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You will find a comprehensive list of all the services the Trust currently provide below; please use the drop-down box to select the service you are interested in and click "Go" to be taken to that specific service page.

In line with the Freedom of Information Publication Scheme, this list includes both "clinical services provided and/or commissioned" as well as "non-clinical services".

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Adults & older people
Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust provides a range of dedicated and specialist services for adults and older people across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin.
Alcohol and drugs
Find out where to get support for drug and alcohol misuse in Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin area

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Bishop's Castle Community Hospital
Bishop's Castle Community Hospital is a small 16-bed hospital in southwest Shropshire. The hospital is split into two areas: In-patients and Out-patients (both are clearly signposted).
Brain injuries, strokes & neurological conditions
Shropshire Rehabilitation Centre provides services for people suffering from acquired brain injuries, stroke, neurological conditions and chronic fatigue syndrome.
Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding advice and support including contact details and out of hours peer support.
Breathing (respiratory)
This is a service to patients who have Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. How we support patients in their own homes and help to be discharged from hospital.
Bridgnorth Community Hospital and MIU
This hospital has an MIU and Xray in the same building with specific opening times which you can find below. The hospital itself is open 24/7 with specific visiting times.

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Child Development Centres
Find out what types of assessments and interventions are available, who can provide a referral including address and contact details for the centres.
Children's community physiotherapy
Find out more about these services, most common conditions and who can refer a child or young person to this service.
Children's constipation service
Includes details on how this service supports you and your child with a diagnosis of childhood idiopathic constipation.
Children's doctors
Our service is for children and young people aged 0-16 years old but this extends to under 19 years for children with complex neurodisability educated full time in specialist provision.
Children's nursing care at home
Information on the care and support community children's nurses provide for children and young people e.g. stoma care, intravenous drug regimes or home ventilation
Children's occupational therapy
Patients & carers information for our Children's Occupational Therapy service. Includes where the service is based, clinic locations, referral information, and a range of helpful patient information leaflets.
Children's phlebotomy service
Information for parents and carers including how to apply the numbing cream
Children's psychology
The children's psychology service delivers specialist treatment for children with serious, life-threatening or significant physical health problems and their families, aimed at helping them to cope with and adjust to their conditions.
Children's Public Health Nursing serivce
The overall purpose is to achieve the best health and well being for children from birth to 5 years of age, by identifying health needs and promoting healthy lifestyles
Children's speech and language therapy
Find out what services are provided by children's speech and language therapy in Shropshire. Includes information on who can refer and how to self-refer.
Community Dying Well Fund
End of life care group charity group donation details and latest events
Community equipment services (CES)
Do you or your loved one need aids or equipment to be able to live at home? Find out what services are available and who to contact
Community equipment services and moving & handling
Do you or your loved one need aids or equipment to be able to live at home? Find out what services are available and who to contact
Community hospitals and health centres
The Trust runs four community hospitals - in Bishop's Castle, Bridgnorth, Ludlow and Whitchurch - as well as the Oswestry Health Centre. Find more details here
Community Matron Service
Interdisciplinary Teams who deliver nursing care at home (adults & older people)
Continence
If you are suffering from bladder or bowel problems, contact our team of specialist nurses directly. Find out more about this service and who to contact in your area.

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Day surgery
Day surgeries are done under local anesthetic. Here you find examples of types of minor operations that can be done at the Bridgenorth hospital day surgery unit
Dementia
Are you caring for a person with dementia? Find out how admiral nurses can support you with practical advice and skills as well as psychological support.
Dental treatments
The service provides a full range of dental care to both children and adults with special care needs.
Dental treatments for Children
The Service provides a full range of dental care to both children and adults with special care needs in Bridgnorth, Dawley, Oswestry and Shrewsbury
Dental treatments for young adults and teenagers
The Service provides a full range of dental care to both children and adults with special care needs at Bridgnorth, Dawley, Oswestry and Shrewsbury.
Diabetes
Services offered by the diabetes specialist nursing team including STILE education programes for Type 1 diabetes and X-PERT courses for Type 2 diabetes
Dudley School Nurses
Dudley School Nurses are based within the secondary schools across the Borough of Dudley to increase our accessibility and visibility for children and young people.
Dying Well
Palliative and End of Life care is provided every day by all clinicians and carers. Patients are seen in their own home or in the Community Hospitals.

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Ear, nose and throat (ENT) conditions
Find out what specialist care for a range of ENT problems you can receive as part of our Advanced Primare Care Services without having to go to a hospital.
End of Life care
Palliative and End of Life care is provided every day by all clinicians and carers. Patients are seen in their own home or in the Community Hospitals.

