Keep your medicine cabinet #stockedandlocked this winter say health experts in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

28 November 2022

Get ready for winter by stocking up medicine cabinets at home, is the message from health experts at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. A new campaign launched this week recommends that medicine cabinets at home are kept #stockedandlocked – stocked with essential medicines and products, as well as locked and out of the reach of…

Charlton Medical Centre receives Green Impact Silver Award

23 November 2022

Charlton Medical Centre, in Oakengates, Telford, is delighted to have received a Green Impact award. Green Impact for Health is a learning and awards programme designed to provide practical advice and tips to General Practices that want to improve their sustainability. Practice Nurse Vivien James was passionate about taking action on climate change and so…

Make a difference to Palliative and End of Life Care

22 November 2022

Palliative and end of life care affects us all, at all ages – the living, the dying and the bereaved. NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin is hosting two events in December to support a conversation about palliative and end of life care and set out how people will be involved in improving this care in…

Improving Care For Everyone – Delivering Excellent Planned Care Throughout The Year

18 November 2022

A key element of plans to upgrade acute hospital services across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales involves the transformation of our Telford site to specialise in the delivery of planned care. The dedicated planned care site will provide benefits for all residents, including: Operations and procedures will be able to take place all…

Patients across Shropshire urged to return unused antibiotics

18 November 2022

An Antibiotic Amnesty is being held this November, with people across Shropshire urged to play their part.   Local healthcare leaders at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are encouraging members of the public, as well as health and social care staff, to return old or unused antibiotics to their nearest pharmacy Pharmacies throughout Shropshire, Telford…

Shrewsbury Town Football Club CEO gets his COVID-19 jab and encourages local people to get vaccinated

18 November 2022

CEO of Shrewsbury Town Football Club, Brian Caldwell, is backing the NHS campaign urging people to get their Covid autumn booster ahead of winter and got his on Saturday. Bob, the NHS mobile vaccination bus, was given permission from the Club to park at Montgomery Waters Meadow last Saturday for Shrewsbury’s league one fixture against…

Have your say on local outpatient services

18 November 2022

If you have had an appointment in a hospital or clinic in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin but not needed to stay overnight, also known as an outpatient appointment, the NHS wants to hear from you. NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin is asking people to share their experiences and views of outpatient care to help make…

Support on hand to help boost language skills for Shropshire’s young children

17 November 2022

To improve children’s communication skills, Shropshire Council and partners including NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin and Public Health England are offering a wide range of support for practitioners, teachers, carers and parents for children with speech and language needs.  Mirroring the national situation, Shropshire has seen an increase in the number of young children in…

Adults at risk from flu and COVID-19 need free vaccinations to stay well

16 November 2022

The local NHS is urging adults with long-term health conditions to take up the offer of a free flu jab and COVID-19 booster as soon as possible to protect them this winter. Those at higher risk of serious symptoms from flu and COVID-19 include people with lung problems including asthma or COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary…

SEND reinspection – have your say

14 November 2022

As part of the Shropshire Local Area SEND reinspection, there will be two opportunities for parent carers to meet with inspectors to share their experiences with them. Monday 21 November 7-8pm Shropshire Parent and Carer Council (PACC) will host a virtual meeting via MS Teams. Please email info@paccshropshire.org.uk for the link. Tuesday 22 November 10-11am Shropshire Parent…

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