Ring NHS 111 over May Bank Holiday Weekend

Patients are reminded by NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) that GP Practices will be closed over the May Bank Holiday Weekend. GP Practices across the County will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday (6 May). There will be appointments under the extended access service for pre-bookable routine GP appointments. These are booked at aContinue reading “Ring NHS 111 over May Bank Holiday Weekend”

Whittington Music Festival

PRESS RELEASE FROM WHITTINGTON MUSIC FESTIVALIt’s less than a month till our eagerly anticipated festival of music by Dvorak and the Bohemians! If you haven’t ordered your tickets, now is the time to do so. There are still a few numbered seats available for all six concerts in the reserved front section of the church,Continue reading “Whittington Music Festival”

Local Bus Service consultation

Reduction of Local Bus Service Subsidies – Financial Year 2019\20 Shropshire Council has launched a six-week consultation into proposed reductions to its public transport budget, which would see a reduction in the number and frequency of bus services subsidised by the Council. The Council’s financial strategy for 2019/20 includes a budget reduction of £405,000 inContinue reading “Local Bus Service consultation”

Have your say on the future of the NHS in Shropshire

  Heathwatch Shropshire have just launched ‘What would you do?’; a campaign to encourage the people of Shropshire to have their say about the future of the NHS in our area and we need your help. Healthwatch Shropshire is the county’s independent health and care champion. Through ‘What would you do?’ we will seek toContinue reading “Have your say on the future of the NHS in Shropshire”

Police & Crime Commissioner Public Meeting Invitation

Oswestry Town Council recently passed a Notice of Motion as below: “Following recent serious incidents affecting public safety in Oswestry, many headlined in the local press, this Council requests that the Police and Crime Commissioner attend a public meeting, to be facilitated by the Town Council, at the earliest opportunity. The meeting to address theContinue reading “Police & Crime Commissioner Public Meeting Invitation”

Future of local hospital services secured for people of Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales

Plans have been given the go ahead today to transform local hospital services for the half a million residents of Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales to make sure two vibrant hospitals and the wide range of services they provide for people locally are kept in the county. This landmark decision will result inContinue reading “Future of local hospital services secured for people of Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales”

Views sought on future provision of Ophthalmology services

Patients and staff are being asked for their views on how Ophthalmology services, provided by The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), should be delivered in the future. Ophthalmology services are currently provided at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH), the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford, and Euston House (ICAT) in Telford; as outlinedContinue reading “Views sought on future provision of Ophthalmology services”