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Easter Opening Times for GP  Practices in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

Easter Opening Times for GP Practices in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin

Sharing important information from NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) GP practices in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin will be ‘open as usual’ on Good Friday and Easter Monday this bank holiday weekend. In support of this, pharmaci...
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Coronavirus leaflet in British Sign Language.

Coronavirus leaflet in British Sign Language.

The government’s Coronavirus leaflet in British Sign Language can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSc8SvAhaHo&feature=youtu.be The leaflet contains information on what everyone must do to help stop the spread of coronavirus....
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Gardening for Mental Health-How to manage Isolation by Gardening

Gardening for Mental Health-How to manage Isolation by Gardening

All of us are finding our lives have changed and we are looking to do new things or have a go at something while being at home, in lock down due to Covid19. Some of you may be thinking of trying your hand at "Grow Your Own", whether that is radishes,...
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Covid 19 and the Rights of Disabled People

Covid 19 and the Rights of Disabled People

Disability Rights UK have raised concerns about  that the rights of disabled people, of all ages, as set out in the Human Rights Act (1998), the Mental Capacity Act (2005), the Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act (2000), the Equality Act (2010) a...
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#HiveHug has launched on-line! What is it?

#HiveHug has launched on-line! What is it?

Shrewsbury Hive is closed to the public due to Covid19. They have a new campaign called #HiveHug. This provides online creative content and activities for people to do during the covid-19 pandemic. #HiveHug features music sessions, illustration exerc...
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 Stop the Panic Ordering of Unnecessary Repeat Prescriptions

Stop the Panic Ordering of Unnecessary Repeat Prescriptions

Health bosses are calling on people to stop the panic ordering of unnecessary prescriptions as this is stopping people who really need medication from getting the help they need. Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Telford Clinical Com...
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#SpeakUp2020 Campaign

#SpeakUp2020 Campaign

Healthwatch. are here to help make health and care better. They do this by listening to your experiences of services and working with the NHS to make the changes you want to see. We all love the NHS, but it can’t improve without your help. That’...
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New gov.uk advice on Coronavirus and benefits

New gov.uk advice on Coronavirus and benefits

Disability Rights UK have collated the three new advice articles on coronavirus and benefits. We share these with you below. These are:  Coronavirus (COVID-19): what to do if you’re already getting benefits  Coronavirus (COVID-19): what to do...
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The NHS needs to know your current experience of Coronavirus

The NHS needs to know your current experience of Coronavirus

A new Coronavirus Status Checker that will help the NHS co-ordinate its response and build up additional data on the coronavirus pandemic was launched on Saturday 4 April 2020 by Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock. People with potential...
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Telford and Wrekin-A message from Councillor Shaun Davies.

Telford and Wrekin-A message from Councillor Shaun Davies.

Councillor Shaun Davies in a message to all who live in the Telford & Wrekin area passes on his condolences to all the friends of families of those who have passed away during the pandemic. Below you will see a link where you can watch a YouTube...
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A Message from Emma Chaplin-Eye Clinic Liaison Officer

A Message from Emma Chaplin-Eye Clinic Liaison Officer

Shropshire Disability Network have received the following message from Emma Chaplin, Eye Clinic Liaison Officer: "I would like to offer my services to any of your service users who are concerned about their vision during the COVID-19 epidemic....
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Easy Read Information for People who are self-isolating

Easy Read Information for People who are self-isolating

Easy Read Information for People who are self-isolating. All this information is based on Government guidelines. See pictures below or download a PDF by clicking here COVID-19_easy_read  If you want to print this information, click here: free-d...
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