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Shropshire Care Closer to Home Update
26 March 2020 4:32pm
An update on the Shropshire Care Closer to Home Programme.
A Welcome Return to Roushill for Riverside Medical Practice
26 March 2020 3:50pm
Riverside Medical Practice have reopened following the recent flooding in Shrewsbury town centre.
‘No Need to Stockpile or Panic Buy Paracetamol’ say Health Bosses
26 March 2020 10:21am
Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin CCGs are urging people not to panic buy and stockpile paracetamol when they go to the shops. There is enough in the supply chain, however panic-buying is causing problems with the national supply chain.
Coronavirus and Vulnerable Groups
25 March 2020 4:45pm
Important information in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19) and vulnerable groups.
Stop the Panic Ordering for Repeat Prescriptions
24 March 2020 1:19pm
Health bosses are calling on people to stop the panic ordering of unnecessary prescriptions as this is stopping people who really need medication from getting the help they need. Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Telford Clinical Commissioning Group both have separate Prescription Ordering Services, known as POD. Both services are being flooded with inappropriate requests with people stockpiling and trying to reactivate old prescription requests which are years out-of-date.
Announcement of COVID-19 related death
24 March 2020 12:00pm
Dr Arne Rose, Medical Director at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), said: “Sadly, we can confirm that a man who was being cared for at the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford and had tested positive for COVID-19, has died. “The patient, who died on 21 March, was in his 40s and had underlying health conditions. "
Advice and Guidance Shared by Shropshire Health Boss on Coronavirus and How People Can Stay Safe
24 March 2020 9:19am
Dr Julian Povey, GP and Chair of Shropshire CCG speaks to Jim Hawkins on BBC Radio Shropshire about coronavirus and how people can stay safe.
Important information for Patients Booking Appointments at GP Practices during the Coronavirus Outbreak
20 March 2020 3:49pm
Important information for patients booking appointments at GP Practices during the coronavirus outbreak Do not go to your practice if you think you may have coronavirus or have any of the symptoms which are a new persistent cough and/or a fever There is information on what to do at www.nhs.uk/coronavirus or the government website. This means you can quickly get help and advice without leaving home or potentially putting others at risk, particularly vulnerable groups such as the elderly, those with underlying medical conditions, and pregnant women. There is also lots of information on a whole range of health issues and conditions at http/111.nhs.uk/ along with details on how to treat symptoms and where to get help.
Email Address for Shropshire Prescription Ordering Service
20 March 2020 12:12pm
An email address has been set up for patients trying to contact the Shropshire Prescription Ordering Service (POD) to help manage the unprecedented demand on the phone lines. For those who are unable to join the phone queue for the POD service please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Important information about the coronavirus (COVID-19)
18 March 2020 12:58pm
The NHS in Shropshire and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to protect patients, our community and NHS staff while ensuring as many services as possible are available to the public. If you have symptoms associated with coronavirus including a new continuous cough and a high temperature, you are advised to stay at home for seven days. Please do not book a GP appointment or attend your GP practice.