Green light for £19m Pauls Moss development

26 November 2021

The Wrekin Housing Group, Shropshire Council, NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and local GPs have now signed an agreement to begin work on the ground-breaking £19.1m development being built by Vistry Partnerships West Midlands. The Pauls Moss scheme will provide the Whitchurch area with modern health and care services, and bring…

Covenant signed by health bosses to best serve veterans throughout Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

25 November 2021

An Armed Forces Covenant, ensuring all GP practices in the county are equipped to best serve veterans and their families, has been signed by representatives from NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Shropshire Council and the Armed Forces. The Covenant, which was signed as part of the ‘One Army, One NHS, One…

Statement from Mark Brandreth, Interim Accountable Officer, Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin CCG

3 November 2021

“We offer our sincere apologies to anyone impacted by the pressures facing our urgent care system right now across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin. The delays caused by ambulances having to wait outside Emergency Departments are not acceptable and we are doing all we can to improve the situation.  “It is important to acknowledge that this…

People in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin urged to get their flu and Covid-19 booster jabs as soon as they’re offered

14 October 2021

Residents in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, who are eligible for the free flu vaccine and Covid-19 booster jab are being urged to book their appointments as soon as they are able to give themselves and their loved ones the best possible protection this winter. There could be a significant flu surge this winter coinciding with continuing or rising…

Shrewsbury care home residents among the first to receive their Covid-19 booster jabs

23 September 2021

Residents in a Shrewsbury care home were among the very first patients to receive their Covid-19 booster vaccines in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. Isle Court Nursing Home in Bicton, Shrewsbury was the first home in the area to have had its residents vaccinated with their booster doses. A number of residents were also given their flu vaccines at the same…

Covid-19 booster vaccinations to be rolled out to patients via appointment only in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin from this week

20 September 2021

The NHS in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin will start delivering Covid-19 booster vaccinations to people in eligible groups as of this week via appointment only, as the biggest and most successful vaccination programme in health service history progresses to the next stage.  In line with new guidance set out by the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), the NHS Vaccination Programme will now…

Reminder: Patients should not turn up for blood tests if they have been cancelled

13 September 2021

Patients in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are being reminded that only urgent clinical blood tests are going ahead because of a global shortage of blood bottles. They should not turn up for blood test appointments if they have been cancelled. NHS England (NHSE) has requested all providers take action to reduce the use of blood…

Online booking service for blood tests to be paused because of global blood bottle shortage

31 August 2021

Patients in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are being advised that the online booking service for blood tests is temporarily unavailable. NHS England (NHSE) has requested all providers take action to reduce the use of blood bottles because of a global shortage. The online booking service is operated by The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust…

E-zec Medical awarded patient transport contract for Shropshire and North Powys

26 August 2021

  E-zec Medical Transport Services (E-zec), England’s largest independent provider of Non-Emergency Patient Transport Services (NEPTS), is pleased to announce that it has been awarded the NEPTS contract to supply services across Shropshire by NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and for Powys residents accessing hospital services in Shropshire. The two commissioners…

Innovative ‘Champion Programme’ launched to create more positive GP experiences

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…

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