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…

Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin residents asked to play their part in supporting health and care services this winter

  People living in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are being urged to play their part in supporting health and care services this winter. The plea comes as health and social care services come under increasing pressure – with the situation expected to become ever more challenging over the festive period. In an open letter, bosses…

An open letter to Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin residents

  Joint statement from NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, Shropshire Council, The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust, The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust and West Midlands Ambulance Service. To the residents of Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, Winter is…

Multi-talented NHS communications team scoops national award

16 November 2023

The communications and engagement team at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin (NHS STW) has received national recognition at this year’s Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) UK awards. Held in London on Wednesday 15 November, NHS STW’s communications team won the Public Sector Value for Money Award and were highly commended for the In-House Public…

Local NHS get ‘Out and About’ this Winter, to urge people to “Think which Service”

Local Integrated Care System community engagement teams are travelling the breadth of the county to promote the ‘Think which Service’ campaign which urges people to access services appropriately and opt for ‘convenient self-care’ where it is safe to do so, as hospitals and other services face massive pressure over the winter months. The ‘Think which…

Celebrity Doctor, Dr Hilary Jones, launches ‘Think Which Service’ podcast series during National Self-Care Week

15 November 2023

Dr Hilary Jones, known across the country as the resident doctor from ‘Good Morning Britain’, has teamed up with NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin and health professionals working across the area to launch a brand-new four-part podcast series.  The series launched this Self-Care Week (13-19 November 2023), encourages people to make informed decisions about where…

‘Think Self-Care’ to keep well this winter, say healthcare leaders across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

10 November 2023

This Self-Care Week, healthcare leaders across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are empowering residents to “Think Self-Care” and to take charge of their health and wellbeing by making informed decisions as the dark nights and cold mornings set in.  Self-Care Week is a national annual event that raises awareness of what we can all do to…

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