Plans to create a brand-new health and wellbeing centre in Highley take an important step forward

17 November 2023

Plans to create a brand-new health and wellbeing centre at the Severn Centre in Highley have taken an important step forward, say health bosses at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. The development, which will see the Severn Centre reconfigured to accommodate Highley Medical Centre and additional health and care services, has received the green light…

Further Advancement of the General Practice (GP) Board as New Chair Appointed

30 October 2023

  Twelve months on from when local practices gave the GP Board its mandate to represent the voice of General Practice across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, Dr Julian Povey has been formally appointed as the Board’s new Chair. The Local Medical Committee (LMC), supported by NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin (NHS STW) leaders, appointed Dr…

Bridgnorth Medical Practice announced as new GP service provider for Highley

23 March 2023

Bridgnorth Medical Practice has been announced as the new General Practice (GP) service provider for the parish of Highley, say health bosses at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. Patients will gain access to more healthcare services in Highley, as well as additional services based in Bridgnorth, as a result of this development. Access to GPs…

Stay sneeze-free this spring and summer with our top tips for hay fever symptoms

When the sun comes out, trees grow new leaves and flowers start to bloom. However, many of us start to experience hay fever. Hay fever is a common condition also known as seasonal allergic rhinitis. It affects around 1 in 5 of us in the UK and can affect people between March and September. Hay…

80 years of service honoured as new GP practice name revealed

20 March 2023

To honour 80 years of service across three generations, the new GP practice for Whitchurch will be known as the ’Clayton Health Centre’, say bosses at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. Named after the Clayton family, who have practised medicine in Whitchurch for over 80 years, the Clayton Health Centre will be housed within the…

GP services at Highley Medical Centre continued until June 2023

6 March 2023

Access to GP services at Highley Medical Centre will continue until the end of June 2023, health leaders from NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin have confirmed. Health services at Highley Medical Centre will continue for a further three months and will maintain the same provision as previously offered, whilst a procurement exercise is carried out…

Think which service? New NHS campaign helps people to get quicker urgent care

1 February 2023

People in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are being encouraged to ‘Think which service?’ before acting when deciding on which local service is right for their healthcare needs, as part of a new local NHS campaign launched today (1 February 2023). The campaign aims to help people get quicker urgent care in the most appropriate place…

Local doctors give advice to parents on common respiratory illnesses

26 January 2023

Local doctors are today offering advice to parents, amidst an increase in common respiratory illnesses in children this winter. Illnesses on the rise this winter include coughs, colds, flu, covid and bronchiolitis. Children under 2 or those with existing medical conditions are at a particular risk of severe infections from common seasonal illnesses. Parents are…

Local GP offers advice to beat norovirus this winter

16 January 2023

GPs across Shropshire are advising residents on how to prevent the spread of norovirus this winter. Norovirus, commonly known as the winter vomiting bug, is highly infectious and causes vomiting and diarrhoea, but usually passes in a couple of days. It is easily transmitted through contact with infected individuals or contaminated surfaces. Local GP Dr…

Share your views on the Shrewsbury Health and Wellbeing Hub

27 April 2022

  The NHS in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin is calling on local communities to share their views on a brand-new, state-of-the-art health and wellbeing hub in Shrewsbury. The health and wellbeing hub would bring a new approach to providing local health and wellbeing services that work together to offer high-quality care for local communities. The…

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