Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is embracing changes to their GP to consultant communications with the introduction of the Consultant Connect Telephone Advice and Guidance Service.
It's time to get those walking shoes dusted off and put a spring in your step as we enter the joys of spring.
Patients in the West Midlands are set to benefit from more convenient trips to the GP with the announcement by NHS England of new, surgery-based clinical pharmacists to help with routine medication and treatment.
Clinical pharmacists work as part of the general practice team by providing expertise on day-to-day medicine issues and providing consultations with patients directly.
Solihull CCG has been selected for Wave 2 of the IAPT Early Implementer Programme. The bid which was submitted by Solihull local authority leads in mental health services is around improving the psychological health for people with diabetes and respiratory conditions.
Solihull residents are being urged not to leave it too late to order and collect repeat prescriptions before the Easter holidays. Running out of daily medication could have serious consequences for patients who rely on them to control heart and breathing problems.
It was celebrations all round as organisers announced the winners of the third annual Solihull Together Awards at an inspiring ceremony in the Renewal Conference Centre on Friday 31 March.
Established in 2015, the Awards celebrate outstanding work by individuals and organisations from across the borough that support vulnerable and frail people in Solihull.
Spring awakens all of us to new growth, new possibilities, new ways of eating smarter and exercising more. People in Solihull can now benefit from top tips from NHS Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to help them spring into action and give their health a seasonal boost.
Type 2 Diabetes
Over three million people in England already have Type 2 diabetes and, according to Diabetes UK, it’s estimated that as many as four million people could have the disease by 2025.
There is now an Urgent Primary Care Service at Solihull Hospital. This service began on Saturday 29 October 2016.
This service brings together all the urgent care services under one roof within the hospital following the closure of the temporary Walk-in Centre building.
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