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03.06.2019

‘Whose Shoes’ workshop for women experiencing perinatal mental health issues

‘Whose Shoes’ workshop      Understanding and improving the experience of women experiencing perinatal mental health issues. Are you a new parent and would like to share your experience of pregnancy and birth. The aim of this workshop…

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29.05.2019

The Black Country Transforming Care Partnership is holding workshops to shape services for children and young people with learning disabilities (or learning disabilities with autism) with behaviour that challenges. To shape these services, we need…

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09.05.2019

Disabled Women’s Access to Healthcare survey

This survey is designed specifically for UK-based wheelchair users who would routinely be invited for cervical screenings. While the survey refers to ‘disabled women’ we recognise that not everyone eligible for a cervical screening is a…

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09.05.2019

BBC Panorama GPs, Why can’t I get an appointment?

Across Britain, it’s getting harder than ever to book a GP appointment. As more of us live longer and have chronic conditions, demand is escalating, but there’s a huge shortage of doctors. Local practices are…

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07.05.2019

Hospice patients using VR technology

Patients in a Sandwell hospice can now use virtual reality technology to travel to places they cannot physically. As part of the work being done at Rowley Regis Hospital’s Heart of Sandwell Day Hospice, the…

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01.05.2019

NHS App The new, simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.

What the NHS App does Use the NHS App to: check your symptoms find out what to do when you need help urgently book and manage appointments at your GP surgery order repeat prescriptions securely…

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01.04.2019

A new chapter for Healthwatch Sandwell to influence local NHS delivery

Local Healthwatch has an important role in promoting the interests of local people in health and social care and can influence the way services are commissioned and provided. Following a competitive tender, Engaging Communities (ECS)…

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