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SWTW

   20 September 2017

Protect your unborn baby this winter with a free flu jab

Health bosses in Worcestershire are encouraging all pregnant women to get their free flu vaccination before the flu virus starts circulating. 

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Precribing policies
   
   18 September 2017

New prescribing policies in Worcestershire

From this week onwards there will be a restriction placed on access to certain medicines, treatments, products and food items on prescription.

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Summer BH Pharmacy
  
    21 August 2017

Plan ahead this bank holiday weekend

Health organisations in Worcestershire are encouraging people to be aware of their healthcare options over the bank holiday weekend.

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FoAHSW-BUTTOn

   12 July 2017

Clinical Commissioning Groups agree the future of acute hospital services in Worcestershire

Proposals to improve local health services in Worcestershire have been approved at a Board meeting held today (Wednesday 12th July).

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Simon T

   10 July 2017

CCGs announce Accountable Officer appointment

The three Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Groups are delighted to confirm the appointment of Simon Trickett as their new Accountable Officer.

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GP and pad

   6 July 2017

CCGs approve recommendations to restrict treatments

The Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) have approved recommendations to reduce the availability of certain items on prescription and to restrict access to assisted conception treatment.

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Board room
  
   28 June 2017

Residents invited to CCG Annual General Meeting

Members of the public are invited to attend the NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Annual General Meeting.

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Allergy
  
   20 June 2017

Don't let hay fever get you down this summer

Hay fever is the most common seasonal allergy, affecting one in five of us at some point in our lives, and the symptoms can make life very difficult for sufferers. It can come and go at any time in life so for those that haven’t had it before it can take us by surprise.

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Sun
  
   20 June 2017

Stay well in hot weather

Local health bosses are encouraging Redditch and Bromsgrove residents to take extra care as temperatures continue to soar.

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GP
  
   13 June 2017

University students encouraged to register with a holiday GP

Local health bosses are encouraging students returning home from university to temporarily register with a GP for the holidays.

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Spring bank holiday
   
   24 May 2017

Plan ahead this bank holiday weekend

Health organisations in Worcestershire are encouraging people to be aware of their healthcare options over the bank holiday weekend.

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Dr Richard Davies

   12 May 2017

Dr Richard Davies - health column

Health staff across Redditch and Bromsgrove work extremely hard to ensure that local residents receive the best quality health services when they’re injured or unwell.

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Dying Matters

   10 May 2017

CCG encourages people to plan their end of life care

Local health bosses are encouraging people to talk openly about dying, death and bereavement to make sure their end of life wishes are met.

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MH Week 17
  
   9 May 2017

Are you surviving or thriving? 

Are you surviving or thriving? That is the question being asked about people’s mental health during a national awareness raising week.

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Allergy
  
   24 April 2017

Are you allergy aware?

Local health bosses are encouraging people to take control of their allergies to lessen the impact they have on their lives.

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Dr Richard Davies
  
   14 April 2017

Dr Richard Davies - health column

Many of you reading this month’s column will no doubt be enjoying some time with family and friends over the extended bank holiday weekend.

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Stay well this Easter

   11 April 2017

Know your health service options this Easter

There is always extra pressure on Emergency services over bank holidays with many people choosing to visit A&E, when there are a number of other health services available.

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Stay well this Easter
  
   7 April 2017

Be prepared - order repeat prescriptions early

As Easter approaches NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is reminding patients to be prepared and stock-up on any medication that they need over the extended bank holiday weekend.

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VCS
  
   27 March 2017

Five local organisations to benefit from grant scheme 

A well balanced diet and staying hydrated is very important for everyone, but especially important for those being cared for in a hospital or care home.

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Dr Richard Davies
  
   17 March 2017

Dr Richard Davies - health column

A well balanced diet and staying hydrated is very important for everyone, but especially important for those being cared for in a hospital or care home.

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Board room
  
   16 March 2017

NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove CCG - Governing Body meeting 

Redditch and Bromsgrove residents are invited to attend the next NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Governing Body meeting.

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Have your say
   6 March 2017

Have your say on proposals for prescriptions and assisted conception treatment

Residents are being invited to have their say on proposals to reduce the availability of certain items on prescription and restrict access to assisted conception treatment.

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FoAHSW-BUTTOn
   1 March 2017

More than 1,000 people attend hospital consultation events

More than 1,000 people have attended drop-in sessions and meetings to discuss the future of acute hospital services in Worcestershire.

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SWTW
   22 February 2017

Know the most appropriate service when your child is ill

With the half-term holiday well under-way, parents and carers in Redditch and Bromsgrove are being reminded to make sure they know how to deal with common childhood winter illnesses.

