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Update on Woodside Medical Practice, Telford

Due to staff shortages relating to COVID-19, Woodside Medical Practice in Telford will be closing today at 4pm. Members of the team will be available remotely but services will be running at low capacity. The CCG and practice staff are working closely with agencies to restore services as quickly as possible and will keep patients…

Call for Government action from Diabetes UK

A new campaign launched by Diabetes UK is calling on the Government to understand just how serious diabetes is. One in 14 people in the UK are now living with diabetes, and the number of people diagnosed with the condition has doubled in the last 15 years. As highlighted by the charity, the pandemic has…

Recruitment of patient volunteers to shape future of Phlebotomy Service

Two enthusiastic patient volunteers are being recruited to help shape the future of Phlebotomy in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning  Group (CCG) is seeking volunteers for the roles of Patient Representative for the Phlebotomy Clinical Design Group and also for the Phlebotomy Steering Group. The volunteers will oversee and assure…

Woodside Medical Practice, Telford information

For patients of Woodside Medical Practice, Telford, please be aware that due to staff shortages related to COVID-19 the practice is running at low capacity which will unfortunately impact our service today (Wednesday 21 July). We are working hard to resolve the issue and will keep patients updated of any developments. Thank you for your…

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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.