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Statement: Death of patients with COVID-19

10 July 2020 The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust is currently treating patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 (coronavirus). Sadly we can confirm that 167 patients being cared for at our hospitals, and who had tested positive for COVID-19, have died. One death was announced today. Our thoughts and condolences are with the families and friends of those [...]

Statement: Death of patients with COVID-192020-07-10T15:48:40+01:00

SaTH and local charity team up on new online tinnitus support

10 July 2020 The Audiology Team at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust is working alongside Signal Charity to help every person with tinnitus in the county get the support they need during these challenging times. Together, the organisations have formed new and novel ways to support people experiencing tinnitus across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin. These new services [...]

SaTH and local charity team up on new online tinnitus support2020-07-10T09:19:42+01:00

Waste firm to fund courtyard renovation

3 July 2020 A waste and resource management firm from Telford has pledge to donate £5 to The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) for every new skip or container ordered by customers throughout July. Julia Clark, Director of Corporate Services at SATH, and Tony Munro, Marketing Director at Reconomy in the area that will be renovated at [...]

Waste firm to fund courtyard renovation2020-07-03T11:30:54+01:00

Coronavirus: SaTH plays key role in dexamethasone trial

17 June 2020 Patients and staff at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) have played a key role in the trial of a drug which has been shown to reduce deaths amongst patients with severe respiratory complications caused by coronavirus. Helen Moore The Research & Innovation and Critical Care teams at SaTH, which runs the Princess [...]

Coronavirus: SaTH plays key role in dexamethasone trial2020-06-17T12:50:57+01:00

SaTH trials video clinics in response to coronavirus pandemic

11 June 2020 The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is trialling the use of video clinics in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Patients at a number of clinics at the Royal Shrewsbury and the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford, will be able to access their appointments from home and attend certain appointment virtually via phone, device or PC. [...]

SaTH trials video clinics in response to coronavirus pandemic2020-06-11T11:44:29+01:00

Health and care partners urge people to use local health app library

10 June 2020 With the nation asked to stay at home where possible and an increasing number self-isolating, digital health has never been so important. Apps help us manage our physical and mental health from home and keep pressure off the NHS and other care partners. But in a time of fake reviews, scams and personal data breaches, not all health [...]

Health and care partners urge people to use local health app library2020-06-10T10:29:35+01:00

Coronavirus: Antibody testing to begin for NHS and care staff

3 June 2020 Tests for seeing if someone has had COVID-19 (coronavirus) are starting to be rolled out across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, for frontline health and care employees and hospital inpatients. The antibody test tells the person if they have had the virus or not, but not about any level of protection or immunity from getting the virus [...]

Coronavirus: Antibody testing to begin for NHS and care staff2020-06-03T15:20:43+01:00

Coronavirus: Updated advice for local people who are ‘shielding’

1 June 2020 The following information is from our partners at Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) The UK Government has just updated its guidance for vulnerable people who are shielding, which now takes into account that COVID-19 disease levels are substantially lower than when shielding was initially introduced. Any people who are shielding in Shropshire or [...]

Coronavirus: Updated advice for local people who are ‘shielding’2020-06-01T18:02:17+01:00

Government launches NHS Test and Trace service

28 May 2020 The new NHS Test and Trace service has been launched.  The service will help identify, contain and control coronavirus, reduce the spread of the virus and save lives. From today, anyone who tests positive for coronavirus will be contacted by NHS Test and Trace and will need to share information about their recent interactions. This could include [...]

Government launches NHS Test and Trace service2020-05-28T09:34:46+01:00

Coronavirus testing: what you need to know

22 May 2020 Coronavirus testing in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin: what you need to know Who can get tested? Testing for coronavirus (Covid-19) has been expanded to everyone over the age of five with symptoms. People can ask for a test if they, or a member of their household, have the recent onset of any of the following symptoms: [...]

Coronavirus testing: what you need to know2020-05-22T14:44:41+01:00