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Dr Richard Davies
   17 February 2017

Dr Richard Davies - health column

For many people it can be hard to admit that they need help with a condition and taking those first few steps towards recovery can be very tough.

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SWTW
   15 February 2017

Take care when struck down by a nasty stomach bug

When it comes to sickness and diarrhoea, no-one likes it when you overshare, particularly if that means spreading a virus around.

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FoAHSW-BUTTOn
   14 February 2017

Consultation on the future of Worcestershire’s hospitals reaches its halfway stage

The public consultation on the Future of Acute Hospital Services in Worcestershire reaches its half way stage this week.

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SWTW
   9 February 2017

Be antibiotic aware this winter

People in south Worcestershire are being encouraged by local GPs to be antibiotic aware this winter and understand that they are unlikely to be the remedy for their coughs, colds and sore throats.

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FoAHSW-BUTTOn
   6 February 2017

Come and have your say on the future of local hospital services

More than 600 people have already completed the online questionnaire about the Future of Acute Hospital Service in Worcestershire, make sure you do too!

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SWTW
   25 January 2017

Stock up to stay well this winter

GPs in Redditch and Bromsgrove are encouraging people with long-term health issues to keep medicine cabinets fully stocked to ensure they’re ready for any fast-changing winter weather.

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Board room
   19 January 2017

NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove CCG - Governing Body meeting 

Redditch and Bromsgrove residents are invited to attend the next NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Governing Body meeting.

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SWTW

18 January 2017

Carers encouraged to look after their health too

People who care for loved-ones in Redditch and Bromsgrove are being urged not to neglect their own health this winter.

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FoAHSW-BUTTOn

16 January 2017

Come and have your say on the future of Worcestershire's hospitals

The public are being invited to attend drop-in sessions across Worcestershire to have their say about plans for the county’s three main hospitals.

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GP

16 January 2017

Improving access to general practice

A scheme aimed at offering people increased access to primary care services is now being provided by GPs surgeries across Worcestershire.

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SWTW

11 January 2017

Know your health service options as cold weather approaches

With the NHS experiencing high levels of demand for services and a spell of cold weather forecast over the next few days, health bosses across Worcestershire are encouraging people to know their health services options.

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SWTW

11 January 2017

Look out for vulnerable relatives and neighbours this winter

GPs in Redditch and Bromsgrove are encouraging people to look out for their elderly and vulnerable relatives and neighbours this winter – and make sure they don’t carry on in silence as winter starts to bite.

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alex news

6 January 2017

Large number of patients attending A&E

Worcestershire’s A&E departments are currently under extreme pressure due to a large number of patients attending.

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FoAHSW-BUTTOn

5 January 2017

Consultation to start on the Future of Acute Hospital Services in Worcestershire

Public consultation on the Future of Acute Hospital Services in Worcestershire will start on        Friday, January 6th 2017.

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SWTW

21 December 2016

Choose the right service over Christmas and New Year

People in Worcestershire looking to enjoy Christmas and New Year with their friends and families are being encouraged to choose the right NHS service should they become injured or unwell.

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Dr Richard Davies

14 December 2016

Dr Richard Davies - health column

Now we're in to December and the countdown to Christmas has begun, I would like to advise patients not to overlook their health and wellbeing.

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alex news

8 December 2016

A&E under pressure 

Worcestershire’s A&E departments are currently under extreme pressure due to large numbers of patients attending.

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SWTW

8 December 2016

Be prepared - order repeat prescriptions early 

As Christmas approaches, there are lots of things to think about and medication needs can often get forgotten, however NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is reminding patients to be prepared and stock-up now.

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Board room

15 November 2016

NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove CCG - Governing Body meeting 

Redditch and Bromsgrove residents are invited to attend the next NHS Redditch and Bromsgrove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Governing Body meeting.

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React to red skin

15 November 2016

Worcestershire joins the fight to stop pressure ulcers

A new campaign is launching in Worcestershire, bringing health and social care organisations together with the aim of preventing pressure ulcers.

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Be a superhero

14 November 2016

Help antibiotics save their strength

Health bosses in Worcestershire are challenging the public to step up and become superhero’s in the fight against antibiotic resistance.

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DR Richard Davies

11 November 2016

Stay active throughout autumn and winter 

As winter nears, the days draw in and temperatures drop, you may find that you lack the motivation to get out and about. 

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SWTW

9 November 2016

Cold or flu – do you know the difference? 

It’s Movember which means it’s that time of year when all men are encouraged to take notice of their health. We all joke about man flu, but NHS Redditch & Bromsgrove CCG is asking men if they can tell if it’s flu or just a common cold? 

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