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The top five things people in Shropshire would like to see improved in local NHS services to help them lead healthier lives
16 July 2019 12:25pm
Hundreds of people in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin have shared their views on how to improve local NHS services. Easier access to treatment and services; help with making lifestyle choices; better information about support available; improved communication around prevention; and more training for healthcare staff on conditions such as mental health were the top five things people in the region would like to see implemented to help them lead healthy lives. Their views were shared as part of Healthwatch Shropshire and Healthwatch Telford & Wrekin’s What Would You Do? campaign and the findings are now revealed in a report.
Shropshire GP Services Voted Among the Best in the Country
12 July 2019 3:18pm
Shropshire patients have some of the best care and support in the Country from their GP Service according to figures published in a national NHS survey. NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group has received the latest results from the GP Patient Survey which shows that 88% of patients who responded had a good experience at their practice compared to the national average of 83%. Across Shropshire, a total of 5,080 people completed the survey with a response rate of 48%, well above the national response rate of just 33%. The survey measures patients’ experience and, in particular, looks at a range of topics including making an appointment, feedback on appointments as well as a patient’s overall experience at their local GP practice.
How to Register with an Alternative Practice - Whitehall Medical Practice (Malling Health)
8 July 2019 10:21am
How to Register with an Alternative Practice - Whitehall Medical Practice (Malling Health) Unfortunately no-one came forward to take on the contract to run the Practice so without any GPs, clinical or practice staff, it will close on Monday, 30 September. All patients have been contacted and have been asked to register at an alternative practice and here is a quick reference guide to help patients transfer to a new practice. What do I need to do now? You will need to register with a new, alternative GP Practice before Monday, 30 September. How do I find an alternative GP practice? All our practices across Shropshire have open lists, which means they can all take new patients who wish to register. You just need to check that you live in a practice’s catchment area and this information should be on the practice’s web site. We have already shared a list of our practices with Whitehall patients, but for quick reference please go to the Shropshire CCG web site www.shropshireccg.nhs.uk
Shropshire Care Closer to Home goes to Whitchurch
28 June 2019 11:21am
Colleagues from the Shropshire Care Closer to Home Programme Team have met residents of Whitchurch to discuss recent activity on the Programme and what will be coming up next.
Whitehall Medical Practice Update
26 June 2019 9:51am
Despite efforts to find a new provider to take over Whitehall Medical Practice (Malling Health), unfortunately the practice will now be closing on Monday, 30 September. NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) tried to find a new provider to run the GP services at the Monkmoor Road practice through a formal procurement process where interested parties were asked to submit proposals.
Shropshire Care Closer to Home asks for your views at Whitchurch pop-up event
20 June 2019 3:59pm
There will be a pop-up event taking place on Tuesday, 25 June 2019 at Whitchurch Community Hospital, for representatives from the Shropshire CCG to talk about local health and social care services as well as exciting developments currently underway on the Shropshire Care Closer to Home Programme.
Get Ready for Hay Fever Season Urge Health Chiefs
14 June 2019 4:37pm
Shropshire CCG urge patients to visit the local pharmacy for hay fever treatment this summer. Help and advice is free and no appointment is necessary.
Health Chiefs Help to Tackle Diabetes with New Initiative
14 June 2019 9:19am
A new initiative that can help patients reduce their chances of getting Type 2 diabetes is now available.
Eye Health Network holds Patient Listening Event
11 June 2019 9:44am
Do you use Ophthalmology or other Eye Health Care services in Shropshire? If so, the Local Eye Health Network is holding a ‘patient listening event’ at Shrewsbury Town Football Club on Tuesday, 2 July, 2019 between 4pm and 7pm.
Shifnal to have new purpose-built medical centre
7 June 2019 2:04pm
Shifnal is to have a new purpose-built medical centre in the town to replace the cramped premises of the current practice and to accommodate an anticipated increase in patient numbers from planned housing developments in the area. Plans set out in a business case for the development of new premises for Shifnal Medical Practice have been approved by Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group’s Primary Care Commissioning Committee.