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SaTH develops national programme for treatment of unwell babies

6 November 2019 The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) has developed an e-learning programme to support maternity and emergency teams treating unexpectedly unwell newborn babies in community settings, in partnership with Health Education England’s e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) and The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Wendy Tyler The Midwifery Identification, Stabilisation and Transfer [...]

SaTH develops national programme for treatment of unwell babies2019-11-06T16:44:10+00:00

Youngsters donate ‘bravery bags’ to children at SaTH

4 November 2019 Children undergoing treatment at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) will be given bravery bags which have been created by young people following a fundraising drive. Dianne receives the gift bags The bags contains items such as toys, books and colouring pens and are being donated to patients at the Children’s Outpatients Department at RSH. The [...]

Youngsters donate ‘bravery bags’ to children at SaTH2019-11-04T16:11:31+00:00

SaTH working to improve mental health care

29 October 2019 The Trust that runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals is working with a local mental health activist to improve understanding of mental health issues affecting patients. Lynda Jones The conversation was started by Lynda Jones, an independent activist who has worked with a number of organisations across the region to highlight mental health. Lynda helped to establish, [...]

SaTH working to improve mental health care2019-10-29T13:49:54+00:00

Orthotics moves to improve patient care

25 October 2019 The Orthotics department at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) has moved to a new location, to improve care for patients. The Orthotics Team outside their new clinic The Orthotics clinics were previously held in the Fracture and Orthopaedic Clinic in the Outpatients department at RSH. However, they have now moved permanently to the Mytton Oak [...]

Orthotics moves to improve patient care2019-10-24T14:19:47+00:00

MLU to move alongside Consultant-led unit at PRH

24 October 2019 Women choosing to give birth at the Wrekin Midwife Led Unit (MLU) in Telford will move into state-of-the-art new facilities located next to Consultant-led facilities in the New Year. A modular ward created for the NHS The move will also allow The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the MLU to create [...]

MLU to move alongside Consultant-led unit at PRH2019-10-24T13:49:45+00:00

Therapy-led ward to open at RSH

23 October 2019 A ward designed to shorten the length of stay for patients at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) is set to open this winter. The 13-bed therapy-led ward, with an adjoining discharge lounge, will open in the Copthorne Building at RSH in the New Year and will help to free up acute beds over the winter months. The [...]

Therapy-led ward to open at RSH2019-10-23T11:19:43+00:00

Shropshire Care Closer to Home heads south of the county for pop-up event

23 October 2019 The following information is from our partners at Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) A pop-up event aiming to listen to ‘What Matters to You’ about local health and social care services is being held in Ludlow on Thursday, 24 October, 2019. Representatives from Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will be in the main reception area of Ludlow [...]

Shropshire Care Closer to Home heads south of the county for pop-up event2019-10-24T09:12:53+00:00

The sky’s the limit for Debbie’s fundraiser

22 October 2019 A Nurse at the Trust that runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals has ticked an item off her bucket list by taking part in a 10,000 feet skydive to raise money for the care of patients at the end of their lives. Debbie Snooke enjoying the veiws from 10,000ft And Debbie Snooke enjoyed the experience so much, [...]

The sky’s the limit for Debbie’s fundraiser2019-10-22T12:58:20+00:00

SaTH to host regional health event

21 October 2019 Experts from across the UK will gather in Telford this week for a conference which is being hosted by the Trust that runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) has been chosen to host the annual meeting of the Midland Thoracic Society. The meeting brings together respiratory physicians, trainees and specialist nurses [...]

SaTH to host regional health event2019-10-21T12:19:45+00:00

Improving patient experience at SaTH

15 October 2019 The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is developing a new committee to improve experience for patients regardless of their background. SaTH, which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and the Princess Royal Hospital, Telford, is looking for members of the public to join staff from the Trust on its new Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity sub-committee. Ruth [...]

Improving patient experience at SaTH2019-10-15T10:16:26+00:00