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Dr Mary McCarthy: GPs are running on empty

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350 GPs, from all over the UK, gathered in London last Saturday for a Special Conference. It was called for by Shropshire Local Medical Committee to the discuss reasons for, and debate solutions to, the crisis in general practice.

Letter: Council must follow lead on broadband


The recent ‘broadbad’ (sic) report on the problems bedevilling rural connectivity that 121 MPs endorsed, including three from Shropshire, has brought some useful extra publicity to an issue that’s so important to counties such as this.

Fraudster told to pay back £120k

Shrewsbury Crown Court

A former financial controller who stole money from her employer has been ordered to pay almost £120,000 under a proceeds of crime ruling.