Update on Woodside Medical Practice, Telford

22 July 2021

Due to staff shortages relating to COVID-19, Woodside Medical Practice in Telford will be closing today at 4pm. Members of the team will be available remotely but services will be running at low capacity. The CCG and practice staff are working closely with agencies to restore services as quickly as possible and will keep patients…

Information on Woodside Medical Practice, Telford

21 July 2021

For patients of Woodside Medical Practice, Telford, please be aware that due to staff shortages related to COVID-19 the practice is running at low capacity which will unfortunately impact our service today (Wednesday 21 July). We are working hard to resolve the issue and will keep patients updated of any developments. Thank you for your…

Language survey launched by the NHS Race and Health Observatory

20 July 2021

The NHS Race and Health Observatory has launched an important public survey to gather the views on the kind of language they use when talking about race and ethnicity. The aim of the survey is to determine what terminology means something to the people who come in contact or work within the NHS – whether that’s…

Amazing day for nurse Jilly at St Paul’s Cathedral Service

8 July 2021

Jilly Hassall, Acting Senior Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Lead at Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) was nominated to attend St Paul’s Cathedral in London, on Monday 5 July, for a special service to commemorate 73 years of the NHS along with other NHS staff, volunteers, patients and carers.  The service, attended by…

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…

Healthcare workers recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours for COVID-19 response

12 June 2021

Three healthcare workers who have demonstrated extraordinary efforts to help people through the coronavirus pandemic in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Dr Martin Allen, a consultant respiratory physician from University Hospitals of North Midlands and a secondary care clinician on the NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning…

What is the national data use opt out?

4 June 2021

NHS Digital have rolled out a national data opt out that allows patients to choose how their confidential patient information can be used. This is due to plans to use patient data for purposes beyond their individual care and treatment – specifically for research and planning across the NHS. If patients do not want their…

Call for kindness in General Practice

1 June 2021

GP practices and patients in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin have come together to encourage mutual respect and understanding between patients and practice staff.  Whilst the majority of patients have understood the challenges created by the pandemic and appreciate the care provided by their practice, some practices are sadly seeing an increase in incidents of verbal abuse directed at their staff.  Dr Deborah Shepherd, Medical Director for Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning…

Message of thanks from our Executive Director of Nursing and Quality on International Nurses Day

12 May 2021

  Message from Zena Young, Executive Director of Nursing and Quality The International Council of Nurses hosts International Nurses’ Day each year on 12 May to mark the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth and to celebrate the achievements of the nursing profession. Over the last 12 months and in the wake of COVID-19, many nurses…

Electronic system One Health and Care for health records is being extended to Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. It will help you get the care you need.

11 May 2021

Patient records in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin will soon be available electronically for health and social care practitioners to view. These records will be ready to go live in summer 2021. This means a doctor in a hospital, or a paramedic who attends a 999 call will be able to access the same crucial information…

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