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Birmingham homeless budget axed by £10m - days after rough sleeper dies on city street

Money is set to be taken out of Birmingham City Council’s homeless and domestic abuse budgets over two years

Birmingham councillors hit out at 'revolutionary' health reforms

City leaders say the Sustainability and Transformation Plan is a missed opportunity to improve NHS and social services

Warning drive to get people out of NHS hospitals will collapse Birmingham social services

A Birmingham City Council report into the new Sustainability and Transformation Plans for health services warns that the NHS risks side-lining social care and pushing more costs onto hard-up councils.

Birmingham Victorian workhouse to be demolished

Campaigners say surviving part of building, known as Archway of Tears, should be restored

Hospital boss says NHS will run out of money even after massive 'efficiency savings'

Chair of one of Europe's biggest hospitals says the local NHS has a funding black hole - even if plans for massive savings go ahead

Give NHS more cash says Corbyn during visit to West Midlands hospital

Labour leader visited Birmingham and Nuneaton ahead of party's NHS campaign day

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Patient safety scandal at NHS Trust as backlog of 36,000 x-rays revealed

Watchdog warns of further action against Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust unless radiology department improves

New health plan to cut baby deaths and increase GP appointments

The proposal is part of a wide-ranging plan to transform health services and save thousands of pounds as demand for health care rises

Some nurses from foreign countries are returning home

Brexit is already causing a staffing crisis in our hospitals

The head of one of Britain's biggest hospitals says Brexit is already driving staff away, as nurses from EU countries choose to return home and others experience racist abuse

A budget cuts protest in Victoria Square.

How health and social services deal failure cost city dearly

Council bosses have now admitted they were wrong to bank on an NHS handout to help fund social care under the new Sustainability and Transformation Plan being developed.

Birmingham Women's Hospital may be affected by planned health changes

NHS managers accused of secretly planning massive health service savings

Birmingham maternity services face changes and possible closures under plans to transform health services

The new-look ticketing area at Birmingham International station

See the new £1m revamp of this Birmingham railway station

Virgin Trains invests in new ticketing technology in a bid to create 'station of the future'

Sudip Sarker and Alexandra Hospital, Redditch. exclusive

Scandal-hit Trust accused of death rates 'cover-up' at Alexandra Hospital

Campaigners claim 'flawed' mortality figures used to centralise surgery at Worcester Royal

Cancer sufferer Vicky Wilkes from Great Barr talks to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt at the 2016 Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham

Birmingham mum takes cancer battle to heart of government

Vicky Wilkes from Great Barr continues to lobby MPs and work with Breast Cancer Care while dealing with her own fight against secondary cancer

Sperm is implanted into eggs under steady control by clinical emryologists at Birmingham Women's Hospital.

National Sperm Bank in Birmingham forced to stop recruiting new donors

Service based at Birmingham Women's Hospital says it recruited just seven new donors since opening two years ago

Giant £712m black hole for Birmingham hospitals revealed

Health bosses this week published proposed changes to the city’s health and social care system in a bid to slash the bill by £496 million

Boris bikes in London

Free bikes scheme for Sutton Park - but there's a catch

Cycle loan scheme among series of ambitious plans outlined by Sutton Coldfield's new Town Council.

Birmingham Children's Hospital DOUBLES patient parking charges

Patients charged an average of £2 per hour to visit city centre hospital, up from £1 last year

Birmingham Yardley MP Jess Phillips speaks in the House of Commons

Victory in Birmingham MP's campaign to save women's refuges from closure

Women's refuges threatened with closure have been saved after the Government responded to pleas from MPs including Jess Phillips

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Calum Best joins campaign to help children of alcoholics

Reality star joins Birmingham politician Liam Byrne to launch new campaign demanding help for children whose parents are alcoholics

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Birmingham binmen at work.

Birmingham will have weekly bin collections until at least 2020

Birmingham homeless budget axed by £10m - days after rough sleeper dies on city street

Birmingham and Brexit: 15 things that have happened in the West Midlands thanks to the EU

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Graeme Brown
Editor (Agenda and Business)
Enda Mullen
Business Reporter
Tamlyn Jones
Business Reporter
Neil Elkes
Local Government Correspondent
Emma McKinney
Education Correspondent
Ben Hurst
News Editor
Jonathan Walker
Political Editor