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Help Shape The New Extended Hours Service For GP Practices

To help plan longer opening hours for GP practices local people are being asked how the service may look in a patient survey by Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). The CCGs are preparing plans for all … Continue reading

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SROIcial Prescribing

Kensington and Chelsea Social Council and Envoy Partnership have published a report evaluating the impact of the self-care social prescribing model using a social return on investment approach (SROI). The report finds a number of beneficial impacts including reduced avoidable need for … Continue reading

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Cancer Charity Appoints GP To Help Improve Care In Shropshire

Macmillan Cancer Support has appointed Dr Gill Clements as the Macmillan GP Facilitator in Shropshire. Dr Clements has worked in Shropshire for 20 years as a GP, including at local practices and at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. Macmillan GP Facilitators … Continue reading

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Stoptober – The 28-day Quit Smoking Campaign – Is Back

Stoptober, the 28-day stop smoking campaign from Public Health England, is back from Sunday 1 October 2017. Stoptober 2017 Stoptober has driven over one million quit attempts to date and is the biggest mass quit attempt in the country. It … Continue reading

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GP Newsletter – Call For Content (May issue)

Do you have any information which could be promoted in the upcoming GP newsletter? If so, please send through to the VCSA inbox by Friday 12th May with “For GP Newsletter” in the email subject. Please forward any news which … Continue reading

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Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Pharmacy and GP Easter Opening

The NHS across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin is urging people not to be caught out by the early Easter holiday when most GP surgeries are closed. In particular they should: Make sure they have enough of their usual prescription medicines … Continue reading

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Health and Wellbeing News from RAWM

Click here to read the latest National Health and Wellbeing News Bulletin from RAWM including:  Clinical Commissioning Groups set to take on the commissioning of GP services Support for CCGs to use grants launched Event: NCVO health commissioning masterclass, April … Continue reading

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Consultation Regarding Out Of Hours Service

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Keele University Medical Student Projects

Help train tomorrow’s doctors! An exciting opportunity for final year Keele medical students to work with a local community organisation to make a difference. Keele University Medical School are looking for community organisations who have a suitable project for a … Continue reading

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MMR vaccine is still strongly encouraged, even after results show decline

As the new school term approaches, Shropshire Council’s public health team and Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are continuing to encourage parents and carers to ensure their children are fully immunised against measles. Although measles cases in Shropshire are on … Continue reading

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