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Older Patients Invited to Solihull Falls Event

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Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group, who are responsible for commissioning healthcare services in Solihull, are holding a wellbeing event for older people to help them stay steady on their feet.

If you are over 65, and feel a little unsteady on your feet and / or have concerns about balance and mobility the Keep Safe and Stay Well event will benefit you.   The event will take place on Friday 21 October from 2pm to 4pm in the Solihull United Reformed Church in Solihull where you can find out about services for older people available across Solihull to support your health and wellbeing to help you stay safe and independent at home.

The event will provide an opportunity for individuals to increase their strength and balance and thus reduce their falls risk.  The event will be focusing on self-care and prevention, so as well as finding out about how Solihull CCG and its partners can help, there will be a chance to get some top tips on how people can look after themselves and their family.

Support Blood Cancer Awareness Month

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September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month and this year’s aim is to raise awareness of the symptoms of blood cancers, which can often be confused with flu. Health leaders from NHS Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are encouraging people to become more aware of the three main blood cancer types; multiple myeloma, leukaemia and lymphoma by getting involved in this year’s campaign.

Birmingham and Solihull CCGs take steps to create new single commissioning organisation by April 2018

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The three clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Birmingham and Solihull have agreed to develop a new single commissioning organisation by April 2018, subject to approval from NHS England.

NHS Birmingham CrossCity, Birmingham South Central and Solihull CCGs are undertaking the work in a bid to deliver significant improvements to health and wellbeing for the people of Birmingham and Solihull.

Its World Alzheimer’s Month

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Friends and family of older people in Solihull are being urged by health leaders at NHS Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to look out for the early symptoms of Alzheimers so they can benefit from the support that is available.

Raise a cuppa to a good cause

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Catch up over a cuppa and delight in a delicious cake all for a good cause, at the Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning and Information Fair at The Core in Solihull.

The event takes place on Friday 30th September between 10am and 3pm and is being opened by the Mayor of Solihull, Councillor Mike Robinson.