Category: Health

1111 Health posts found.

Norovirus – five ways to beat the winter bug

Norovirus - advice

With more cases of Norovirus being reported across the county, Shropshire Council’s public health team are reminding people, in particular children, families…

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Reminder for those eligible to take up their free flu jab

Flu jab - over 65s

Health and social care teams across Shropshire, and Telford and Wrekin, are reminding those eligible for a free flu vaccine to take…

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New allergen warning card launched

Allergens warning card

A new allergen warning card for people suffering from food allergens has just been launched. The wallet size allergen warning card, produced…

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Successful Human Library supports Shropshire residents and challenges stigma


As we approach the end of 2019, we mark the conclusion of the second year of Shropshire Libraries successful partnership with the…

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Washing throughout the day keeps the Norovirus nasty bugs at bay


Shropshire Council’s public health team want to remind people across the county, in particular children, families and vulnerable adults, of the steps to…

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Shropshire’s care providers rated ‘Outstanding’

An adult receiving social care

A further four Shropshire domiciliary care providers, commissioned by Shropshire Council to support people in their own homes, have recently been rated…

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Shropshire Council leading the way on digital inclusion

An image on a Granddaughter teaching her grandmother how to use a tablet and develop digital skills.

Shropshire Council has received £15,000 from the Local Government Association (LGA) to help residents get online, following a successful application to their…

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Give HIV the finger

HIV testing

It is National HIV Testing Week since Saturday 16 November 2019, and there are now more ways to get tested across Shropshire.…

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Shropshire Council exceeds Delayed Transfer of Care (DToC) target

Shropshire's Integrated Community Services team

Shropshire Council has again exceeded its Delayed Transfer of Care (DToC) target in ensuring that residents don’t stay in hospital longer than…

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Every Mind Matters – groundbreaking mental health platform launched

Every Mind Matters mental health launch

Released in partnership with Public Health England Every Mind Matters – groundbreaking new platform launched to support mental health, following a pilot…

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