29 February 2024 Becky Mammone, AHP PEF, and Heather Rushworth, PEF Lead for Preceptorship A prestigious charter mark has been awarded for the Preceptorship Programme of a Trust, which runs the county’s two acute hospitals. Heather Rushworth, Senior Practice Education Facilitator (PEF) for Preceptorship, led the Non-medical Education Team at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) through [...]
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Strike action continues until tomorrow morning (Thursday) and we are doing all we can to reduce the significant disruption to our services. We, along with other healthcare organisations, are working hard at this time to deliver the best possible care. Junior doctors who are members of the British Medical Association (BMA) have been striking since last Saturday 24 February to [...]
Further strike action by junior doctors starts this weekend and we, along with other healthcare organisations, will be working hard to deal with the pressure and disruption. Junior doctors who are members of the British Medical Association (BMA) will be striking from 7am on Saturday 24 February to 11.59pm on Wednesday 28 February. Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association (HCSA) will [...]
22 February 2024 A breast surgeon at the Trust, which runs the county’s two acute hospitals, has been awarded a £150,000 research grant for her work to improve breast cancer outcomes and enhance lifestyle support for patients. Blossom Lake, a Breast Surgical Specialist, is one of five Research Fellows at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH). The National [...]
22 February 2024 Issued by Shropshire Telford and Wrekin Integrated Care System The NHS in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin is urging people to be aware and prepared for the upcoming strike action, which will cause significant disruption to local services. Junior doctors will be taking strike action from 7am on Saturday 24 February to 7am on Thursday 29 February 2024. [...]
Our Trust is currently building a unit to house a new gamma camera which is fantastic news as it will increase our capacity for cancer screening and lead to a reduction in waiting times for our patients. It is the largest single investment in Nuclear Medicine that Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin has seen historically and will ensure that this vital [...]
12 February 2024 A unit is being built at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital to house a new gamma camera which will increase capacity for cancer scanning and reduce waiting times for patients. Work is progressing on the £3.6 million project and the unit is being built in Evolution Road on the hospital site, which is run by The Shrewsbury and Telford [...]
We have welcomed 10 internationally-trained midwives to our Trust who are a fantastic addition to maternity services. They bring a more diverse element to our workforce as well as being more representative of our local communities. Each midwife has been through an extensive induction and training period to equip them for practice in the UK. They are currently working [...]
7 February 2024 A director at the Trust, which runs the county’s two acute hospitals, and his son tackled thunderstorms, sleet and altitude sickness to climb Africa’s highest peak Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for charity. Nigel Lee, Director of Strategy and Partnerships at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), and his son Flight Lieutenant Tom Lee [...]
We have seen a rise in the cases of measles in our communities and are urging you all to take all the precautions that you can to protect yourselves and others. Measles is a highly infectious viral illness - it can affect anyone but is most common in children. It spreads very easily among those who are unvaccinated and can [...]