NHS Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is reminding patients of the alternatives to A&E this winter. The cold weather is lingering which means it’s even more important that patients are choosing the right care and following advice around self-care and staying well in the comfort of their own homes.
On Friday10February, Julian Knight, Member of Parliament for Solihull constituency was taken on a tour through the new Urgent Primary Care service at Solihull Hospital.
Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are encouraging Solihull residents to come along on 23rd February if they have any questions on Cancer as experts will be on hand to speak to. The Mobile Information and Support Service (MISS) tours the UK throughout the year, offering free, confidential information and support to people in their communities and they are coming to your area.
Patients in Solihull can now benefit from GP online services which make it easier to book appointments and order repeat prescriptions. NHS Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is encouraging patients to use the online services, which are now available from the majority of GP practices in Solihull.
It is important that we all take extra precautions as colder weather sweeps across the area this week. Prolonged periods of cold weather can be dangerous, especially for the very young, very old or those with chronic diseases.
The Met Office has issued a Level 3 cold weather alert for the Solihull CCG area and is urging caution during the severe weather conditions which could mean temperatures of 2°C and/or widespread ice and heavy snow.
A campaign to encourage people to speak openly about mental health issues is being supported by NHS Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group.
Solihull CCG is delighted to have been informed that its entry into the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards has been shortlisted! The Community MDT Project – ‘Collaboration in Care’ was submitted in the category ‘Managing long term conditions’ in partnership with Heart of England Foundation Trust, Diabetes UK and Public Health.
The team involved will now attend a judging day in March where they will present to a judging panel, along with nine other finalists in their category. They will find out if they have been successful at the prestigious Awards evening in Park Lane, London held in May.
On Monday 16 January, Dame Caroline Spelman, Member of Parliament for the Meriden Constituency visited the new Urgent Primary Care service at Solihull Hospital.
NHS Solihull Clinical Commission Group are beating the January blues with a mind MOT this 2017. After all, what better New Year’s resolution could there be than to enjoy a positive and healthy outlook on life?
There are lots of ways to beat the dreaded January blues, including improving your eating habits, introducing a new fitness regime and incorporating Mindful techniques into your daily routine.
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