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Are you shielding? The rules have changed!

Are you shielding? The rules have changed!

Over 2 million people have been isolating because they are extremely vulnerable and need maximum protection from covid19. The rules have now been lifted enabling you to go outside once a day with those who live with you. If you live on your own, you...
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Coronavirus (Covid19) How to get a test (inc Easy Read)

Coronavirus (Covid19) How to get a test (inc Easy Read)

If you have symptoms of Coronavirus (Covid19) you can get a throat and nose swab test to confirm whether you currently have the virus. This is part of the 5-pillar strategy for coronavirus testing. Testing is most effective within 3 days of symptoms...
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Shropshire Disability Network June 2020 Meeting-Cancelled

Shropshire Disability Network June 2020 Meeting-Cancelled

Please note, our meeting due to take place on Thursday 11th June 2020 at The Movement Centre, Building 106, Robert Jones & Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital, Gobowen, Oswestry, SY10 7AG  has been cancelled due to the Covid19 pandemic. Plans ar...
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Have you a Hospital Appointment pending?

Have you a Hospital Appointment pending?

Over the last  11 weeks, many hospital appointments have been cancelled due to the Covid19 pandemic but now some appointments are being rearranged and are starting to go ahead. ATLA The Association of Teachers of Lipreading to Adults say: "I...
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Albrighton Trust opens for Fishing

Albrighton Trust opens for Fishing

News from Albrighton Trust and Moat. "We are delighted to announce that we will be re-opening for fishing from Monday 1st June. (Monday - Friday, 9 am - 4.00 pm) Unfortunately we cannot offer coached angling during the present crisis, as there wil...
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Stay Safe in June including Easy Read poster.

Stay Safe in June including Easy Read poster.

This easy read poster "Stay Safe in June" tells us about the new rules in England for June. The Government has updated the rules and we can now see more people but please be careful and remember Social Distancing still applies.  You can now meet...
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Learning Disabilities Programme

Learning Disabilities Programme

Telford & Wrekin Council want to provide quality support in a personalised way so that people with a Learning Disability, their families and carers, can receive the assistance they need to in a way that enhances their independence and enables the...
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Help is Available this Bank Holiday, Contact NHS 111

Help is Available this Bank Holiday, Contact NHS 111

GP's in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin  want you to know ‘Help is available this May bank holiday.’ Friday 8th May 2020 NHS 111 will be available to contact, and practices will be open across the county during normal opening times, although you...
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Suspicious Email Reporting Service (SERS)

Suspicious Email Reporting Service (SERS)

Please be aware and remain vigilant of phishing emails. One of the many scam emails currently in circulation purports to be from the TV Licensing advising to cancel direct debits. These messages may look like the real thing but are malicious. Once c...
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Help Shape our Work-Versus Arthritis

Help Shape our Work-Versus Arthritis

People with arthritis experience pain that has a huge impact on everyday life. People also say that the pain they experience is not understood by their friends, family or healthcare team.Versus Arthritis say- This must change. Versus Arthritis is co...
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DR UK says sign the petition to increase disability benefits

DR UK says sign the petition to increase disability benefits

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Government announced an temporary emergency increase of £20 a week for both Universal Credit and Working Tax Credits.  DR UK syas "Although DR UK welcomes this increase, by doing so, they are discriminatin...
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Take 2’ steps away from others.

Take 2’ steps away from others.

‘Take 2’ steps away from others when you are out and about, say health bosses at Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). In the latest campaign launched by the county’s health commissioners, the public are reminded...
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