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…

Brilliant Brett wins inaugural Star of the Month award

29 September 2021

Brett Toro-Pearce leads the Individual Commissioning Team at the organisation, which is responsible for commissioning health services across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin. His role involves helping to arrange individual patient packages of care for everything from Continuing healthcare to Mental Health, Learning Difficulties and children’s case management. The Star of the Month Award has been…

“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…

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…

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…

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…

Page last updated 13 July 2021