The NHS is here to help you this May Bank Holiday

28 May 2021

During the bank holiday weekend, health leaders at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are reminding people that the NHS is still here for them. Some GP practices will be closed on Monday 31 May, so other NHS services are available over the Bank Holiday to ensure we all get the care…

Why fresh air is important to reduce the spread of COVID-19

18 May 2021

The ‘hands, face, space’ guidance for reducing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) was recently updated to include ‘fresh air’. This is because COVID-19 is an airborne transmitted virus, and research shows the risk of infection is significantly lower in well-ventilated spaces. An infected person releases COVID particles into the air by coughing, talking and breathing.…

Message of thanks from our Executive Director of Nursing and Quality on International Nurses Day

12 May 2021

  Message from Zena Young, Executive Director of Nursing and Quality The International Council of Nurses hosts International Nurses’ Day each year on 12 May to mark the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth and to celebrate the achievements of the nursing profession. Over the last 12 months and in the wake of COVID-19, many nurses…

Electronic system One Health and Care for health records is being extended to Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. It will help you get the care you need.

11 May 2021

Patient records in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin will soon be available electronically for health and social care practitioners to view. These records will be ready to go live in summer 2021. This means a doctor in a hospital, or a paramedic who attends a 999 call will be able to access the same crucial information…

SEND: Our priority and everybody’s business

4 May 2021

Issued on behalf of Shropshire Parent and Carer Council (PACC) A new strategy developed in partnership with Shropshire families and a wide range of local organisations has been launched, which will create more opportunities for children and young people with extra support needs or disabilities. The Shropshire SEND strategy is being introduced to create a…

Healthcare leaders stress importance of COVID-19 second dose vaccine

4 May 2021

Healthcare leaders across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are urging people to attend their second dose vaccination appointment when they are invited so they can join the millions of people who are helping to protect themselves and others. Over 384,432 doses (including second doses) of the COVID-19 vaccination have been given to people in Shropshire, Telford…

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