Healthwatch Telford and Wrekin
Healthwatch is the independent consumer champion created to gather and respesent the views of the public in relation to health and social care. They listen to the local community, hearing about their experiences across Telford & Wrekin and use this feedback to help improve services for everybody.
If you are providing help to or are looking after a friend, relative or neighbour with practical, personal or emotional support, find out how Telford & Wrekin Carers Centre can help you with information and support.
Healthy Lifestyle Hub
The Healthy Lifestyle Hub is a single point of access to a range of health promotion and lifestyle change programs including Making Every Contact Count and is designed to improve the health and well-being of the residents of Telford and Wrekin. It also acts as a source of health information and advice to members of the public and health professionals.
Live Well Telford provides information and signposting to a wide range of services, activities and organisations in the area, to help everyone find the support they need to live healthy independent lives. You can look for information on services, activities and organisations who can give advice or practical support, help at home, health conditions, childcare information, leisure information and much more.
Live Well Telford - Helping everyone find the support they need to live healthy independent lives
Live Well Telford is an all age, online community directory, it’s a self-help tool for residents, their families and friends as well as professionals, to find information, advice and services in the local area. livewell.telford.gov.uk
Telford & Wrekin Council Adult Social Care
Information about Adult Social Care can be found on www.telford.gov.uk/asc
Health Champions are local community volunteers who care about the health and well-being of those around them. They bring their own life experiences to improve health and well-being within their communities, including circles of familites, friends and workplaces.
X-Pert Patient Program (Diabetes)
Telford & Wrekin CCG fund free patient courses for people with diabetes and their carers.
Delivered by the Shropshire Community NHS Trust, the X-Pert courses run over 6 weeks with one session of two and half hours per week.
Telford Crisis Support
Telford Crisis Network includes local service providers from public, private and third sector organisations who have agreed to work co-operatively to provide a more efficient, effective and co-ordinated network of support services for people in crisis in Telford & Wrekin
Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) works with many providers of healthcare. Locally they include:
The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (RJAH) is a leading orthopaedic centre.
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SATH) is the main provider of hospital services for nearly half a million people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales. This is delivered predominantly at the Princess Royal Hospital and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.
Shropshire Community NHS Trust (Shropcom) provides a range of community-based health services for adults and children in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin . Services range from district nursing and health visiting, to physiotherapy and specialist community clinics.
South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT) provides mental health, learning disability and specialist children's services across South Staffordshire and mental health and learning disability services in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Powys.
The Royal Wolverhamton NHS Trust is one of the largest acute and community providers in the West Midlands. The trust provides it services from West Park Hospital, New Cross Hospital and Cannock Chase Hospital.
West Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust (WMAS) is the regions emergency ambulance service.
We also work closely with Telford & Wrekin Council on health and social care issues.