Shropshire Community Health News 2020-01-17T14:41:46Z /rte.asp?id=10320 Smart Media WebCentre Bridgnorth hospital team take the biscuit with Secret Santa switch /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10327
The kind-hearted admin team at Bridgnorth Community Hospital will all have one less present under their Christmas tree this year – but it’s all for a good cause.
2019-12-19T12:00:00Z Chris Hudson
Shropcom staff go the extra mile to make new directorate a success /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10326
Eight members of staff at Shropcom have been recognised for their key roles in bringing a new team together – with the presentation of a Chair’s Award.
2019-11-28T00:00:00Z Anna Chesterton
Shropcom supports International Fraud Awareness Week /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10325
Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust (Shropcom) will be embracing International Fraud Awareness Week (IFAW) by raising awareness of fraud committed against the NHS.
2019-11-15T00:00:00Z Anna Chesterton
Shropcom’s ‘speaking up culture’ praised in national report /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10324
The health organisation responsible for community services in Shropshire has seen its ‘speaking up culture’ celebrated in a new national report.
2019-10-11T11:00:00Z Chris Hudson
Falls Prevention Awareness Week /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10323
Staff from Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust will be joining other healthcare professionals across the country to raise awareness of falls next week.
2019-09-19T00:00:00Z Anna Chesterton
Shropshire Community Health in ‘Good’ shape with strong inspection report /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10321
The quality of community healthcare in Shropshire has been recognised today – with an inspection report from the Care Quality Commission which rates Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust as ‘Good’.
2019-08-01T00:00:00Z Anna Chesterton
Bridgnorth League of Friends Treasurer thanked for long service /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10320
Susan Powell, who recently retired as Treasurer of the League of Friends for Bridgnorth Hospital, has been recognised for 13 years loyal service by the Chair of Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust.
2019-07-29T00:00:00Z Anna Chesterton
Awards recognition for Wound Healing Service /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10319
A new team from Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust has celebrated a successful first year by being shortlisted in the prestigious Nursing Times Awards.
2019-07-04T16:00:00Z Chris Hudson
Shropcom celebrates after winning Healthy Child Programme tender bid /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10318
Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust staff are celebrating after being awarded the contract for the Healthy Child Programme 0-19 Service, covering Telford and Wrekin.
2019-06-07T00:00:00Z Anna Chesterton
End of an era as Shropcom Chair steps down /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10313
It’s the end of an era at Shropshire Community Health today – as Trust Chair Mike Ridley steps down after eight years at the helm.
2019-02-15T13:15:00Z Anna Chesterton
Shropcom CEO welcomes community focus in NHS Long Term Plan /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10312
The Chief Executive of Shropshire Community Health has welcomed the focus on community services in the new Long Term Plan for the NHS.
2019-02-01T14:45:00Z Chris Hudson
Bishop's Castle Community Hospital to hold Recruitment Day /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10311
A range of jobs are up for grabs at a special recruitment day taking place in South Shropshire later this month.
2019-01-17T00:00:00Z Anna Chesterton
Shropcom looking for new Chair /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10304
Applications are invited from “exceptional leaders” interested in the opportunity to lead the development of community health services in Shropshire.
2018-11-07T08:00:00Z Chris Hudson
Shropcom volunteers shortlisted in national awards /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10303
Volunteers at Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust have been shortlisted in prestigious national awards.
2018-11-06T15:00:00Z Chris Hudson
Integrated Community Services Team up for national award /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10302
A community team from Shropshire has been selected as a finalist in the Social Worker of the Year Awards 2018 as a result of their outstanding work with vulnerable adults.
2018-10-22T11:00:00Z Chris Hudson
New X-Ray equipment officially unveiled in Ludlow /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10301
A new X-Ray Suite has been officially opened at Ludlow Community Hospital in a ceremony overseen by Town Mayor Cllr Tim Gill.
2018-10-19T15:00:00Z Chris Hudson
Shropcom and Shropdoc set for launch of revised GP out-of-hours service /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10300
A new partnership between Shropcom and Shropcom and Shropdoc set for launch of revised GP out-of-hours serviceShropdoc will go live on Monday (1 October) – with the launch of a new, revised GP-led out-of-hours service for the county.
