Patients asked to share their views on proposed changes to variety of health treatment policies across Sandwell and West Birmingham

May 31, 2018

From Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group
Patients and the public are being asked to share their views on proposed change to a variety of health treatment policies in Sandwell and West Birmingham. These include, for example, those relating to musculoskeletal treatments, assisted conception, breast implant revision surgery, assisted cough machines, acupuncture, treatment for port wine stain (birthmark), treatment for ear wax and treatment for snoring.
In July 2017, Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) began working with clinicians and key stakeholders to discuss and assess the evidence and current clinical guidance relating to 22 treatments and procedures. As a result draft policies have been developed and we are now seeking the views of patients and the public across the local area on the proposed changes to these policies that we are reviewing.
To see the full list of policies, and the reasons for proposed changes please visit:
We are holding a series of public engagement events and also targeted events to speak to local people to ensure patient views influence and help shape the proposed changes. At the events, patients will be invited to discuss and feedback on all the proposed policy changes.
We want to hear from as many people as possible, if you are unable to attend any of the events listed below, you can complete the questionnaire at:
You can feedback views on as many or as few policies as you wish.

  • Hard copies of the questionnaire are also available on request by calling: 0121 6110 611.
  • The questionnaire closes on Friday 22 June.
  • You can also share your feedback at their engagement events on Wednesday 6th June

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