County-wide Health and Social Care Careers Fair launched to inspire future professionals

22 February 2022

The ICS Health and Social Care Careers Fair takes place on Thursday 3 March 2022, for pre-booked parties of school and college students between 9am-3pm and open to members of the public from 3:30pm-6pm at the Shrewsbury Town Football Ground. You can register to attend the public event by clicking on the following link: https://bit.ly/3v5uln6. The…

Long Covid Clinics “a lifeline” for patients, says Telford GP

18 February 2022

A Telford GP has hailed Long Covid Clinics “a lifeline” for patients suffering with this debilitating condition and is urging those who are struggling to come forward and get referred to the service. Military veteran, Dr Neil Harris, a GP from Newport, Telford, has praised the Long Covid Clinic service team in Shropshire, Telford and…

App to benefit more patients in the county

18 February 2022

The myrecovery patient app is soon to be rolled out across the whole of Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin to support people with musculoskeletal conditions which affect joints, bones and muscles. The platform, currently used by the Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital (RJAH), includes information to inform and empower patients through their treatment journey…

NHS sees great response from locals coming forward for ground-breaking cancer test trial as mobile clinic arrives in Telford

18 February 2022

Participants in the world’s largest trial of a revolutionary new blood test, Galleri™, which can detect more than 50 types of cancer often before symptoms appear, are starting to arrive for their appointments at Telford from this week. The response from local people has been so positive that all the immediately available appointments for the…

Therapy Dogs at RJAH Vaccination Centre to help relax children and young people whilst they have their jabs

18 February 2022

As children and young people across the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are being urged to get their Covid-19 vaccination over February half term, The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt (RJAH) Orthopaedic Hospital vaccination staff and volunteers have enlisted the help of two four legged friends from the charity Therapy Dogs Nationwide to help relax children…

Young people aged 12-17 urged to “grab a jab” during half term to ensure they can safely continue doing the things they love

17 February 2022

Half term is the perfect opportunity for students aged 12 or older to grab a jab, particularly if they have missed an opportunity to get vaccinated in school. In Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, the NHS has increased walk-in appointments across the county to provide opportunity for this age group to get vaccinated against Covid-19 in…

People with a learning disability and autism encouraged to get their COVID-19 vaccine

17 February 2022

People living in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin with a learning disability and/or autism are being encouraged by NHS doctors to get their COVID-19 vaccines if they haven’t already had them. People living with a learning disability or autism are more likely to catch COVID-19 and become very ill as a result. At Oak Farm, Ditton…

Be prepared for Storm Dudley and Storm Eunice as strong winds forecast this week

16 February 2022

The call out follows the latest Met Office update on Storm Dudley which is pushing across northern UK today and could see some strong gusty winds at times across county, during Wednesday afternoon/evening and overnight into Thursday 17 February morning.  This means that it’s possible we could well see some instances of tree damage and power outages…

“Cervical screening saves lives” says national campaign

16 February 2022

Today the Department of Health and Social Care, together with NHS England and NHS Improvement, are launching a Help Us Help You – Cervical Screening Campaign, to highlight the benefits of cervical screening and remind people that that it can help stop cancer before it starts. The campaign encourages those eligible for screening – women…

Women urged to take part in survey to shape services in the future

15 February 2022

The survey is the first of its kind in the county and mid-Wales and there is still time to have your say with the survey closing on Monday 28 February. A Women’s Health Project Group made up of Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System (ICS) and patient representatives across the county and mid-Wales set…

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