2018-09-28T15:00:00Z Chris Hudson
Putting feet first during awareness week /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10299
Podiatry teams are putting feet first this week by raising awareness around diabetic feet.
2018-09-24T15:00:00Z Chris Hudson
Shropcom leads partnership to win prison contract /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10298
Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust is celebrating winning a new contract to deliver health services at Stoke Heath Prison in a partnership with two other organisations.
2018-09-21T14:00:00Z Chris Hudson
“Friendly face” Manish wins Chairman’s Award /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10296
Manish Gajjar was recognised for his welcoming nature by winning our latest Chairman's Award.
2018-08-09T14:00:00Z Chris Hudson
New X-Ray equipment set to be installed at Ludlow Hospital /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10295
State-of-the-art X-Ray equipment is set to be fitted at Ludlow Community Hospital in the next few weeks after a key breakthrough in talks.
2018-07-04T10:30:00Z Chris Hudson
Shropcom staff celebrated at special NHS70 party /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10294
Celebration was the name of the game as Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust threw a big staff party today to mark the 70th birthday of the NHS.
2018-07-03T16:00:00Z Chris Hudson
Shropcom and Shropdoc to provide Out of Hours service /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10293
A new partnership between Shropcom and Shropdoc has been selected to provide the Out of Hours component of Integrated Urgent Care for patients in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin.
2018-07-03T10:00:00Z Chris Hudson
Community NHS staff recognised with presentations by Shropshire MP /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10292
South Shropshire MP Philip Dunne has taken time out of his busy schedule to make special presentations to three of our clinicians.
2018-06-27T13:00:00Z Chris Hudson
South Shropshire recruitment day success as 21 new staff recruited /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10291
More than 20 job offers were made to people who attended Shropcom's latest staff recruitment day for health services in Ludlow and Bishop’s Castle.
2018-05-08T09:00:00Z Chris Hudson
Shropcom and Shropdoc join forces on Out-of-Hours services /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10290
A new partnership is being formed between Shropcom and Shropdoc to deliver a high quality Integrated Urgent Care GP-Led out-of-hours service.
2018-05-02T15:00:00Z Chris Hudson
Update on process to identify new partner /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10289
Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust is progressing with its work to identify a new partner to run its services – but a final decision will not now be reached this month.
2018-03-01T15:30:00Z Chris Hudson
Volunteer for the NHS and make a difference! /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10287
Community-minded people are being invited to an information day this month to find out about signing up as a volunteer for Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust.
2018-02-07T00:00:00Z Patrick Esson
Healthcare Assistant "thrilled and proud" at getting Honour /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10286
Judith Haycocks "thrilled and proud" after being awarded a British Empire Medal for services to the care of older people.
2018-01-09T15:00:00Z Chris Hudson
Shropcom teams forego Secret Santa to make Food Bank deposit /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10284
Two of our teams joined forces and gave up the traditional Secret Santa – instead making a donation to a local Food Bank.
2017-12-19T15:00:00Z Chris Hudson
Shropcom’s ‘snow heroes’ keep the show on the road /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10283
Heavy snow has seen much of the region grind to a juddering halt. But heroic staff and volunteers have kept Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust going.
2017-12-12T15:00:00Z Chris Hudson
Service Update: Tuesday 12 December /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10282
Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust will be providing community services to essential or critical patients only today (Tuesday 12 December).
2017-12-12T11:00:00Z Chris Hudson
Keeping safe as cold weather hits /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10281
Cold weather is expected to sweep across our county this weekend – and Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust is advising people to think about their options if they need medical attention.
2017-12-08T11:00:00Z Chris Hudson
Helping our patients to park at Bridgnorth Hospital /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10279
A new camera-operated system is to be introduced at Bridgnorth Hospital in the New Year – in order to ensure more spaces for patients.
2017-12-01T13:00:00Z Chris Hudson
Diabetes patients invited to find out more about their condition /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10280
Telford residents who have Type 2 diabetes are being urged to book a place on a free course to learn what they can do to manage their condition.
