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SOLIHULL Council will be promoting access to health information and advice next week as part of Health Information Week, July 5-10.

SOLIHULL Council will be promoting access to health information and advice next week as part of Health Information Week, July 5-10.

Health Information Week will be taking place across the West Midlands and aims to raise awareness about the good quality health resources that are available to the public.

As part of the campaign the Council will be holding two free drop-in-sessions on Tuesday July 6, 11am-2pm, at Chelmsley Wood Library and Thursday July 8 11am-2pm, at Central Library & Arts Complex Foyer. Residents are invited to stop in for a chat and learn about an array of health-related issues.

Organisations that will be on hand to give advice and information are:

l Solihull Council’s Sports and Leisure Team

l SHINE - Solihull Council’s healthy lifestyle programme for children, young people and their families.

l Autism West Midlands for Blind People

l National Society for Epilepsy

Cabinet Member for Healthier Communities, Councillor Sue Rose, said: “It’s important that people have access to relevant and up to date information on health. We are encouraging residents to come to these sessions to learn what resources are available and where they can find them.

 

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