National Nutrition and Hydration Week – w/c 12 March 2018

The Local Health Economy have developed resources aimed at helping people to understand how to keep hydrated by drinking enough, and eating foods that contain a large proportion of water.

The resources developed by a group with representation from each Trust within the Local Health Economy include:

•             Hydration information leaflet

•             Top ten hydrating fruit and veg poster

•             What colour is your wee poster

Please click on the attachments to find out more.

Hydration Leaflet February 2018

Top 10 Hydrating Foods

What colour is your wee Poster 



Shropshire Pharmacy Needs Assessment

Shropshire Pharmacy Needs Assessment launched on the 18th of January.

The Shropshire Health and Wellbeing Board are undertaking a formal consultation on the draft Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA).  The Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) is a statutory requirement of Local Authority Health and Wellbeing Boards.  We would like to invite you to participate in this consultation, which will run from 18 January 2018 until 19 March 2018.  The PNA is a statement of the local need for pharmaceutical services and supports the commissioning of pharmacy services based on local priorities.  It is used by NHS England to decide whether there is a need for new pharmacies in the area.

PNA 2018

All enquiries, comments and feedback on the content proposed in the draft PNA should be directed by email to:

Dementia Friendly Film Screenings at Ludlow Assembly Rooms

From September 2016 Ludlow Assembly Rooms have been offering dementia friendly film screenings. Extending the welcome to all members of the public, they aim to create a warm,
enjoyable and comfortable atmosphere for those with dementia, their carers and family.
This includes; low lighting, slightly reduced sound levels, people free to move around and come and go as they please, refreshments and a 20 minute interval. Carers go FREE.

Please click on the link A Life More Ordinary dementia friendly film Jun17 – Jan18 for future screenings and information.