Health and wellbeing hub planned for Shrewsbury

Archus appointed to lead primary care 'pioneer' project

The new hub will be located in the heart of the Shrewsbury community
The new hub will be located in the heart of the Shrewsbury community

Work is expected to start soon on the development of a new health and wellbeing hub in Shrewsbury.

Archus has been appointed by NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin to provide a range of services for the scheme, including financial analysis, authoring for the outline business case, full business case development, and capacity and workforce planning.

The scheme is one of six NHS ‘pioneer’ projects aimed at creating health and wellbeing centres in the heart of local communities.

They will offer a range of joined-up health and social care services in flexible and fit-for-the future facilities. 

The projects will also demonstrate an ambitious commitment to achieving sustainability and energy efficiency in the drive towards net zero, with the Shrewsbury scheme the second NHS building in England designed to meet Passivhaus standards. 

Beverly Letherby, associate director and Archus project lead, said:

“This project is at the forefront of modern primary care delivery, promoting collaborative working, economic efficiency, sustainability, and social impact to ensure it will make a real difference to the lives and health outcomes of the local community.

“Archus has a long track record in successful delivery of business cases, with a 100% approval rating, and so we are excited to bring our skills and experience to the Shrewsbury Health and Wellbeing Hub project and to establishing a successful working relationship with NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin.”

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