How to get your vaccines and boost your immunity in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

26 October 2021

People in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are reminded to get their COVID and flu vaccinations to give themselves the best possible protection against these deadly illnesses this winter. The annual flu vaccination programme is now underway across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, with many GP practices and pharmacies offering the flu jab. Those eligible, including people…

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…

“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…

Improving health and wellbeing in Shropshire – please give your views

16 September 2021

Shropshire’s Health and Wellbeing Board (HWBB) has drafted a Joint 2022-2027 Health and Wellbeing Strategy. It outlines the identified priorities based on local evidence and data, and explains how the Board will work together to action these priorities. The final strategy will be based on feedback received from people living in Shropshire and stakeholders. That’s why…

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…

Partnership working to support Adult Nursing course places in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

10 August 2021

More places have been made available to study Adult Nursing at University Centre Shrewsbury (UCS) from September 2021 thanks to a drive to support people who live and aspire to work in and around Shropshire to consider Nursing as a career. The Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System (ICS) is working with Health Education…

Racial equality placed front and centre for the county’s Integrated Care System (ICS)

4 August 2021

A firm commitment to racial equality, diversity and inclusion has been placed front and centre today by health leaders at the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System (ICS) – the partnership which brings together health and care organisations across the county. As important steps towards reducing inequalities and creating an atmosphere of inclusiveness, a statement of…

Health chiefs call for community’s views on new health hub pilot

24 June 2021

Shropshire has been selected as one of the first places in the country to launch a pioneering community diagnostic health hub. Health experts are now calling on local people to share their views on the new diagnostic health centre that will offer multiple tests at the same time, making it much easier for people to…

Introducing Edna Boampong, Director of Communications and Engagement  

23 June 2021

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Edna Boampong, who has joined the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System (ICS) and Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) as our new Director of Communications and Engagement. Edna first joined us on an interim basis in April, but has recently been appointed to the substantive post. She…

Respected CEO appointed new health leader for Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin 

9 June 2021

Mark Brandreth Respected Chief Executive Mark Brandreth has been appointed to lead the development of integrated health services in Shropshire Telford and Wrekin (STW). The experienced leader has come through a “rigorous and competitive” recruitment process to be named Interim Accountable Officer for the STW Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). Alongside that post, he will continue…

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