Shropshire Patients' Group Newsletter

August 06th 2019

Dear All,
Here is your latest copy of the SPG Weekly Newsletter. We would like you to encourage all members of PPGs to join our website  www.shropshirepatientsgroup.org.uk and to receive newsletters direct.

Please be aware, if you are not already a logged in member of the SPG website you may not be able to see some of the contents of this Newsletter, to join for free please go to   www.shropshirepatientsgroup.org.uk

Please remember that this is your Newsletter, if you have any local news you would like to share with other PPGs please send it to the Comms Team by Tuesday morning on the following email- commsteam@shropshirepatientsgroup.org.uk.

The views, facts and opinions contained in articles within this Newsletter are taken in good faith by the editors from contributors and the editorial team/SPG cannot be responsible for their accuracy, any views expressed are not necessarily those of the SPG as a whole or it's editorial team. 

We hope you find the contents interesting, as ever, your feedback is always appreciated.

Regards,

Paul

One of the SPG Comms Team.

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SHROPSHIRE PATIENTS' GROUP MATTERS

SPG Meetings:

The next meeting is on Wednesday 21st August, at William Farr House, Room K2 at 5:00. 

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SHROPSHIRE ITEMS

Patients & Visitors be aware of Road repairs outside 

RJAH. More here...

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Trust introduces domestic violence advisors at Shropshire’s acute hospitals. More....

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Renal Unit staff run 10K in memory of patient. More....

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AVAILABLE NOW: Safest and Kindest Newsletter. Here....

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 A disillusioned George Rook has implied in this Blog that he will be taking more of a back seat in his Dementia awareness campaign, he will be a huge loss. More... 

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RJAH supporting military patients with outreach sessions. More...

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Improvements made in Emergency Departments following CQC inspection. Here....

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Comms specialist to ‘run Disney’ for The Harry Johnson Trust. More....

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NATIONAL ITEMS

Nuffield Trust - Best laid plans: Will the NHS get it right this time. Here...

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Patient Access - A new campaign from Cancer Research UK is aiming to raise awareness of the cancer risks of obesity through posters. Here....

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Gov.UK - Better Care Fund: how it will work in 2019 to 2020. Here....

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Healthwatch England - How easy to use are services if you have a sensory impairment? More...

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NHS England - It’s been a real eye opener”- experiences of working in a multidisciplinary team. More...

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Kings Fund - A short history of social care funding reform in England:1997 to 2019. Here...

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Kings Fund - A citizen-led approach to health and care: Lessons from the Wigan Deal. More....

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NHS - NHS Mental Health Implementation Plan 2019/20 – 2023/24. Here.....

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CQC - NHS services delivering online primary care. More...

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PODCAST: Working With Community Pharmacies. More....

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BBC Health News - Hospitals in England set to receive £850m revealed. More....

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BBC Health News - Alzheimer's blood test 'one step closer'. More...

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BBC Health News - AI (Artificial Intelligence) may help to spot heart problems. More...

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