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08.02.2021

Find out how NHS 111 First will affect you

Come to our online event to learn about changes in how to access A&E services.

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05.02.2021

Patient safety at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust – Healthwatch Birmingham and Healthwatch Solihull statement

Healthwatch Birmingham and Healthwatch Solihull is concerned about the issues around patient safety highlighted in the recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) reports following inspections at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital and Good Hope Hospital.

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21.01.2021

Ladywood and Perry Barr Citizen Forum next meeting

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is holding the next Ladywood and Perry Barr Citizen Forum on Wednesday January 27th 10am-11.30am. The forum is open to patients and partners that either live…

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19.01.2021

Still time to apply for a PPV role with NHS specialised services – deadline 24 January

The application deadline for Specialised Commissioning Patient Public Voice (PPV) partner roles in NHS England and NHS Improvement has been extended to Sunday 24 January, so there’s still time to apply.

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12.01.2021

Become a Governor at Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust want people like you to join their Council of Governors. Birmingham Community Healthcare provide community and specialist services to children and adults throughout their lifetime.

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22.12.2020

Welcome to our new Chair and Non-Executive Director

Healthwatch Birmingham and Solihull are excited to announce the appointment of our new Chair Richard Burden.

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16.12.2020

Improving support for hospital patients who have problems with care

Improvements have been made to NHS trusts’ Patient Advice and Liaison Services (PALS) in Birmingham after people told us about their experiences of the services for our report “Getting the help you need – How PALS are supporting patients in Birmingham”.

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15.12.2020

How has COVID-19 affected you?

Help health and social care services provide the best possible care during these tough times by sharing your experiences in our quick confidential survey.

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26.11.2020

Are you a Voluntary or Community Sector organisation supporting BAME carers who are caring for someone with a learning disability in West Birmingham?

You are invited to share your views at a workshop on Wednesday 9th December 2020, 9.30-11.30am to help Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group engage with carers who have learning disabilities.

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18.11.2020

Health Inequalities: Somali people’s experiences of health and social care services in Birmingham

Our new report ‘Health Inequalities: Somali people’s experiences of health and social care services in Birmingham’ is based on interviews with members of the city’s Somali community, examining the challenges they face accessing health and social care services.

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