Monday, April 24, 2017

Overseas Patients Leave NHS With £29m Bill

The NHS has been left with bill amounting to £29,520,378 due to unpaid bills racked up by overseas patients. These patients, not entitled to free treatment, are able to travel to the UK to receive treatment but are expected...

Loved ones remembered during Hospice Light up a Life celebration

An appeal to dedicate a star to a loved one is on course to raise £65K for a local Hospice. Over a thousand people across Birmingham and Sandwell gathered together on Thursday 15th. The Hospice’s annual ‘Light up a Life’...

Light up a Life for lost loved ones with Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice

Birmingham St Mary's Hospice is bringing families from across Birmingham and Sandwell together to remember a lost loved one this Christmas. The Hospice’s ‘Light up a Life’ event gives people the opportunity to celebrate and remember the lives of those...

Boxing up Obesity

Healthy eating has always been a debate when it comes to school lunches and dinners. We’ve seen many people try and change them and have even seen the decrease of greasy and unhealthy foods at schools, thanks to the...

Brummies Bhangra Baazar

A Christmas themed bhangra event to raise funds for DKMS UK and raise awareness of blood stem cell donation is taking place in Birmingham. The event, which is being organized by a group of volunteers (led by local man...

Easy ways to improve your diet

How's your weight? Are you miffed with your muffin-top, beleaguered by your batwings and gutted with your, er, gut? Most people could go a long way to improving their diet and we Asians are no different. Indeed you could...

Registrations are open for jolly Jingle Bell Jog 2016

Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice is calling for participants to join in with the festivities in its annual Christmas fun run. Sprinting into its third year, the Jingle Bell Jog returns to Kings Heath park on Sunday December 4. Included in...

England’s Chief Nurse Urges People with Type 1 Diabetes to ‘Not Let it Define...

England’s Chief Nursing Officer has urged young people newly diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes to respect their condition and ‘not to let it define them’. Jane Cummings was 19 when she was diagnosed with Type 1 and has needed to...

Sikh community target of Alcohol Awareness campaign

A midlands charity is seeking to tackle the taboo issue of alcohol misuse in the Sikh community as part of Alcohol Awareness Week. Aquarius, part of Recovery Focus, is working to tackle growing alcohol misuse in Sikh Punjabi community after...

Hospital Halal Not up to Standard?

Sandwell General Hospital is currently deciding whether to change its supplier of halal food over concerns that the food might not be up to standard. There was a clash of board room members at the West Bromwich based hospital,...