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COVID-19 info

This page has useful information for patients, service users, relatives, carers, or members of the public about the latest COVID-19 situation including support available for people in Birmingham and the West Midlands. 

Click here for information about temporary changes to our patient and public privacy notice during our response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Birmingham Community Healthcare has been administering vaccines to housebound patients only, based on referrals from our primary care networks (GPs). If you are housebound, please wait to receive a letter from us about your vaccination. If you have received your letter and need to contact us with an enquiry you can do so by calling 0121 466 7141. If you are not housebound and have a query about the vaccine please visit the Birmingham and Solihull vaccination website for more information.

Get NHS advice about COVID-19, including symptoms, testing, vaccination and self-isolation.

Coronavirus remains a serious health risk. You should stay cautious to help protect yourself and others.

  • Let fresh air in if you meet indoors. Meeting outdoors is safer
  • Wear a face covering in crowded and enclosed spaces where you come into contact with people you do not normally meet

Find out how to get help if you or someone you know is a victim of domestic abuse.

To ensure that our most vulnerable patients continue to receive the necessary care and stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have clinically assessed all services provided by the Trust to identify the most critical services which must be maintained. Click here (updating) to download a list of the current status of all of our services. (Please note that those operating at reduced capacity are still accepting referrals.)

Latest News

  • MHH entrance Jan 2022 Visiting inpatient sitesHaving reviewed the current situation and the latest national guidance about hospital visiting, we are pleased to welcome visitors to our inpatient facilities - by appointment only
  • diabetes awareness event for Somali community at Dream Chasers Youth Club, Small Heath Diabetes in the Somali community – addressing barriers to health equityAs part of our commitment to delivering the best healthcare to all the communities we serve and in line with the aims of our new health equity strategy, a research project has been launched to explore how we can best meet the needs of members of Birmingham's Somali communities diagnosed with diabetes.
  • newborn baby BCHC to deliver BCG vaccine to newbornsAdministration of the BCG vaccine to newborn babies in Birmingham and Solihull is to transfer from maternity and tuberculosis (TB) service providers to community settings, delivered by BCHC immunisation nurses.
  • Ky Porter in hospital Rapping to Rehab!A Birmingham teenager who suffered serious speech, cognitive and physical difficulties after two bleeds within his brain four years apart has recorded a set of deeply personal rap songs that describe his recovery journey.