.