Age UK ‘Sounding Board’

Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin would like to invite you to a meeting of their Sounding Board on Tuesday 19th November 2019 in The Walker Room, Meeting Point House, Telford.

The purpose of the Sounding Board is to consult with, and seek the views of, those who use Age UK services, or have an interest in the future of older people’s services in the county.

Age UK would really appreciate your views. The meeting will run from 10.00am-12.30pm with lunch provided. If you are able to attend please email or telephone 01743 233 123 ext.231

Telford Patients First Group

Telford Patients First group is very keen to attract more members to strengthen the voice of Telford and Wrekin patients.

The group meets on the first Wednesday of each month, 3pm to 5pm, normally at Dawley House, TF4 2ES. The meetings are very informal, patients voices are heard and from the discussions, issues are taken forward. There are often speakers from various health organisations to update on potential changes or to discuss any problems raised with them.

Membership is open to individual patients and representatives drawn from the GP Patient Participation Groups (PPGs) within Telford & Wrekin.

Anyone interested in joining our patient group can email or call 07954 077199 or 07770 353685.

Help shape a new musculoskeletal (MSK) service for Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin at a patient focus group.

One of the big pieces of work already under way is to look at the pathway for patients needing care for musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions – ie health problems which affect the joints, bones and muscles. Together with MSK patients, GPs and specialist clinicians, a plan has been developed to transform local MSK services and are currently commissioning a new integrated MSK service, believing these will improve outcomes and experience of healthcare for all people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin.

There will be two focus groups, one in Telford & Wrekin (17 October)  and one in Shropshire (31 October), to talk to you about these proposals, explain them to you and ask for your input to help  shape them in more detail. Your feedback is very important to help decide the final model. All adult patients or carers who use (or have used) MSK services in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin are invited to attend.

Please see below details of both focus groups, please register to attend:

Telford & Wrekin Patient Group
Wednesday, 17 October 2019, 4pm to 6pm, Meeting Point House, Southwater Square, Telford TF3 4HS. Register to attend.

Shropshire Patient Focus Group
Thursday, 31 October 2019, 3pm to 5pm, Shrewsbury Town Football Club, Oteley Road, Shrewsbury, SY2 6ST.
Register to attend.

Join our new Health & Social Care Action Group!

The group will meet to discuss and understand the effectiveness of local health and social care for senior citizens in Telford & Wrekin, responding to members’ concerns and experiences of aspects of the services where the needs of older people are not being adequately catered for. If you are interested in joining the group or finding out more, please get in touch.

Environment & Transport Action Group
Have your say by joining this action group or report any concerns you have about your local area and local public transport services including roads, footpaths and lighting.

Join the Forum’s Focus Group!
Help us gather your views. 

Telford & Wrekin Council
Join the Community Panel. 

Join the Care Quality Commission public online community

Healthwatch Telford & Wrekin
– let them know your views and experiences with local health and care services

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