7 September 2022 An elective surgical hub is to be created at The Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford to enable more elective operations to take place and help reduce patient waiting times. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs PRH, has secured £10 million of Government funding to create the hub. The hub will be ring-fenced [...]
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Join free online course to find out more about our hospitals and the NHS – starts Thursday 8 September
5 September 2022 Kate Ballinger, Community Engagement Facilitator, talking about The People’s Academy If you are considering a career or just interested in the NHS, The People’s Academy is holding a free online course – the next course starts on Thursday 8 September. Made up of four 2-hour sessions over four weeks, this free online course covers: The [...]
It is always positive when work that is being done across our Trust to make a difference for our patients is recognised and this week I would like to share that our new ‘Living With and Beyond Cancer’ app and a maternity User Experience (UX) system have both been shortlisted in national awards. Both are excellent examples of the work [...]
Vital programme to transform acute hospital services for Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and Mid Wales moves closer
30 August 2022 A vital programme that will transform acute hospital services and improve health and care for communities across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales has taken a significant step forward. The Department of Health and Social Care and NHS England’s Joint Investment Committee has formally approved the Strategic Outline Case (SOC) submitted by Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin [...]
24 August 2022 Issued by Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System The Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Health and Care System has stood down the critical incident that was called on the 12th August. Local health and care providers responded to the critical incident by taking swift, extraordinary actions, which resulted in a significant reduction in pressure. Through system working [...]
28 July A new state-of-the-art CT scanner which will improve the experience of patients has been installed at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. The Lingen Davies Cancer Fund donated £475,000, which paid for a Radiotherapy CT scanner – one of the first of its type in the country - and an injector pump, for the Lingen Davies Centre. Stephanie Cockerill and [...]
1 July The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) has retained its Silver Employer Recognition Award (ERS) for its commitment to support Armed Forces. The scheme celebrates and recognises employers who actively demonstrate and pledge their support to the Armed Forces community. SaTH was first presented with the silver award in 2017 and this has now been revalidated. The [...]
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) has implemented 10% of actions from the final Ockenden Report three months following its publication. It follows the Trust delivering all actions it has a lead on from the first Ockenden report. The first Donna Ockenden Report, released in December 2020 set out 52 actions for delivery, and 100% of those actions, [...]
An online public meeting is to be held on Friday 24 June to discuss the proposed temporary change to the mobile breast screening unit visiting Market Drayton and Bridgnorth. The proposed change aims to help the service catch up on screening appointments following the pandemic and allows the Unit to have all the equipment upgraded in Bristol to provide a [...]
21 June 2022 Dietitians here at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) play a valuable role not only offering advice to patients but working with colleagues to ensure the best outcome for all. Dietitians Week runs until Friday 24 June and here at SaTH we have 25 dietitians and there are various specialities including paediatrics, Macmillan, community, acute [...]