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£2 million funding secured as hospitals prepare for winter

11 August 2020 Shropshire’s acute hospitals have been awarded £2 million as part of a £300 million investment announced by the Government today to help the NHS prepare for winter. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford, will use the money to convert the former Wrekin [...]

£2 million funding secured as hospitals prepare for winter2020-08-11T13:05:09+01:00

Hospitals secure £50,000 grant to help address health inequalities

10 August 2020 Shropshire’s acute hospitals have secured almost £50,000 from NHS Charities Together to support a ‘social inclusion’ project aimed at addressing health inequalities in the diverse population they cover. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford, will use the money to address [...]

Hospitals secure £50,000 grant to help address health inequalities2020-08-10T09:51:04+01:00

New Improvement Alliance set to improve services for patients in Shropshire

7 August 2020 A leading teaching hospital will provide targeted support to improve services for patients at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH). University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) has entered an Improvement Alliance with SaTH to provide leadership expertise that will support the Trust to offer clinically safe and sustainable patient services. It will be a [...]

New Improvement Alliance set to improve services for patients in Shropshire2020-08-07T14:06:24+01:00

Sweet fundraising effort by Isla and Fay

5 August 2020 On your marks, get set, bake! Twelve-year-old best friends Isla Linney and Fay Bradley have raised over £200 for SaTH Charity, by holding a local bake sale. Isla Linney and Fay Bradley with Karen Breese There were no soggy bottoms for Isla and Fay, from Meole Village, Shrewsbury, who put their baking skills to good [...]

Sweet fundraising effort by Isla and Fay2020-08-05T09:24:16+01:00

200,000 thank yous to SaTH

5 August 2020 Almost £223,000 has been raised by SaTH Charity in the last three months—almost double the amount raised over the same period last year. In a report to last week’s Trust Board Louise Barnett, Chief Executive, said the figure represents the huge support the Trust has received from local people, local businesses and national support from NHS Charities [...]

200,000 thank yous to SaTH2020-08-05T09:14:07+01:00

Review into handling of RCOG report

21 July 2020 NHS Improvement has today published a report following a review of the way SaTH handled a report produced by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) on Maternity Services at the Trust. The report can be seen here. Ben Reid, Chair of SaTH, said: “I accept the findings of the report of the investigation into SaTH’s handling [...]

Review into handling of RCOG report2020-07-21T11:19:07+01:00

Open letter to the people served by The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

21 July 2020 An independent review, led by experienced midwife Donna Ockenden, is looking into maternity cases involving families from our communities. Today, we know that the total number of families whose cases are being reviewed is 1,862. We recognise that this will be concerning, both for those families and everyone in our communities, who depend on us for their [...]

Open letter to the people served by The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust2020-07-21T09:43:23+01:00

Statement: Death of patients with COVID-19

13 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 169 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-192020-07-13T16:34:00+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