This website is no longer being updated. NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group was abolished on 1 July 2022 and its functions were transferred to a new organisation, NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care Board.

 

Please visit shropshiretelfordandwrekin.nhs.uk to continue your search, and find out more about the new organisation.

What is the national data use opt out?

4 June 2021

NHS Digital have rolled out a national data opt out that allows patients to choose how their confidential patient information can be used. This is due to plans to use patient data for purposes beyond their individual care and treatment – specifically for research and planning across the NHS. If patients do not want their…

Why fresh air is important to reduce the spread of COVID-19

18 May 2021

The ‘hands, face, space’ guidance for reducing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) was recently updated to include ‘fresh air’. This is because COVID-19 is an airborne transmitted virus, and research shows the risk of infection is significantly lower in well-ventilated spaces. An infected person releases COVID particles into the air by coughing, talking and breathing.…

Healthcare leaders stress importance of COVID-19 second dose vaccine

4 May 2021

Healthcare leaders across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are urging people to attend their second dose vaccination appointment when they are invited so they can join the millions of people who are helping to protect themselves and others. Over 384,432 doses (including second doses) of the COVID-19 vaccination have been given to people in Shropshire, Telford…

Medical help is available this May Bank Holiday

26 April 2021

Choose the most appropriate NHS service for medical help this Bank Holiday, and ensure you request any repeat prescriptions ahead of the weekend, urge health leaders at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). With some GP practices closed on Monday 3 May, residents are reminded that different NHS services are available over…

Next steps for the NHS blood taking services in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

14 April 2021

As part of the work to improve blood taking services in the county, NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) recently conducted a comprehensive engagement exercise to gather patient and public feedback. The survey for the phlebotomy services received over 3,500 responses, and more than 3,000 individual comments, plus eight focus groups were…

Shropshire communities urged to keep coming forward to receive jabs during Ramadan

13 April 2021

Local health leaders in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are urging people observing the holy month of Ramadan not to delay having their covid vaccine if they are eligible. Having the vaccine when it is offered by the NHS is the safest and most effective way to protect ourselves, our families and those most at risk…

Welcome to our new website!

29 March 2021

This website was launched on 1 April 2021, when we became NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (STW CCG). The website contains a wide range of health advice, information about our organisation and about the health and care services we commission. We have tried to provide information which is useful and easy to…

Where to get medical help during Easter bank holiday

30 March 2021

Although GP practices are closed over the Easter bank holiday (Friday, 2 April to Monday, 5 April), NHS services including GP appointments are available, say health leaders at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). The NHS is here for you if you need us, and different services are available depending on the…

Page last updated 6 April 2021