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People with weakened immune systems urged to come forward for their fourth booster dose

31 January 2022

People who are immunosuppressed are being encouraged to come forward for their booster dose – three months after their third primary dose of the Covid-19 vaccine – if they haven’t yet already. Being immunosuppressed means having a weakened immune system and this can be due either to certain diseases or conditions, such as some cancers,…

Survey launched to improve women’s access to health advice

27 January 2022

Figures show that women are not coming forward for screening and asking for help with the menopause so the group, which is made up of local NHS providers and patient representatives across the county and mid-Wales, is trying to find out the reasons why. The group is now running a survey, which opened Monday 17…

Two Telford medical practices praised for providing good access to appointments

27 January 2022

Two medical practices in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin have been rated as ‘good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in a recent inspection. Stirchley Medical Practice and Woodside Medical Practice, both in Telford, were inspected in early December 2021. The practices were not warned prior to inspection and were assessed to check effectiveness of access…

New Basil the Covid-19 vaccination Bus hits the road

26 January 2022

A third Covid-19 vaccination bus is on the road in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin in a bid to ensure more remote areas of the county are visited. Many local people will be familiar with Bob the Bus – the mobile vaccination service that has been parking up at a number of locations during the pandemic…

People urged to ‘grab a jab’ in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin as NHS launches week of walk-ins

19 January 2022

People in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are being urged to grab a jab this week with at least 16 walk-in sites available across the county.  The NHS is launching a week of walk-ins which means that many people are now closer than ever to a walk-in vaccination site and getting protected from the dangers of the Covid-19 variant, Omicron and…

Trailblazing Telford pharmacy celebrates one year of delivering Covid-19 vaccines

18 January 2022

A Telford pharmacy which became one of the first pharmacies in the country to start vaccinating people against Covid-19 is celebrating the milestone of administering more than 50,000 vaccines to local people.  This time last year, Woodside Pharmacy in Telford had just started vaccinating people against Covid-19.  Reflecting on the past 12 months, Sanjeev Samrai, Pharmacy Manager and Director,…

Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin ICS encourages women to check health during Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

17 January 2022

Health chiefs at Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System (ICS) want women and people with a cervix to be aware of the dangers of cervical cancer and to know how to access help if it is needed. Last month (December 2021) the national charity Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust raised concerns over NHS England data…

Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin punching well above the average with booster jabs – it’s still not too late to get a COVID-19 vaccination!

13 January 2022

This follows a monumental effort from all involved over the past three to four weeks, over the Christmas period, where many people have given up their time to deliver the vaccine rather than spend it with their loved ones. Steve Ellis, Deputy Senior Responsible Officer for the vaccination programme in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin, said:…

Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin’s 12-17 year olds can get a second dose of Covid-19 vaccine at their school

13 January 2022

Students aged 12 to 17 years old living in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin will be offered a second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at their school from this week. Prior to the Christmas break, all schools in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin had been visited at least once, when 12-15 year olds were offered their first…

Transformation of musculoskeletal services temporarily slowed in response to increasing system pressures

12 January 2022

This means that we are temporarily slowing down the pace of the MSK programme to enable our staff to concentrate their efforts on ensuring the system is able to meet the needs of our patients safely, now and in the coming weeks. Kerry Robinson, Senior Responsible Officer for the MSK Transformation Programme, said: “Staff across…

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