Patients in Solihull are being offered free blood pressure checks as part of Know Your Numbers Week from 12 – 18 September. Health leaders at NHS Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are urging patients to know their numbers by visiting www.bloodpressureuk.org to find their nearest pressure station.
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.
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.
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.
With the school holidays about to begin, NHS Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is urging people to take care when enjoying the sunshine.
Keeping active in the fresh air is good news for our health but exposure of unprotected skin to the sun’s harmful rays can cause serious problems including sunburn, heatstroke and even cancer.
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.
Solihull CCG is working with local clinicians, GP practices and their staff to develop a vision and strategy for primary care in Solihull. In developing our strategy, it is really important that we understand the views and priorities of people who use, deliver or support primary care services.
The Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group Annual General Meeting took place on Wednesday 22nd June at Cranmore Park, Solihull.
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.
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