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Falls Therapy Service
Falls prevention service information for adults living in Shropshire. Includes useful links for everyone interested in reducing the risks of falling.
Family nurse partnership - Young parents
Information on help available to you if you live in Telford and Wrekin and Shropshire, are 19 or under and expecting your first baby up until your baby is two years olD

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Health Assessments (DAART)
The service is provided to adults (over 18s) living in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin or other areas served by Shropshire Community Health Trust, including some areas of mid-Wales.
Health Child Programme 0-19 service
The overall purpose is to achieve the best health and well being for children from birth to 5 years of age, by identifying health needs and promoting healthy lifestyles
Health Visiting
The overall purpose is to achieve the best health and well being for children from birth to 5 years of age, by identifying health needs and promoting healthy lifestyles

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Immunisation team
Information on what vaccinations are offered to school children at different ages, including HPV vaccinations, children's flu vaccine and school leaver boosters.
Infection Prevention and Control
The Infection Prevention and Control Team provides specialist infection prevention and control (IPC) support and advice for all clinical and support services provided by the Trust.
Integrated Community Services
The Integrated Community Services team provides short-term support after you are discharged from hospital to home.

K

Keeping healthy
Take a look at the services we provide for people who live in Shropshire to keep healthy. In Telford and Wrekin, the services are provided by the local council.

L

Learning disability help
We aim to ensure people with learning disabilities have access to the same community health services as everyone else. Find out what we do to help and who to contact
Looked After Children (LAC)
We provides statutory looked after children health review assessments for those aged 0-18 years. We provide advice to children in care, foster carers, health and social care colleagues, on the health needs of children & young people in care.
Ludlow Community Hospital and MIU
This hospital has an MIU and Xray in the same building with specific opening times which you can find below. The hospital itself is open 24/7 with specific visiting times.

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Moving and Handling
Do you or your loved one need aids or equipment to be able to live at home? Find out what services are available and who to contact

N

Nursing care at home
Interdisciplinary Teams who deliver nursing care at home (adults & older people)

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Oswestry Health Centre and MIU
This health centre has an MIU and Xray in the same building with specific opening times which you can find below.

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Palliative care
Palliative and End of Life care is provided every day by all clinicians and carers. Patients are seen in their own home or in the Community Hospitals.
Physiotherapy
Clinic physiotherapy overview: general information relating to routine treatment, detailing who is involved and how the service functions. This includes outpatient, musculoskeletal (MSK), women's health, respiratory, and neurological rehabilitation treat
Podiatry & foot health
Includes list of services and clinics, from children's gait to diabetic foot screening. Normal toe nail cutting is not a service we offer.
Post-op care and rehabilitation
This section includes relevant patient and carer information and appropriate contact details if you or a family member or friend is in need of rehabilitation care.
Prison healthcare
Prison healthcare: delivering a Primary care health service for prisoners in custody. Find out what range of nurse and GP led interventions are offered.
Protecting adults
Includes contact details for the adult safeguarding team in Shropshire and in Telford and Wrekin

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Routine dental treatment
The Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust Dental Service directly provides a range of NHS dental services.
Routine treatment
By routine treatment we mean care that we provide regularly and care that is planned - which is often very different than with urgent care that is not planned.

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School Nursing
Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust provides a caring and responsive School Nursing Service across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Dudley.
Shropshire School Nurses
The Shropshire School Nursing Service takes over their care from the Health Visitor at the age of 5.
Sleeping Disorders
We offer diagnostic tests in the form of sleep studies and review of these reports to determine the need for further intervention for a Sleep Apnoea (Apnea) disorder.
Specialist referrals (APCS)
Information on advanced specialist treatments that we are able to offer in primary care - meaning these do not require hospital treatment.
Specialist treatment & long term conditions
These services are for patients who need very specialist support and care in order to manage an acute health condition or to reduce the possibility of becoming poorlier
Supported Self-Management
Self-management resources for people suffering from joint and/or muscle aches and pains

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Teenagers and young adults
Teenagers and young adults often need special advice, care and support when it comes to health issues.
Telford Musculoskeletal Services (TeMS)
Telford Musculoskeletal Service (TeMS) is for people with musculoskeletal conditions affecting joints, bones and muscles.
Telford School Nurses
The Telford School Nursing Service takes over their care from the Health Visitor at the age of 5.
TeMS Rheumatology
Overview of the range of treatment and diagnostics TeMS Rheumatology offers, such as bone density scanning, ultrasound, MRI and nerve conduction studies

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Wheelchair and Posture Service
Shropshire Wheelchair and Posture Service is a clinically-led service which meets the posture and mobility needs of people with a long term disability of all ages across the whole of Shropshire.
Whitchurch Community Hospital and MIU
This hospital has an MIU and Xray in the same building with specific opening times which you can find below. The hospital itself is open 24/7 with specific visiting times.
Women's Health
Advanced Primary Care Services offers specialist care for a range of gynaecological conditions, but who do not require hospital treatment.
Wounds, ulcers & pressure sores
Information on tissue viability services including who to contact if you want to self refer. Includes video of the key points how to prevent pressure ulcers
Next review due: 1 September 2020