Temporary closure of the children’s eye-care service

26 April 2022

A joint statement from the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust and Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group: “Due to staffing issues, the very difficult decision has been taken to temporarily close the Paediatric Ophthalmology service at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) to new patients until further notice. “The Paediatric Ophthalmology…

Get involved in shaping local eye-care services

10 March 2022

The health and care system in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin is working together to transform eye-care services and is looking for local people to get involved. The aim is to provide effective eye-care services that are more joined-up so that adults and children get the best care possible when and where they need it. Dealing…

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…

Call for kindness in General Practice

1 June 2021

GP practices and patients in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin have come together to encourage mutual respect and understanding between patients and practice staff.  Whilst the majority of patients have understood the challenges created by the pandemic and appreciate the care provided by their practice, some practices are sadly seeing an increase in incidents of verbal abuse directed at their staff.  Dr Deborah Shepherd, Medical Director for Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning…

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