Congratulations to Ian Roth for completing the Ride London cycling event on 29 May. Ian, a SaTH employee who works in medical illustration, completed the London-Essex 100-mile event in under six hours and raised over £600 for SaTH Charity’s Ophthalmology campaign. The iconic 100-mile distance is the longest challenge ride in the RideLondon programme with participants setting off from Victoria [...]
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Nicky Brierley, Cardiology Nurse, has won the charity place to run in the London Marathon for SaTH Charity. We caught up with Nicky to find out a little bit more about her and why she is taking on this huge challenge. Nicky said: “I’m 53, married with two grown-up sons and I have worked in the Coronary Care Unit (CCU) [...]
Donations of ‘Kindness snack boxes’ were delivered to staff at PRH with thanks to The Ironbridge Lions Club. This is the third dona-tion they have made since the start of the pandemic. As father-in-law to Matron Claire Marsh, John Marsh, a member of the Lions, knows first hand how busy a shift can be and how it can be difficult [...]
Prominent local artist Sue Campion presented one of our junior doctors with a print of her work and a letter of thanks after he diagnosed that she had had a heart attack. Sue attended A&E at RSH and Junior Doctor Ben Passmore-Webb was one of those to look after her. She feels that Ben may have saved her life as [...]
In March last year Steven Fisher sadly lost his battle with COVID-19. He spent a week in Ward 17 before being transferred to the ITU at PRH. Since Steve’s death, his family have been fund-raising for ITU, West Midlands Ambulance Ser-vice (WMAS) and local Long COVID clinics, set up to support patients still living with COVID-related after-effects. The family raised [...]
Rotarian Peter Love, AKA Father Christmas, boosted the Swan Fund when he shaved off his beard for three charities. Every year Peter grows a beard to take up the role of Santa and traditionally is sponsored to shave it off after his festive season is over. He is a member of Shrewsbury Severn Rotary Club which decided that the main [...]
Wilfred Cadelina, a Charge Nurse on Ward 35 at RSH, represented SaTH at a remembrance event to mark the second anniversary of when the World Health Organisation declared COVID-19 a pandemic. The NHS Charities Together service at the National Memorial Arboretum reflected upon the incredible sacrifices of health and care staff as well as the impact of the pandemic for [...]
Instead of birthday presents, a generous young man called Chester, chose to raise money to buy dolls for Dementia patients at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. The space-themed party took place at the end of January and raised over £150 for the Dementia Appeal. Lucy Davies, Chester’s Mum, said “After hearing about doll therapy for patients in hospital, [...]
We are looking for volunteers to support patients, visitors and staff at SaTH in a non-clinical capacity. Our volunteers come from a range of backgrounds and can be anyone aged 16+, we have students wanting to gain experience, people wanting to explore new careers or just those who want to give back to their local community. Become a Response Volunteer [...]
A previously unloved space has been redeveloped using SaTH Charitable Funds in a space behind Ward 32/Fracture Clinic at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. The redevelopment came from a request from the End of Life Care Team after a patient on Ward 32 expressed a wish to go outside for a final time to feel the sun on his face [...]