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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

  • Brier School students visit Brierley Hill HC community dental team. Brierley Hill oral health session Pupils from the Brier School in Kingswinford gained insights into going to the dentist and looking after their oral health when they visited Brierley Hill Health and Social Care Centre to meet BCHC's community dental team.
  • Reva Stewart Welcome to the team!BCHC has welcomed new recruits to key senior posts within the Trust.
  • Long Covid service Ground-breaking partnership in vanguard of long Covid research and careEstablished in January 2021, the Birmingham and Solihull long Covid service brought together community, acute and mental health clinicians in a ground-breaking partnership to use established treatments and develop new models of care to provide relief and rehabilitation for long Covid patients.
  • Wingman Arts in Health Arts in Health Boost for Team BCHCThanks to a generous donation, we have been able to create and deliver a far-reaching, accessible, and participatory arts and cultural programme for both colleagues and patients. The aim is to increase engagement, reduce social isolation, alleviate boredom and boost morale following the pandemic.