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23.10.2020

‘Wear it Pink’ this Friday for Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

The month of October is the national Breast Cancer Awareness Month around the world. The month is used for people to show support to those affected by breast cancer and to increase awareness about the…

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16.10.2020

Solihull public spaces littered with face masks and disposable gloves

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as disposable gloves, face coverings or face masks helps to reduce the spread of COVID-19 through coughing, sneezing and talking, helping to protect others. When worn correctly the face covering…

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09.10.2020

Almost 1 million people may have missed breast cancer screenings due to COVID-19

Breast Cancer Now (BCN), a charity that focuses on breast cancer research and care, has estimated that almost one million people in the UK have missed vital breast screening appointments due to the COVID-19 pandemic….

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01.10.2020

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30.09.2020

COVID 19 – What people told us

During the COVID-19 lockdown, we asked for your views and experiences on health and social care services, read here and see what people told us   If you would like to share your thoughts or…

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21.09.2020

Let’s Do the Right Thing for Solihull

  Solihull Council’s campaign – ‘Let’s Do the Right Thing for Solihull’ – to make sure people are clear around the guidance for keeping themselves and their communities safe from Covid-19. Feedback has shown that…

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11.09.2020

COVID19 – New restrictions for Solihull residents

Solihull Council has been working with national government to agree a package of measures to contain the rapid spread of Covid-19 in the borough. Chief Executive of Solihull Council, Nick Page explains: “We are concerned…

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10.09.2020

COVID19 – Visits to care homes in Solihull suspended

If you are affected or concerned and need to speak to someone at Healthwatch Solihull please contact our Information and Signposting Team and we will do our best to find you support. If you have…

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09.09.2020

Solihull care homes suspend visits due to rising Coronavirus cases in the borough.

Visits to care homes in Solihull have been suspended from today, due to concern about rising coronavirus cases in the borough.
This week the rate of infection in Solihull has reached a level that is concerning. Since the start of September, there have been 115 cases of Covid-19 in Solihull, compared to a total of 84 cases across the whole of August.

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11.08.2020

Healthwatch Solihull Contract – Briefing for Residents

Working together with Healthwatch Birmingham As of the 1st July, Healthwatch Solihull will be working closely with Healthwatch Birmingham as a result of new contracting arrangements. This means that Healthwatch Birmingham and Healthwatch Solihull will…

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