Black Country Survey on Transition

NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG are carrying out a survey on the current transition process from children’s to adults services across the Black Country. Their aim is to gain the opinions of users and…

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Specialised Commissioning Patient and Public Voice (PPV) roles

NHS England Specialised Commissioning is recruiting PPV members to its Clinical Reference Groups (CRGs). CRGs bring together groups of clinicians, commissioners, public health experts, patients and carers. They use their specific knowledge and expertise to…

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Health & Social Care Group – Next Meeting

Our next event will be on 24th September 2019 at the Yemeni Community Centre, Tildasley Street, West Bromwich B70 9SJ, starting at 1pm. Being discussed are: The Sandwell Better Lives Strategy Find out what is…

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Vacancy – Community Outreach Lead

We are now looking for an energetic and committed full-time Community Outreach Lead, someone who is keen to make a difference to the lives of Sandwell people by ensuring that health and care services are…

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Your Maternity Voice Across the Black Country and West Birmingham: What Matters to You?

Are you an expectant or new parent or do you provide care and support to those who use maternity services? The Black Country and West Birmingham Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP) would like you to share…

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Proposed changes to out of hours dental services in the West Midlands

(from NHS England) This is a questionnaire in support of the consultation on proposed changes to ‘out of hours dental services in the West Midlands’.  For full details of what is proposed please see the…

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Support for Carers in Sandwell

Sandwell Council estimates that there are around 35000 carers in Sandwell, but approximately 3000 get some help and support i.e. financial, emotional and social help. Healthwatch Sandwell is carrying out a project to help to…

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Engagement opportunity 25th July – Transforming Care for children and young people with learning disabilities

Dear Stakeholder, Engagement opportunity 25th July – Transforming Care for children and young people with learning disabilities Service users, families and carers, professionals, members of the public and local community organisations are invited to attend…

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Sandwell residents…. what matters to you?

Healthwatch Sandwell are your local voice for the public in the delivery of health and social care services. As part of our role we carry out evaluations of services to understand the experiences of people…

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Black Country Neurological Alliance

Neurological conditions are disorders of the brain, spinal cord or nerves. They can have a range of causes including genetic factors, traumatic injury and infection. The causes of some of these conditions are still not…

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