Sustaining and celebrating the rich Indian cultural heritage

The Birmingham Thyagaraja Festival was celebrated on Saturday, 27th April in Solihull. The annual festival, organised by ShruthiUK, in its fifth year is a celebration of Indian classical music and dance to commemorate the  172nd birthday of the singing saint...

Ramadan Glaucoma Health Campaign Launched Amid Fears That Patients Are Putting their Eyesight at...

Following hospital and patient feedback indicating that some Muslims stop using their eye drops during Ramadan (5 May – 4 June) putting their vision at risk, a campaign has been launched by the International Glaucoma Association (IGA) to advise...

Asda Supper Club

The celebration of Ramadan is an auspicious occasion for many Muslims around the world. To celebrate the beginning of Ramadan, family and friends come together to enjoy iftari meals, created from generations of family favourite recipes. Asda took part...

Prameet Shah talks about his role as a Community Pharmacist

We speak to Community Pharmacist, Prameet Shah from Islington to find out more about his role and how pharmacists can help people with minor health concerns. How long have you been a Community Pharmacist and what inspired you to become...

We are the NHS

There are a wide range of exciting and rewarding job opportunities available in the NHS across England. You can make a difference by working for the NHS and being part of a team that keeps the systems running to...

Asian women talk openly about their cervical screening experiences

Attending your cervical screening appointment when you are invited is one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself from getting cervical cancer. And that’s why Priyanka Abbi, Jas Dosanjh, Lakshmi Jesani and Chhaya Jones are...

BIRMINGHAM YOUTH SPORT ACADEMY GRADUATES AIM TO INSPIRE OTHERS

Birmingham Youth Sports Academy (BYSA) has announced the launch of a dedicated Mentoring Programme to help inspire and influence its players, with the objective of developing role models and ambassadors who could influence their own local communities. In partnership with...

Ex Bank of England Chief Lord Mervyn King in Birmingham for Charity Lunch

Former Head of the Bank of England Lord Mervyn King was in Birmingham last week (13 April) for a charity lunch in aid of Midlands charity, Acorns Children’s Hospice. A Patron of Acorns, Lord King was interviewed by Marc...

Birmingham experts join Indian medics to counter surgical infection threat

University of Birmingham experts joined medical professionals in India to set up an innovative research centre that will help to improve care for surgical patients. Among the first studies to be launched would be a surgical trial to look at...

Sizzling line-up for Foodies Festival Birmingham

BRUMMIES can enjoy a feast of entertainment as Foodies Festival returns to one of Birmingham’s favourite visitor attractions. More than 30,000 food-lovers are set to flock to picturesque Cannon Hill Park for the UK’s ‘biggest celebration of food, drink and...