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New video series launched to increase awareness of LGBTQIA+

To provide an informative and empathetic insight into the lived experiences of LGBTQIA+ people working within our system, the Integrated Care System (ICS) is delighted to launch a series of awareness-raising videos to celebrate LGBT+ History Month. (For those not familiar, LGBTQIA+ is used to signify Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual and others…

Think which service? New NHS campaign helps people to get quicker urgent care

People in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are being encouraged to ‘Think which service?’ before acting when deciding on which local service is right for their healthcare needs, as part of a new local NHS campaign launched today (1 February 2023). The campaign aims to help people get quicker urgent care in the most appropriate place…

Last chance for Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin residents to get their Covid-19 booster jab

Eligible Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin residents yet to receive their Covid-19 booster have less than two weeks left to get the jab, with boosters being available until Sunday, 12 February 2023. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has now advised that, thanks to the success of the programme, the offer of a seasonal booster dose…

Local doctors give advice to parents on common respiratory illnesses

Local doctors are today offering advice to parents, amidst an increase in common respiratory illnesses in children this winter. Illnesses on the rise this winter include coughs, colds, flu, covid and bronchiolitis. Children under 2 or those with existing medical conditions are at a particular risk of severe infections from common seasonal illnesses. Parents are…

Ambulance Industrial Action – Monday 23 January 2023

  Industrial action is planned to take place at West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) on Monday 23 January 2023, from 00.01 hours to 23.59 hours: Find out more on the WMAS website  NHS ambulance services in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are working hard to keep people safe during the planned strikes, while delivering the best…

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