The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) has secured a grant from Health Education England to launch a new Volunteer to Career Programme. The initiative aims to support individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare sector, particularly in midwifery. Rachel Higgins, the Project Lead, and Rachel Armstrong, the Clinical Lead, are excited to lead the [...]
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The residents of STAR Housing’s supported living community at Wilkinson Avenue, Broseley have made an incredible donation to the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital (SaTH) charity, raising an amazing total of £870 to support the Haematology unit at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. Ernest Wilkie, a resident at Wilkinson Avenue, wanted to give back to the unit where he received treatment. With [...]
Ron Haseman, a patient treated at the Haematology Unit, sadly passed away in February 2023 after a two-year battle with Myelodysplasia and Acute Myeloid Leukemia. His family have raised £3,000 for SaTH Charity in loving memory of Ron. His family said: “Instead of funeral flowers, we know that Ron would have loved to help raise funds to enable the Haematology [...]
On Sunday 4 June the first annual SaTH Charity staff football tournament took place at Shrewsbury Sports Village, netting an incredible £1,000. Organised by porter, Mark Rawlings, almost 100 colleagues took part, with 10 teams playing in total. Julia Clarke, Director of Public Participation, said: “I really enjoyed the tournament – all the teams showed remarkable team spirit and enthusiasm, [...]
Robert Wright’s Inspiring Marathon Run Honours Daughter Maisie, Supports SaTH Charity’s Children’s Oncology Fund
Robert Wright holding his medal Robert Wright, a supporter of SaTH Charity’s Children’s Oncology Fund, demonstrated his unwavering dedication by participating in the Manchester Marathon on April 16th. The event held significance for Robert as he embarked on this feat to pay tribute to his daughter, Maisie who bravely battled cancer and received exceptional care on the Children's [...]
The Public Participation Team at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital (SaTH) have been celebrating their relationship with Telford College and some of their amazing students that volunteer with us across both hospital sites. Poppy Horrocks, Young Volunteer Project Lead, was invited to Telford College to talk to students and see their simulation suite and simulation doll ‘Betty’. Poppy spoke to [...]
The Trust Annual Recognition Week has continued on Tuesday 8th with our Volunteer Recognition Event, where we recognised all of our volunteers who give up their time to support our colleagues and enhance patient experience across our hospitals. We heard from volunteers at the Trust about their role and what it means to them and our patients, volunteer highlights from [...]
Funds from SaTH Charity are supporting a falls prevention trial within the Trust. Almost £1500 has been invested in the trial so far. Falls are the most common adverse event in acute hospitals, with over 400 individual factors contributing to cause a patient to fall. Identification and close observation of patients at a higher risk of falling can help prevent [...]
A couple raised £750 for RSH’s Colorectal Department at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital after asking guests to make donations rather than give gifts at their 50th wedding anniversary celebrations. Former patient Jonathan Mills and his wife Ann present £750 cheque to the Colorectal Department - Julie Powell and Kirsten McArdle Former patient Jonathan Mills and his wife Ann held [...]
NHS Charities Together asked the NHS Charities of Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin to identify local charities who could support patients in the community. This resulted in NHS CT awarding a grant of £227,000 to support nine local charities. SaTH Charity led on the management and distribution of the grant. One local charity whose bid was successful was the Shrewsbury [...]