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Play Your Care Right in Birmingham and Solihull

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The local NHS in Birmingham and Solihull is helping local people to get the right care at the right time this Winter by launching an innovative and fun new game show animation called ‘Play Your Care Right’.

 l can get you in a spin sometimes by not knowing where to go for help. A&E, phoning 111, going to your pharmacy or GP; these are all great services, but would you know the correct one to go to for different illnesses?  With the help of the Play your Care Right video, you can learn what to do in various different situations, ranging from a sprained ankle and cough, to severe chest pain and even head lice. 

Call for MMR check for a measles-free Christmas in the West Midlands

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Public Health England (PHE) West Midlands is renewing the call for people to check they are up-to-date with two doses of MMR vaccine. It comes as cases of measles confirmed in Birmingham rises to 16, and people begin to gather for Christmas celebrations across the city, providing the ideal opportunity for measles to spread wider across the city and the region.

New clinical chair for NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is announced

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Image of Dr Peter InghamBirmingham GP, Dr Peter Ingham, has been appointed as the Clinical Chair of the new NHS Birmingham and Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group.

Having enjoyed 27-year career in general practice in Birmingham, Dr Ingham is currently a partner at Sutton Coldfield Group Practice in Sutton Coldfield. He has spent four years on the Governing Body of Birmingham CrossCity CCG, holding the position of Contracting Lead.

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