How long until I feel better?
Please see the understanding your symptoms leaflet on the link below for guidance and advice if your feeling unwell.
Understand Your Symptoms leaflet (PDF, 2.12MB)
If your symptoms do not improve, or if you develop new symptoms, contact your doctor for more advice.
Did you know? You can carry resistant bacteria for up to one year after taking an antibiotic. That’s why it’s best to use antibiotics only when you really need them.
Patient.co.uk is a general patient information website
Information on minor eye problems (PDF, 1.00MB)
Information on driving for the elderly
Free support for all Parents /Carers in Solihull Supporting Parents in Solihull (PDF, 735KB)
Solihull Lifestyle Service
The Solihull Lifestyle Service offers a range of tailored health and wellbeing advice and support to help people make positive lifestyle changes. These services include:
- Eating More Healthily
- Managing your weight
- Stopping or reducing smoking
- Being more active
The dementia guide (from the Alzheimers Society) is for anyone who has recently been told they have dementia. It will help you understand more about dementia and the treatments, support and services that are available. It includes information about how you can live as well as possible with dementia and about making plans for the future. It also contains helpful information for anyone taking on a caring role.
Information & support on dementia from Solihull Council (EXTERNAL PDF LINK)
Solihull CCG is currently working with GP practices together with Public Health Services, Heart of England NHS Trust Diabetes Services, Diabetes UK, and patient representatives. The aim is to:
Improve patient access to diabetes education in order to assist patients to take more control and be supported to self-manage their diabetes.
Just Diagnosed with Diabetes Leaflet produced by Diabetes UK. Simple short leaflet for people newly diagnosed with Type 1 or Type diabetes. Down load from the Diabetes UK Website via this link: https://shop.diabetes.org.uk/collections/information-for-you/products/diagnosed-with-diabetes-what-next
My Diabetes Patient information & resource pack. : An in-depth information for people with new or established type 1 or 2 diabetes. Collect from the Solihull Community Diabetes Service, Land Lane, Marston Green B37 7DQ or telephone 0121 770 4432.
Who can help / contact details re diabetes resources for patients on a page. Phone, website, face book and twitter details of resources / areas of support.
Diabetes X-PERT Patient Programme. A 6 week programme (each weekly session lasting 2½ hours) for patients on diet only, oral anti-diabetic agents and/or insulin. Run at a variety of times and venues across Solihull for people with diabetes who want to increase their knowledge and confidence to manage their diabetes and medication. Patient can phone the service on 0121 770 4432 to self refer or ask the GP for a referral.
Accessible Information Formats
Some information is available in alternative formats:
Easy read - Access to online services