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Family of Steven Fisher visit hospital to give their thanks

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 [...]

Family of Steven Fisher visit hospital to give their thanks2022-03-23T16:36:28+00:00

Santa’s a cut above for fundraising

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 [...]

Santa’s a cut above for fundraising2022-03-23T16:32:45+00:00

Wilfred at service to mark incredible sacrifices of health and care staff

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 [...]

Wilfred at service to mark incredible sacrifices of health and care staff2022-03-23T16:21:22+00:00

Chester’s Fundraising is ‘out of this world’

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, [...]

Chester’s Fundraising is ‘out of this world’2022-03-02T21:23:48+00:00

Volunteers Needed

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 [...]

Volunteers Needed2022-02-02T16:23:44+00:00

Lavender Garden opens for staff and patients

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 [...]

Lavender Garden opens for staff and patients2022-02-02T16:10:54+00:00

A former COVID-19 patient has raised over £3000 for SaTH Charity.

On 13th November Hefin Richards walked from his home in Llandrinio to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital for SaTH Charity. This achievement is very special as 12 months earlier he was in ITU battling COVID-19 and unable to take even just a few steps. Hefin credits Ward 32 & ITU as heroes who saved his life. Hefin Richards said “12 months ago [...]

A former COVID-19 patient has raised over £3000 for SaTH Charity.2022-02-02T16:26:56+00:00

Sally Jamieson raises over £2500 for the SaTH Charity Breast Cancer Fund

Former patient, Sally Jamieson, has been raising money for the SaTH Charity breast cancer fund since she was diagnosed in 2016 and has now raised over £10,000. The money was raised from various events including a carboot, a Halloween Hunt for Radbrook School, a raffle, and a spooky trail which was organised in partnership with Hickorys Smokehouse. In the family [...]

Sally Jamieson raises over £2500 for the SaTH Charity Breast Cancer Fund2021-11-22T13:55:18+00:00

Trust moves The People’s Academy online

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is relaunching its award-winning People’s Academy as an online course in November 2021. The People’s Academy has been successful in helping local people understand more about the NHS and their local hospitals and will be delivered in a series of four two-hour sessions over four weeks using Microsoft Teams: The NHS Our [...]

Trust moves The People’s Academy online2021-10-15T16:51:45+01:00

SaTH Volunteer Team are working in partnership with St John Ambulance

The Volunteer Team are working in partnership with St John Ambulance to deliver the NHS Cadets Programme at SaTH. This programme targets young people aged 14-18 from communities that are underrepresented within the health eco-system to inspire them into pursuing a career in the NHS, whether that is in a clinical or non-clinical setting. As part of the advanced programme, [...]

SaTH Volunteer Team are working in partnership with St John Ambulance2021-10-15T13:15:42+01:00