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Long-term health condition? Protect yourself from flu and stay well this winter
29 October 2018 11:25am
Health and social care teams across Shropshire are reminding those with underlying health conditions to stay well this winter by getting their free flu vaccine. People with certain serious health conditions are more at risk during the cold weather and flu can worsen their health problems.
Over 65 years old? Make sure you get your free flu vaccine
26 October 2018 3:36pm
Health organisations across Shropshire are reminding those over 65 years of age to stay well this winter by protecting themselves against flu. Flu is a highly infectious disease and can lead to serious complications, particularly for those who are over 65 years of age. It is vital that those eligible have it every year as the vaccine protects against different strains of flu which can change and/or evolve each year.
Five maternity hubs proposed to transform maternity services in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin
25 October 2018 3:20pm
Over 60 men, women and children attended a meeting to discuss the future of the county’s midwife-led units (MLUs). The event was chaired by NHS Shropshire’s Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Lay Member for Patient and Public Involvement, Meredith Vivian. He explained that the meeting was designed to cover the rationale for the review, what’s happened so far to bring everyone up to date, what the evidence tells us and describe what local clinicians believe is the vision for the future.
Thousands of people have their say on improving local hospital services
25 October 2018 10:38am
The NHS Future Fit consultation on improving hospital services for the people of Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales received more than 18,500 responses, local NHS leaders have revealed. The total number of responses received as part of the consultation was 18,874 – meaning more than 3% of the population served by the county’s two hospitals had their say. The figure is considerably higher than the average response rate for UK public consultations.1
Shrewsbury MLU re-opens following £500,000 refurbishment
24 October 2018 9:55am
Shrewsbury Midwife Led Unit has fully re-opened following a £500,000 refurbishment, which was designed with the help of mothers, their families and staff.
CCG Charleston dancers flap their way into the record books
22 October 2018 11:51am
Congratulations to our NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group dance team, along with hundreds of others, who have officially flapped their way into the Guinness World Records book for the largest number of people to do the Charleston at one time.
Parents urged to protect their child with free flu vaccination as winter sets in
19 October 2018 4:15pm
As winter sets in and coughs and colds begin to circulate, parents and carers across Shropshire are being advised to check their child is eligible for the flu vaccine. The reminder is being issued by Shropshire Council’s public health team and Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group, as part of this year’s national Help Us Help You Stay Well this Winter campaign.
Pregnant women urged to take up free flu vaccine
18 October 2018 9:21am
Heath teams in Shropshire are reminding pregnant women across the county to protect their health this winter by having their free flu vaccine. All pregnant women are recommended to receive the flu vaccine which can be given at any stage of pregnancy. Immunisation is safe for both mother and baby, and can also protect your baby for the first few months after birth.
Sustainability and Transformation Partnership Chair appointed
17 October 2018 3:32pm
NHS Shropshire and NHS Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are delighted to announce the appointment of Sir Neil McKay as Chair of the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP).
Calling all Mums and Dads using maternity services in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin
15 October 2018 5:11pm
Mums and Dads who are using, or who have recently used, maternity services are being asked to attend a Midwife Led Unit Review Stakeholder Briefing, along with professionals involved in maternity care. The briefing will take place at Bradbury Hall, Trinity Centre, Meole Brace, Shrewsbury on Wednesday 24 October at 10am to 1pm.