ALERT - Possible Cervical Screening Text Messaging Scam (27.5.20)
We have received reports today of a possible scam. Some women are being contacted by text message, claiming to be from the call and recall service to advise they are overdue for screening. The message asks them to call a mobile number and provide personal details.
These messages are not from the NHS Cervical Screening Programme.
The Action Fraud Line has been contacted.
Prescription Ordering Direct (from 1st August 2019)
The NHS Prescription Ordering Direct (POD) service is the easy way for you to order your repeat prescription.There is no need to register; all it takes is a simple phone call which you can make from the comfort of your own home -
there’s no need to go into your GP practice or pharmacy to order.
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February 2019: Future Fit - Transformation of Hospitals
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) has welcomed a decision to transform hospital services.
The Joint Committee of Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) has approved Option 1 of the NHS Future Fit plans which means the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford will become a dedicated Planned Care site and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) will become a specialist Emergency Care site.
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Stay Well This Winter
Please click below to see useful advice and recommendations to help you stay well this winter
New Out-of-Hours Number from 17th July 2018
Patients are being asked to "Think Twice" before asking their GP to prescribe over-the-counter medications such as Paracetamol for common or short-term ailments.
Shropshire practices spend £1.3 million on medicines which are easily available to purchase from your local pharmacy or supermarkets. Patients have a responsibility to look after themselves and their children where possible, and manage self-limiting minor ailments with support from their local pharmacy if needed.
Please see the link below for further information