Green light for £19m Pauls Moss development

26 November 2021

The Wrekin Housing Group, Shropshire Council, NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and local GPs have now signed an agreement to begin work on the ground-breaking £19.1m development being built by Vistry Partnerships West Midlands. The Pauls Moss scheme will provide the Whitchurch area with modern health and care services, and bring…

Covenant signed by health bosses to best serve veterans throughout Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

25 November 2021

An Armed Forces Covenant, ensuring all GP practices in the county are equipped to best serve veterans and their families, has been signed by representatives from NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Shropshire Council and the Armed Forces. The Covenant, which was signed as part of the ‘One Army, One NHS, One…

Get vaccinated to protect yourself and loved ones this Christmas at the Grab a Jab Weekend

24 November 2021

People living in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are being encouraged to protect themselves and their loved ones ahead of the festive season by getting vaccinated at one of the county’s walk-in clinics as part of the Grab a Jab Weekend, taking place this weekend.  With Christmas celebrations fast approaching, a number of drop-in vaccination clinics are taking…

People of all ages in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are urged to take up ‘Evergreen’ vaccine offer

18 November 2021

Cases of COVID-19 in the over 60s have increased in both the East and West Midlands in the last week with over 60s case rates per 100,000 above the average for the whole of England which stands at 232,000. Statistics from the ONS this month have also shown that the risk of death involving COVID-19…

Patients encouraged to return unused pills to local pharmacies as part of ‘Antibiotic Amnesty’ campaign

17 November 2021

As part of World Antimicrobial Awareness Week (WAAW), taking place between Thursday 18 and Wednesday 24 November, health experts at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are encouraging all patients to play their part. Each year the campaign aims to remind us that antimicrobials need to be handled with care and to…

Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin NHS backing greener NHS and climate change action

17 November 2021

The pledge comes at a time when the Glasgow COP26 summit has been shining a light upon the worldwide climate crisis and encouraging international cooperation to address the global threat. It also follows the launch of a nationwide NHS drive to make health services more sustainable. Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin CCG are part of  Shropshire, Telford…

‘At risk’ people in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin urged to get the flu jab

17 November 2021

At a time of increased publicity around cases of Covid-19 and the vaccination programme, clinicians in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are warning those eligible not to forget to get their free flu jab when invited by their GP practice or by going to a community pharmacy to increase their protection against this winter disease. On…

Immunosuppressed people in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin urged to come forward for their third primary dose

16 November 2021

People in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin who are immunosuppressed are being strongly encouraged to come forward for their third primary dose of the Covid vaccine by the NHS in the county.  Being immunosuppressed means having a weakened immune system and this can be due either to certain diseases or conditions, such as some cancers, AIDS, and certain genetic disorders,…

Help Shape Local Musculoskeletal Services

15 November 2021

We’re asking people to share their experiences about musculoskeletal (MSK) services in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin (STW) to help make positive changes for patients and staff. MSK services provide help with problems involving muscles, bones and joints, including back and neck pain. The MSK Transformation Programme is about strengthening community provision over the next five…

Shawbury Medical Practice phone and IT issues

15 November 2021

Unfortunately, Shawbury Medical Practice is currently experiencing phone and IT issues. These are being worked through and the practice hopes to be fully operational again shortly. We apologise for any inconvenience and ask that you please be patient with our staffing team. We are reminding all patients to contact 111 for advice or 999 in…

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