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NHS staff will start delivering life-saving Covid vaccinations in the Midlands at Derby Arena, a former DIY store and the museum where BBC hit Peaky Blinders was filmed today. The new NHS Vaccination Centres in the Midlands are among more than 30 opening across the country as the vaccination drive continues to accelerate. There is […]
Her Royal Highness the Countess of Wessex hugely grateful to healthcare staff in Lincolnshire for key role in pandemic
The countess surprised Lincolnshire nurses and healthcare assistants at the Lincolnshire General Practice Nurse and Health Care Assistant virtual conference. The Lincolnshire General Practice Nurse Conference took place on the 20th of January 2021, online. Her Royal Highness, the Countess of Wessex joined the start of the conference and thanked all healthcare staff in the […]
The Al-Abbas Mosque in Balsall Heath, a community centre in Walsall and cricket club in Burslem, Stoke on Trent are among 12 new West Midlands sites that are now delivering life-saving coronavirus vaccinations. On 14 January 2021 a Telford pharmacy became among the first in the UK to roll out the vaccine. Woodside Pharmacy was […]
Six hospital trusts in the West Midlands are to benefit from over £1.5m in government funding to support electronic rostering systems which will save NHS staff time and money. University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust, George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust, Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, The Royal […]
Lincolnshire is amongst the first in the country to open a large vaccination centre, The Princess Royal Sports Arena, Boston is initially the first and only one of its kind across the entire Midlands area, meaning that many Lincolnshire people can be offered their appointment sooner. The large vaccination sites, including the one at the […]
New NHS drive to urge Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority Northamptonshire people to prevent or delay Type 2 diabetes
People from black, asian and ethnic minority backgrounds in Northamptonshire are being urged to check if they are at risk of Type 2 diabetes. The call out comes as we are reminded that black, asian and ethnic minority people are three times more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than white people and that if left […]
The outstanding contributions that eight NHS staff working across the East and West Midlands have made during an extraordinary year are among those who have been formally recognised in the New Year’s Honours List 2021 overnight.
New NHS drive to urge Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority Lincolnshire people to prevent or delay Type 2 diabetes
A special campaign urging black, asian and ethnic minority people to prevent or delay the development of Type 2 diabetes has been launched by NHS England and NHS Improvement in Lincolnshire. The call out comes as we are reminded that black, asian and ethnic minority people are three times more likely to develop type 2 […]
People in the Midlands with mental health worries are being urged to seek help straight away by talking to their GP or self-referring online for talking therapies through www.nhs.uk Although mental health services have been running throughout the pandemic there was a marked dip in referrals despite evidence suggesting that coronavirus is making problems more […]
Burton Albion teams up with NHS to urge Black, Asian and Ethnic Minority people to prevent or delay Type 2 diabetes
Burton Albion FC has teamed up with the NHS to get behind a special campaign urging black, asian and ethnic minority people to prevent or delay the onset of Type 2 diabetes. The call out comes as we are reminded that black, asian and ethnic minority people are three times more likely to develop Type […]