Patient Network meetings

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The CCG hold Patient Network meetings which are divided into five locality areas depending on where GP practices are based .  As a guide the areas include:

  • Black County (West Bromwich, Oldbury, Tipton, Rowley Regis)
  • SHA (Wednesbury, Smethwick, Oldbury)
  • Healthworks and ICOF Patient Network(Handsworth Wood, Handsworth, Smethwick, Ladywood, Winson Green, Aston, Newtown, Nechells)
  • Pioneers for Health (Great Barr, Perry Bar, Handsworth)

    The Patient Network meetings are held every three months at local venues.  The meetings are Chaired by Patient Representatives. 

    Some of the recent topics discussed include:

  • Dementia services
  • Cancer care
  • Current consultationions
Some of the members also requested visits to local hospitals or health venues of interests including a tour of Rowley Regis Hospital and site visit to the construction site for the new Midland Metropolitan Hospital.