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POD Service Experiences Technical Difficulties
1 July 2020 1:03pm
Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group’s Prescription Ordering Direct (POD) service is experiencing technical difficulties. If you can’t get through on the phone please email with your prescription request to Shropshire.firstname.lastname@example.org. You will then receive an auto-response and you will be asked to provide information in your request.
Take Part In The Biggest NHS Thank You Yet
30 June 2020 2:26pm
To mark the 72nd anniversary of the NHS, health leaders at Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are inviting residents to take part in a big ‘thank you’ clap.
NHS and Councils Working Together to Restore Health and Care Services
30 June 2020 1:53pm
All NHS organisations and the two Councils in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are working closely together to bring back online some of the services that were temporarily stopped, slightly altered or that moved location following the outbreak of coronavirus (Covid-19). At the outset of the pandemic, services including local hospitals, GPs, health visitors and social care staff responded quickly by changing the way they worked. While some services are returning to how they were, some changes will need to remain in place to make sure the best health and care can be provided in the coming months and that people at the front line who provide our care are prepared to handle any future increase in cases.
#takecarewithselfcare Campaign Launched by Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Health Bosses
29 June 2020 1:49pm
A new health campaign, #takecarewithselfcare, launches today to help people self-care during the pandemic in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin.
Get Creative with Colouring Pens for NHS Anniversary Posters
24 June 2020 10:29am
To mark the NHS turning 72 on Sunday, 5 July, 2020 health bosses at Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are encouraging everyone to 'get creative'.
Plans To Ease Guidance For People Who Are Shielding
23 June 2020 1:53pm
This is the latest information provided by the UK Government on the future of the shielding programme and how guidance will change on Monday, 6 July, and again on Saturday, 1 August, based on clinical evidence.
Getting Routine Vaccinations Could Save Your Child’s Life
19 June 2020 4:43pm
To prevent outbreaks of serious diseases and reduce any unnecessary pressure on the NHS, residents in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are being encouraged by local health leaders to attend all regular vaccination appointments. NHS teams are continuing to work hard to help people to manage illness linked to coronavirus (COVID-19), but essential vaccinations for babies, pre-school children and adults are continuing as normal. Routine vaccinations are offered free of charge in the UK and are booked through your GP practice.
Update on Coronavirus Testing Guidance
19 June 2020 4:27pm
Coronavirus testing guidance Who can get tested? Testing for coronavirus (Covid-19) has been expanded to everyone over the age of five with symptoms. People can ask for a test if they, or a member of their household, have the recent onset of any of the following symptoms: a new continuous cough; a high temperature; a loss of, or change in, your normal sense of smell or taste (anosmia) The test needs to be done in the first five days of having symptoms (it is better to apply for a test in the first three days if possible). Members of the public (who are not essential workers) who have symptoms of coronavirus should use the national booking system by visiting www.nhs.uk/coronavirus.
Telephone and Online Appointments - Here to Stay?
19 June 2020 9:53am
Earlier this year Healthwatch Shropshire asked people to share their experiences of accessing General Practice appointments and using their local Pharmacy. The report highlighted that people’s experiences varied widely and there was a lack of consistent information about services and how to access them. The report has now been published.
Join Research Investigating The Psychological Impact of COVID-19
18 June 2020 12:30pm
Help shape how the NHS responds to future crises and share how COVID-19 has affected your mental health and wellbeing in this global survey. Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) and Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust have joined together for the survey. Anyone over 16 can take part, follow the link to complete the survey online and say you heard about it from CPFT: bit.ly/30TRObE