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  • Pictured at the launch of the sensory integration room at Sutton Cottage are (back row) Sanjeev Badwal; Birmingham Commissioning Centre for Excellence clinical lead Joanne Durrant; Laura White; (front row) head of learning disability service Faye Pem Sensory integration boost for learning disabilities therapyA new 'sensory integration' room is set to deliver a major boost to assessment and therapy of people with learning disabilities thanks to the “vision and passion” of two BCHC occupational therapists.
  • Dementia lead Sinead Henson (left) and carers' support officer Joan Walker-Fearon have a range of advice and support to help people understand dementia. Raising dementia awareness in World Alzheimer's MonthOur clinical dementia lead Sinead Henson and carers' support office Joan Walker-Fearon are holding a series of drop-in sessions for patients, carers, colleagues, friends and family to mark World Alzheimer's Month.
  • graphic device no strapline Vote for your representativesIf you are a member and live in East and North Birmingham, or belong to one of the staff groups where we are holding our governor elections you will receive your voting pack after 13th September to have your opportunity to decide who should represent you.
  • HSJ Awards 2016 BCHC bidding for HSJ hat-trick!BCHC is proud to announce that the Trust has been shortlisted three times in the prestigious HSJ Awards 2016.
  • graphic device no strapline AGM and Annual Members' MeetingPatients, members, carers, staff and public are welcome to join us for our Annual General Meeting and Annual Members' Meeting taking place at the New Birmingham Dental Hospital today, 6 September, 2016.
  • Moseley Hall now Delve into the past of our most historic site!Parts of the historic Old Hall at Moseley Hall Hospital will be open to the public this Sunday, 11 September as part of a national programme of heritage open days.
  • Ola Hassan Giving extra time to fix broken smilesBCHC dentist Ola Hassan has a special place in her heart for supporting refugees. She started life as one herself and now, as a qualified dentist, spends her spare time providing emergency dental care to Syrian, Iraqi and Afghani refugees.
  • Nail care / Podiatry Interested in becoming a nail carer?Birmingham Metropolitan College is recruiting learners to its next course due to start in Sept/Oct 2016. The programme, which runs for one day a week for 15 weeks, will equip learners with the skills to safely manage basic toenail care.
  • MSK appointments Changes to Aston Pride Musculoskeletal ClinicBirmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust wants to ensure that our services are delivered in the heart of the community. Our team are about to make some changes which may affect you.
  • Zakera Reyes Delight as diet brings pain relief at lastAdvice and support from a BCHC dietitian brought rapid pain relief for mechanical engineer Zakera Reyes after years of suffering from IBS.
  • Birmingham School Health Advisory Service launch Mayoral praise for school nurse ambassadorsThe Lord Mayor of Birmingham, Councillor Carl Rice, was guest of honour at the official launch of the city's new school health advisory service.
  • Sister Lisa Miles receives her Birmingham Mail Pride of Nursing Award at Moseley Hall Hospital with rehabilitation services colleagues. Rehab sister is pride of nursing!Rehabilitation ward sister Lisa Miles has received a Birmingham Mail Pride of Nursing award after being nominated by a grateful admirer of her dedication to caring.
  • breastfeeding Trust takes 'baby friendly' approach up a levelBCHC has become the largest community trust in the country to achieve UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative (BFI) stage 2 status.
  • Health visiting interpretation Compassionate community healthcare? You're speaking our language!Delivering services that meet the diverse needs of Birmingham's communities is at the heart of our mission - and that includes tackling language barriers to make sure families have access to the support they need.
  • school nursing Single child health info system for West Midlands regionBCHC is to provide a single child health information system for the whole West Midlands region after securing an NHS England contract to provide the service.
  • Josie McHale-Owen (second left) pictured with nurses from Moseley Hall Hospital Hand hygiene in the limelightBirmingham Community Healthcare's (BCHC) infection prevention and control team have been shining a light on the importance of hand washing this week, by taking part in a national torch relay.
  • Smoothie bike Young ambassadors lead the way in healthy livingSchool pupils from across Sandwell came together to celebrate their achievements in promoting healthy lifestyles as part of an established school nurse ambassador project (SSNAP) in the borough.
  • WMAHSN innovation awards Double commendation for spirit of innovation!BCHC has earned double recognition in the West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMASHN) Celebration of Innovation Awards.
  • BCHC arch graphic BCHC to deliver Regional Paediatric Sexual Assault ServiceBirmingham Community Healthcare has been successful in its bid to deliver the Regional Paediatric Sexual Assault Service (PSAS) from October 2016.
  • BCHC and partner colleagues collecting their HSJ Value in Healthcare Award Child health system wins national award BCHC's successful contract to provide a single child health information system (CHIS) across the West Midlands region has been recognised at the HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards.
  • Child Health Search for specialist children's service nursesBCHC is inviting registered nurses and healthcare assistants interested in working in our specialist children's services to a recruitment day on Saturday, 21 May at Moseley Hall Hospital.
  • Healthcare View Healthcare View in digital formatRead our Healthcare View magazine in digital format by clicking on the link above. Touching patient stories from across Birmingham and the West Midlands, showcasing community healthcare at its best.
  • Who's in Charge? settee 'Who's in charge?' - campaign - harm caused by drinking at homeParents from all backgrounds across Birmingham are putting their children at risk when they drink alcohol at home. A new campaign asks – 'when you drink, who's in charge?'
  • VIPs Staff get the VIP treatmentDedicated staff have been recognised for their commitment to patient care at the Trust's Values in Practice (VIP) awards.
  • The Sheldon Unit Respite service is a 'lifeline' for carersFor people caring for loved ones at home all day, every day, respite can be a lifeline. Read one carer's story of using our Health Respite Service, which offers short breaks for adults for up to two weeks at a time.
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