Have Your Say – Pharmacy Services in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

29 June 2022

A review is currently underway across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin to understand how people use their pharmacists and the services provided by pharmacies. NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin and the local councils would like to hear from you to understand how you currently use your local pharmacy, your experiences of using pharmacy services, as well…

Share your views on the Shrewsbury Health and Wellbeing Hub

27 April 2022

  The NHS in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin is calling on local communities to share their views on a brand-new, state-of-the-art health and wellbeing hub in Shrewsbury. The health and wellbeing hub would bring a new approach to providing local health and wellbeing services that work together to offer high-quality care for local communities. The…

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…

An Open Letter to the people of Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin about Winter Pressures

2 December 2021

Joint statement from Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Shropshire Council, Telford & Wrekin Council, Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust and Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust. To the people of Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, Winter is coming – and we know it is going to be a challenging one for health and…

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…

BBC Breakfast’s Louise Minchin to host talk marking World Menopause Day

24 September 2021

BBC Breakfast’s well-known journalist and news presenter, Louise Minchin, will be joining staff from the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System (ICS) to mark World Menopause Day 2021. Taking place on Monday 18 October, between 12pm and 1pm, a dedicated session on the menopause will be delivered virtually by Louise as part of a…

Public urged to speak to pharmacies about minor illnesses to help ease NHS pressures

23 September 2021

People across the Midlands are being urged to speak to their local community pharmacy as one of the NHS’s “most trusted, accessible and underestimated services” to get the medical attention they need for minor illnesses – and to help the NHS to manage current pressures. The plea is being made to avoid people suffering with…

“It’s time to put self-care first” say health leaders in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

20 September 2021

“It’s time to put self-care first” say health experts at the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System (ICS) who are encouraging residents across the county to take steps to look after their physical and mental health. Self-care is about staying healthy, understanding when and how you can look after yourself, and what service is…

Shropshire residents turn out in force for successful Type 2 diabetes event

7 September 2021

Fifty Shropshire residents have attended an event to help people reduce their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. The webinar, organised and delivered by regional healthcare provider Living Well Taking Control on Thursday 2 September, took attendees through the lifestyle choices which can increase a person’s risk of developing Type 2 diabetes and crucially gave…

Comedy star, Ruby Wax, to headline first ever Health and Care Wellbeing Festival

2 September 2021

Famous comedian, best-selling author and mental health advocate, Ruby Wax, will be headlining the first ever virtual Health and Care Wellbeing Festival for Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. The festival will run between Monday 6 to Friday 10 September 2021 with day and evening sessions available. It is open to all health and care staff from…

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