New Whitchurch GP Practice Progressing at a Healthy Pace say Health Bosses

1 March 2024

Progress continues at a healthy pace for the brand-new Clayton Health Centre, part of the huge regeneration of Pauls Moss in Whitchurch, with August 2024 set for the grand opening, say health bosses at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. The state-of-the-art new Clayton Health Centre will see the existing GP practices located in the town…

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…

The NHS in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin has declared a system critical incident

31 January 2024

  Please help us to help those with the most urgent health needs, by choosing the care most appropriate for your needs. Please only call 999 or go to A&E in life threatening emergencies. We are seeing high levels of admissions and attendances at A&E at both The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and the Princess Royal…

NHS searching for volunteers to help ensure local people are involved in service changes

23 January 2024

Do you have the skills and qualities to support the local NHS to ensure it properly involves local people in service changes? Do you have an awareness and understanding of the diverse communities of Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin? NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin is searching for volunteers to join a committee made up of members…

NHS launches new e-Learning to improve the lives of people living with sight loss

22 January 2024

A new e-Learning resource for staff working in health and care services has been launched in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin to help improve the lives of people living with sight loss. The ‘Understanding and Supporting People Living with Sight Loss e-Learning’ is a collaboration between people with lived experience of sight loss, sight loss experts…

New Rehabilitation and Recovery Units help reduce health and care pressures across the county

18 January 2024

  Two Rehabilitation and Recovery Units have opened at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, adding additional bed capacity on each hospital site (Princess Royal Hospital, Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital) for people who no longer need to be in an acute hospital bed but can’t be supported safely at home. The care…

Long-awaited Shifnal and Priorslee Medical Practice set to open its doors to local community

17 January 2024

The long-awaited purpose-built Shifnal and Priorslee Medical Practice will officially open on Monday 22 January 2024, say primary care leaders at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. GPs and the extended healthcare team will formally open the doors to the building located on Haughton Road, Shifnal, and welcome the local community to the new, modern facility,…

Spades at the ready as construction work for the Highley Health and Wellbeing Centre begins

9 January 2024

Construction work for the brand-new Highley Health and Wellbeing Centre has officially begun, say health bosses at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. After listening to local people, plans to reconfigure an area of the Severn Centre to accommodate General Practice (GP) and other health and wellbeing services will begin this week with the retrofit expected…

Progress Update for SEND in Shropshire

22 December 2023

According to a recent review, partners from across Health and the local authority in Shropshire are making progress against their commitment to improve support for children and young people with Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND). Following the six-month progress review of the Accelerated Progress Plan (APP), Department for Education (DfE) SEND and NHS England…

NHS leader retires following a career in health spanning 40 years

15 December 2023

After 40 years of service to the NHS, Chief Nursing Officer for NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, Alison Bussey, will be retiring from today, 15 December 2023. Alison has had a distinguished career as a Chief Nursing Officer, Director of Nursing and Executive Director of a number of organisations. She is a General Nurse and…

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