Health & Wellbeing

Thursday, 25 February 2021 02:18

Baggies legend Graham Williams has encouraged people to get the lifesaving Covid-19 vaccine. The West Bromwich Albion 1968 FA Cup winning captain, now aged 81, has received his vaccination. He...

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Thursday, 25 February 2021 01:59

Poorer countries will most likely “bear the brunt of hundreds of thousands of needless deaths” from inequalities in access to Covid-19 vaccines. This dire warning was given by the Commonwealth...

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Tuesday, 23 February 2021 01:31

All adults in the UK will be offered their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine by the end of July, the prime minister has pledged. More than 17 million people have been given a jab since the UK's...

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Sunday, 21 February 2021 01:49

Two Birmingham health charities that actively support their local communities have received donations from a regional house-builder. Smiling Families and Headway Birmingham & Solihull were both...

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Saturday, 20 February 2021 03:32

Women in key worker positions across the West Midlands are losing sleep, spending more on household bills, and worrying about the pandemic’s impact on their children’s education and mental...

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Friday, 19 February 2021 04:08

New analysis of respiratory inhaler medicine use in the UK shows that 83% of all short-acting beta-2-agonist (SABA) relievers for asthma are prescribed to patients who are potentially overusing...

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Thursday, 18 February 2021 02:47

Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice is asking supporters to ‘game for good’ and turn their hobby into a fundraiser to support their Raise Your Game campaign this March. Board-gamers and console players...

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Thursday, 18 February 2021 02:34

Social care staff, in the West Midlands, are being urged to make sure they have their Covid-19 vaccine. Frontline health and social care staff are already eligible for the life-saving jab, and...

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Wednesday, 17 February 2021 01:02

In an age where grind culture is the norm, every industry is working the hardest they ever have, increasing chances of burnout. Delamere reveals the industries and regions most at risk of...

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Wednesday, 17 February 2021 00:47

 The World Health Organisation (WHO) says that an Ebola vaccination campaign has been launched in the Democratic Republic of Congo after a recent outbreak. The country has confirmed four cases...

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Tuesday, 16 February 2021 03:27

2021 marks the 30th anniversary of the rapid response, pre-hospital emergency service provided by Midlands Air Ambulance Charity. While the charity is facing up to 50 per cent reduction in...

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Tuesday, 16 February 2021 03:24

More than 15 million people in the UK have now had their first coronavirus vaccine with the Prime Minister Boris Johnson hailing it as “an extraordinary feat" just over two months after...

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Monday, 15 February 2021 01:47

Work at a brand-new purpose-built residential care home for children has now started on site in Nuneaton, including four stand-alone residential care homes and associated facilities. The £5.1...

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Monday, 15 February 2021 01:41

The first bikes for the new West Midlands Cycle Hire scheme are on the streets today following the launch of a trial in Sutton Coldfield. This limited trial will feature five docking stations and 25...

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Saturday, 13 February 2021 03:34

Levels of coronavirus are going down in all four nations of the UK, latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show. The data provides more evidence that lockdown is...

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Friday, 12 February 2021 00:18

A bust of the late Captain Sir Tom Moore by West Cornwall sculptor Penny Lally, will be at the centre of an exciting online auction being held by Cornwall Hospice Care in March. A number of artists...