Health & Wellbeing

Saturday, 28 March 2020 01:51

City of Wolverhampton Council is highlighting the support and advice on offer to the self-employed during the coronavirus outbreak. The government announced yesterday (Thursday) evening a...

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Saturday, 28 March 2020 01:33

At 20:00 BST on Thursday, households across the UK stood on their doorsteps and balconies and applauded the efforts of the NHS and care workers in treating those affected by Covid-19. The...

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Saturday, 28 March 2020 01:27

Firefighters will be able to deliver food and medicines, drive ambulances, and retrieve dead bodies during the coronavirus outbreak in an unprecedented agreement between the Fire Brigades Union...

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Saturday, 28 March 2020 01:22

The Clap For Our Carers campaign saw people up and down the country step outside their homes to show appreciation for the NHS workers who are working tirelessly during the coronavirus pandemic. At...

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Tuesday, 24 March 2020 00:21

NHS trusts can, from today, release earnings to their staff immediately at no cost to help the country through the coronavirus pandemic.  The UK’s leading income streaming provider Wagestream...

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Thursday, 12 March 2020 23:51

The mental health needs of some of Birmingham’s most vulnerable people are being given extra support after NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) secured £2.5m from NHS...

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Thursday, 12 March 2020 02:34

 Wolves fans are looking to give ‘one of their own’ a helping hand to access potentially life-saving cancer treatment at a special event this Saturday. 200 supporters of the Gold & Black...

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Friday, 06 March 2020 20:21

A recruitment consultancy based in Solihull will take on Alzheimer’s Society’s GLOW Memory Walk in support of the company’s founder who is living with dementia after being diagnosed with the disease...

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Thursday, 05 March 2020 03:07

Birmingham City University has an academic available to comment on the challenges women with endometriosis face, following the news that women with endometriosis feel they are ‘finally...

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Tuesday, 03 March 2020 02:05

Diabetes UK is looking for healthcare professionals from across the Midlands to lead improvements in diabetes care. The charity is searching for healthcare professionals with a special interest in...

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Thursday, 27 February 2020 00:22

At the turn of the year, staff and volunteers at St Giles Hospice have been on a high after receiving an ‘Outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) – the independent regulator of...

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Monday, 24 February 2020 03:32

Sandwell Council has approved a new cycling and walking plan – to get more people active and healthier and help tackle pollution and reduce congestion on the roads. The Cycling and Walking...

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Wednesday, 05 February 2020 09:30

 A national campaign aimed at preventing child abuse is being supported by Birmingham City Council and Birmingham Children’s Trust. ‘Together We Can Tackle Child Abuse’ is run by the...

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Wednesday, 29 January 2020 09:20

 Birmingham’s John Taylor Hospice is aiming to ensure more people can benefit from expert end of life care with its new three-year strategy. Published in January 2020, Making Every Moment...

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Tuesday, 28 January 2020 22:13

 Over 300 high-street heroes across Birmingham and Solihull are ready to help people take the drama out of nasty winter illnesses such as colds, itchy eyes, upset tummies, sore throats, coughs...

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Tuesday, 28 January 2020 21:59

Having a dog in the office can dramatically improve employee productivity and wellbeing while at work, research conducted by flexible office specialist, Workthere, reveals. Workthere conducted...