Ofsted and CQC SEND reinspection 2022

10 November 2022

The Shropshire Area SEND Partnership would like to let all parents, carers, children and young people know that we have been notified by Ofsted and CQC that they will complete the SEND Revisit from Monday 21 to Wednesday 23 November 2022. The purpose of the inspection is to evaluate the progress made since the original…

Drive to tackle physical and mental health inequalities through physical health checks for people with severe mental illnesses

9 November 2022

People with severe mental illnesses are being urged to take up free physical health checks, as part of a drive to reduce health inequalities in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. Locally, there are currently around 3,700 people who have been diagnosed with a severe mental illness (SMI), which includes bipolar, schizophrenia and non-organic psychosis. These free,…

Bob the Vaccination Bus set to return to Shrewsbury Town Football Club this Saturday

Shrewsbury Town fans can help win the fight against COVID-19 this winter as they’re being offered the chance to receive their vaccine at Shrewsbury’s home match against Barnsley FC this Saturday.    Bob will be at Montgomery Waters Meadow from 11am as part Men’s Health week which is a pop-up event organised by NHS Shropshire,…

Pregnant women urged to get the flu and Covid-19 jabs ahead of winter

7 November 2022

  Expectant mothers have a higher chance of developing complications if they get flu or Covid-19. Pregnant women in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are being urged to have both their flu and COVID-19 autumn booster ahead of what is predicted to be a tough winter, in order to get the best protection from the viruses…

£24m boost to improve planned care facilities for local population

4 November 2022

  Press release issued by The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust on behalf of the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System: A new £24 million planned care hub is being purpose-built which will improve services and reduce the time that patients from Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid Wales are waiting for their operations.…

Events to shape the future of local palliative and end of life care

1 November 2022

Palliative and end of life care affects us all, at all ages – the living, the dying and the bereaved. Come along to either our online or face-to-face session to join a conversation about palliative and end of life care and shape our local approach. Ensuring that people get the right care is a priority for…

Memory Service in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin to change name to Dementia Assessment and Support Service (DASS)

As part of the Dementia Vision in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, a programme of work led by people living with dementia and their carers; a decision was made to change the name of the Memory Assessment Service (MAS), to Dementia Assessment and Support Service (DASS).   The reasoning behind the name change is to raise the…

Patients encouraged to ‘ask your pharmacist’

2 November 2022

It’s national ‘Ask Your Pharmacist Week’ from Monday 31 October to Monday 7 November. The theme this year is ‘now at your local pharmacy’ and highlights the new NHS services that have been introduced in community pharmacy over the past few years, alongside the recent evolution of pharmacy practice. Pharmacies are part of the NHS…

Shropshire Men’s Health Week 7 – 12 November 2022

31 October 2022

From Monday 7 to Saturday 12 November, the local NHS, alongside partner organisations, is hosting its own ‘Men’s Health Week’ to tie in with national ‘Movember’ charity work. The local campaign aims to raise awareness of key health issues such as prostate cancer symptoms, abdominal aortic aneurysm screening and the prevalence of hidden mental health…

Public event to shape outpatient services

26 October 2022

Have you recently attended an outpatient service (a short appointment not requiring an overnight stay) in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin? If you have, we would like to invite you to an online event to share your experience and views and help us improve services. The event will take place over MS Teams on Wednesday, 16…

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