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Be Ready For Dying Matters

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People in Solihull are invited to break the taboo and talk about death during Dying Matters Awareness Week 2017 which runs from 8-14 May. The earlier that people talk about their dying wishes, the easier it is emotionally and practically to deal with.

Bowel cancer – the killer symptoms

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Around 1 in 20 people develop bowel cancer. Almost 18 out of 20 cases of bowel cancer in the UK are diagnosed in people over the age of 60 which is why NHS Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is asking people to look out for the early warning signs.

Patients to benefit from more Clinical Pharmacists at their GP Practice

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FRAM897 6528Patients in the West Midlands are set to benefit from more convenient trips to the GP with the announcement by NHS England of new, surgery-based clinical pharmacists to help with routine medication and treatment.

Clinical pharmacists work as part of the general practice team by providing expertise on day-to-day medicine issues and providing consultations with patients directly.

Take egg- stra care this Easter

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Solihull residents are being urged not to leave it too late to order and collect repeat prescriptions before the Easter holidays. Running out of daily medication could have serious consequences for patients who rely on them to control heart and breathing problems.

Solihull Together 2017 Award Winners Announced

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Solihull Together Awards picIt was celebrations all round as organisers announced the winners of the third annual Solihull Together Awards at an inspiring ceremony in the Renewal Conference Centre on Friday 31 March.

Established in 2015, the Awards celebrate outstanding work by individuals and organisations from across the borough that support vulnerable and frail people in Solihull.