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More Solihull people die in the place of their choosing

Solihull’s NHS end of life care services and cancer support charity Macmillan are helping more people to be cared for in the place of their choosing.

Dr Anand Chitnis, Chair of Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and a GP in Castle Bromwich, said: “Many people find it difficult to talk about dying.

“However, we know that most patients would prefer to die at home rather than in hospital. To enable this to happen, their care needs to be planned.

New dementia strategy launched to help thousands across Solihull and Birmingham

Veteran broadcaster and dementia awareness champion, Angela Rippon, has launched a strategy to help thousands of people living with dementia across Birmingham and Solihull.

Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group, working with Birmingham CrossCity CCG, Birmingham City Council, Solihull Council and other local NHS CCGs, presented the strategy ‘ Give me something to believe in: Birmingham and Solihull Dementia Strategy 2014-17’ at a public event on 19 May.

We Pledge to Support Staff to Speak out Safely

Solihull CCG supports the Nursing Times Speak Out Safely campaign. This means we want every member of our staff to feel able to raise concerns about wrongdoing or poor practice when they see it and confident that their concerns will be addressed in a constructive way.