Better Care

A-Z of services

Non-Traumatic Spinal injuries Specialist ClinicProvides assessment and advice and onward referrals as necessary to assist service users in managing their condition.
NutritionBirmingham Community Nutrition provides nutrition services for children and adults across the city.
Orthopaedic TriageCommunity-based orthopaeadic triage service for the management of musculoskeletal conditions giving rise to spinal, knee and shoulder symptoms.
Paediatric DieteticsThe Paediatric team are Registered Dietitians and Assistants who provide dietary advice to children with nutritional problems and their families across Birmingham.
Paediatric Eye ServicesService providing eye tests for reception year children in primary schools, special schools and child development centres.
Paediatric Occupational TherapyThis service works in partnership with other professionals to help children maximise their ability to live more independent lives.
Paediatric Physiotherapy ServicesOffers treatment, by physical means, of conditions that affect or compromise normal childhood development.
Paediatric Short Break Training ServiceThe aim of our service is to enable children and young people with additional healthcare needs access to a wider range of respite and short break services through the training of care staff.
Pain ManagementPain management service
Palliative Care - for adultsThe service aims to give choice and dignity to patients in the final stages of life, providing care that enables individuals to die in an environment that is supportive to them and their carers.
Palliative Care - for children, young people, and young adultsThe service work together with: GPs, paediatricians, hospitals, health visitors, school nurses, social workers and voluntary agencies to enable children to be cared for at home.
PhysiotherapyPhysiotherapy services are provided in various settings for a range of clinical needs. Click the 'physiotherapy' link on the left and then choose the service most appropriate to your need.
PodiatryProvides assessment, diagnosis, advice, treatment and referral for a wide range of foot conditions in health centres, community hospitals and in housebound patients' homes.
Posture and Mobility ServicesA collection of services whose primary function is to work in conjunction with local wheelchair services, rehabilitation units and regional specialist services.
Prison Health Service (HMP Birmingham)Working in partnership with Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, this service provides all primary healthcare services for prisoners at HMP Birmingham.
Prosthetics/ Amputee ServiceA dedicated service for the people who have undergone an upper or lower limb amputation arising from trauma, disease or congenital problems.
Psychology ServiceThe service provides psychological assessment and intervention services to individuals with a range of psychological difficulties, alongside providing support and advice for their families, carers and other professionals.?
Quit SmokingThe Stop Smoking service provides smokers with everything they need to quit smoking. If you live in Birmingham and would like to quit smoking then get in touch with the team using this webpage.
Rapid Response ServiceProvides rapid assessment and treatment of acutely unwell patients in community settings. It offers a commitment to providing an initial assessment by the most appropriate clinician within a two-hour response time.
RehabilitationIncludes West Midlands Rehabilitation Centre and inpatient units at Moseley Hall and West Heath hospitals.
Respiratory ServiceFor adults in Central and West Birmingham diagnosed with one or more condition that causes breathing difficulties.
Respite Care (Children)The Respite Care Unit at Edgewood Road provides respite nursing care for children aged five to 18 with chronic illness or disability.
Respite Service (Adults)Offers regular respite care for patients with complex needs and who meet continuing health criteria.
Safeguarding AdultsProvides advice and support for staff engaged in caring for adults at risk.
Safeguarding Children in BirminghamBirmingham Community Healthcare's Safeguarding Children service.
School Health Service (Birmingham School Nurses)The school nurse service aims to help children benefit fully from their education by identifying any condition which may affect their ability to learn. It also has an important role in promoting the health and safety of school aged children.
SENDThe Birmingham City Council responsibility for SEND is part of the Children with Complex Needs service within Education Services within Children?s Services as part of Birmingham City Council Directorate for People.?
Sexual Assault ServiceThe West Midlands Paediatric Sexual Assault Service (PSAS) provides a 24/7 'one-stop' open service to anyone up to the age of 17 who has been the victim of rape, sexual violence and/or sexual abuse.
Sheldon WardThe Sheldon Ward provides end of life palliative care for patients in Birmingham.
Sickle Cell and ThalassaemiaProvides a range of information, advice and guidance for individuals with sickle cell and thalassaemia
Single Point of Access (for adults)The single point of access helps professionals arrange the right care for urgent and non-urgent referrals, helping to prevent avoidable hospital admissions and effectively manage long-term conditions in the community.
Spasticity Specialist ClinicAssesses people with complex tone problems and co-ordinates appropriate management on an individual basis.
Special Care Dentistry for professionalsConsultant-led service providing specialist care on referral for adults aged 16 and over with a severe disability, medical or mental health condition and over who fit the referral criteria.
Speech and Language Therapy We provide Speech and Language therapy for both adults and children. Click the link and choose the most appropriate option according to your needs. 
Stoma ServiceThe continence team provides stoma clinics on a fortnightly basis at West Heath Hospital. Advice and assessment is available relating to stoma products, skin care, hernia support wear and lifestyle.
Stroke - Moor Green Aquired Brain Injury Service 
Stroke servicePart of Adults and Community division the Stroke service is delivered in the community across Birmingham and in South Birmingham at Moseley Hall Hospital.
Therapy ServicesCommunity therapy services operate as part of the integrated multidisciplinary teams and provide access to occupational therapists and physiotherapists for patients aged and over who require a therapy service at home.                   
Tissue Viability ServiceProvides diagnosis, prevention and management of patients with complex needs relating to pressure ulcers, lymphoedema and wounds.
Trauma and Orthopaedic UnitWard 7 Moseley Hall Hospital provides a specialist rehabilitation service for Older Adults who have had recent Orthopaedic surgery.
Vascular ServicesThe vascular services team in Birmingham operates an integrated approach to managing patients with one or more of the following long-term conditions:
West Midlands Paediatric Sexual Assault ServiceThe West Midlands Paediatric Sexual Assault Service (PSAS) provides a 24/7 'one-stop' open service to anyone up to the age of 17 who has been the victim of rape, sexual violence and/or sexual abuse.
Wheelchair ServiceBirmingham District Wheelchair Services assess individuals' postural and mobility needs. Patients must live within the Birmingham area and be referred by their GP.
Young Adults Specialist ClinicAims to address issues around transition into adult life, such as further education, employment, living independently and accessing services.