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Health chiefs help to tackle diabetes with new initiative

14 June 2019 The following information is from our colleagues at Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) A new initiative that can help patients reduce their chances of getting Type 2 diabetes is now available. NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), in partnership with NHS England, Public Health England and Diabetes UK, is involved in a national initiative called the Healthier [...]

Health chiefs help to tackle diabetes with new initiative2019-06-14T12:37:38+01:00

Nurses working in A&E departments honing skills in real-life simulated environment

12 June 2019 Nurses working in the Emergency Departments at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals are honing their skills in real-life simulated environment. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) has recruited a number of new nurses to its two A&E departments in recent months; all of whom are being prepared for life in a busy resuscitation area by undergoing [...]

Nurses working in A&E departments honing skills in real-life simulated environment2019-06-12T11:20:43+01:00

New cutting edge health and social care facility for north Powys

12 June 2019 The following information is from our colleagues at the Powys Regional Partnership Board A new state of the art health and social care facility for north Powys could soon be a reality thanks to funding from Welsh Government. Following the recent ministerial announcement of an additional £2.5m of funding to the Powys Regional Partnership Board, the council [...]

New cutting edge health and social care facility for north Powys2019-06-12T10:39:13+01:00

Final preparations under way for charity fun day and fun run

11 June 2019 Final preparations are under way for a charity fun day organised by the Trust which runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals to mark the birth of the NHS. Last year's activities involved a fun run, Nerf Gun arena, a visit from the Exotic Zoo and a free BBQ The fun day will take place at the [...]

Final preparations under way for charity fun day and fun run2019-06-11T14:49:02+01:00

Engagement Champions introduced as a result of NHS Staff Survey feedback

7 June 2019 More than 80 people have signed up to be Engagement Champions at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals, in a new role introduced as a result of NHS Staff Survey feedback. The Engagement Champions will have the opportunity to make a positive difference to everyone at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) and improve how it feels [...]

Engagement Champions introduced as a result of NHS Staff Survey feedback2019-06-07T14:14:42+01:00

Chief Executive Simon Wright to leave SaTH

3 June 2019 The Chief Executive of The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is to leave the Trust and take up a role working with Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships. Simon Wright joined SaTH in September 2015, having previously been the Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer at Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Simon said: “The [...]

Chief Executive Simon Wright to leave SaTH2019-06-03T12:13:31+01:00

German nurse hopes to join Trust after unique work experience placement

28 May 2019 A German student nurse is planning to take up a career in the NHS with the Trust which runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals after undertaking six weeks work experience in the county. Christien Hagen Christien Hagen, a third year student nurse, contacted The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) because she wanted to explore the [...]

German nurse hopes to join Trust after unique work experience placement2019-05-28T09:33:52+01:00

Trust takes part in Insulin Safety Week

20 May 2019 The Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals is promoting the message of insulin safety awareness as part of Insulin Safety Week, a national campaign which starts today. In the UK, two in five people with diabetes on insulin experience an error related to the administration of the drug while in hospital, according to the results from [...]

Trust takes part in Insulin Safety Week2019-05-20T09:42:00+01:00

NHS Providers Chief Executive praises Trust’s progress and leadership

10 May 2019 The Chief Executive of the organisation which represents hundreds of NHS Trusts has praised Shropshire’s acute hospitals for their leadership, progress and ‘desire to learn and improve’. Chris with Jill Whitaker Chris Hopson, Chief Executive of NHS Providers, made his comments after a visit to the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford. NHS Providers, is [...]

NHS Providers Chief Executive praises Trust’s progress and leadership2019-05-10T09:56:53+01:00

£2.5m to transform health and social care services in Powys

8 May 2019 The following news is from Powys Regional Partnership Board A major programme in North Powys is the latest to receive £2.554m funding from the Welsh Government’s £100m Transformation Fund to back new ways of delivering health and social care services. Health Secretary, Vaughan Gething said the money will be used to help health and social services work [...]

£2.5m to transform health and social care services in Powys2019-05-08T15:08:50+01:00