Vital Transformation Of Acute Care Services Moves Closer

23 September 2022

Vital plans to transform acute hospital services, which will help to improve health and care outcomes for communities across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales, are progressing. This follows formal confirmation of the approval, subject to a number of conditions, of a Strategic Outline Case (SOC) of the Hospitals Transformation Programme at the end…

Autumn Covid-19 booster vaccines open for vulnerable and elderly residents this winter

8 September 2022

The NHS Covid-19 vaccination programme has begun in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin with vaccinations already being given to care homes residents and the National Booking Service now open for Autumn Boosters with appointments starting as early as Monday 12 September for those who are eligible. Eligible people include all those aged 75 and over, people…

Hardworking Gina awarded Star of the Month

26 August 2022

Gina Groom, Senior Digital Communications Officer, has been awarded the Star of the Month for NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin (NHS STW). Gina was nominated by her colleagues who wanted to recognise for her hardworking attitude, and consistently going above and beyond. One of her nominators, Harriet Hopkins, said “Gina is a highly regarded member of the team who…

Vaccination Update: 24.08.22

24 August 2022

The NHS in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin is busy planning for the forthcoming Autumn Booster rollout, which is scheduled to launch next month. The life-saving booster jab will be available from September for those people who are most at risk from Covid-19. The Autumn Booster jab will be offered to everyone aged 50 and over…

County Cancer Champions Launch

23 August 2022

A national programme to encourage more people to take up cancer screening appointments is being rolled out across the county – thanks to a successful bid for national funds and a new partnership between local health organisations. Nationally the NHS as part of its commitment to reducing health inequalities has launched a programme of work…

Lucy Shines Brightly as NHS STW’s 1st Star of the Month

15 July 2022

Lucy Merricks, Digital Lead Processing Team for the Prescription Ordering Direct (POD) team, has been awarded the first Star of the Month for NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin (NHS STW).   Lucy was nominated by her colleague, Molly Hill, who wanted Lucy to be recognised for her brilliant work ethic and contribution to the service.,  Molly…

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