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Step into a New Year of Healthy Eating

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What better start to the New Year than feeling fit and healthy.  We all feel it, the extra pounds after a season spent relaxing and enjoying the festivities, but this year NHS Solihull Clinical Commission Group (CCG) are encouraging people to ‘take action and turn your resolve into results!’

Think about which service you need...

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The NHS in Birmingham is currently very busy and we are asking local people to carefully consider what NHS service they need.

NHS 111 is open 24/7 for urgent medical advice and it’s free to call. By calling ‘111’ trained call handlers, doctors and nurses will help you to choose the best local NHS service for you, before you set off. This might be your GP, a walk-in centre, an urgent care centre or a local pharmacy.

You can also find details of local NHS services, including pharmacies, walk-in and urgent care centres by putting in your postcode on the NHS Choices website (www.nhs.uk). 

Give your liver some love this January

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NHS Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is asking local patients to think about looking after their liver this January for national Love Your Liver month.  Liver disease is increasing in the UK with one in five people at risk of liver disease - which is the fifth largest cause of death.

IPC Early Adopters

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Integrated Personal Commissioning (IPC) is one of the pillars of the Five Year Forward View. It empowers people and communities to take an active role in their health and wellbeing with greater choice and control over the care they need.

Keep warm and keep well this December

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December is finally here which means Christmas and cold weather! One of the best ways of keeping yourself well during winter is to stay warm. NHS Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are encouraging people to keep well by keeping warm during this winter period and prevent their chances of catching flu this winter.

Get hairy and help beat bowel cancer

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It’s that time of year again when NHS Solihull CCG staff members ditch the razor for a month and embrace the power of the beard! Grow a beard throughout December to help raise funds and awareness for Bowel
Cancer UK, and impress your friends, family and colleagues with your bearded efforts along the way!

Did you know 1 in 14 men will be diagnosed with bowel cancer during their lifetime?