24 November 2020 The Trust that runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals is asking people across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales to take a few minutes to complete a survey to help develop a new Public Participation Strategy. Julia Clarke, Director of Corporate Services at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) said: “Listening to our staff and working [...]
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23 November 2020 SaTH has teamed up with a waste and resource management firm to look for ideas from budding designers for the renovation of a courtyard at the Princess Royal Hospital. Julia Clark, Director of Corporate Services at SATH, and Tony Munro, Marketing Director at Reconomy, in the area at PRH that will be renovated As part [...]
Health leaders urge pregnant women to have free flu vaccination to protect themselves and their babies
16 November 2020 Health leaders across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin are encouraging pregnant women to get their free flu vaccination as soon as possible to protect themselves and their babies. Pregnancy naturally weakens the body’s immune system and as a result, flu can cause serious complications which include premature birth or the baby having a low birth weight. The [...]
9 November 2020 The following information is from our partners at Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGS) Thousands of residents are in danger of becoming diabetic, say health bosses at Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). It is estimated that there are currently over 16,000 residents in the county who are potentially at risk [...]
9 November 2020 The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has received a donation from Shrewsbury livestock auctioneers Halls to support the Intensive Treatment Unit (ITU) at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH). Julia Clarke receives the cheque from representatives at Halls Farmers across Shropshire generously donated sheep and calves to be sold to raise funds for the ITU, [...]
12 October 2020 Due to ongoing work on the Same Day Emergency Centre at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, alternative pedestrian access will be in place this week. On October 13 and 14, pedestrian access will be: 7am - 6pm: via Outpatients 6pm - 7am: via the Emergency Department door marked "Ambulance Entrance".
12 October 2020 The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has fined The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust £4,000 in relation to the triage of patients in our Emergency Departments. A spokesperson for The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), said: “We have made important changes to our processes in our Emergency Departments and these, along with a successful recruitment [...]
8 October 2020 The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) has secured additional imaging equipment to increase the number of patients that can be scanned as it continues to restore services following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. SaTH, which runs The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford (PRH), is also looking at ways [...]
8 October 2020 Car parking charges for visitors and patients will be re-introduced at Shropshire’s acute hospitals from 1 November following the end of Government financial support for the income lost. The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford are among the last in the region to reintroduce parking charges. Parking charges were suspended at [...]
5 October 2020 The following information is from our partners at Shropshire Council: Shropshire’s health leaders are urging Shropshire residents to ‘Step Up’ in the fight against coronavirus and help avoid another lockdown. Last week saw the launch of ‘Step Up Shropshire’ – a new local public health campaign to encourage the county to play their part in minimising the [...]