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Hospital team develops newspaper to help cancer patients

17 April 2019 A team at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital has developed its own newspaper to help cancer patients understand more about their treatment. Bernadette Mortiboy shows the newspaper to patient William Fearson The Radiotherapy Team based at the Lingen Davies Centre has produced Radiotherapy News, a monthly newsletter which provides information about what’s happening in the department, [...]

Hospital team develops newspaper to help cancer patients2019-04-17T09:03:18+00:00

Theatre worker to run London Marathon in memory of her sister

16 April 2019 A member of staff at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is preparing to run next week’s London Marathon in memory of her sister, who died from a brain tumour at the age of just 10. Lena Riemke-Maw, an Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) at the Trust will take part in the world famous race on [...]

Theatre worker to run London Marathon in memory of her sister2019-04-16T09:29:30+00:00

Hospital team aims to reduce Neonatal admissions

15 April 2019 A team at the Trust which runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals is developing new ways of working to try to reduce the number of full-term babies unexpectedly admitted onto the Neonatal Unit. As part of a national project called ATAIN (Avoiding Term Admissions Into Neonatal units) to reduce admissions, the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) [...]

Hospital team aims to reduce Neonatal admissions2019-04-15T14:24:43+00:00

Trust appoints Interim Director of Nursing

11 April 2019 The Trust which runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has appointed an Interim Director of Nursing. Barbara Beal Barbara Beal will join The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs Princess Royal Hospital in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, in May. Barbara is currently Interim Chief Nurse of London North West University Healthcare [...]

Trust appoints Interim Director of Nursing2019-04-11T12:09:51+00:00

Shropshire Larder website launched to help people in food poverty

10 April 2019 The following information is from the Food Poverty Alliance A new website has been launched to help people in Shropshire who are struggling to afford a healthy diet. The Shropshire Larder website brings together local information on how to eat well on a budget, how to access money advice, and the location of foodbanks and other community [...]

Shropshire Larder website launched to help people in food poverty2019-04-10T10:33:18+00:00

Family’s donation as a thank you for end of life care

9 April 2019 The family of a woman who was allowed to leave hospital to spend her last days at home with her family have donated money from her funeral to the End of Life Care service at Shropshire’s acute hospitals. Louise Wardle was an inpatient on the Acute Medical Unit (AMU) at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH). She sadly [...]

Family’s donation as a thank you for end of life care2019-04-09T14:29:29+00:00

April Trust Board meeting

4 April 2019 Our Trust Board meeting, which is held in public, will take place at 1pm today (Thursday 4 April) in the Sovereign Suite at Shrewsbury Town Football Club, Oteley Road, Shrewsbury. The papers for the meeting can be found here. Those who cannot attend the meeting, but would like to follow its progress, can do so by following [...]

April Trust Board meeting2019-04-04T08:52:12+00:00

The small things making a big difference to hospital staff

3 April 2019 A fridge, drinks trays, some hoodies. They may not seem much on the face of it, but these are some of the small things making a big difference to the lives of staff at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals. They are among the items purchased through the Small Things Make a Big Difference Fund set up by The [...]

The small things making a big difference to hospital staff2019-04-03T10:56:41+00:00

RSH ward closed due to diarrhoea and vomiting

3 April 2019 Due to a number of cases of diarrhoea and vomiting, it has been necessary to close Ward 22 T&O at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. The ward is closed to new admissions and unfortunately, visitors will not be allowed onto the affected ward unless there is a clinical need or if the patient is receiving end of life [...]

RSH ward closed due to diarrhoea and vomiting2019-04-03T12:06:24+00:00

What would you do to make the NHS better in Shropshire?

2 April 2019 The following information is from Healthwatch Shropshire and Healthwatch Telford & Wrekin The NHS in Shropshire is changing, it is developing a local plan and needs your help. The two local independent health and care champions, Healthwatch Telford & Wrekin and Healthwatch Shropshire, have set up events in Telford and Shrewsbury, where members of the public keen [...]

What would you do to make the NHS better in Shropshire?2019-04-02T09:12:06+00:00