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Help us help you this winter by getting your flu vaccination – it’s free because you need it
8 October 2018 3:02pm
Help us help you this winter by getting your flu vaccination – it’s free because you need it Health and social care teams across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are urging those eligible for the free flu vaccine to get their flu jab. The call out is being announced as the NHS and Public Health England’s Help Us Help You, Stay Well This Winter campaign launches this week (8 October 2018). Who is eligible for the flu vaccine? The free flu vaccination is offered to those who are at increased risk from the effects of flu. These include: people aged 65 and over pregnant women people with underlying health conditions children (aged 2-9) carers
Dr Simon Freeman, Accountable Officer for Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), announces his plans for retirement
1 October 2018 10:55am
Dr Simon Freeman, the Accountable Officer for Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), has today, Monday, 1 October, announced his plans to retire.
Shropcom and Shropdoc set for launch of new, revised GP out-of-hours service
28 September 2018 3:12pm
A new partnership between Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust (Shropcom) and the Shropshire Doctors Co-operative (Shropdoc) will go live on Monday (1 October) – with the launch of a new, revised GP-led out-of-hours service for the County. Shropdoc have been the local providers of this service for a long time and have now entered into the new contract arrangement with the two commissioning bodies – Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups. The renewal comes in light of the recent changes required as a result of implementing NHS111 as the single number for people to use.
Have your say on Pauls Moss development plans
28 September 2018 11:30am
Whitchurch residents are invited to have their say on proposed plans for a new housing and healthcare development in the town. A community drop-in event will be held on Friday, 5 October, at the Civic Centre between 12pm and 6pm where residents can view the suggested plans and talk to partners involved in the project.
Important announcement from SaTH - Board approves temporary overnight suspension of A&E services at PRH
28 September 2018 9:19am
Important announcement from Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH). The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust today agreed to temporarily suspend overnight A&E services at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford to ensure services are safe for patients.
Local GP Practices to offer evening and weekend appointments from 1st October
26 September 2018 1:17pm
Local GP practices are working together to offer patients more access to appointments, in the early evenings and weekends, from Monday, 1 October, 2018. NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is rolling out the national initiative called Extended Access to offer more appointments to local people. It recently held a survey and used the feedback from local people to help shape Extended Access for Shropshire.
Stoptober: Quit smoking with the right support for you
24 September 2018 3:02pm
England’s 6 million smokers* are being encouraged to take part in Stoptober, the 28-day stop smoking challenge from Public Health England, which begins on Monday, 1 October, 2018. Quitting smoking is easier with the right support. The most successful quit attempts are made with a combination of quit methods, so this year Stoptober is providing a free online Personal Quit Plan, which helps smokers find the right support for them. Click here for more information or search ‘Stoptober’ to get your free Personal Quit Plan and find the support that’s right for you.
Invitation to people living with cancer - help shape Macmillan's Primary Care Strategy
24 September 2018 1:12pm
A message from Macmillan Cancer Support We would really like to work with small groups of people living with cancer to help us think through some of the ideas for GP practice care
Future Fit public consultation closes
12 September 2018 12:07pm
The NHS Future Fit public consultation has now closed. Thank you to everyone that took the time to respond to the consultation. Please be assured that any freepost surveys that are postmarked up to and including 11 September 2018 will be considered as part of the consultation.
Temporary suspension of inpatient services at Shrewsbury MLU
7 September 2018 4:49pm
Inpatient services, including births, at Shrewsbury Midwife Led Unit (MLU) are to be temporarily suspended from 8pm today (Friday 7 September) until 8.30am on Monday 10 September. Antenatal and postnatal outpatient services will continue.