Featured News

Do you need help with the cost of living?

November 28, 2023

The costs of things like food, power and heating means many people are feeling stressed about money at the moment.

Share your views on NHS orthodontic services

November 27, 2023

The local NHS is asking children, young people and their parents and carers about their experiences of using NHS orthodontic services in Walsall and Birmingham.

Antibiotic Amnesty

November 16, 2023

Why you should return old or unused antibiotics to your nearest pharmacy during November.

What does continuity of care mean to you?

November 9, 2023

Share your views at a workshop in central Birmingham on Friday 24th November.


Sandwell and West Birmingham Youth Forum

October 25, 2023

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust (SWBH) is looking for young people to help shape future services.

Healthwatch Birmingham and Healthwatch Solihull statement on sexual harassment at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB)

October 19, 2023

The Trust’s focus must be on its duty of care and continued support for staff who have suffered any form of harassment and raised concerns.

Welcome to our Board Volunteer Representatives

October 13, 2023

We are delighted to announce that longstanding Board Volunteer Representative Tim will now be joined by Jenny, emphasising the varied skills and experience volunteers bring to our work.

World Mental Health Day: Help to improve mental health care in Birmingham

October 10, 2023

Last chance to share your views on NHS Community Mental Health Services.

Healthwatch Birmingham and Healthwatch Solihull statement on the Culture Review of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB)

September 28, 2023

This culture of fear, coupled with the perception of a Board and management that is at best disinterested and at worst actively hostile to staff raising concerns, clearly has serious ramifications for patient safety if dangerous practices are allowed to continue and individuals not brought to account.

Welcome to our new board members

September 25, 2023

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Janet Bailey and Dr. Dennis Wilkes are joining the board of Healthwatch Birmingham and Healthwatch Solihull.

Have you used NHS Community Adult Mental Health Services in South or East Birmingham?

September 18, 2023

We want to improve access to Community Mental Health Services provided by Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (BSMHFT).

We’re hiring!

August 21, 2023

We’re looking for a part-time Data Entry Officer with exceptional administration skills and a commitment to making a difference in the local community.

Statement on improved Care Quality Commission (CQC) rating for children’s and young people’s services at Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC)

August 4, 2023

We are pleased to see that the overall rating of services for children and young people BCHC has gone from ‘requires improvement’ to ‘good’.

Help to improve NHS services for young people

July 25, 2023

Are you a young person living in the Midlands who uses NHS services? 

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