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Our Open Conversation Launches Giving Staff a Voice in Creating a Better Place to Work in Health and Care
27 November 2023
Have a voice in building the best place to work together
Health Innovation West Midlands and Partners Receive High Commendation at 2023 HSJ Awards
24 November 2023
The West Midlands Managing Deterioration in Care Homes Safety Improvement Programme has been highly commended in the Provider Collaboration of the Year category at the 2023 HSJ Awards.
Flourish and Ladywood and Perry Barr Locality Partnership Win Coveted HSJ Award
21 November 2023
A partnership championed by and delivered within NHS Birmingham and Solihull Integrated Care System has won a prestigious national award for its innovative work addressing the health inequalities facing black and global majority women and families in West Birmingham.
Public urged to join the Antibiotic Amnesty to help keep antibiotics working
6 November 2023
A third annual Antibiotic Amnesty campaign is underway in Birmingham and Solihull, with local healthcare staff encouraging everyone throughout the region to return their old or unused antibiotics to their nearest pharmacy to dispose of them safely and help keep antibiotics working.
National Cholesterol Month
12 October 2023
October is National Cholesterol Month, a campaign focused on raising awareness about the importance of managing cholesterol levels for heart health.
Funding clinched to drive community involvement in health and care research
12 October 2023
A collaborative led by NHS Birmingham and Solihull Integrated Care Board (BSOL ICB) has been awarded £100,000 to lead a project aimed at boosting community engagement and involvement in health care research - particularly those in underserved communities.
National disruption of medication supplies to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
11 October 2023
There is a national issue with the supply of some medications prescribed for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Across Birmingham and Solihull, specialists, GPs and community pharmacy will work together to minimise the impact of these shortages.
Integrated neighbourhood teams set to improve access to local health and care services
21 September 2023
Two integrated neighbourhood teams (INTs) are being trialled in Birmingham to help improve joined up care and support for local people across the city. Community-based health teams, voluntary services, social care and other council services will work together more collaboratively to better connect people with the right care and support at the right time.
New Local Contraception Service for Solihull
20 September 2023
A new service developed by local GPs and Solihull Council will give women in Solihull better access to long-acting contraception methods. This is the first step in a longer-term programme to improve women’s healthcare in Solihull as part of wider national plans to develop Women’s Health Hubs.
Recognition at Awards for Birmingham and Solihull initiatives driving improvements in culture and quality across the NHS
20 September 2023
Services and projects delivered by NHS Birmingham and Solihull Integrated Care System have been highly commended at this year’s HSJ Patient Safety Awards which aim to recognise safety, culture and positive experience in patient care.