‘Think Pharmacy’ this #AskYourPharmacist Week say health bosses at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

27 October 2023

With over 80 pharmacies across the county, NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin is urging residents to ‘Think Pharmacy’ for expert advice for minor health concerns and for help with over-the counter medicines, as part of #AskYourPharmacist Week. #AskYourPharmacist Week 2023 is an annual national awareness-campaign led by the National Pharmacy Association and supported by NHS…

Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System (ICS) response to Steve Barclay letter on EDI roles

20 October 2023

A message to all ICS staff from Alison Bussey, on behalf of the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System: Dear colleagues, On behalf of the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System, I want to reassure you of our continued commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion. Fostering an environment across our respective organisations that…

Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin residents urged to ‘Think Which Service’ this winter

18 October 2023

Health and care leaders are calling on residents across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin to help stretched A&E and GP surgeries this winter by re-thinking which service they opt for when unwell. Launched today (Wednesday 18 October), the Think Which Service campaign urges local people to ‘Think Self-Care’ and to consider using services such as their…

Local organisations join forces to tackle high blood pressure

13 October 2023

Local health and community organisations across Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin are working together to deliver thousands of blood pressure checks in communities across the county. Teams of Blood Pressure Champions are working with lifestyle, health-check and outreach teams to connect with people in local areas to offer free blood pressure checks. By providing checks…

NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin release statement on Covid-19 testing

10 October 2023

  Vanessa Whatley, Deputy Chief Nurse for NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, said: “NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin has become aware of the recent all staff communication issued by Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust. Like other areas across the country, we are seeing an increasing number of cases of COVID-19 in our communities. This risk…

Funding success for virtual care delivery

9 October 2023

Shropshire Council have been awarded almost £1.2m from the Government’s Adult Social Care Technology Fund to support the development and delivery of virtual care, using the latest technology to support social care services for adults in the county. Shropshire Council, in partnership with domiciliary care providers, Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin ICB, My Home Life England…

Health and wellbeing organisations join forces to strengthen integrated working with the voluntary and community sector

6 October 2023

  Over 100 attendees from nearly 50 organisations in the voluntary and community sector came together this week in a bid to further strengthen working relationships on health and wellbeing. The ‘Working with the VCSE Sector: The Key to Health and Care in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin’ conference was supported by funding from Shropshire Council…

Further strike action will impact on local NHS services – community asked to continue to ‘think which service’

29 September 2023

  From Monday, 2 October at 7am both Junior Doctors and Consultants will be taking strike action, ending on 7am Thursday 5 October, so it is vital that the public continue to use services wisely. Dr Nick White, Chief Medical Officer for NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, said: “The NHS faces coordinated industrial action next week stretching…

NHS-led event shines an important spotlight on equality, diversity, and inclusion in the county

21 September 2023

“Would you have the courage to speak up?” was one of the key questions posed at an NHS system-wide staff cultural event led by equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) leads at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. The event, which was held at AFC Telford on Thursday 21 September, was a celebration of cultural diversity in…

Local NHS and Councils encourage residents to keep active

20 September 2023

Local health and social care organisations are gearing up for a day of active celebration to mark National Fitness Day, on Wednesday 20 September. Run annually by ukactive, the event encourages individuals of all ages and fitness levels to keep active and promote their physical and mental health through physical activity.  To support the event,…

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