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Get the Whooping Cough Vaccination

Whooping cough (pertussis) cases continue to increase and babies who are too young to start their vaccinations are at greatest risk. Whooping cough can be serious for babies and may lead to complications resulting in hospitalisation and even death. Sadly, between January and March 2024, five infants died from whooping cough. If you are pregnant,...

Think Which Service Is Best For You

If you need medical help it’s important to know which NHS service is best suited for your needs. For urgent medical advice, and to book out-of-hours GP appointments, use #NHS 111 online or call 111. Call 999 for life threatening emergencies. ➡️ thinkwhichservice.co.uk  #Shropshire #Telford #ThinkWhichService

Mental Health Awareness Week 2024

It is Mental Health Awareness Week 13th – 19th May 2024 The Every Mind Matters campaign encourages and helps us to ‘find your little big thing’ hero-ing the little things we can do, which can make a big difference to our mental health Making time for your mental wellbeing is important – and embedding these...

What is Social Prescribing and How Can it Work For You?

Your health and well-being can be influenced by various factors, including your financial situation, social interactions, and living conditions. GPs often see patients who are dealing with feelings of isolation, stress from work, or concerns about finances and housing and other issues that extend beyond the scope of traditional medical treatment.  Social prescribing steps in...

We Are An Armed Forces Veteran Friendly Accredited Practice

This means that, as part of the health commitments of the Armed Forces Covenant, we have a dedicated clinician who has a specialist knowledge of military related health conditions and veteran specific health services. This is important in helping ex-forces to get the best care and treatment. If you are ex-forces, please let your GP...

Whooping Cough (Pertussis) Vaccinations in Pregnancy

Whooping cough (pertussis) cases are rising and babies who are too young to start their vaccinations are at greatest risk. 553 new cases were confirmed in England during January 2024, compared with 858 cases for the whole of 2023. Young babies with whooping cough are often very unwell and many are likely to need hospital...

No Smoking Day – 13th March 2024

The 40th anniversary of No Smoking Day, a time for us to unite and offer encouragement and support to those on their quitting journey, is swiftly approaching on 13 March. There are over 5.3 million adults in England who still smoke, and smoking remains the single largest preventable cause of death in England. In fact,...

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