Keeping fit and healthy in pregnancy is important for your baby’s growth and development. The immune system is naturally lower during pregnancy, so should you catch the flu it can become serious very quickly. Therefore, we are encouraging all pregnant women to get a free flu vaccination this winter.
The West Midlands Ambulance service have released a short film called 'Pull Through', which highlights the importance of defibrillators in public places.
Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be taking place on 29 September 2015, 5.30pm - 8pm at Wade Street Church, Lichfield.
The event will be an opportunity to reflect on the highlights of 2014/15 and look at our plans for the future.
We would like to make clear that the article published by the Daily Telegraph, ‘Tesco can see your medical records’ contains a number of inaccuracies.
The Summary Care Record (SCR) is used by healthcare professionals, on explicit consent of the patient, to support direct patient care.
While a regulated healthcare professional may have secure, controlled access to the SCR in a pharmacy within a supermarket as with any other pharmacy setting, this information is not accessible by other means and will never be available to supermarkets for other purposes, such as marketing.
NHS and social care organisations across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent today agreed to work together to improve health and care services for their patients.
They will come together as a Commissioning Congress to identify and drive delivery of a collective transformation programme, to ensure citizens in Staffordshire and Stoke-on Trent have high quality, sustainable services going into the future. These services will work with people to help them take control of their health and promote self-care and prevention, as this is what local people tell us they want.