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Birmingham celebrates its mental health professionals

By on 29/06/2017 in News with 0 Comments

Bridget Sullivan-Blakeney (above) talks about her role as an AMHP   Cllr Paulette Hamilton, Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care, and Mental Health Champion, praises the work done by Birmingham City Council’s Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs). Our social workers who are also Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs) do a fantastic job, one that […]

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Celebrating our staff on World Social Work Day

By on 21/03/2017 in Cllr Hamilton, Cllr Jones, News with 0 Comments

Watch @BhamCityCouncil social workers’ stories on world social work day #WSWD17 #Brum #localgov pic.twitter.com/opZ73xImZ2 — Birmingham Newsroom (@BCCNewsRoom) March 21, 2017 Cabinet members Brigid Jones and Paulette Hamilton salute Birmingham City Council’s social workers on a very special day. On World Social Work Day we need to recognise the really important role that social workers […]

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Making the case for fairer adult social care funding

By on 07/02/2017 in Blog, News with 0 Comments

Councillor Paulette Hamilton, cabinet member for health and social care, reflects on her meeting with the new under-secretary for community health and care. In August last year, I wrote to the David Mowat MP, congratulating him on his appointment as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Community Health and Care.   I set out concerns that […]

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Crowdfund Birmingham to help vulnerable people

Birmingham City Council is launching Crowdfund Birmingham, on the UK’s #1 crowdfunding platform, Crowdfunder and wants to hear now from local organisations interested in raising money through crowdfunding.  Birmingham City Council has set aside £470,000 from its Community Innovation Fund to provide match funding to pledge on projects that will benefit the people of Birmingham. Pre-registration […]

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Peter Hay, Strategic Director for People, to retire

By on 25/01/2017 in Cllr Hamilton, Cllr Jones, News with 0 Comments

Peter Hay, Strategic Director for People, has today announced that he will be retiring this summer after 14 years with Birmingham City Council. Peter will take early retirement in July although he will stand down from his role as Strategic Director for People on 31 March. Between April and July he will be seconded to […]

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We need to be bold and imaginative with adult care

Cllr Paulette Hamilton, cabinet member for health and social care, talks about how we must be bold and imaginative if we are to truly transform adult care. It is a year now since discussions around the Birmingham and Solihull STP (Sustainability and Transformation Plan) began and following agreement on priorities, governance and our triple aim […]

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Birmingham’s commitment to preventing domestic abuse

A report setting out Birmingham’s commitment to preventing domestic abuse is due to go to the city council’s cabinet. The Birmingham Domestic Abuse Prevention Strategy 2017-2020, in line with national guidelines, looks at adults who are experiencing – or have experienced – domestic abuse, perpetrators, children exposed to it and how the general population can […]

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At risk groups urged to book a flu jab

By on 06/10/2016 in Cllr Hamilton, News with 0 Comments

With flu season fast approaching, Birmingham health chiefs are urging people at risk across the city to think ahead and book their flu jabs now.

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Enjoy the sun – stay out of the water

By on 18/07/2016 in Cllr Hamilton, News with 0 Comments

With Birmingham set to bask in the sunshine this week, the city council has warned people to stay out of ponds, lakes and canals across the city. The city is set for a mini heatwave this week, with temperatures set to hit 30C (86F) by Tuesday. And Cabinet member for Health and Social Care Cllr […]

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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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