End of Life and Palliative Care Involvement Workshop – 4 December 2018

Health and social care partners across Sandwell and West Birmingham are currently reviewing End of Life services and are speaking to local people at workshop events to understand what can be improved. The findings from this engagement activity will be presented at an End of Life and Palliative Care Involvement Workshop for discussion on Tuesday 4 December 2018 from 1pm to 3pm at Community Action Project (CAP) Centre, Windmill Lane, Smethwick, B66 3LX. Arrive for 12.30pm for registration and a light lunch.

'What matters to you?' campaign

This work has now been completed - to read the report please click here

This Summary Report has been produced to capture all the key themes and comments following the Roadshows.  This report has been shared with the Commissioners from the CCG to use in planning new services and to influence change. All the views captured will be taken into consideration and any evidence of how these patient views have shaped new services, will be detailed in future on this web page.

NHS Staff are going on tour this summer asking ‘What matters to you?’ to find out exactly what you think about healthcare services in Sandwell and West Birmingham.

What matters to you v3 

Share your experiences of MSK services

This work has now been completed - read the report  pdf here (272 KB)

Our Clinical Commissioning Group wants to improve services for patients who suffer with musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions. To do this we need to listen to the experiences of patients.

If you have suffered with a musculoskeletal condition during the past 2 years we would like to invite you to a patient focus group on:

2 July 2018, 10am-12pm
CAP Centre, Windmill Lane, Smethwick

If you would like to attend, please contact Linda Martin on 0121 612 1447 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book your place.

Harmonised Treatment Policies Phase 2 Summary

This work has now been completed

Following on from new treatment policies published in 20016/17, in July 2017 Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG began working with clinicians and key stakeholders to discuss and assess the evidence and current guidance relating to 21 further treatments and procedures. As a result draft policies have been created in the areas listed below.

Your chance to impact the changes on cancer and chemotherapy services

This work has now been completed

A review of cancer services provided by Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospital Trust is currently underway, and commissioners want to have your feedback to ensure the best service for all cancer patients is provided in the future.