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Visiting to all wards suspended

23 October 2020 Visiting has been suspended to all wards at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and Princess Royal Hospital, Telford, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. This decision has not been made lightly and aims to reduce the number of people coming into the hospitals, in order to protect patients. The changes are now in effect and will remain [...]

Visiting to all wards suspended2020-10-28T12:52:05+00:00

New food service and patient menu launched at RSH

24 September 2020 A new food service and menu has been launched at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) to give patients an improved meal experience. Inpatients will be offered greater choice with the number of hot food choices doubling from two to four per meal – and a new hostess service which means that patients will be personally served so [...]

New food service and patient menu launched at RSH2020-09-25T09:21:49+01:00

SaTH secures £6.3million to prepare for winter

18 September 2020 SaTH has been awarded £6.3 million by the Government to help prepare for winter. The funding will be used to create a new Same Day Emergency Care centre (SDEC) at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) which will help ease pressure on its A&E, and reduce hospital admissions. It will also enable the expansion of the current A&E [...]

SaTH secures £6.3million to prepare for winter2020-10-16T12:22:36+01:00

Important information on blood testing due to COVID-19

14 September 2020 Updated: 28 September 2020 IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BLOOD TESTING DUE TO COVID-19  Appointment only blood tests in Shropshire and Telford are now being provided at Elizabeth House, Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and Mallings Health Building at the Princess Royal Hospital, having been temporarily suspended during Covid-19. Patients are reminded that this service is by appointment only in order [...]

Important information on blood testing due to COVID-192020-09-28T13:04:57+01:00

Thank you to the unsung heroes who volunteer at Shropshire’s acute hospitals

1 June 2020 They are the unsung heroes who give up their spare time to work behind the scenes to help support staff, patients and visitors at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals. And all this week, the spotlight will be shining on the army of volunteers who help at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in [...]

Thank you to the unsung heroes who volunteer at Shropshire’s acute hospitals2020-06-01T14:14:09+01:00

Comfort Pebbles for hospital patients

28 May 2020 Comfort Pebbles are to be delivered to patients at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals, featuring messages from their family and friends. The palm-sized painted pebbles featuring personalised messages will be given to patients being cared for at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford. Visiting restrictions remain in place at both hospitals [...]

Comfort Pebbles for hospital patients2020-05-28T19:09:16+01:00

Memory stones to be placed in hospital gardens

18 May 2020 Beautifully painted stones are to be laid in gardens at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals as a lasting memory of those who have died due to COVID-19. The memory stones will be placed in the Queen Mother’s Garden at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, and the garden near the Paul Brown Building at the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford. [...]

Memory stones to be placed in hospital gardens2020-05-18T15:33:51+01:00

60 student nurses join Trust to help care for patients during pandemic

15 May 2020 Sixty student nurses have joined Shropshire’s two acute hospitals to help care for patients and boost the workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. The final year student nurses have been deployed across clinical areas of the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford, both of which are run by SaTH. In March, the Nursing and [...]

60 student nurses join Trust to help care for patients during pandemic2020-05-15T12:01:00+01:00

Hospital staff make 18,000 single use visors for frontline colleagues

12 May 2020 Staff at SaTH have created more than 18,000 single use visors to be used by frontline colleagues looking after patients being treated for COVID-19. The Maxillofacial and Orthodontic Laboratory team, and redeployed staff from the Trust’s Audiology department, used their knowledge, skills and equipment to develop the visors which were in much demand.       [...]

Hospital staff make 18,000 single use visors for frontline colleagues2020-05-13T14:39:23+01:00

First look inside new Macmillan Support Service

3 March 2020 Artist’s impressions of the new Macmillan Cancer Support Service, which is being created within the Hamar Centre at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH), have been revealed this week. SaTH and Macmillan Cancer Support are working in partnership with other local charities to extend and improve existing services within the Hamar Centre, including the development of a new [...]

First look inside new Macmillan Support Service2020-03-03T16:26:26+00:00