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New school health service for Birmingham

By on 08/07/2016 in Cllr Hamilton, News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

The official launch of the Birmingham School Health Advisory Service will be held from 9am to 1pm on Wednesday, 13 July at St. Andrew’s Stadium, Birmingham.

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Fitbit on prescription? It might just work

By on 20/06/2016 in Blog, Cllr Hamilton, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham health boss believes the NHS should seriously consider offering fitness trackers on prescription to combat the UK’s inactivity crisis.

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Ramadan advice for Birmingham diabetics

By on 25/05/2016 in Cllr Hamilton, News with 0 Comments

Muslim diabetics in Birmingham have been urged not to put their health at risk by fasting during the forthcoming month of Ramadan.

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Sugar tax welcomed in childhood obesity fight

By on 16/03/2016 in Cllr Hamilton, News with 0 Comments

Birmingham health chief, Cllr Paulette Hamilton, has welcomed Government plans for a sugar tax on soft drinks as ‘a victory for children’s health’. In his 2016 Budget, Chancellor George Osborne this afternoon unveiled a tax on the makers of sugary soft drinks to tackle childhood obesity. From 2018 there will be two bands – one […]

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Partnerships: Happy to take a back-seat if we get the right outcome

By on 09/03/2016 in Blog, Cllr Hamilton, News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

Cllr Paulette Hamilton, looks at a new project that sees Birmingham City Council working with two charities to feed Birmingham’s homeless.

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Bladder and kidney cancer awareness roadshow visits Birmingham

By on 08/03/2016 in Cllr Hamilton, News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

Be Clear on Cancer’s ‘Blood in Pee’ roadshow is touring the country and visiting the Swan Centre in Yardley, Birmingham on Thursday 10 and Friday 11 March.

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The challenge of caring for our loved ones

By on 25/02/2016 in Blog, Cllr Hamilton, News with 0 Comments

Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care, Cllr Paulette Hamilton, looks at the challenges of catering for the health and care needs of our growing and ageing population.

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Working with partners to feed the homeless

By on 23/02/2016 in Cllr Hamilton, News, Partnerships with 0 Comments

Birmingham City Council has joined forces with two city charities to help improve the lives of hundreds of homeless people.

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World Cancer Day: How we can all reduce our risk

By on 04/02/2016 in Blog, Cllr Hamilton, News with 0 Comments

To mark World Cancer Day, Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care, Cllr Paulette Hamilton looks at the things we can all do to reduce our risk of developing cancer.

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During the cold snap – check on your neighbours

By on 08/01/2016 in Cllr Hamilton, News, Winter Alerts with 0 Comments

With snow forecast, Birmingham health boss Cllr Paulette Hamilton has urged Brummies to keep an eye on elderly and vulnerable neighbours.

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