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!’
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).
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.
A GP surgery in Hampton in Arden is set to unveil new and improved facilities that will benefit its thousands of patients. The major refurbishment at Hampton Surgery will be officially opened on 5 January 2017 by The Worshipful Mayor of Solihull Councillor Mike Robinson along with trustees from The George Fentham Trust.
People in Solihull are being reminded to look out for the lonely this Christmas as loneliness can have a serious impact on both physical and mental health.
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.
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?
Solihull residents are being urged not to leave it too late to order their repeat prescriptions this Christmas. Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is issuing the reminder so that people can have a healthy Christmas without being without vital medication.
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