News

16.07.2021

Covid Vaccine Pop Up sites

Please check out information on vaccination sites in Sandwell. More information also on the Black Country and West Birmingham CCG website.  

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18.06.2021

Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Healthwatch Sandwell has been listening to people with Sickle Cell and their families and carers to understand their experiences of health and care services. Healthwatch Sandwell has heard:  People with Sickle Cell can spend a…

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02.06.2021

Patient Participation Group (PPG) Awareness Week

This is a national event held each June and aims to raise the profile of Patient Participation Groups (PPGs) who work with the NHS, especially in GP surgeries, to help steer NHS treatment by using…

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02.06.2021

Sandwell and Black Country Faith Network for People Living with and affected by Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support are working with faith groups across Sandwell and the Black Country to help develop localised support for people living with and affected by cancer. They have partnered with the Smethwick Guru Nanak…

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11.05.2021

We are recruiting for a Digital Engagement Officer 

Digital Engagement Officer  Hours: 18.5 hours per week  Salary: £21,000 FTE (Actual £10,500)  Home based with some occasional travel required throughout Sandwell  Healthwatch Sandwell is looking to recruit a Digital Engagement Officer to join their team. We are looking for a person who…

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07.05.2021

International Thalassaemia Day – 8th May 2021

What is Thalassaemia? Thalassaemia is a chronic blood disorder affecting the genes that are responsible for production of red blood cells. This means that patients with Thalassaemia are dependent on regular blood transfusions throughout their…

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05.05.2021

Nature and your mental health

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week next week, and the focus this year is nature and the benefits it has on mental wellbeing. Virtual event on Tuesday 11 May, 2pm – 4pm, where you will be…

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21.04.2021

Black Country and West Birmingham CCG – Cancer Lived Experiences Survey – Help Us to Help People present early with Cancer Symptoms

The Black Country and West Birmingham CCG Cancer lead has been allocated a small budget to produce cancer videos in local languages to encourage people with unusual lumps, bumps or feelings in their bodies to…

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06.04.2021

Healthier Futures – “What if…Community Conversation” on zoom

Register your attendance at the next “What if…Community Conversation” on zoom Wednesday April 14th, 10:20am til 12:30pm Networking Afterparty 12:30pm til 1pm CLICK HERE TO REGISTER Join us and help to continue the conversation about…

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06.04.2021

A Maternity Questions and Answers Session

              Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Hospitals Trust (SWBHT) and Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (SWB CCG)   would like to invite you to:   A Maternity…

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