Shropshire Patients' Group Newsletter

Dec. 3rd 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

Next SPG Meeting

The December 2019 monthly meeting takes place Wednesday the 11th, at William Farr House, Room K2 at 5.00pm. 

Shropshire Patients Group Draft & Approved minutes here.

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SHROPSHIRE ITEMS

New Non-Executive Director 

joins RJAH. More...

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First patients scanned on new CT scanner at PRH. More....

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Enjoy Indigestion-Free Festivities say Shropshire Health Bosses. More here...

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Update from your acute hospital Trust December 2019 Here...

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Patient Access - Chronic pain is more common than you’d think. More here...

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Trust recognised for reducing its impact on environment. Here....

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HealthWatch - How is Home Care working in Shropshire? Here...

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Shropshire Star - Shrewsbury GP growth plan as another surgery is axed. More....

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BBC Health News -Scale of Shropshire maternity failings 'may never be known'. More...

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Acute hospitals becoming ‘veteran aware’. More here...

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NATIONAL ITEMS

Pulse - GP Home visits - a 21st century delivery system? Here....

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Vision UK - Fight for Sight launches survey to gather insights on personal impact of sight loss. Here....

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NHS Digital - NHS Digital publishes detailed picture of mental health in England. Here....

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PCC - Primary care networks development support. Read more...

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 nuffieldtrust - How will the political parties’ pledges to fix social care be achieved? More...

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The Guardian - Revealed: NHS plans to ration 34 everyday tests and treatments. More...

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Bristol Community Health - Midterm Evaluation of Type 2 Diabetes Peer Mentor Programme. Here....

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The Kings Fund - What have the parties pledged on health and care? More here...

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The Kings Fund - Leading for integrated care: 'If you think competition is hard, you should try collaboration. Here....

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CQC - Despite improvements in hospital care for children and young people, more can be done to improve their experience. More....

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NHS - Overall Patient Experience Scores: 2019 Community Mental Health Survey Update. Here.....

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