Video created by inspiring young learners encourages others to book an annual health check

30 June 2021

A group of inspiring young people from Derwen College have created an important educational video to raise awareness of annual health checks for people with learning disabilities. Students at the specialist residential school in Gobowen, near Oswestry, produced the video as part of a work experience project with NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning…

Health chiefs call for community’s views on new health hub pilot

24 June 2021

Shropshire has been selected as one of the first places in the country to launch a pioneering community diagnostic health hub. Health experts are now calling on local people to share their views on the new diagnostic health centre that will offer multiple tests at the same time, making it much easier for people to…

Introducing Edna Boampong, Director of Communications and Engagement  

23 June 2021

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Edna Boampong, who has joined the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System (ICS) and Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) as our new Director of Communications and Engagement. Edna first joined us on an interim basis in April, but has recently been appointed to the substantive post. She…

Walk-in COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccination Clinics offer vaccines to 18 to 39-year olds in STW

22 June 2021

To make vaccination easier new walk-in clinics are open and no appointment is needed. All 18 to 39-year olds across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are now able to go to a walk-in COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine clinic. The walk-in clinics make it easier and more convenient for eligible people who haven’t had their vaccine to come…

NHS invites all adults to get a COVID jab in final push

18 June 2021

Issued by NHS England: All adults can now book a life-saving COVID jab vaccine, NHS chief executive Sir Simon Stevens announced today. Everyone aged 18 and over is being urged to arrange a jab if they have not had one as the NHS COVID Vaccination Programme, the biggest in health service history, begins the final…

Walk-in COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics for 40-year olds and over in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

18 June 2021

Issued by the COVID-19 Vaccination Service The clinics are open to all local people and no appointment is needed. People who are aged 40 and above across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are being urged to go to a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic if they haven’t been vaccinated already or if they’re due for their second…

People with no ID or address can register with a GP practice

17 June 2021

Health bosses at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are encouraging people who do not have ID or a fixed address to register with a GP practice to ensure they access healthcare. Everyone in England is entitled to register with a GP however some people may feel excluded if they don’t have any…

A new vision for people living with a learning disability and autistic people has launched across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin

14 June 2021

The health care system in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin has developed a new vision and set of principles to enhance learning disability and autism care for local people living with a learning disability and autistic people living with or without a learning disability across all ages. The new vision and principles are being launched during…

Healthcare workers recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours for COVID-19 response

12 June 2021

Three healthcare workers who have demonstrated extraordinary efforts to help people through the coronavirus pandemic in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Dr Martin Allen, a consultant respiratory physician from University Hospitals of North Midlands and a secondary care clinician on the NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning…

Shrewsbury Town Manager Steve Cotterill encourages local people to get vaccinated

10 June 2021

Shrewsbury Town Football Club’s Manager, Steve Cotterill, advises people living in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin to have the COVID-19 vaccination as soon as they can. Steve has experienced the serious effects of COVID-19 first-hand and is very aware of the benefits of being vaccinated. Steve said: “There is a big push at the moment to…

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