Healthwatch Solihull 2019-20 Annual Report – now published

We are happy to present our 2019-20 annual report. Click here to read our report!   If you have any queries contact us at  

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We stand in solidarity with our BAME communities

Healthwatch Solihull stand in solidarity We stand in solidarity with our staff, volunteers and the communities we support from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities. Following the events in the US and news here…

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COVID19 – Minor Injuries Unit at Solihull Hospital is now closed

COVID19 Update: Minor Injuries Unit at Solihull Hospital is now closed Birmingham and Solihull CCG said: As part of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust’s Phase 2 COVID-19 response, plans are progressing at pace to…

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Latest: Coronavirus tests now available for all aged over 5

Coronavirus testing will be offered from today to everyone over five years old who has symptoms, the government has announced. Health Secretary Matt Hancock unveiled the huge expansion in eligibility today in the latest step…

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New report published – Support for Carers in Solihull

One of ways that Healthwatch Solihull collect feedback is to carry out focused projects to evaluate service provision and on this occasion a project has been undertaken to consider the experiences of informal carers. With…

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Proposal: Solihull Hospital becoming a COVID-free elective hospital

Birmingham and Solihull CCG said: University Hospitals Birmingham (UHB) has made a proposal about such changes to the use of their facilities, in particular in relation to Solihull Hospital becoming a COVID-free elective hospital, allowing…

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Solihull, the NHS is still there for you

The NHS is still here for you, following reports of a decline in people accessing medical treatment, the government along with the NHS have sent out the clear messages below. If you are experiencing difficulties…

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Healthwatch Solihull clap for carers

Thank you to our board members and members of the public for taking part. If you’d like to feature in our next video send your clips to

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COVID-19: All essential workers and their households can now apply online for testing

Key workers: apply for a coronavirus test If you’re a key worker who is self-isolating (not able to leave home), you can now apply for you and your household to get tested for coronavirus (COVID-19)….

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Meet the new COVID-19 Care Assistant

Designed by doctors using the latest guidance The COVID-19 Care Assistant offers free information from NHS doctors and clinicians. You can access it through the University Hospitals of Birmingham website, or by searching for ‘Ask…

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