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Dame Yve Buckland to become Interim Chair at University Hospitals Birmingham
25 November 2022
Dame Yve Buckland, will be joining University Hospitals Birmingham as Chair on an interim basis. Patrick Vernon OBE, currently Non-executive Director for Inequalities and Vice-Chair of the ICB, will take on the ICB Chair role on an interim basis.
NHS Birmingham and Solihull joins Birmingham Faith Covenant
30 November 2022
NHS Birmingham and Solihull has joined other public sector anchor organisations in the city in signing the Birmingham Faith Covenant.
NHS Birmingham and Solihull formally adopts LGBTQ+ Inclusion Framework
24 November 2022
NHS Birmingham and Solihull has formally adopted the NHS Confederation’s LGBTQ+ Inclusion framework, demonstrating its commitment to improving outcomes for LGBTQ+ members of staff and patients.
Hospital Chief to become Strategic Director for Digital Health & Care
18 November 2022
The Chief Executive of one of the NHS’s largest hospitals will start a new role linking public sector digital, technology and data programmes across the local area.
NHS diet helps patients fight Type 2 diabetes in Birmingham and Solihull
14 November 2022
This World Diabetes Day, over two hundred people in Birmingham and Solihull are successfully tackling Type 2 diabetes thanks to the NHS Low Calorie Diet.
Public urged to join the Antibiotic Amnesty to help keep antibiotics working
10 November 2022
The Antibiotic Amnesty is underway in Birmingham and Solihull, with local healthcare leaders encouraging everyone throughout the region to return their old or unused antibiotics to their nearest pharmacy.
Life-saving lung cancer screening truck rolls into Birmingham this October
24 October 2022
A life-saving lung cancer health check, which has already saved hundreds of lives across England, is set to launch in Birmingham this month.
Independent chair appointed to strengthen maternity services
13 October 2022
NHS Birmingham and Solihull Integrated Care Board has announced the appointment Bernadette Hanney into the role of independent chair of the local maternity services quality oversight and improvement group.
Staff at Jaguar Land Rover Solihull get jabbed and ready for winter
6 October 2022
In late September, Jaguar Land Rover’s Solihull plant opened its doors to NHS staff and an independent provider (Flu Xpress) to deliver COVID vaccinations to eligible staff and offer free flu jabs to all its staff.
Take control of your heart health
4 October 2022