2017-11-30T10:00:00Z Chris Hudson
Bishop’s Castle Hospital set to re-open /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10278
Bishop’s Castle Community Hospital is set to re-open next week – after a three-month closure for essential maintenance work.
2017-10-27T00:00:00Z Patrick Esson
Nurses Boost for Bishop’s Castle Patients /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10277
Bishop’s Castle Community Hospital’s nurses, therapists and health support workers are boosting the support provided to patients by local doctors.
2017-08-15T00:00:00Z Patrick Esson
Update on planned works in Bridgnorth and Bishop’s Castle /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10275
The next phase of planned hospital improvements works set to start
2017-07-17T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Listening, learning and improving quality together! /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10274
Working with our patients and carers to improve our services
2017-07-05T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Helping People to Manage Their Diabetes /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10273
New First Steps Course for Type 2 Diabetes
2017-06-23T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Improvement works to start at Bridgnorth Hospital /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10272
A new floor is going to be put in at the hospital next month.
2017-05-31T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Dying Matters 2017 – “What can you do?” /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10271
Our staff are supporting support Dying Matters Awareness Week 2017.
2017-05-04T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Stay Safe This Bank Holiday Weekend /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10270
Find out when your local Minor Injury Unit will be open this weekend.
2017-04-26T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Maintaining a strong reputation for fighting infections /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10269
No cases of MRSA or Clostridium difficile reported in our hospitals in 2016/17.
2017-04-21T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Chairman’s Award: Champions of Public Engagement /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10267
Congratulations to our latest Chairman's Award winner!
2017-04-03T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Running around the county for Red Nose Day /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10265
Staff will (virtually) run/cycle 125 miles for charity
2017-03-17T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Keep yourself well-watered /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10264
Supporting national Nutrition and Hydration Week 2017
2017-03-10T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Staff Awards 2016/17 /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10263
Celebrating what we do well with the winners of this year's Staff Awards
2017-03-09T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Going the Extra Mile - Staff Awards 2016/17 /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10261 2017-01-25T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers Trust Chairman reappointed for 2017 /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10260
NHS Improvement has confirmed that Mike Ridley will stay on as Chairman for another year.
2016-12-19T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Ensuring our patients get a good night’s sleep in hospital /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10258
We have joined forces with our partners to make sure our patients get the sleep they need.
2016-11-30T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Plans for the future of local health and care have now been published /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10257
The plan provides a vision of a healthier future for people across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin
2016-11-28T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Our first Chairman's Award winner is... /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10256
We have now presented our first Chairman's Award, which is part of our developing staff recognition scheme.
2016-11-24T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Sustaining Community Services - UPDATED /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10255
The Trust Board has supported plans to secure strong community for the future.
2016-11-24T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Raising awareness about using antibiotics properly /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10253
Staff are supporting a campaign aiming to get people to use antibiotics exactly as prescribed and only when needed.
2016-11-14T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Stay Well This Winter /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10252
Advice and information at hand to help you stay safe and warm this winter
2016-11-08T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Help us spread the word and not the germs! /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10251
Help prevent the spread of norovirus-type bugs this winter.
2016-10-20T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Reflecting on a successful year with our patients, staff and partners. /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10250
Reviewing the Year and AGM
2016-10-14T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Reviewing the Year: Annual General Meeting with our patients, partners and staff /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10249
Come and join us as we review the year.
2016-09-28T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Crucial Crew – preparing the next generation for the future /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10245
Our School Nurses have been helping thousands of youngsters from across Telford & Wrekin
2016-07-15T08:30:00Z Andy Rogers
Bringing back some great memories /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10244
A new Memory Corner is supporting patients at Whitchurch Hospital
2016-07-01T13:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Generous donation helps to buy new equipment /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10243
New equipment has been bought at Bridgnorth Hospital and new Pilates classes launched
2016-06-23T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers
Supporting Fit Families across Shropshire /rte.asp?id=10320&itemid=10241
New healthy weight support programme launched to support young people in Shropshire
2016-06-09T00:00:00Z Andy Rogers