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Acute hospitals becoming ‘veteran aware’

28 November 2019 Shropshire’s two acute hospitals have signed up to gain accreditation for a covenant that ensures the best care for people who are serving, or who have served, in the British Armed Forces. Dr Kevin Eardley The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital [...]

Acute hospitals becoming ‘veteran aware’2019-11-28T15:23:29+00:00

Happy birthday, Gertrude!

27 November 2019 Staff at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) have helped a patient to celebrate her 100th birthday. Staff on AMU help Gertrude celebrate When Gertrude Gibson, who lives near Oswestry, found herself in hospital on her big day, staff on the Acute Medical Unit (AMU) were determined that she would still be able to mark the [...]

Happy birthday, Gertrude!2019-11-27T12:42:34+00:00

Statement in respect of reports on our Maternity service

19 November 2019 You may be aware of further reports in the media in respect of our Maternity services. Below is a statement on behalf of our Chief Executive: Paula Clark, Interim Chief Executive at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, said: “We have been working, and continue to work, with the independent review into our Maternity services.  “On [...]

Statement in respect of reports on our Maternity service2019-11-25T11:38:42+00:00

Bench appeal for SaTH’s replica bus stop

15 November 2019 The Dementia Team at the Trust that runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals is appealing for a bench to be donated for a replica bus stop created to benefit patients with dementia. At the bus stop mural, Karen Breese (Dementia Clinical Specialist), Jack Holland (apprentice) and Sarah Selley (Dementia Support Worker). The bus stop outside Ward 21 [...]

Bench appeal for SaTH’s replica bus stop2019-11-15T13:18:42+00:00

Shropshire Health Bosses Back National Antibiotics Campaign

13 November 2019 The following information is from our colleagues at Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) Routine NHS treatments such as caesarean sections, cancer and dental treatment could become dangerous unless more is done to tackle antibiotic resistance, urges NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). As part of World Antibiotics Awareness Week, which begins on Monday, 18 November 2019, healthcare [...]

Shropshire Health Bosses Back National Antibiotics Campaign2019-11-13T13:31:45+00:00

Stock Up on Medicine Cabinet Essentials

The following information is from our partners at Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) 12 November 2019 Residents are being encouraged to stock up on medicine cabinet essentials as part of a new health campaign launched by NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). A series of pop-up events are also planned offering people healthcare advice and the chance to ask any [...]

Stock Up on Medicine Cabinet Essentials2019-11-12T10:38:23+00:00

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+01:00