Welcome to our new website!

29 March 2021

This website was launched on 1 April 2021, when we became NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (STW CCG). The website contains a wide range of health advice, information about our organisation and about the health and care services we commission. We have tried to provide information which is useful and easy to…

The Lord-Lieutenant visits Shrewsbury Indoor Bowls Centre to meet Vaccination Teams

30 March 2021

The Lord-Lieutenant of Shropshire, Mrs Anna Turner JP, visited one of the four coronavirus vaccination centres in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin last week. The Lord-Lieutenant visited the vaccination centre at Shrewsbury Indoor Bowls Centre in Shrewsbury and has paid tribute to the volunteers and staff for their hard work throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, working round-the-clock…

Where to get medical help during Easter bank holiday

30 March 2021

Although GP practices are closed over the Easter bank holiday (Friday, 2 April to Monday, 5 April), NHS services including GP appointments are available, say health leaders at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). The NHS is here for you if you need us, and different services are available depending on the…

Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin’s Vaccination Service

26 March 2021

Update from the COVID-19 Vaccination Service: A temporary change in the opening hours will be put in place at the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin COVID-19 vaccination centres due to the well-publicised reduction in national vaccine supply. Supplies are said to be reducing from Thursday, 1 April for a period of 3-4 weeks and Shropshire, Telford…

Urgent Treatment Centre to return to PRH

24 March 2021

Issued by The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH): Urgent Care will return to the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford on Monday, 29 March, 2021. The Urgent Treatment Centre at PRH was temporarily relocated to Bridgnorth Minor Injury Unit (MIU) as part of Shropshire’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. With the number of…

Smallest inland fire service administers 10,000 COVID-19 vaccinations

22 March 2021

Issued by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service: Firefighters from one of the country’s smallest fire and rescue services have now administered 10,000 vaccinations into the arms of Shropshire residents since mid-February. Around 60 Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service staff – both operational and support – have worked with NHS partners to train and be redeployed…

Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System confirmed by NHS England

19 March 2021

NHS England has today announced the roll out of 13 Integrated Care Systems (ICS) nationally, with effect from 1 April, 2021.This represents a major milestone in the NHS Long Term Plan. As part of this, Shropshire Telford and Wrekin will become an ICS from 1 April, 2021, providing a joined up approach to planning and…

Some patient visiting to resume at RJAH from Monday

19 March 2021

Issued by The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (RJAH): Some inpatients at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital (RJAH) are to be allowed a “named visitor” under refreshed rules, in order to give them greater contact with their loved ones. The Oswestry-based hospital took the difficult but necessary…

Shropshire Fire supporting partners in the fight against COVID-19

18 March 2021

  Issued by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service: Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has once again stepped up its efforts to support partners in the COVID-19 pandemic by supporting the NHS with patient transfers. NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Telford and Wrekin CCG – the bodies responsible for local healthcare services -…

NHS text drive to invite millions at risk for lifesaving COVID jab

16 March 2021

Update from NHS England and Improvement: The NHS is texting millions of vulnerable people urging them to get a life-saving COVID jab as the vaccination programme, the biggest in health service history, continues to accelerate. The messages are part of a renewed drive to protect those with underlying conditions such as diabetes and some forms…

Page last updated 31 March 2021