Category: Health

1111 Health posts found.

Norovirus – five ways to beat the winter bug

20/12/2019
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

17/12/2019
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

10/12/2019
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

05/12/2019

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

04/12/2019
Norovirus

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’

28/11/2019
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

22/11/2019
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

21/11/2019
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

24/10/2019
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

07/10/2019
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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