Local NHS preparing for further strike action

22 February 2024

The NHS in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin is urging people to be aware and prepared for the upcoming strike action, which will cause significant disruption to local services. Junior doctors will be taking strike action from 7am on Saturday 24 February to 11.59pm on Wednesday 28 February 2024. There will also be some disruption before…

Residents urged to ‘Think Pharmacy First’ as new improved service launches across the county

15 February 2024

Health chiefs at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are urging residents to ‘Think Pharmacy First’ to access appropriate treatment and advice for common illnesses, as a brand-new pharmacy service launches across the county. All community pharmacies across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin have signed up to the Pharmacy First scheme which, where appropriate, will enable pharmacists to…

New referral system hits significant milestone

8 February 2024

A new system to improve the experience of people with eye conditions is already proving a great success as it hits a significant milestone. Since the Electronic Eye Referral System (EeRS) launched at the end of last year, two thirds of optometry practices across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin have already referred over 1000 patients. EeRS…

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