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NHS
CEO celebrates NHS70 with cards from local school 

20 Jul 18

CEO Andy Hardy received NHS 70th birthday cards this week from a local school.


News
Honorary doctorate for NHS trust chief 

20 Jul 18

Sarah-Jane Marsh has been recognised for creating the first NHS trust of its kind after landmark merger in 2017…


News
Public Health England deny Norovirus outbreak amid reports ‘vile bug’ has hit three counties 

18 Jul 18

The body report no increase in cases…


News
HPV jab ‘should be offered to boys’ according to worried health ministers 

18 Jul 18

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has recommended a gender-neutral national vaccination programme…


News
Nigella Lawson warns people are using ‘healthy eating’ to disguise eating disorders 

18 Jul 18

The TV chef chillingly warned modern diets that promise so-called healthy eating can sometimes be a cover-up…


Blog feature
Welcome Duncan Adams! 

18 Jul 18

We are very pleased to welcome Duncan Adams to the Centre, who is a hypnotherapist from Solihull Hypnotherapy but would like to expand his practice over to the Coventry area.


News
Government told to get the Midland Metropolitan Hospital built 

18 Jul 18

Building work on the Black Country hospital halted in January and still hasn’t been resumed…


News
Norovirus outbreaks sweeps UK hitting three counties – how to protect yourself and the symptoms to watch out for 

17 Jul 18

There have been numerous reports affecting people in Devon, Cornwall and Gloucestershire…


News
NHS staff can stay at Hallmark Hotels for free for all of 2018 

17 Jul 18

Hallmark Hotels are offering all NHS employees free stays for the remainder of 2018…


News
Eight bizarre reasons you could be more at risk of prostate cancer 

14 Jul 18

In the UK, about 1 in 8 men will get prostate cancer at some point in their lives…


Rugby
This magic camp helps kids with brain injuries – and it’s coming to Birmingham 

13 Jul 18

It will be at the mac arts centre this summer…


NHS
UHCW NHS Trust welcomes the public to its AGM 

12 Jul 18

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust is inviting patients and members of the public to find out more about their local hospitals at its Annual General Meeting (AGM).


NHS
Winner of the NHS of the future’ drawing competition announced 

11 Jul 18

Harrison Cooke aged 10 from St Margaret’s at Hasbury Church of England Primary School, Halesowen is the winner of the ‘NHS of the future’ drawing competition.


News
How to get over jet lag – what are the symptoms, how long does it last and best tips to avoid it 

11 Jul 18

What are the symptoms of jet lag? Is there any cure? Here’s all you need to know…


News
Women urgently warned over ‘dangerous’ new ‘peegasm’ toilet trend 

11 Jul 18

The trend – being given a bizarre name online – has swept the internet…


News
Rare new sexually transmitted disease MG ‘could become next superbug’ 

11 Jul 18

Mycoplasma genitalium is more commonly referred to as MG…


News
The shocking amount of sleep you’ve lost during the ongoing heatwave 

11 Jul 18

This summer’s heatwave has cost the UK 471million hours of sleep…


News
Huge surge in children worried about eating disorders, figures show 

11 Jul 18

Worrying…


NHS
NHS 70 – Sign of the times 

6 Jul 18

It’s been fantastic this week to look back at all the achievements in the NHS over the last 70 years.


NHS
NHS 70: Unsung Heroes – Ted 

6 Jul 18

This is Ted.


NHS
Dudley CCG Invites Public to attend Board Meeting 

6 Jul 18

Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group is holding its Board meeting next week and members of the public are invited to attend.


Rugby
Heart-warming video honours staff at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospitals on NHS 70th birthday 

5 Jul 18

The NHS was launched on July 5 1948 under the Labour government…


News
Hospitals failing to make savings as NHS anniversary celebrated 

5 Jul 18

Bosses at the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust admitted it is falling short on its finances…


News
Eating nuts increases a man’s sperm quality, scientists have found 

4 Jul 18

Nuts are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants and folate, which in other studies have also been found to benefit sperm…


News
This is how much coffee you need to drink every day to ‘live longer’ 

4 Jul 18

It’s the second most popular beverage on Earth…