Health leaders urge pregnant women and children aged two and three to get their vaccines as flu cases rise

11 January 2023

Health and care leaders across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are urging pregnant women and children aged two and three to come forward and get their flu vaccine to help protect themselves and the NHS, as flu cases rise. Data published by NHS England on 6 January 2023, shows that flu infection and hospital admission rates…

‘Help us help you’ as health services face extreme pressure over the new year period

30 December 2022

  Health and care services are under extreme pressure this new year period, say health and care leaders across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. Pressures experienced across the system include demand for urgent and emergency care, rising flu and covid numbers, as well as ongoing challenges with workforce sickness. However, the public can help to ease…

Health and care leaders ask the public to ‘help us help you’ as services face extreme pressure

21 December 2022

Health and Care services across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are under extreme pressure. Health and care leaders are urging people to do their bit to help support services by choosing the best service for their needs if they are ill or injured over the busy festive period. Rising Covid-19 numbers, high demand for services and…

Critical Incident Stood Down by Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Health and Care System

24 August 2022

The Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Health and Care System has stood down the critical incident that was called on the 12th August. Local health and care providers responded to the critical incident by taking swift, extraordinary actions, which resulted in a significant reduction in pressure. Through system working there has been an improvement in waiting…

Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System stands down ‘system critical incident’ status

20 April 2022

  Speaking on behalf of the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System, Patricia Davies, Chief Executive of Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust, said: “Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System have stood down the ‘system critical incident’ status, meaning local health and care services are no longer facing pressure that directly threatens patient care. “Despite…

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