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Together UK mental wellbeing services

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Together for Mental Wellbeing is delivering and developing mental health Inclusion and Recovery support across Lichfield, Tamworth, and East Staffordshire from 1 November 2016. The new service will work with people in a flexible way, tailoring support to their wants and needs and working alongside them to achieve goals that are important to them. 

Two stakeholder engagement events are being held in January 2017 as a chance for stakeholders and partners to come together and find out more about Together UK and the mental wellbeing service they will be offering across East Staffordshire, Lichfield and Tamworth.

Do you have chronic kidney disease? Get your flu jab!

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Health leaders are reminding people with chronic kidney disease in south Staffordshire to have their free ‘flu jab if they haven’t already as winter begins to grip.

As Christmas creeps closer the ‘flu season begins to take hold - particularly when the temperature drops and winter illnesses start to circulate. This is why Stafford and Surrounds, Cannock Chase and South East Staffordshire and Seisdon Peninsula Clinical Commissioning Groups are calling on patients to take precautions.

Fire minister urges us all to test the smoke alarms in our homes now and every month

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Fire Minister Brandon Lewis has urged people to test their smoke alarms after research showed that only 28 per cent of all households who own one test them on a regular basis.

As the Fire Kills campaign launched on Monday 7 November, the Minister has highlighted the importance of having at least one working smoke alarm in your home and encouraged everyone to test their smoke alarms immediately and then regularly every month.

Patients urged to learn about antibiotics to mark European awareness day

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Health leaders in South East Staffordshire and Seisdon Peninsula are urging people in the area to be aware of the proper uses of antibiotics and ensure that they take them responsibly.

Ahead of European Antibiotic Awareness Day, on Friday, November 18, doctors and NHS managers are raising awareness about the risks of taking antibiotics unnecessarily and calling on patients to learn about the proper treatment of common winter conditions like coughs, colds and the flu.

As the weather grows colder and the winter closes in, many patients will be visiting their GPs suffering from coughs, colds and flu, with the idea that they may require antibiotics to treat their illness.

Ambassadors to spread the word on Staffordshire health and care changes

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Health leaders in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent are looking for community champions to help spread the word about plans to transform the way healthcare is provided across the county.

The Together We’re Better programme, a partnership of health trusts, clinical commissioning groups and local authorities, aims to provide services which better meet the needs of local people, offer a greater focus on prevention and wellbeing, and work more effectively by breaking down the traditional boundaries between organisations so they work together to share ideas and learning.

Contact us

South East Staffordshire and Seisdon Peninsula Clinical Commissioning Group
Second Floor, Marmion House 
Lichfield Street, Tamworth
Staffordshire B79 7BZ

Working with Cannock Chase CCG and Stafford and Surrounds CCG