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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+01:00

Every Mind Matters – groundbreaking mental health platform launched

7 October 2019 The following information is from Shropshire Council in partnership with Public Health England Public Health England (PHE), in partnership with the NHS, today launches Every Mind Matters to help people take simple steps to look after their mental health, improve their mental wellbeing and support others. It is increasingly recognised that taking care of our mental health [...]

Every Mind Matters – groundbreaking mental health platform launched2019-10-07T15:36:09+01:00

Coffee shop voucher thank you to staff who have their flu jab

4 October 2019 Staff who have their annual flu jab at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) will receive a coffee shop voucher as a thank you. Emma Salvoni, front, with Karla Jennings-Preece and Natalie Hall showing off our Flu DJ T-shirts The Trust wants to encourage as many staff as possible to have their jab [...]

Coffee shop voucher thank you to staff who have their flu jab2019-10-04T15:50:20+01:00

Stop smoking this October

1 October 2019 The following message is from Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) Smokers in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin are being encouraged to join in with the nation’s biggest quit attempt and ‘split up’ with smoking from 1 October. So far Stoptober has supported more than 1.9 million people on their quit journey. This year [...]

Stop smoking this October2019-10-02T11:22:13+01:00

Hospital at Night Team’s simple solution to improve patient care

23 September 2019 A team at the Trust which runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals has come up with a simple solution to improve the care of patients who need medical treatment during the night. Abi Scriven with the new labels The Hospital at Night Team at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) has developed highly-visual alert labels [...]

Hospital at Night Team’s simple solution to improve patient care2019-09-23T14:26:44+01:00

Launch of the ‘Big 6’ initiative

14 September 2019 The following information is from our colleagues at Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs)  ‘The Big 6’  initiative to help parents and carers tackle the most common childhood illnesses has been launched by Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). A set of easy-to-understand advice sheets on ‘The Big 6’ illnesses have been created for parents [...]

Launch of the ‘Big 6’ initiative2019-09-13T14:27:12+01:00

Celebrating our fantastic colleagues

13 September 2019 SaTH will tonight celebrate the fantastic achievements of staff and volunteers at the annual Values in Practice (VIP) Awards. The winners will be announced at a glittering ceremony at the Telford International Centre this evening. Paula Clark, Chief Executive of SaTH, said: “Every day across our Trust we see and hear of acts from our teams, and [...]

Celebrating our fantastic colleagues2019-09-13T09:27:45+01:00

Two members of Team SaTH to tackle 2020 London Marathon

10 September 2019 Two members of staff at the Trust which runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals are to take on the 2020 London Marathon to raise money for children’s charities. Sophie Parr Sophie Parr and Caroline Jones will both take their place on the start line of the world’s most famous road race on 26 April next year. Sophie [...]

Two members of Team SaTH to tackle 2020 London Marathon2019-09-10T16:57:23+01:00

Patients praise Trust staff for cancer care

6 September 2019 Patients with cancer have rated their treatment at Shropshire’s acute hospitals as ‘very good’, highlighting the dignity and respect they received. In the 2018 National Cancer Patient Experience Survey, patients gave their treatment at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) an average rating of almost nine out of 10. The Trust, which runs the Royal [...]

Patients praise Trust staff for cancer care2019-09-06T09:41:46+01:00

Dad’s fundraising thank you to Neonatal team for caring for his son

3 September 2019 A charity DJ night has raised hundreds of pounds for the Neonatal Unit at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford as a thank you for the care given to a baby boy. Rich Austin and Gemma Jones, with Neo, present a cheque to Sister Fiona O’Connor Rich Austin and Gemma Jones, from Broseley, Telford, [...]

Dad’s fundraising thank you to Neonatal team for caring for his son2019-09-03T11:10:09+01:00