Carers Engagement Event 15th September A carers engagement event is being held by Walsall Council to help shape the future for unpaid Carers across Walsall, where training needs, support groups, and much more will be explored. Come along and have a say in what happens in your local area. Carers can book to attend using the link on the right of this page Register here: Register onlineWalsall Carers Hub – Engagement Session Tickets, Thu 15 Sep 2022
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Changes to the Diabetic Eye Screening Programme From 1st October 2022, the Birmingham, Solihull and Black Country Diabetic Eye Screening Programme will be provided by InHealth Intelligence Ltd. If you use this service, you will be invited to your next screening appointment. You do not need to do anything. Your screening records will be securely transferred to InHealth Intelligence Ltd. This will be supported by NHS England & NHS Improvement Midlands to ensure that your
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Bank Holiday – 29th August Our practice will be closed from Saturday 27 to Monday 29 for the August bank holiday, reopening as normal on Tuesday 30 August. If you need a GP appointment over the long weekend between 10am – 3pm Saturday and Sunday, or 11am – 1.30pm Monday, please call the practice on 01922 624 320 where you will be directed to the extended hours GP service and given a number to call.
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July 27, 2022

Walsall Healthy Weight

Walsall Healthy Weight Service Work together with your personal healthy lifestyle specialist to lose weight and make healthier lifestyle choices. During your 12-week lifestyle programme you can: Participate in our weekly Healthy Lifestyle Workshops Receive 12-week Slimming World Vouchers (eligibility criteria applies) Increase your knowledge on how to eat a healthy balanced diet Achieve and maintain a healthy weight in a way that works for you Make long lasting lifestyle changes ARE YOU ABLE TO
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June 14, 2022

Monkeypox

Monkeypox Monkeypox is a rare infection that’s mainly found in parts of west or central Africa. There have been some recent cases in the UK, but the risk of catching it is low. Anyone can get monkeypox, so it’s important to be aware of the symptoms. Share this entryShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on PinterestShare on LinkedinShare by Mail
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Black Country Support After Suicide Service Support for next of kin and close family members bereaved by suicide in the Black Country of any age including children and young people. www.rethink.org/blackcountrysupportaftersuicide 0800 008 6516 blackcountrysupportaftersuicide@rethink.org  123 Share this entryShare on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on PinterestShare on LinkedinShare by Mail
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Retirement Announcement: Dr Denihan It is with sadness that we announce the forthcoming retirement of Dr Cormac Denihan. Dr Denihan came to Lichfield Street Surgery in 1991 and has served the Walsall town centre community for 31 years.  He became a partner in the practice in 1992 and has helped the practice grow and develop over the years. As well as providing clinical care to his patients, Dr Denihan has been instrumental in shaping the
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Don’t Let the Thought of Cancer Play on Your Mind NHS England & NHS Improvement has launched a new phase of the ‘Help Us, Help You’ campaign taking a radically different approach to detecting cancer earlier for patients, when it is easier to treat. The campaign aims to address the barriers to people coming forward early by encouraging those who have noticed something in their body that doesn’t feel right and are worried it could
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April 27, 2022

Clean Air Project

Clean Air Project  PreviousNext Air pollution impacts us all. It can move from your lungs into your bloodstream and reach many organs in the body. If you suffer from long term lung disease including asthma or COPD, heart and circulatory disease, diabetes, dementia or are pregnant, you may be more vulnerable to the impacts of air pollution. Find health expert approved guidance with simple steps that you can take to tackle air pollution and protect
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At High Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Click here to print Prevention_LDC_21_v11 Are you at risk? To find out if you are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes go to www.diabetes.org.uk/riskscore
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