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BBC Breakfast’s Louise Minchin to host talk marking World Menopause Day

BBC Breakfast’s well-known journalist and news presenter, Louise Minchin, will be joining staff from the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System (ICS) to mark World Menopause Day 2021. Taking place on Monday 18 October, between 12pm and 1pm, a dedicated session on the menopause will be delivered virtually by Louise as part of a…

Public urged to speak to pharmacies about minor illnesses to help ease NHS pressures

People across the Midlands are being urged to speak to their local community pharmacy as one of the NHS’s “most trusted, accessible and underestimated services” to get the medical attention they need for minor illnesses – and to help the NHS to manage current pressures. The plea is being made to avoid people suffering with…

Watch the progress on the new Veterans’ Orthopaedic Centre in this time-lapse video

Building work to develop the new Headley Court Veterans’ Orthopaedic Centre is now well underway and you can watch the progress so far on the time-lapse video below. Back in June, The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital held an official ground-breaking ceremony for the facility, which will be dedicated to treating service personnel…

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Bowel Cancer Awareness Month

April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month. Every 15 minutes someone is diagnosed with bowel cancer and it is the UK’s second biggest cancer killer. But it shouldn’t be as it is treatable and curable, especially if diagnosed early. Nearly everyone survives bowel cancer if diagnosed at the earliest stage, however, this drops significantly as the…

Stop Smoking

You don’t have to wait for the annual Stoptober campaign to quit smoking. Quitting is the best thing you can do for your health, even if you have an existing smoking-related disease. It’s never too late to stop. Smoking causes damage to the lungs and airways and harms the immune system, reducing your ability to…

Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin CCG

NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin CCG was created as a single commissioning organisation for the county of Shropshire on 1 April, 2021. We are responsible for planning and buying a wide range of health services for the whole of Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin.