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Mental Health/Back and Neck Pain

Mental Health/Back and Neck Pain

Q Improvement Lab in partnership with the charity Mind are, exploring the question-"what are the experiences of people living with both mental health problems and persistent back and neck pain and how can care be better designed to best help their he...
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Feeling Down-Another way to receive help!

Feeling Down-Another way to receive help!

Did you know that if you text 07725 909090 when you are feeling really depressed, a crisis counsellor will text with you? Many people don't like talking on the phone & find it difficult to open up to friends and family. Some people would be m...
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Social Care-National Consultation Closes 26th September 2018

Social Care-National Consultation Closes 26th September 2018

The Local Government Association (LGA) are holding a major national consultation into how to pay for adult social care and support for older people, working age adults with mental or physical disabilities and unpaid carers. Years of significant un...
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Action for Children-Short Breaks (October and December 2018)

Action for Children-Short Breaks (October and December 2018)

Shropshire Community Short breaks are available from 30th October 2018 to 2nd November 2018 and 24th December 2018.  Applications must be submitted to Action for Children, Shropshire Community Short Breaks, Suite 2 Kingsland House, 39 Abbey Forega...
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Connecting Shropshire-An Update

Connecting Shropshire-An Update

In his annual Portfolio Holders Report Cllr Nic Laurens, provides an update on the Connecting Shropshire. Included in the report- information on broadband availability on new housing developments  Broadband grants available to eligible busine...
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Healthwatch Telford & Wrekin News

Healthwatch Telford & Wrekin News

On Monday 24th September, Healthwatch Telford & Wrekin will be holding a public meeting at The Glebe Centre, Glebe Street, Wellington, Telford, TF1 1JP from 6 pm-8 pm.  Key speakers attending will be presenting on the following:• Future Fit...
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Your Voice Summer 2018

Your Voice Summer 2018

Here it is! The Summer edition of Your Voice. Items on Bus Services, Future Fit, The SDN Auction plus Shrewsbury's Big town Plan and Special Olympic Taster Sessions. Log In to your account, click the link below to access a copy. Your Voice Summer...
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Mental Capacity Act (Amendment) will take our rights backwards

Mental Capacity Act (Amendment) will take our rights backwards

The Bill proposes a Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) scheme to replace the Deprivation of Liberty scheme (DoLs) which authorises the deprivation of liberty of people who ‘lack mental capacity’. The Bill will affect the fundamental human rights...
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Mental Health Illness during Pregnancy

Mental Health Illness during Pregnancy

Healthwatch Shropshire, press release and hot topic. Shropshire Maternity Mental Health Provision one of the worst in the country The Maternal Mental Health Alliance has published data that shows that the level of specialist support given to Sh...
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How 3 became 4. An update on Jess's Gang -Titan Challenge.

How 3 became 4. An update on Jess's Gang -Titan Challenge.

Last month we brought a news article about 3 Muskebears, 22 Brave Volunteers, raising funds for 3 Charities! Now we bring you news of how 3 became 4, together with information on how you can support Jess's Gang-The Titan Challenge. Those of you wh...
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Through the Doorway, Autumn Programme

Through the Doorway, Autumn Programme

Through the Doorway have many activities taking place this Autumn including Pilates,  Tai Chi, Yoga and a 15th Birthday Party on Saturday 20th October at The Lantern, Meadow Farm Drive, Shrewsbury. Most activities are £3.50 per session or £30...
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Lipreading Awareness week 10 -14 September 2018

Lipreading Awareness week 10 -14 September 2018

10th -14th September is Lip Reading Awareness week.Most people misunderstand Hearing Loss. It’s invisible – but it can change your life. You can feel excluded and frustrated, and your confidence and independence are undermined. All is not lost...
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