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Launch of The Big 6 Initiative
13 September 2019 2:44pm
‘The Big 6’ initiative to help parents and carers tackle the most common childhood illnesses has been launched by Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). A set of easy-to-understand advice sheets on ‘The Big 6’ illnesses have been created for parents and carers to give guidance on what action to take if a child is ill.
Glowing Reports for Shropshire's Extended Access Service
11 September 2019 10:06am
Support towards new Extended Access Service at GP practices from Shropshire patients.
Patient Praise for New Initiative to Tackle Diabetes
22 August 2019 2:19pm
Two patients from Shropshire have praised The Healthier You: NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme for helping them to reduce their chances of getting Type 2 diabetes.
NHS 111 Available Over August Bank Holiday
19 August 2019 2:21pm
Shropshire patients are reminded by NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) that GP Practices will be closed over the August Bank Holiday Weekend (Monday, 26 August). Pre-bookable routine GP appointments will be available under the Extended Access Service. Pharmacies across Shropshire are also operating on a rota over the August Bank Holiday Weekend. Details of the pharmacy rota are available on the CCG’s website www.shropshireccg.nhs.uk or by calling NHS 111.
Vote for New Logo - The Choice is Yours
8 August 2019 10:42am
The Shropshire Care Closer to Home Programme Team are looking to use a new logo but would like your vote on which is the best design.
Primary Care Commissioning Committee August 2019 - Responses to Public Questions
8 August 2019 10:10am
Here are the latest questions submitted by the public relating to the closure of the Whitehall Medical Practice, Monkmoor, Shrewsbury. These were shared at the Primary Care Commissioning Committee meeting on Wednesday, 7 August, 2019.
A Good Death
25 July 2019 3:44pm
Death and dying can be a very difficult topic to talk about. Whether the person is in hospital or being supported to die at home, there is only one chance for the providers of care to get it right. Healthwatch Shropshire is asking if people would be willing to share their experiences of End of Life Care in the county. For example, did they feel that the care their loved one received was what they wanted and expected? Were they treated with dignity and did they feel listened to and their wishes respected?
Have You Packed Your Holiday Essentials?
22 July 2019 9:00am
If you are heading on a summer holiday, or spending time in the garden, the Shropshire CCG has compiled a list of summer essentials to ensure that you are prepared for any eventuality.
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.