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…

An Open Letter to the people of Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin

30 September 2021

GPs are the backbone of the NHS – and right now they need our support and understanding more than ever.  The pressure on all areas of the health and care system has been almost unprecedented over the recent period and when we hear patients and members of the public expressing frustration, we understand.   But, as…

“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…

Innovative ‘Champion Programme’ launched to create more positive GP experiences

26 August 2021

As part of Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG’s) commitment to creating a more positive experience for our GP colleagues, we are delighted to announce the launch of two exciting new opportunities to become a GP Champion. Our ‘Newly-Qualified GP Locum Champion’ and ‘Ethnically Diverse GP Champion’ are two important new roles that…

Proposal for exciting new health and wellbeing hub in Shrewsbury

23 August 2021

NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is calling on the local community to share its views on an exciting, new proposed health and wellbeing hub in Shrewsbury. The hub will pilot a new approach to providing local health and wellbeing services that work seamlessly together to offer high quality care for the…

Prescription Ordering Direct (POD) under pressure due to staff shortage

3 August 2021

Patients across the county are being advised that the Prescription Ordering Direct (POD) service for Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin is currently operating at low capacity due to staff shortages. To remedy the situation, additional members of staff are being brought in to work through the backlog of requests but patients will unfortunately experience longer waiting…

People with no ID or address can register with a GP practice

17 June 2021

Health bosses at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are encouraging people who do not have ID or a fixed address to register with a GP practice to ensure they access healthcare. Everyone in England is entitled to register with a GP however some people may feel excluded if they don’t have any…

The NHS is here to help you this May Bank Holiday

28 May 2021

During the bank holiday weekend, health leaders at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are reminding people that the NHS is still here for them. Some GP practices will be closed on Monday 31 May, so other NHS services are available over the Bank Holiday to ensure we all get the care…

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…

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