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National and regional role for leading West Midlands Neurologist

Professor Adrian Williams, Consultant Neurologist and Professor of Clinical Neurology at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust has been appointed Chair of the West Midlands Clinical Senate. The West Midlands Clinical Senate is one of 12 nationally established to be a source of independent, strategic advice and guidance to commissioners and other stakeholders to assist […]

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New service helps Worcestershire patients get the best from their medication

Worcestershire patients are set to benefit from a new service that refers them directly to community pharmacies when they are discharged from hospital. The aim of the Discharge Medicines scheme, funded by NHS England, is to help patients get the best from their medicines, stay healthy at home and reduce the number of hospital readmissions […]

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Are you making your voice heard about NHS services?

Did you know that, any time you use NHS healthcare, you can give fast, anonymous feedback that could help improve services? The Friends and Family Test asks a simple question to find out whether, based on your experience, you would recommend the service to the people you care about. It also gives you the opportunity […]

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Stay well with Pharmacy First

With autumn well and truly here it’s common to pick up the odd winter illness, such as a sore throat or high temperature, which may need to be treated with over the counter medicines. So, the NHS is reminding us that it has a scheme to help with these common ailments. Pharmacy First is available […]

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Update on the St Luke’s project – September 2015

Update on the St Luke’s project provided by Andrew Donoghue, NHS Property Services Regional Programme Manager and Jane Chapman, Chief Strategy and Planning Officer for East Leicestershire and Rutland Clinical Commissioning Group. This briefing is on behalf of NHS Property Services, NHS England and East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG, to the Community Leadership Scrutiny Panel […]

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Update on the St Luke’s project – June 2015

Update on the St Luke’s project provided by Andrew Donoghue, NHS Property Services Regional Programme Manager. This briefing is on behalf of NHS Property Services, NHS England, and East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG, to the Community Leadership Scrutiny Panel of Harborough District Council on Thursday 11 June 2015. Situation update The proposed date when work […]

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West Midlands Clinical Senate – The Future of Acute Hospitals Services in Worcestershire (FOAHSW)- Stage 2 Clinical Assurance Review Panel Report

The FOAHSW Programme Board has today (Thurs 11 June), published the West Midlands Clinical Senate independent report into the proposed model of care for the Future of Acute Hospitals Services Review in Worcestershire. The report was requested as part of NHS England’s assurance process to ensure that any proposed changes to healthcare services are good quality […]

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