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Elective orthopaedic surgery at Princess Royal Hospital

20 May 2024 Elective orthopaedic surgery at Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) is paused due to estates issues on the recovery ward. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is committed to resuming the service and we are working to restart elective orthopaedic surgery in the summer. We are sorry that patients are facing long waits for planned orthopaedic [...]

Elective orthopaedic surgery at Princess Royal Hospital2024-05-20T11:36:34+01:00

8 May 2024

Each year thousands of appointments are missed by patients, which means that others are waiting longer to be seen and it also costs the NHS money. In April alone, 1,000 patients did not attend blood test appointments at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, Princess Royal Hospital and the Community Diagnostic Centre in Telford, and Whitchurch Community Hospital. We understand that there [...]

8 May 20242024-05-09T12:32:28+01:00

Critical Care Garden reopens at hospital thanks to family’s donations

3 May 2024 The Critical Care Garden at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital was reopened after extensive work to improve access for patients, thanks to the support of charity. The kind donations of William Dodd’s family to The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) Charity enabled works to the Critical Care Garden to be undertaken. The local butcher died in [...]

Critical Care Garden reopens at hospital thanks to family’s donations2024-05-08T10:20:19+01:00

1 May 2024

May bank holiday weekend is approaching and I would like to encourage you to ‘Think which service’ should you need any health care during this time. Our emergency departments (EDs) continue to be extremely busy but more so during bank holidays. EDs are for genuinely life-threatening emergencies – for example chest pains or severe bleeding or burns. If you have [...]

1 May 20242024-05-03T11:51:42+01:00

24 April 2024

I would like to start my column this week by thanking colleagues who were involved in the launch of the first phase of the Trust’s major digital upgrade at the weekend. Work on the new Patient Administration System (PAS) started on Friday – it is a mammoth task with colleagues working tirelessly to ensure its smooth transition. The PAS is [...]

24 April 20242024-04-25T17:06:49+01:00

17 April 2024

This week sees the exciting launch of a major digital upgrade at our Trust which will long term improve the care we provide for our patients. Phase One - a new Patient Administration System (PAS) - will be introduced from Friday 19 April. It will replace the Trust’s 20-year-old patient administration system and involves over one million patient records and [...]

17 April 20242024-04-19T16:38:57+01:00

Trust to launch major Electronic Patient Record digital upgrade

18 April 2024 Hospital leaders are preparing to launch the first phase of a major digital transformation programme that will improve care for patients long term, through more modern systems. A new Patient Administration System (PAS), the first phase of the Electronic Patient Record (EPR), by System C will be rolled out at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust [...]

Trust to launch major Electronic Patient Record digital upgrade2024-04-18T16:51:49+01:00

Event to discuss diabetes and feet

11 April 2024 An event to discuss diabetes and feet is to be held by The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust with the support of Shrewsbury’s Town Mayor. It will be held on Tuesday 16 April 2024 between 5pm and 8pm at the Shrewsbury Town Football Ground, in Oteley Rd, Shrewsbury. The Diabetes Foot Care team has put together an [...]

Event to discuss diabetes and feet2024-04-12T09:37:35+01:00

10 April 2024

It is such great news that our patients are to benefit from thousands more operations when the new Planned Care Hub opens at Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford this summer. The hub is really starting to take shape and will provide a dedicated unit for our patients awaiting surgery, 52 weeks of the year. We are excited to welcome [...]

10 April 20242024-04-10T12:03:35+01:00

Patients to benefit from thousands more operations when hospital hub opens

3 April 2024 Thousands more operations will take place each year with the opening of a new Planned Care Hub at Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford this summer. The new facility, which will consist of four modern operating theatres and additional recovery beds, will enable more than 3,500 additional day case procedures to be undertaken per year. The Shrewsbury [...]

Patients to benefit from thousands more operations when hospital hub opens2024-04-10T14:13:26+01:00