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One year reprieve for Out of Hours Doctors Service in Ludlow
THE out-of-hours emergency doctor service in Ludlow will continue for at least another year.
Shropshire Group Starts Phone Enquiry line
Shropshire Star article, 28 October 2013
A new directory inquiries service that could cost less than half to call than many others, while at the same time putting money into the local health service, has been launched in Shropshire.
Shrewsbury Primary Care Centre New Location
The Shrewsbury Primary Care Centre is to be relocated due to planned construction work
Shropdoc is Praised as Shropshire's Saviour
Shropshire’s out-of-hours GP service was a "knight in shining armour" for the county when the new 111 NHS helpline went into meltdown.
Update from West Midlands regional team on NHS 111
Following the ammouncement that NHS Direct are to withdraw from the NHS111 contract, we wanted to advise you that we have firm plans in place for the future of NHS111 within the West Midlands region.
The Secretary of State's comments on out of hours care are grossly unfair and misguided, and will be met with disbelief from millions of patients who have been well served by our services over the last decade.
Out of hours organisations deal with about 8 million calls each year, care is very accessible, and includes good services to patients with long term conditions and the seriously ill.
Shropshire Star Tuesday May 14 2013
Time for action if we want to keep the ShropDoc service
Review of NHS helpline after 'chaotic' service
An "urgent" review of the NHS helpline in England will be carried out, after allegations that its service has been "chaotic" in some areas.
County pulls the plug on 111 NHS service
A NATIONWIDE out-of-hours medical helpline will not be rolled out in Shropshire for at least 18 months, an Oswestry doctor has revealed.
"Shropdoc services are provided by local GP's - and always have been since 1996".