West midlands news

Campaigning news from the West midlands 

  • It’s all change at Birmingham New Street Station


    The brand new New Street Station in Birmingham will be opening its doors in September this year. Find out how you can book onto orientation tours before the station opens.

  • Telford Councillor goes on blindfold walk


    Councillor Overton, Deputy Leader of Telford Council, took part in a blindfold walk on 20 July with local campaigner John Walker in order to understand the difficulties blind and partially sighted people when getting out and about in the area.

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    Clinical Commissioning Group u-turn on eye treatment policy following RNIB intervention


    We've been lobbying Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group for many months to ensure that patients with wet age-related macular degeneration can access all the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence approved treatments for their condition.

  • Campaign success - taxi driver fined for Guide Dog refusal


    A taxi driver has been fined £2,100 for refusing to carry a blind woman and her guide dog.

  • West Midlands campaigners have their say on NHS accessible information


    On 23 September campaigners attended a workshop in Birmingham about NHS England's accessible information standard.The accessible information standard is being developed to make sure that health and social care providers have a systematic approach to recording and responding to patients' communication and information needs.

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