Shropshire Doctors Cooperative Ltd (Shropdoc) is a not-for-profit company established in 1996. It provides a range of services to 600,000 patients throughout the whole of Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Powys and deals with over 200,000 calls and over 50,000 patients per year. The range of services provided by Shropdoc means they are operational, in various forms, 24/7 365 days a year and now includes North wales and Staffordshire for various projects.

The core of their services remain the GP Out of Hours service but planned diversification means they also deliver Care Coordination (SPA) to Powys, Shropshire and Staffordshire, telephony Physiotherapy triage, 24/7 Oncology helpline to Lancashire and Shropshire, patient appointment booking, daytime clinical triage, and various workforce initiatives including Urgent Care Practitioners who are being deployed in-hours to Practices not just OOH. Shropdoc has a subsidiary organisation called Caradoc which provides some non-core services, including a successful purchasing consortium which has also now extended to benefit UHUK members.

Shropshire Doctors’ Co-operative Ltd, Unit A, 3 Longbow Close, Shrewsbury, SY1 3GZ

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