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23 Mar 2017
Shropshire residents are being urged to relieve pressure on busy county GP surgeries by using their local pharmacists as the first port of call for minor illnesses. Martin Lunt, who owns Lunts pharmacies in Shrewsbury, Craven Arms and Pontesbury said more people must trust their community pharmacy in order to avoid the stress of trying to make an appointment with their GP. Mr Lunt said: “People...
23 Mar 2017
Pharmacies are once again in the spotlight and offering to do more as the seemingly never-ending NHS crisis and pressure on GP surgeries continues to increase. More and more people are reporting sick and putting an ever-increasing strain on hospital A&Es and GPs. Waiting times can be torturous and phoning up your local surgery to book a doctor’s appointment is both time consuming and, in many...
Carole Henderson and Phyl Edmonds wow NHS conference
09 Oct 2015
The NHS could train staff in the Grief Recovery Method® to aid people who have suffered a loss, after a Shropshire woman highlighted its significance. Certified Grief Recovery Specialist Phyl Edmonds, 54, of Wellington, Telford, is currently the only person in Shropshire trained in the method, which originated in America. Phyl thinks the NHS would save money long-term if they used it. The idea,...
Steve Harris, of Carewatch Mid Shropshire, is leading the way with paper-free working
12 Jun 2015
A care expert in Shropshire is pioneering a new way of working - which sees a dream of his become a reality - as carers begin to use a mobile phone app to log care. Steve Harris, managing director of Carewatch (Mid Shropshire), dreamt up the idea of an app to reduce paperwork for his 50 employees a few years ago. Since the start of this month (June) his staff have been trained in how to use the...
08 Jan 2015
A big part of our community centre here in Church Stretton is supporting the community around us. One element of that is offering IT support - with a drop in facility operating twice a week, and then we also have a wide variety of courses on offer too. Anyone can access these courses, it is simply just a case of registering on which course you require. For further informaiton, please telephone...
23 Jul 2012
Surgery services at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust are set for a change-around this week as part of our commitment to provide the best possible care to patients across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales. A number of our adult inpatient surgery services, where patients have to stay overnight, are being consolidated at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital from tomorrow (Tuesday...
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