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Changes to Solihull Walk-in Centre

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There are changes to Solihull Walk- in centre which is re locating on 29 October 2016.

This will affect you if you use the Walk-in Centre as your only GP Practice and have “registered” to do this and have all of your GP care here. This may affect about 2,300 people in Solihull.

School’s out, Stay active

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As kids across the country eagerly anticipate that final school bell signaling the official start of summer, parents grow anxious at the prospect of entertaining and funding six weeks’ worth of fun-filled family time. But health leaders are reassuring mums and dads that there are numerous cost effective summer solutions right at their fingertips to keep the little ones busy indoors or out.

Keep on top of hay fever this summer

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Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is offering expert guidance for hay fever sufferers on how to cope during the summer.

One in five people in the UK are affected by hayfever – which causes itchy, red and watery eyes, blocked and runny nose, itchy throat and palate, wheeze and even difficulty in sleeping.

Healthy holiday packing for Solihull holidaymakers

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Holidaymakers travelling abroad are being urged by Solihull health leaders to pack essential medical items in their suitcase to avoid a bad bout of diarrhoea, sunstroke or accidents spoiling their holiday.

Although holiday health may be one of the last things on people’s minds when packing, a visit to the local pharmacy before heading off either home or abroad should feature in everyone’s preparations.

NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme

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In Birmingham, Sandwell and Solihull, people recruited on to the new programme tackling Type 2 diabetes will benefit from a partnership between Health Exchange CIC and Westbank Community Health and Care, collectively known as known as Living Well Taking Control LLP, to help them make healthier lifestyle choices and reduce their risk of developing the disease.