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15.10.2021

NHS sets plan to improve GP access

The NHS has published a plan for improving access to GP appointments for patients alongside supporting GPs and their teams. The NHS, working closely with the Department of Health and Social Care, has published a plan for…

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08.10.2021

CQC REPORT IS A WAKE-UP CALL FOR UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS BIRMINGHAM LEADERS, SAY HEALTHWATCH BIRMINGHAM AND HEALTHWATCH SOLIHULL

Press release: 08/10/21 CQC REPORT IS A WAKE-UP CALL FOR UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS BIRMINGHAM LEADERS, SAY HEALTHWATCH BIRMINGHAM AND HEALTHWATCH SOLIHULL   Healthwatch Birmingham and Healthwatch Solihull have responded to the CQC’s (Care Quality Commission) rating…

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08.10.2021

How to sign up to GP online services

If you are registered with a GP surgery, you can access online services. By signing up to the GP online services, you will be able to: book or cancel appointments online with a GP or nurse…

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01.10.2021

Stoptober: the 28-day stop smoking challenge

Stoptober is back to launch its 10th mass quit attempt on 1st October, calling on smokers in England to join the 2.3 million others who have made a quit attempt with the campaign since it…

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30.09.2021

What health and social care services can learn from your experiences of lockdown

Based on feedback from over 300 residents of Birmingham and Solihull, our new report with Healthwatch Solihull ‘Experiences of lockdown: Birmingham and Solihull residents’ experiences of health and social care during the second national lockdown…

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24.09.2021

Covid vaccinations for 12-15 year olds and boosters for the most vulnerable

Excerpts of the message from Deputy Director of Public Health, Solihull Council. For the whole message and more information visit https://www.solihull.gov.uk/news/23-september-message-solihulls-deputy-director-public-health-neeraj-malhotra “This week is all about preparing for the start of major new vaccination programmes…

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17.09.2021

What to expect when waiting for care

Waiting for planned medical care or surgery can be a frustrating time. That’s why it’s so important that while you wait, you get regular, clear and accessible updates so that you can plan your next…

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10.09.2021

Are you or your loved ones waiting for hospital care? Share your views

Millions of people have had their treatment delayed by the pandemic – are you one of them? We want to know if you’re getting the advice, information and support you need while you wait. Millions…

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03.09.2021

Have your say and tell us about your experiences NHS and social care services

Take five minutes to share your experiences #BecauseWeAllCare NHS and social care staff are doing everything they can to keep us well during these challenging times, but there might be things that can be improved….

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27.08.2021

Solihull council seeks views on day opportunities (formerly called day services) for adults

Solihull Council is refreshing its strategy for adult day opportunities (formerly called day services) and has launched a survey to find out what people who use services and their carers want over the next five…

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