Category: Health

1085 Health posts found.

Views sought around fairer costs for care beds

Care assistant

Shropshire Council has launched a public consultation to look at ways to develop a ‘fairer’ cost for residential and nursing beds. The…

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Dementia support group test out new Shared Memory Bags at launch

Memory bags launch

Members of Oswestry’s Trailblazers group had the opportunity last week (Friday 8 March 2019) to try out the newly-launched Shared Memory Bags…

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Unique local health team is making national waves – and it’s a community team based in the hospital

Dr Finola Lynch LR

Joint news from: Shropshire Council, Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group,  Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust. A unique team which is…

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Every day is different: why we love working in adult social care

Every day is different when you care - campaign

Staff supporting a new national campaign are encouraging potential new recruits to consider social care as a career choice. The “Every day…

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Advice following an outbreak of equine influenza


It was reported in the media yesterday (Thursday 7 February 2019) that the British Horseracing Authority has announced a temporary suspension on…

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Regional social prescribing conference hailed great success

Social prescribing - regional conference

Over 120 health and social care leads and organisations from across the West Midlands and East Midlands came together at a regional…

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Shropshire Council responds to outcome of Future Fit decision


Statement from Councillor Peter Nutting, Leader of Shropshire Council A key priority for us as a council is to help improve the…

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Cold weather and snow this week – advice about staying safe and well


With many parts of England receiving another bout of cold weather and snow this week (from today, Tuesday 29 January 2019), Shropshire Council’s public health…

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Shropshire’s Great Outdoors annual public survey

An image of two people walking in the Shropshire Countryside. Shropshire's Great Outdoors are asking residents to take part in the annual survey that will help Shropshire Council identify where to prioritise resources.

Shropshire’s Great Outdoors are asking for your feedback about rights of way, parks, play areas and countryside so they can understand what…

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Big Energy-Saving Week – information and advice available in Shrewsbury on Saturday 19 January

Energy Saving advice stall

Information and advice on saving money and keeping warm in the home will be available to residents in The Square, Shrewsbury on…

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