Vulnerable people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin urged to get spring booster jab as Covid-19 cases rise

24 June 2022

NHS Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin is urging people aged 75 and over and people aged 12 and over with a weakened immune system who have not yet come forward to get their spring booster as cases of COVID-19 have begun to rise. The Office for National Statistics has reported an increase in the percentage of…

People eligible for a Spring Booster urged to come forward and not wait

3 May 2022

Health leaders in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are urging those that are eligible for the spring booster to come forward and book an appointment. This call comes amidst concern that some people, particularly those aged 75 and over, who are eligible now for their next vaccination are choosing to wait until they are called in…

Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System stands down ‘system critical incident’ status

20 April 2022

  Speaking on behalf of the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System, Patricia Davies, Chief Executive of Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust, said: “Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System have stood down the ‘system critical incident’ status, meaning local health and care services are no longer facing pressure that directly threatens patient care. “Despite…

“Going above and beyond” Berni awarded Star of the Month

10 March 2022

  “Going above and beyond” Berni Williams who is the Primary Care Lead for contracting and delegated commissioning at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has been awarded this month’s Star of the Month. The Star of the Month Award was launched last year as a way of recognising the commitment and dedication…

Progress Update for the Hospital Transformation Programme

7 March 2022

  Mark Brandreth, Interim Accountable Officer of NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group, said: “We received a letter from the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on 9 February 2022 enquiring into the progress of our Hospital Transformation Programme. “We are working with all partners in our health and care system…

“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…

NHS Heart Attack campaign

14 February 2022

NHS England and NHS Improvement is raising awareness of heart attack symptoms as part of the latest ‘Help Us Help You’ campaign. Heart and circulatory disease, also known as cardiovascular disease, causes a quarter of all deaths in the UK and is one of the largest causes of premature mortality in deprived areas. The NHS…

NEW NHS CAMPAIGN LAUNCHES TO SUPPORT SURVIVORS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT AND ABUSE

10 February 2022

The NHS has launched a new campaign to raise awareness of sexual assault referral centres (SARCs) – specialist NHS services that provide a safe space and dedicated care for anyone who has been raped, sexually assaulted or abused. The campaign aims to highlight these vital NHS support services, with new data of over 4,000 respondents…

Making sure your child’s MMR vaccination is up to date

1 February 2022

A new campaign encouraging parents and guardians of children aged 1 to 5 years to check that they are up to date with their MMR vaccines, has been lauched by the Office for Health Improvement and Disparities (OHID) supported by the NHS and UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA). Uptake of most routine childhood vaccinations has…

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