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Acute medical floor opens at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

16 February 2023 A new acute medical floor has been opened at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital to ease pressure on its Emergency Department and improve flow through the hospital. Since it opened its doors in December more than 1,100 patients have attended the acute medical floor at the hospital. It now means that patients who would have been seen and managed [...]

Acute medical floor opens at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital2023-02-17T11:37:18+00:00

15 February 2023

We are always looking at ways to improve the care that we provide to our communities and we have now created a dedicated medical floor at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. This includes a new medical assessment area where patients will be able to receive a diagnosis, observation, consultation, treatment and rehabilitation services, reducing the need for hospital admission. The acute medical [...]

15 February 20232023-02-16T11:32:52+00:00

League of Friends presents Trust with air filter funding

13 February 2023 A charity has presented SaTH with funding for virus air filters which improve the air quality for patients on wards and reduce the risk of COVID-19. The League of Friends (LoF) of the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) has gifted nearly £12,000 for the air filters. Funding paid for four filters at RSH and SaTH bought four for [...]

League of Friends presents Trust with air filter funding2023-02-17T11:35:12+00:00

8 February 2023

This week we are shining the spotlight on our apprentices during National Apprentice Week and raising awareness about the crucial part they play in our workforce. There are a wide variety of apprenticeship opportunities not only at our Trust but within the NHS and we will be doing all we can to share the news that they are a fantastic [...]

8 February 20232023-02-09T10:03:37+00:00

1 February 2023

Congratulations to our latest cohort of international recruits for passing their exams, which means they can practise as qualified nurses.  All eight nurses from cohort one of the latest international recruitment project, passed their Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE) and we are very proud to welcome them to work at the Trust. Currently, we have over 500 international recruits that [...]

1 February 20232023-02-01T10:49:13+00:00

New-look cancer support centre at county hospital to open

31 January 2023 Ella Sadd, Macmillan Support Centre Assistant Manager at SaTH, at the new-look centre Those living with cancer and their loved ones are invited to drop into the new-look Macmillan Cancer Support Centre which is to be relaunched. The existing centre has been extended into the former Rehabitat shop area at the hospital, which is run [...]

New-look cancer support centre at county hospital to open2023-01-31T15:02:39+00:00

25 January 2023

More than 100 members of our community joined an About Health event where they found out the latest on the Hospitals Transformation Programme (HTP) and what this means for our services. Thank you to everyone who joined last night’s (Tuesday 24 January) livestream and to those who submitted their questions in advance of the session. It’s really important that we [...]

25 January 20232023-01-25T11:23:56+00:00

18 January 2023

I would like to reassure you that we along with our health and social care partners are doing all we can to keep disruption to a minimum as today and tomorrow sees strike action by nurses and the ambulance service next Monday. Nurses at our hospitals will not be taking part in the action by the Royal College of Nursing [...]

18 January 20232023-01-18T09:13:45+00:00

A&E self-service kiosks launched in pilot scheme at county hospital

17 January 2023 Self-service kiosks have been launched in a pilot scheme at one of the county’s acute hospitals’ Accident and Emergency departments to ensure that patients are directed to the most appropriate place for their care. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) has introduced the urgent care self-service tool, also known as the streaming and redirection tool, [...]

A&E self-service kiosks launched in pilot scheme at county hospital2023-01-18T11:34:26+00:00

11 January 2023

Ambulance strike action is due to take place today and we along with our partners in the health and social care system are working hard to keep our community and patients at our hospitals safe while delivering the best possible care. If you have an appointment please attend as planned unless we contact you to reschedule. Key services will carry [...]

11 January 20232023-01-11T17:37:27+00:00