Law Firm And Charity Unite For Health Awareness Day

Host Of Organisations Set To Provide Advice At Free Event

13.01.2012

Solicitors at Irwin Mitchell are joining forces with the Sandwell Asian Family Support Service (SAFSS) and a host of major bodies to host a free event for the Sikh community across Birmingham to highlight a number of different health issues.

Set to take place on January 22nd, the Health Awareness Day at Guru Har Rai Gurdwara in West Bromwich will see organisations including Breast Cancer Care, Headway West Midlands, the British Dental Foundation and the Stroke Association on hand to offer health-related guidance to visitors.

Lloyds Pharmacy will be offering free blood pressure checks, while clinics for those who have concerns related to noise-related hearing problems and deafness will also be held.

The event is one of the latest to be organised by Irwin Mitchell in partnership with SAFSS, which provides care and support to South Asian children, young people and adults in the West Midlands who have a disability.

Emma Rush, a Birmingham-based solicitor in Irwin Mitchell’s Medical Law and Patients’ Rights team involved in organising the event, said: “We’re delighted to once again be working with SAFSS on this free open day designed to offer the local community a chance to come along and learn more about a range of health issues.

“It can sometimes be difficult to come to terms with health issues and even approach a doctor for general health and lifestyle advice, but we hope this informal open day will provide many people with a prime opportunity to come along and learn more about different conditions and other related issues.”