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Think Which Service from NHS Shropshire Telford and Wrekin

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When we’re sick, we all want to feel better as quickly as possible and speak to someone who can help. There is a range of NHS services to choose from and as pressures continue to mount, knowing which one to use, and when, will make sure everyone in our local community gets the right help at the right time. In Series 1 Dr Ranj Singh and in Series 2 Dr Hilary Jones chats with the people providing these services to discover more and what they can offer.

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Think Cancer Screening

Think Cancer Screening

2024-03-1246:08

Think Which Service from NHS Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin is here to help you take practical steps to improve your personal health and wellbeing. Two guests join Dr Hilary Jones to talk about cancer screening. Dr Carla Ingram is a GP partner at Marden Medical Practice in Shrewsbury and also works as a Speciality Doctor in Breast Oncology at Lingen Davies Cancer Fund. Miranda Ashwell is the LiveLife Project Lead at Lingen Davies Cancer Fund, the main cancer charity dedicated to supporting the people of Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid-Wales as they deal with the impact of cancer on their lives. You can find out more about Think Which Service by visiting our website. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Think Which Service from NHS Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin is here to help you take practical steps to improve your personal health and wellbeing. With Dr Hilary Jones to talk about extended healthcare teams is Lauren, a dedicated Primary Care Mental Health Practitioner at The Wrekin Primary Care Network, Jo , a Community & Care Co-ordinator at Much Wenlock & Cressage Medical Practice and Megan, a Physician Associate for South East Shropshire Primary Care Network based in Broseley and Albrighton Medical Practices. You can find out more by visiting our website. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Children and young people's health is the focus of this episode from NHS Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin. Joining Dr Hilary Jones is Dr Jess Harvey, a GP Partner at Much Wenlock and Cressage and also Clinical Director of the South East Shropshire Primary Care Network and also Frances Pollard, a Professional Development Lead for Health Visiting (Shropshire 0-5 Public health nursing service) at Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust. Find out more by visiting our website. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Think women's health

Think women's health

2023-11-1030:48

Series 2 of Think Which Service from NHS Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin is here to help you take practical steps to improve your personal health and wellbeing. Joining Dr Hilary Jones to discuss women's health including menopause and women's screening services is Dr Melanie Thompson who is a GP Partner at Woodside Medical Practice in Telford and Dr Ritchie who is a Consultant Gynaecologist at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. Find out more by visiting our website. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Think mental health

Think mental health

2023-05-1836:55

Dr Ranj is talking about mental health with Alison Bussey who is the Chief Nursing Officer for NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin and Caroline Dugen-Williams, accredited cognitive and behavioural psychotherapist, accredited CBT supervisor and registered mental health nurse. What are the main misconceptions about mental health? How can you improve your mental wellbeing and detect problems early? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Think self-care

Think self-care

2023-05-1826:46

Joining Dr Ranj is Dr Nick White, Chief Medical Officer for NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin and Dr Jenna Middleton who works as a GP with an extended role in MSK Medicine at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital in Oswestry. In this episode we chat about what you can do to help yourself stay active and well, advice for those working from home and the importance of exercise for maintaining good physical and mental health. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Think digital health

Think digital health

2023-05-1839:03

Dr Masood Ahmed, Chief Digital Information Officer for NHS Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Dr Ewa Truchanowicz, Managing Director of Dignio UK join Dr Ranj to talk about our digital health. How can digital healthcare services benefit the patient and the health professional? How can technology and online resources be utilised to support people in receiving urgent or emergency care from the right place?  Find out what is on offer and what the future holds in this area. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
You probably don' realise just how much a pharmacy can help with a range of longer-term conditions and minor concerns. If required, they can also help you decide which service to use or whether you need to see a local GP or visit A&E. Dr Ranj chats with Dr Charlotte Hart, a GP partner at Radbrook Green Surgery in Shrewsbury and is the Clinical Director of Shrewsbury PCN. Dr Hart is a recognisable face of general practice within the local area and is Clinical Lead for one of the major primary care change programmes locally, regularly appearing in both the written and spoken media. Also joining Dr Ranj is Nigel Dugmore who is the superintendent pharmacist at Donnington Pharmacy in Telford and was awarded a British Empire Medal in 2021 for his efforts during the Covid-19 pandemic. The award specifically recognised the setting up of a team of volunteers to support shielding and vulnerable patients, as well as ensuring the delivery of more than 3,000 prescriptions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
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