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…

Green flag of approval for Shifnal and Priorslee Medical Centre

8 April 2022

The project, which has been supported by NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), will now enter the next exciting phase of development with ground work to begin on the brand new, purpose-built health and care centre shortly. The centre, which has attracted significant funding from NHS England, is expected to open in…

Increased levels of pharmacy appointments launched to improve GP access in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

18 March 2022

The NHS GP referral to Community Pharmacist Consultation Service (CPCS) has been introduced to the county to improve access to appointments and provide more convenient treatment closer to patients’ homes. The county’s local healthcare commissioners are now rolling out the service where patients with minor illnesses, such as skin rashes, aches and pains, will be…

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…

Changes to GP practices during the covid booster programme

21 December 2021

In line with the Government’s announcement, the NHS is aiming to offer every adult the chance to book a COVID-19 booster vaccine by the end of the year. This means our practices across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are now prioritising the booster rollout to protect as many as possible from the worst effects of the…

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…

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