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 [...]
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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 [...]
The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Charity (SaTH Charity) is inviting people in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, and Powys to join the biggest NHS tea party yet by hosting their own NHS Big Tea on the health service’s 74th birthday. Led by NHS Charities Together, the NHS Big Tea on Tuesday 5 July, brings the nation together to celebrate the birthday of [...]
A range of health services will be available to patients in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin during the upcoming Easter Bank Holiday to ensure they get the most appropriate care for their needs. With unprecedented pressures across local NHS and social care services, the Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin health and care system continues to ask the public to think NHS 111 first or [...]
Last week saw the publication of the final ‘Ockenden Report’, which looked into failings with our maternity services, and through this column we would like to again offer our wholehearted apologies for the pain and the distress that has been caused. As a Trust, we take full responsibility for our failings and acknowledge the determination of the women and families [...]
Patients and carers are being invited to take part in Speciality Patient Experience Groups. Their views are crucial to the Trust and could help shape future services by sharing their valuable insight and perspective. The speciality groups include the areas of medicine, emergency, surgery, women’s health, maternity, and children and young people, support services and corporate services. These groups will [...]
Ben Phillips A doctor has praised leisure centre staff for using a defibrillator to save the life of a swimmer. Father-of-two Ben Phillips, pictured, suffered a cardiac arrest when he was swimming underwater at Oswestry Leisure Centre pool and blacked out. His girlfriend alerted leisure centre staff who pulled Ben from the pool. He was resuscitated by the [...]
More than 2,000 women have filled out a survey on women’s health but health bosses are urging more to take part and help shape services in the future. The survey is the first of its kind in the county and mid-Wales and there is still time to have your say with the survey closing on Friday 11 March. A Women’s [...]