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The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust’s (SaTH) Charity Fun Day

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust’s (SaTH) Charity Fun Day

On Saturday 7 July, The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust’s (SaTH) Charity Fun Day will take place at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital to celebrate 70 years of the NHS. The Fun Day promises to be a great event for all the family so please s...
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NHS 111 service to replace Shropdoc Out of Hours Service (from July 18th)

NHS 111 service to replace Shropdoc Out of Hours Service (from July 18th)

NHS 111 service to take calls out-of-hours across Telford and Wrekin and Shropshire from 17 July 2018 From Tuesday 17 July 2018, patients across Telford and Wrekin and Shropshire who need urgent out-of-hours medical help or advice will need...
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Public consultation into changes to hospital services launched

Public consultation into changes to hospital services launched

The public consultation into changes to hospital services in Shropshire was launched on 30th May 2018. It closes on Tuesday 4th September 2018. It is important that this information reaches the maximum number of people possible. This is not a vote, b...
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Equality for ALL Assistance Dogs

Equality for ALL Assistance Dogs

Under our news items and SDN news, we shared with Abbys' experience while shopping in Shrewsbury with Chloe, her assistance dog. The item, "No dogs allowed, but what about my assistance dog?" can be found here https://shropshiredisability.net/wp-adm...
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Would you like a table at our Table Top Sale?

Would you like a table at our Table Top Sale?

Shropshire Disability Network are giving charities the opportunity to have a table at our Table Top Sale on Saturday 23rd June at Lindale Court, Copthorne Road, Shrewsbury. For £5 this gives you an opportunity to bring in some funds for your cha...
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Will this affect you? No Wheelchair spaces on trains!

Will this affect you? No Wheelchair spaces on trains!

Rail company to run services with no wheelchair spaces… on government’s orders!  As part of its franchise agreement with the Department for Transport, TransPennine Express (TPE) will introduce two extra trains which will be inaccessible to pe...
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 No dogs allowed, but what about my assistance dog?

No dogs allowed, but what about my assistance dog?

Shropshire Disability Network share this story from BBC new. We would like to know if you have experienced similar to Abby.  Local student, Abby Cappleman is studying computing at college in Wellington, in Shropshire. She has Asperger's syndrome...
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Minimum Income Guarantee for Adult Social Care users receiving care at home.

Minimum Income Guarantee for Adult Social Care users receiving care at home.

On 30th May, Shropshire Council started consulting on proposed changes to the application of the Minimum Income Guarantee for Adult Social Care users receiving care at home. There is a questionnaire for individuals/carers and one for organisations....
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Health needs of people who have in the past or are currently experiencing homelessness.

Health needs of people who have in the past or are currently experiencing homelessness.

Healthwatch Shropshire are working with Shrewsbury Ark to look into the health needs of people who have in the past or are currently experiencing homelessness. To do this they are conducting a health needs assessment. This is a survey, which can be c...
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A Life More Ordinary-Ludlow Assembly Rooms

A Life More Ordinary-Ludlow Assembly Rooms

In 2016 Ludlow Assembly Rooms became one of six venues nationally to take part in the 'A Life More Ordinary' project, spearheaded by The Dukes Theatre in Lancaster to join with their aim and ethos to: "Give people living with dementia and memory...
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A date for all your diaries-Thursday 14th June, 2018

A date for all your diaries-Thursday 14th June, 2018

The next Shropshire Disability Network Members' Meeting will be held on 14th June 2018 at the University Centre Shrewsbury, Guildhall, Frankwell Quay Shrewsbury SY3 8HQ.  We look forward to welcoming our guest speakers: Ruth Jones from Veoli...
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Public Consultation into changes to hospital services in Shropshire set to launch

Public Consultation into changes to hospital services in Shropshire set to launch

People across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales are to be asked for their views on proposals to transform local hospital services when the NHS Future Fit public consultation is launched later this month. Throughout the 14-week consultat...
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