4 February 2020 SaTH and Macmillan Cancer Support have launched a new Living Well video made by staff and volunteers which aims to provide more information and support to local people living with cancer, especially those in the most isolated areas in the region. The video provides patients with an opportunity to hear from other people living with cancer as [...]
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28 January 2020 A new sign has been installed outside the Lingen Davies Centre at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) to help patients who are living with Dementia. The idea for the sign followed a walkabout by members of the Radiotherapy team who are based within the centre at RSH, and George Rook, Chair of Shropshire Dementia Action Alliance, who [...]
10 January 2020 The following information is from our colleagues at NHS Blood and Transplant There is a vital need for more men in the West Midlands to start donating blood in the New Year because of a serious imbalance in the gender of new donors. During 2019, only 42% of the new donors in the West Midlands region were [...]
9 January 2020 SaTH and Macmillan Cancer Support are working in partnership with other local charities to build a new Macmillan Cancer Support Service and extend existing services within the Hamar Centre at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH). SaTH provides counselling and well-being services at the Hamar Centre for individuals with cancer and other life-threatening conditions. The new extension and [...]
1 January 2020 A fund set up to benefit patients who are end of life, and their families, at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has raised more than £43,000 since its launch. The Swan Fund was set up by Jules Lewis, End of Life Care Facilitator at SaTH, which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in [...]
31 December 2019 A ward at the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford has scooped gold in an innovative scheme which aims to ensure patients have the best experience possible. The Children’s Ward has achieved Gold status as part of the Exemplar Ward programme at SaTH. Paula Clark, right, presents the team with their award Patient experience is at [...]
20 December 2019 Sporting stars from the county’s football teams have delivered some Christmas cheer to youngsters on the Children’s Ward at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford. Footballers from Shrewsbury Town Football Club and AFC Telford United visited the youngsters in hospital, armed with gifts. They also chatted with the young patients and staff and had their photographs [...]
19 December 2019 A mobile recovery unit is now in place at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford with the first patients being seen from this week. The Vanguard Unit, situated towards the rear of the hospital, has been brought in to help alleviate the impact that winter pressures have on day surgery – same day surgery that does [...]
16 December 2019 The stars of the Shrewsbury pantomime Aladdin have drawn the winning tickets in the annual League of Friends of the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) Christmas Raffle Draw. Harry Winchester and Anelisa Lamola, who star as Aladdin and the Genie in the Theatre Severn Christmas extravaganza, joined members of the League’s Fundraising Committee for the draw at Shrewsbury’s [...]
11 December 2019 The wishes of patients are being prioritised in a new way for doctors to record how someone wants to be cared for at the end of their life. SaTH has recently introduced the national ReSPECT process, along with health and care partners across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin. ReSPECT - Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Treatment and [...]