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January 17, 2022

One Health and Care

One Health and Care https://www.blackcountryandwestbirmccg.nhs.uk/about-us/one-health-and-care  One Health and Care is a shared care record which brings data together from the different organisations. Completely confidential and secure, it’s designed to help doctors, nurses and other registered health and social care professionals directly involved in your care to make better, safer decisions.  PreviousNext
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January 14, 2022

Smear Top Tips

Smear Top Tips One in three women and people with a cervix don’t attend cervical screening (smear tests). This Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (17 – 23 January), we are on a mission to change that by renewing calls for residents to have a smear test when asked to do so.   Smear tests are offered to all women and anyone with a cervix aged 25 years and over. It is a quick and simple health
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Diabetes UK Free ‘Get Moving’ Classes Diabetes UK are running a free 10 week Get Moving Programme in Sandwell and via Zoom, from January 2022. Each week you will have the chance to try a different gentle activity and join in a chat about diabetes topics. If you are living with diabetes and are doing less than 30 minutes of physical activity a week, give the Diabetes UK Helpline Team a call on 0345 123 2399 to register your interest. Sign
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You and your mental health still matter this Christmas Keep well during winter   Don’t forget some #selfcare this Christmas by following our top tips:   1. Do what makes you happy 2. Do something for others 3. Reach out if you need help 4. Exercise, do things in moderation, 5. Don’t take on too much 6. Be kind to yourself   Think about your mental wellbeing at this time of year and take time
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Walsall Christmas Holiday Programme Walsall Right for Children holiday activity programme for children and young people aged 5 – 16 years old in Walsall. Over the Christmas Holiday’s we will be offering a range of Holiday Clubs, Pick n mix sessions, virtual activities, activity packs, family activities and lots more! Monday 20th to Thursday 23rd and Wednesday 29th to Friday 31st December To Register and book your activities visit the website, or send an email
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COVID-19 Vaccinations (New Guidance) Please do not call the surgery to book your vaccine, if you have not yet been contacted by us. We will inform you when we are able to arrange an appointment for you You might have heard that the guidance for the COVID-19 vaccinations has changed recently. This new advice is: People aged 18 to 39 will be informed by the NHS when they become eligible. Young people aged 12 to
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⚠️ Scam Alert – NHS App Emails ⚠️ Beware of Covid Pass Scams Recently there has been a spike in scams around the Covid Passes. The pressures of COVID-19 are still being felt across the NHS, with its staff and resources continuing to deliver services under increasing demands. Some people are taking advantage of this strain, and have created fake websites claiming to sell covid passes. These sorts of scams target NHS patients, people who
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Pregnancy and the COVID-19 Vaccine COVID-19 in pregnancy can be really serious. The best protection for you & your baby is to get the vaccine – you can get it at any point in your pregnancy Midwife Charlotte from The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust explains all in this short video. Find a vaccine near you:
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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) We’re seeing an increase in severe respiratory illness in children as restrictions ease and people mix more, with cases higher than usual for this time of year and further increases expected over the winter months. Symptoms of severe respiratory infection in children, include a high temperature of 37.8°C or above (fever), a dry and persistent cough, difficulty feeding, rapid or noisy breathing (wheezing). Most cases of respiratory illness are not serious
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