People with a learning disability and autism encouraged to get their COVID-19 vaccine

17 February 2022

People living in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin with a learning disability and/or autism are being encouraged by NHS doctors to get their COVID-19 vaccines if they haven’t already had them. People living with a learning disability or autism are more likely to catch COVID-19 and become very ill as a result. At Oak Farm, Ditton…

Telford to launch new service for children with autism and their families

10 January 2022

The Children’s Autism Hub, shaped by the views of parents through Parents Opening Doors (PODS), and funded by Telford and Wrekin Council and Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group, will be officially launched on the 8th March. This new service sits together with the existing Telford’s Autism Hub for adults, at Hazeldine House in…

Video created by inspiring young learners encourages others to book an annual health check

30 June 2021

A group of inspiring young people from Derwen College have created an important educational video to raise awareness of annual health checks for people with learning disabilities. Students at the specialist residential school in Gobowen, near Oswestry, produced the video as part of a work experience project with NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning…

A new vision for people living with a learning disability and autistic people has launched across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin

14 June 2021

The health care system in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin has developed a new vision and set of principles to enhance learning disability and autism care for local people living with a learning disability and autistic people living with or without a learning disability across all ages. The new vision and principles are being launched during…

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