Health News

  • Health and Wellbeing at Birmingham Museums

    21 Jan 2016

    Birmingham Museums Trust has recently started a number of health and wellbeing initiatives across its sites, and will be developing these throughout the year.

  • Birmingham Better Care Wellbeing Service Briefing

    16 Oct 2015

    The Better Care Fund is a national programme that aims to integrate health and social care services.

    In Birmingham, we believe that critical to success is ensuring that voluntary and community sector organisations play an active part in helping people to remain well where they live.

  • GP Listening Exercise in Sandwell and West Birmingham

    10 Sep 2015

    In April 2015, we took on delegated responsibility for commissioning (buying) GP services. We want to take this opportunity to listen to local people’s views on what is working well and what can be improved. This feedback will help us to develop our Five Year Primary Care Strategy.

  • Improving outcomes for people with mental health problems

    21 Sep 2015

    While lots of progress has been made in delivering this strategy to date, leaders from across the city have come together to review the strategy direction, to make sure we are still focusing on the areas that need our attention most.

  • Universal Prevention Service Contract: developing an older people's partnership

    1 Sep 2015

    In October, Birmingham City Council will be commissioning a Universal Prevention Service (UPS). This service will replace the current Third Sector Commissioning round which is due to end next year.

  • Turn Birmingham Purple

    26 Aug 2015

    In conjunction with World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10, 2015, PAPYRUS are proud to be running the city-wide campaign “Turn Birmingham Purple”.

  • Just for the Health of it

    4 Aug 2015

    You are invited to play your part in Birmingham South Central CCG’s Big Social Conversation at Tally Ho Conference Centre, Edgbaston. Please save the date: Wednesday 16 September 3-8pm.

  • Read the health profile for your district

    30 Jul 2015

    There is a detailed district profile available for every district and ward within Birmingham which details the health profile of the area along with economic data. Please click on any of the districts or below to view this information.

  • Help shape mental health services in Birmingham

    23 Jul 2015

    NHS Birmingham CrossCity Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), on behalf of health and social care partners across Birmingham, are looking for local people to help shape the way that local mental health services are delivered.

  • Cancer Prevention Fellowships: Call for applications

    8 Jul 2015

    The CRUK/Bupa Foundation Cancer Prevention Initiative aims to tackle cancer by funding cutting edge research into behavioural and lifestyle changes that can prevent people getting cancer.