One in five pregnant women in Birmingham is overweight and so run a higher risk of complications during pregnancy. So the Maternal Lighten Up service is here to help women maintain a healthy weight in the months leading up to birth. Unlike the general Lighten Up...
Consultant cardio nurse, Kate Gee describes how volunteers help heart patients recover. Regular dance classes are helping heart patients get back on their feet. It’s a new initiative run by the cardio team at Birmingham University Hospital and part of its...
In November 2011, Susie* was referred to the Health Trainer Service through her GP surgery. Like many, Susie was keen to lose weight, but with the festive season looming around the corner, she thought it would be a challenge to commit to any goals....
Our new out-patient service offers cardio out-patients and their families the chance to work with a “befriender” to progress their recovery plan. The befriender will be a first contact point for any aspects of the recovery programme and could assist with going to...
Weight Management Services
Please note that we are not currently taking referrals for Lighten Up. This is because we have been given notice that this service will cease to be funded.
Our qualified community interpreters cover more than 20 languages.
Call Michelle or Sajida on 0121 456 7820 to find out more
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