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22.01.2021

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

Cervical Cancer Prevention Week is between 18th January 2021 and 24th January 2021. This week is used to raise awareness on the risks of cervical cancer, and help women and people with cervixes learn about…

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19.01.2021

Healthwatch Solihull – Tell us how we did

We speak to residents daily and support them to find information, as well as dealing with compliments and complaints regarding health and social care services. If you’ve met us at an event, spoke to us…

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15.01.2021

Staying warm and well this winter

Whilst we “stay home to save lives” during this national lockdown due to COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to keep warm when outside and inside the house. It is important to take some extra precautions…

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08.01.2021

Circulating fake NHS COVID-19 vaccine text message

Trading standards officers have warned the public that scammers have been sending messages to potential victims saying that they are eligible for COVID-19 vaccines with bogus NHS website links. The fake NHS website asks for…

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18.12.2020

COVID-19: Solihull Remains in Tier 3

On Thursday 17th December 2020, the government announced that Solihull will remain in Tier 3 (Very High Alert). Solihull remains in Tier 3 because “de-escalating now will likely lead to rising case numbers, and risks…

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11.12.2020

Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine authorised for use in the UK

Following rigorous clinical trials involving thousands of people and extensive analysis of the vaccine’s safety, quality and effectiveness by experts from the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), Pfizer/BioNTech’s vaccine has been authorised for…

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04.12.2020

Solihull’s COVID-19 Community Champions

The COVID-19 Community Champions network was set up by Solihull Council to empower Solihull residents to remain up to date with the latest advice about COVID-19. The council keeps COVID-19 Community Champions informed of the latest…

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27.11.2020

COVID-19: Solihull in Tier 3 from Wednesday 2nd December

On Thursday 26th November 2020 the government announced that Solihull will be in Tier 3 (Very High Alert) from Wednesday 2nd December, grouped with Coventry & Warwickshire. Tier 3 (Very High Alert) is for areas…

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20.11.2020

Take part in Carer’s Rights Day in Solihull

Next week, on 26th November 2020 is Carer’s Rights Day. Each year, Carers Rights Day brings organisations across the UK together to help carers in their local community know their rights and find out how…

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13.11.2020

What is your experience of online and telephone GP appointments?

Healthwatch Solihull act as the voice of the public in the delivery of health and social care services. We use feedback from the public about their experiences of using services and use that feedback to…

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