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Cold weather alert

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Issued - 11 January 2017 - 10:04

There is a 70% probability of severe cold weather between 1500 on Wednesday 11 Jan and 2100 on Sunday 15 Jan in the West Midlands. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services.

More details about the weather alert are available on the MET Office website.

Get advice on staying warm and well during cold weather here:

Survival of the fittest!

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Now the festive season is over NHS Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are asking local people to join the nation’s New Year’s resolution to help improve the UK’s health in conjunction with National Obesity Week 2017.

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 ( 

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.