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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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Be wary of COVID 19 quizzes!

Be wary of COVID 19 quizzes!

With so many people self-isolating or social distancing, online quizzes have become an increasingly popular way of people staying in touch with friends and family and providing a source of entertainment. Many people are creating and sharing their own...
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Alzheimer’s Society support – Shropshire

Alzheimer’s Society support – Shropshire

A message from David Latcham, Dementia Companion – Oswestry. David says "Here's what we are continuing to do for Alzheimer's Society": Dementia Support service – Our support workers are still actively engaging with everyone we support, ad...
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News from Signal Charity

News from Signal Charity

Sarah Thomas, Project Coordinator at the charity Signal was due to launch a new Tinnitus Group at Oswestry library today (Wednesday 22nd April) but due to Covid-19 has had to withdraw, so Signal want to offer an alternative to people in the region....
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Health, care and wellbeing support & services during the Covid-19 pandemic

Health, care and wellbeing support & services during the Covid-19 pandemic

Healthwatch Shropshire wants to know how the current pandemic is affecting people in Shropshire, their well-being, how they are finding useful information, how they are being supported, what helps them cope and how their experience of health and soci...
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State of Caring 2020

State of Caring 2020

The State of Caring Survey is the UK’s most comprehensive research into the lives and experience of carers. The 2020 survey is now open and will close on 17 May 2020. Last year, over 8,000 current and former carers shared their experience of carin...
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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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