Queen Elizabeth II - 1926-2022 It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Her Majesty The Queen, and we offer our deepest condolences to the Royal Family. The Queen will be remembered for a life dedicated to public service and that will never be forgotten; and we thank her for her enduring service and commitment. To [...]
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12 August 2022 A message from Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Integrated Care System (STW ICS) The health and care system in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin has declared a critical incident due to continued and unprecedented pressure on its services across all its settings. We are seeing significant and sustained levels of demand for all health and care services across the [...]
14 May 2022 The critical incident at Princess Royal Hospital in Telford, which was declared on Thursday, was stood down today at 12.35pm. Due to the hard work and close co-operation of all involved, all services have been resumed as normal. Thank you for your patience.
4 November 2021 UPDATE (13.56) This incident has now been safely resolved and the Emergency Department and all other services at PRH have now been re-opened. A statement from Nigel Lee, Chief Operating Officer “This morning a patient presented at the Emergency Department (ED) of the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) having been exposed off-site at his local workplace to potentially [...]
29 October 2021 Statement from Nigel Lee, Chief Operating Officer at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust “We are acutely aware of the ongoing impacts the lengthy delays in ambulance handover times are having for some of our patients and would like to apologise to those affected. Both within our hospitals, and alongside the wider local health and care [...]
An update from our colleagues at Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) 5 October 2021 Routine blood tests for patients in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin have resumed as the shortage of blood test tubes has eased. Work is now taking place to clear the backlog of non-urgent blood tests which were paused on NHS England (NHSE) guidance. [...]
Issued on behalf of NHS Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) 13 September 2021 Patients in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin are being reminded that only urgent clinical blood tests are going ahead because of a global shortage of blood bottles. Patients should not turn up for blood test appointments if they have been cancelled. NHS England (NHSE) [...]
1 September 2021 Patients in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are being advised that the online booking service for blood tests is temporarily unavailable. NHS England (NHSE) has requested all providers take action to reduce the use of blood bottles because of a global shortage. The online booking service is operated by SaTH. Anyone who needs a test for urgent health [...]
5 August 2021 A new way for women and their families across the region to keep track of their pregnancy journey is to be rolled-out at the Royal Shrewsbury and Princess Royal hospitals. SaTH will start using the new electronic system, called BadgerNet, from 9 August, in a move that will give birthing women greater control over their pregnancy record [...]
16 July 2021 The requirements to wear a face covering and social distance at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford will remain in place after Monday 19 July, as will the restrictions on visiting, to help control the spread of COVID-19. The announcement follows the issuing of national guidance from Public Health England. Although [...]