Care homes residents allowed more out-of-home visits

The Department for Health and Social Care has issued guidance for people living in care homes regarding visits out of their home.  This took effect on Tuesday 4 May and this guidance will be revise…

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Launching our May Prize Draw – win £50!

We are really excited that our May prize draw is now LIVE!   Everyone who takes just five minutes to complete our survey and tell us about a healthcare or social care service in Solihull…

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Stress Awareness Month

This April is Stress Awareness Month. According to the Mental health Foundation, 74% of UK adults have felt so stressed at some point over the last year they felt overwhelmed or unable to cope. The…

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Over 45’s can now book a Covid vaccine with the NHS

In England, people aged 45 and over are being invited to get their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine and can book online. Text messages are being sent via NHS to advise people that they…

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Solihull Healthcare Partnership Update

SHP Update: 12th April 2021 We continue to be alerted to concerns from SHP service users. We continuously monitor feedback and all concerns are shared with partners/stakeholders such as SHP, and Birmingham and Solihull CCG….

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Twice-weekly lateral flow coronavirus tests now available for free in Solihull

From Friday 9th April everyone over the age of 18 years old will be able to access free COVID tests via a number of routes. Alongside the roll-out of the vaccine, regular testing is an…

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Information about the AstraZeneca Vaccine

If you would like to read more information about the AstraZeneca vaccine, click here to read this document from Public Health England.

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Easing of restrictions – stay safe and keep space

March 29th see’s the end of the ‘stay at home’ rule and the start of lockdown restrictions easing up. But what exactly do these changes this mean for us and how we go about our…

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Meet our new Volunteer Board Representative for Solihull

Meet our new Volunteer Board Representative for Solihull James Doyle We’d like to introduce our new Volunteer Board Representative, James Doyle, who has been volunteering with us since November 2019. Before lockdown James had been…

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Maintaining social distancing despite vaccination

The rollout of the vaccine is well under way and the Government have announced a 4 stage plan to return back to normality on June 21st. Many are feeling a sense of relief and security…

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