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Mental health charities awarded contract to support Birmingham people with their recovery and into employment 

15 Jan 18

Three of the region’s leading mental health charities have come together in a unique partnership which is set to support thousands of local people with their recovery and a move into meaningful employment.


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Walking 10 minutes a day can improve your mood 

15 Jan 18

Walk away the January blues and literally step into the New Year as evidence suggests walking 10 minutes a day can boost your mood to help brighten the January month.


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Walking for 10 minutes a day can improve your mood 

15 Jan 18

Walking for just 10 minutes a day could boost your mood and help banish those January blues.


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A little does a lot – Alternative ways to live healthily in the New Year 

11 Jan 18

If your New Year resolution is to embrace a healthier lifestyle, then NHS Choices has lots of support available online.


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Help yourself and others to Stay Well This Winter and don’t spread flu in the West Midlands 

11 Jan 18

Public Health England (PHE) in the West Midland is urging people to help the region ‘stay well this winter’ by preventing the spread of flu across the region.


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Half the sugar children consume comes from unhealthy snacks and sugary drinks 

3 Jan 18

New Change4Life campaign encourages parents in the West Midlands region to “Look for 100 calorie snacks, 2 a day max” to cut children’s sugar intake.


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New Year, New You – Make some resolutions to improve your health 

2 Jan 18

If your new year resolution is to improve your health, then why not look after your li ver in 2018…


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Stay safe and well in cold weather 

27 Dec 17

The Met office has issued a yellow warning for snow today (27 December) where the cold weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services.


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Call NHS 111 to get the right care this winter 

21 Dec 17

People in Birmingham and Solihull who need urgent but not emergency care this winter are being urged by Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) to call NHS 111.


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NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group appoints new Lay Vice Chair 

21 Dec 17

Sir Tony Hawkhead CBE has been appointed as the Lay Vice Chair of the new NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), from 01 April 2018.


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Be prepared – stock up your medicine cabinet now! 

18 Dec 17

As we’re all busy with our Christmas shopping, don’t forget to top your basic home medicines, especially over winter when the weather can prevent us getting out and about.


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Half of sexually active young people have had sex with a new partner without using a condom 

18 Dec 17

One in 10 sexually active 16-24 year olds have never used a condom 1 One in three (35%) think carrying condoms gives the impression that you sleep around 1 Nearly six in 10 of all chlamydia and gonorrhoea diagnoses in 2016 were in people aged…


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Play Your Care Right in Birmingham and Solihull 

14 Dec 17

The local NHS in Birmingham and Solihull is helping local people to get the right care at the right time this Winter by launching an innovative and fun new game show animation called ‘Play Your Care Right’.


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Call for MMR check for a measles-free Christmas in the West Midlands 

14 Dec 17

Public Health England (PHE) West Midlands is renewing the call for people to check they are up-to-date with two doses of MMR vaccine.


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Birmingham and Solihull Christmas and New Year pharmacy opening 2017-18 

12 Dec 17

Birmingham and Solihull Christmas and New Year pharmacy opening hours 2017-18…


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12 Days of winter animation helps people in Birmingham and Solihull to get the right care 

12 Dec 17

With Christmas fast approaching, it can be a very exciting time of year as we prepare for the big day.


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New clinical chair for NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is announced 

7 Dec 17

Birmingham GP, Dr Peter Ingham, has been appointed as the Clinical Chair of the new NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group.


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Birmingham measles cases prompt MMR vaccination call 

1 Dec 17

People in Birmingham are being encouraged to check that they, their children and teenagers have had two doses of MMR vaccine following confirmation of cases of measles within the city.


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Stay Well roadshows to help residents prepare for winter 

28 Nov 17

A fun and interactive roadshow is touring Birmingham and Solihull to give residents a better chance to ‘Stay Well’ this winter.


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Confused about cold and flu? 

20 Nov 17

Understanding the difference between cold and flu can be a bit confusing.


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Patients across Birmingham and Solihull urged to use the correct treatment this winter and help fight against antibiotic resistance! 

15 Nov 17

With the weather getting colder and illnesses circulating, members of the public may be tempted to use antibiotics in place of rest and over the counter remedies.


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Retired nurse is one of 7,000 people living in the West Midlands feeling the benefits of the new NHS diabetes prevention programme 

13 Nov 17

Mrs Baldev Ahluwalia, who lives in Sandwell, is just one of 7,485* people at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes in the West Midlands.


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Embracing Self Care for Life 

13 Nov 17

Embracing Self Care for Life is the theme ofSelf Care Week, the annual initiative which aims to help you stay healthy for your whole life.


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Six things you should do for your health and home this winter 

7 Nov 17

The cold weather is set to arrive this week but there are lots of tips to make sure you give yourself the best chance to stay warm and healthy.


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NHS England approves merger to create largest CCG in England 

2 Nov 17

The three Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) have received confirmation that NHS England has approved the CCGs’ application to create a single CCG for Birmingham and Solihull, from April 2018.