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The NHS’s simple tricks to cut the calories from your favourite takeaway 

21 Jan 18

Sadly, our favourite meals – be it Chinese, India, Italian or good old fashioned British – can pile on the weight…


Business
£10m funding deal for healthcare company 

19 Jan 18

Sutton Coldfield-based CHS Healthcare is working with BGF on the next stage of its growth following equity deal…


News
Flu death roll rises to 120 this winter as Aussie, French and Japanese flu hit UK 

18 Jan 18

Public Health England (PHE) also said there was an 11% increase in the flu hospitalisation rate…


News
These are the five celebrity diets you MUST avoid in 2018 – according to experts 

18 Jan 18

Over recent years we have been excited to see peoples interest in food, health, fitness and wellness increasw…


NHS
Walk this way to brighten your mood 

18 Jan 18

People in the Black Country are being encouraged by the local NHS to walk away the January blues.


News
Cold weather likely to put emergency services under further strain 

18 Jan 18

Its weekly figures on winter pressures show there were 12,600 ambulance delays of more than 30 minutes this week…


News
Queen Elizabeth Hospital doctor told to leave UK next week even though 30,000 petitioners want him to stay 

18 Jan 18

Lawyers acting for Dr Syed Kazmi , who has been backed by doctors and patients, are making final attempts to stop his deportation…


News
Construction of Midland Metropolitan Hospital ‘will go ahead’ despite collapse of Carillion 

17 Jan 18

Ministers say they want the construction of the Midland Metropolitan Hospital to go ahead ‘without material disruption…


Rugby
Solihull measles outbreak sparks calls for vaccinations 

17 Jan 18

The cases are linked to 32 other cases in Birmingham…


NHS
Work to relocate Links Medical Practice is set to start 

17 Jan 18

Work to relocate Links Medical Practice to Netherton Health Centre is set to start this month.


News
How to QUIT smoking in 2018 – and what happens to your body when you do 

16 Jan 18

Without question, giving up smoking is the best thing any smoker can do for their health…


News
Best deals on vitamins, detox, prenatal and bodybuilding muscle gain supplements 

16 Jan 18

Holland Barrett discounts in the Penny Sale and deals on health products from Nature’s Best…


NHS
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.


Business
Public contracts held by Carillion are protected 

15 Jan 18

UK Government says staff should continue to attend work as normal as it steps in to protect public sector contracts held by the collapsed construction giant…


Business
Public contracts held by Carillion are protected 

15 Jan 18

UK Government says staff should continue to attend work as normal as it steps in to protect public sector contracts held by the collapsed construction giant…


Rugby
Collapse of Carillion puts future of new £558m Midland Metropolitan Hospital in doubt 

15 Jan 18

NHS managers are in talks with the Treasury to ensure hospital serving Birmingham and the Black Country can open in 2019 as planned…


News
Collapse of Carillion puts future of new £558m Midland Metropolitan Hospital in doubt 

15 Jan 18

NHS managers are in talks with the Treasury to ensure hospital serving Birmingham and the Black Country can open in 2019 as planned…


News
Collapse of Carillion puts future of new £558m Midland Metropolitan Hospital in doubt 

15 Jan 18

NHS managers are in talks with the Treasury to ensure hospital serving Birmingham and the Black Country can open in 2019 as planned…


News
Collapse of Carillion puts future of new £558m Midland Metropolitan Hospital in doubt 

15 Jan 18

NHS managers are in talks with the Treasury to ensure hospital serving Birmingham and the Black Country can open in 2019 as planned…


NHS
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.


NHS
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.


Blog
Best deals on vitamins, detox, prenatal and bodybuilding muscle gain supplements 

15 Jan 18

Holland Barrett discounts in the Penny Sale and deals on health products from Nature’s Best…


News
Scarlet fever cases are soaring in the West Midlands – how to protect your child 

12 Jan 18

128 suspected cases of scarlet fever have been reported to Public Health England…


News
Scarlet fever cases are soaring in the West Midlands – how to protect your child 

12 Jan 18

128 suspected cases of scarlet fever have been reported to Public Health England…


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Beds full and record-breaking waiting hours – how West Midlands NHS hospitals are in a ‘state of emergency’ 

11 Jan 18

Average bed occupancy levels at one hospital has risen from 99.9% in the week to December 31…