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Apps created by Birmingham clinicians and young people to tackle mental health problems

New mental health app offers young people help

Young people and medical experts in Birmingham have created mobile apps which they claim could be a key tool in helping people with mental health problems

Bilfinger GVA wins Pebble Mill management brief

Ralph Minott, director of development at Calthorpe Estates (left), and Guy Thompson, director with Bilfinger GVA
Property consultancy will provide ongoing facilities and property management services across the Edgbaston estate and act as joint letting agency

Dementia patients 'failed by authorities' say West Midlands GPs

Poll by the Alzheimer's Society claims most doctors in the region believe adult social services are not providing enough support

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Apps created by Birmingham clinicians and young people to tackle mental health problems

New mental health app offers young people help

Young people and medical experts in Birmingham have created mobile apps which they claim could be a key tool in helping people with mental health problems

Ralph Minott, director of development at Calthorpe Estates (left), and Guy Thompson, director with Bilfinger GVA

Bilfinger GVA wins Pebble Mill management brief

Property consultancy will provide ongoing facilities and property management services across the Edgbaston estate and act as joint letting agency

Dementia patients 'failed by authorities' say West Midlands GPs

Poll by the Alzheimer's Society claims most doctors in the region believe adult social services are not providing enough support

Sarah Jane Marsh is to take over the running of two Birmingham hospitals

Birmingham hospitals merger a step closer with dual role boss

Chief executive of Birmingham Children's Hospital appointed to run Birmingham Women's Hospital too

Bike giveaway: Council cabinet member for sustainability Lisa Trickett with Phil Woodward of Raleigh

Off yer bike: West Midlands among lowest numbers of UK cyclists, with Birmingham in decline

City council argues Birmingham Cycle Revolution, which is seeing £60 million invested in ‘bike-friendly’ initiatives over six years to 2018, will see decline reversed

Entrance view of completed hospital

CircleHealth's private hospital plan for Pebble Mill site

Healthcare company eyes 'plot 5' of former BBC site which is set to become hub of medical and life sciences in the city

Rebecca Broughton, 28, and Violet Thomas, 60 with their new bikes from the Big Birmingham Bike giveaway

Free ride for lucky commuters as city gives away 5,000 bikes

A total of 40 bikes were handed over to their new owners in Victoria Square - the start of a 5,000 bike giveaway under the council’s Birmingham Cycle Revolution scheme.

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Fears social media may aggravate eating disorders

Teens vulnerable to online pressure of 'sucked-in' bodies

Warnings over child security at Midlands A&E

Chief inspector of hospitals issues warning to Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust over concerns about A&E departments following unannounced inspection earlier this year

Major gains in trauma care ‘must not be lost’

Huge steps forward at a Birmingham hospital have led to much better survival rates for soldiers who have suffered terrible injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Agency staff bills cost the NHS a massive £3.3 billion last year

Hunt pledges to tackle NHS agency staff ‘rip-off’

Fears over quality of work at Midland hospitals as crackdown planned

Ambulance response targets hit in West Midlands

Positive month for paramedics as region records high scores and both grades of emergency calls

Britain's obesity epidemic

NHS boss: Parents making childhood obesity ‘normal’

Parents who allow their children to eat junk food and lead sedentary lifestyles are “normalising obesity”, the head of the NHS in England has warned.

Prime Minister David Cameron vows to create a 'seven-day' health service during a visit to Enki Medical Centre in Handsworth

David Cameron renews NHS pledges at Handsworth health centre

Seven-day working set to come in following Tory election victory as PM battles flu to deliver first major speech since re-taking power

Coun Paulette Hamilton will draw on her experiences as a nurse to help health services across Birmingham

New Birmingham health chief to draw on nursing experience

Coun Paulette Hamilton steps up to cabinet role after championing mental health issues in Birmingham and has vowed to work with outside agencies to deliver services against a backdrop of cuts

Coun Ray Hassall

Birmingham's next Lord Mayor to get city jogging

Coun Ray Hassall reinstated the Birmingham Half Marathon in 2008 and now wants to do more to get people active during his year as Lord Mayor

Why A&E waiting time failure should set alarm bells ringing

One in eight A&E patients waiting for more than four hours as NHS trusts in England fail to meet target

Matthew Kendall, who is urging support for the Foundation launched in his name.

Dying father calls on businesses to back new charity

Matthew Kendall, from Kings Heath, has only a short time left to live as he battles incurable oesophageal cancer

'Diet pills' share deadly past with wartime shells

Double danger of chemicals that killed young Midland woman has been known for a century

A pedestrian vents their fury on a car parked in Harrisons Road, Edgbaston

Birmingham Women's Hospital expansion prompts renewed calls for parking review

Busy residential streets around QE and University of Birmingham expected to get busier after planning permission awarded to six-storey maternity unit

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Fears have been aired the Christopher Wray building could be overshadowed by a proposed 15-storey tour

Christopher Wray developer urged to scale back 15-storey plan

BBC show Doctors being filmed in Stratford in 2012

Calls to base new BBC production hub in Birmingham

CGI of new apartments at 49-51 Holloway Head

Developer brings back Holloway Head regeneration vision

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