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…

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…

News from our partners: The ‘key to success’ introduced to benefit cancer patients

18 July 2022

A new scheme to help reduce stress and worry for cancer patients in the community has been hailed the ‘key to success’ – thanks to the region’s dedicated cancer charity. As part of its work to fund and deliver meaningful projects throughout Shropshire, Telford and Mid Wales, Lingen Davies Cancer Fund has invested in radar…

‘Get yourself checked’ say health bosses in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

14 June 2022

‘Get yourself checked’ is the message from GPs, Clinical Pharmacists and healthcare professionals across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin this Cervical Cancer Screening Awareness Week. To mark the week in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin (Monday 20 to Friday 24 June 2022), patients and members of the public are being encouraged to schedule regular screening check-ups with…

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