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Response from NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin to global IT outage

Important information: To all patients and residents in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, we are aware of an IT outage that is impacting organisations globally, including some health services across the country. If you have a healthcare appointment scheduled for today, please still attend unless advised otherwise. Local health and care partners are working together to…

Nearly 57,000 patients seen as Community Diagnostic Centre now fully operational

  Update from the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust: The county’s Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC) is now fully operational and is transforming the way that services are offered to patients – with nearly 57,000 patients seen since it first opened its doors. The purpose-built CDC is significantly increasing the number of elective diagnostic tests…

New Clinical Director appointed to improve early diagnosis of lung cancer

  NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin (NHS STW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Emma Crawford, Consultant Physician in Respiratory and General Medicine at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust to the post of Clinical Director for the Targeted Lung Health Check (TLHC) programme. This role is pivotal to the success of…

Two weeks left to get spring covid jab as NHS rolls out joint appointment booking

  Update from Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust: With only two weeks left of this year’s spring covid vaccine programme, Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust (ShropCom) are urging people at increased risk from severe illness, including those aged 75 or over (on 30 June 2024) and people with a weakened immune system or who live…

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