Community Representative wanted

26 August 2022

NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are on the lookout for a Community Representative to assist the Anticipatory Care Working Group. The volunteer will help make sure that the group considers the views and experiences of people using local services to influence the future of Anticipatory Care. Anticipatory Care is proactive healthcare and support, for people…

Plans to revisit location options for the Shrewsbury Health and Wellbeing Hub

26 August 2022

In response to the statement issued by Shropshire Council regarding the Shrewsbury Health and Wellbeing Hub, please see below a statement from NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin: Gareth Robinson, Director of Delivery and Transformation at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, said: “We welcome plans to revisit location options for the Shrewsbury Health and Wellbeing Hub.…

A nurse led service developed during the Covid-19 pandemic achieves gold standard for quality.

22 August 2022

The Physical Health Pathway is a nurse led service that developed six physical health clinics during the Covid-19 pandemic, extending its service provision to support secondary mental health services across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. The pathway team has been awarded a Gold Quality Award, presented virtually by Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) Chief Executive,…

Where you can get medical help this Bank Holiday weekend.

22 August 2022

Your GP practice may be closed on Monday 29 August, but a range of NHS services are still available depending on your medical need. Pharmacists are expert health professionals who can provide advice without an appointment and recommend over-the-counter treatments. They can help with issues such as colds, tummy troubles, hay fever, rashes, sexual health…

Partner news: Telford and Wrekin community joins forces to give people hope

19 August 2022

The ‘’Project Hope Telford’’ event on Saturday 10 September (11am-3pm) has been organised by the local suicide prevention action group, Telford & Wrekin Council’s public health and housing teams and partners and those with lived experience.. It marks World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September and also recognises World Homeless Day which takes place a month later…

Successful bid to be a wave one implementer for CORE20PLUS Connectors Programme

18 August 2022

Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, in partnership with Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Local Authorities, were successful in their bid to be selected as one of 11 sites across the country to become a wave one site to design and implement the NHSE Health Inequalities Core20PLUS Core Connectors programme. Core Connectors are people who are part…

‘Help Us, Help You’ spot the signs of lung cancer

17 August 2022

NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin have launched a ‘Help Us, Help You’ lung cancer campaign, encouraging people with a cough lasting three weeks or more to contact their GP practice. Many people don’t realise that a cough for three weeks or more could be a sign of lung cancer and so it is vital that…

Shropshire Patient Group (SPG) needs new members

2 August 2022

Each General Practice should have a Practice Patient Group (PPG), which provides a way for patients and the public to have their say on medical services within the county. Set up 12 years ago, the Shropshire Patient Group (SPG) acts as a channel for information to pass between individual PPGs and NHS Shropshire, Telford and…

Plans progress for the Shrewsbury Health and Wellbeing Hub as site now identified

1 August 2022

Plans for a new Health and Wellbeing Hub, led by NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, have taken a step forward as a site has now been identified in the Meole Brace area of Shrewsbury. NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin has developed plans for a new, purpose-built hub aimed to bring a bigger and better range…

New purpose-built medical centre opens in Shawbirch, Telford

25 July 2022

The brand new, state of the art premises for Shawbirch Medical Centre in Telford has opened its doors today. The project, which has been supported by NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin since March 2021, will open to the public in a new location just half a mile away in Admaston. The brand new building on…

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