The NHS in Shropshire and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal. The risk to the general public is moderate. If you have arrived back [...]
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12 February 2020 The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is ranked fourth in the NHS for its involvement in a scheme which encourages the recycling, reusing or rehoming of old equipment. SaTH uses a system called Warp-it to make it easy for staff to give surplus items that they no longer need to colleagues in the Trust. The [...]
10 February 2020 Louise Barnett today took up her role as Chief Executive for The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH). Louise Barnett Louise has joined SaTH, which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford, from The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, having joined them as interim Chief Executive in October 2013, prior [...]
30 January 2020 New mums in Shropshire feel cared for during labour and birth and have their concerns taken seriously, a new survey from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found. The 2019 CQC Maternity Survey found that women cared for by The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) had confidence and trust in the staff caring for them [...]
17 January 2020 People are being urged to use the right NHS service for their needs, as local health services have been put under increased pressure due to high demand across the county. Leaders from the Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP) are asking people to do what they can to prevent themselves becoming unwell and make [...]
15 January 2020 The independent review into our maternity services was tonight the subject of an adjournment debate in Parliament. Below is a statement from our Chief Executive, Paula Clark: “In November, Donna Ockenden, the midwife leading the independent inquiry into our maternity services, made a public appeal for any families that had not had a chance to ask questions [...]
7 January 2020 The following information is from our colleagues at Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Health bosses at NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are advising residents that they do not need to see a GP with symptoms of a common cold. You can usually treat a cold at home or speak to your local pharmacist for advice on [...]
3 January 2020 2020 is the year SaTH team member Amanda Cheeseman will take her place on the start line of the 2020 London Marathon after successfully landing a place to raise money for the Trust’s charity. Amanda gained her place through a ballot for staff at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH). Amanda, who lives near Wem, [...]
30 December 2019 The building which will house a new state-of-the-art Midwife Led Unit (MLU) at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford has been lifted into place. The new MLU, which is being created next to the Consultant Led Unit, will also allow The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs PRH, to create additional beds to [...]
23 December 2019 A new Swan Room has been created to provide dignity and privacy for patients at the end of life at the Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals. Susan Jones and Val Alcock in the new Swan Room The latest Swan Room on Ward 32 Short Stay at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) was made [...]