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Donation helps to create patient-friendly waiting room

13 June 2019 The waiting room at The Shropshire and Mid Wales Fertility Centre has been re-designed thanks to generous donations from patients. The fertility centre, based at the Severn Fields Health Village in Shrewsbury, now has comfortable new tub chairs thanks to fundraising by former patients who set up a charitable account called “Hope for Life”. Staff at [...]

Donation helps to create patient-friendly waiting room2019-06-13T15:27:09+01:00

Trust part of programme to help reduce risk of cerebral palsy

10 June 2019 SaTH is part of a national programme which aims to reduce the incidence of cerebral palsy in pre-term babies. It means that mums-to-be who go into early labour (before 30 weeks) will be offered magnesium sulphate during their labour to help reduce the risk of cerebral palsy in their babies. The Trust has launched PReCePT (The Prevention [...]

Trust part of programme to help reduce risk of cerebral palsy2019-06-10T15:49:14+01:00

Developing the nursing workforce in Shropshire

6 June 2019 The University of Wolverhampton, which is working in partnership with SaTH, is investing in new facilities to train the next generation of nurses at its Telford Campus and meet local healthcare demand. A £180,000 new skills lab or ‘mock ward’ has been created at the Priorslee Campus after the University received approval to deliver nursing on-site from [...]

Developing the nursing workforce in Shropshire2019-06-06T13:21:33+01:00

Trust scoops national award for championing community engagement

24 May 2019 SaTH has scooped a national award for the work it does with the communities it serves. The Trust has been crowned the 2019 Engagement Champion by engagement specialists, MES. The award recognised the Trust’s People’s Academy and Young People’s Academy, which were set up last year to help people gain an insight into the NHS and how [...]

Trust scoops national award for championing community engagement2019-05-24T10:39:47+01:00

SaTH and partners are exceeding target for getting people out of hospital quicker

23 May 2019 Health and Social Care organisations in Shropshire, including SaTH, have again exceeded their Delayed Transfer of Care (DTOC) target in ensuring that residents don’t stay in hospital longer than they need to. Current figures for 2018/19 show the number of delayed discharges of care (DTOC) across SaTH and Shropshire Council Adult Social Care services have reduced from [...]

SaTH and partners are exceeding target for getting people out of hospital quicker2019-05-23T11:30:33+01:00

RSH Nurses League celebrates its 76th reunion

22 May 2019 More than 100 nurses past and present are to come together for their annual reunion in Shropshire next month. They are members of The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital Nurses League who will travel from far and wide for the reunion to catch up and share memories with the colleagues they trained and worked with – with many friendships [...]

RSH Nurses League celebrates its 76th reunion2019-05-22T10:45:12+01:00

Trust unveils £32 million investment in quality and estate

21 May 2019 £32 million is to be invested into improving quality at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals under bold and exciting plans unveiled today by SaTH. Almost £15 million will be invested in recruiting 200 new clinical staff, including doctors, nurses and midwives, in what will be the biggest ever investment in the workforce. There is also a £17 million [...]

Trust unveils £32 million investment in quality and estate2019-05-20T15:46:00+01:00

Trust launches lottery which will benefit staff

15 May 2019 SaTH is introducing a new Staff Lottery which will help to improve their working environment. The lottery will be a monthly event with the first draw being made in July. Half of the money raised through the lottery will go on staff cash prizes with the rest being put into the Small Things Makes a Big Difference [...]

Trust launches lottery which will benefit staff2019-05-16T12:59:02+01:00

Family says thank you with kind donation to new Doctors’ Mess

9 May 2019 A family has made a kind donation to a new Doctors’ Mess at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford as a thank you for the care given to their children following an horrific quad bike accident. Jay'D McYoung Rob and Burnadette McYoung, who own Door Loading Services UK Ltd in Telford, have donated roller [...]

Family says thank you with kind donation to new Doctors’ Mess2019-05-09T15:10:34+01:00

Theatre plans unveiled by SaTH

8 May 2019 Plans to make surgery as safe as it can be have been unveiled by SaTH. They include reducing interruptions in theatre, developing theatre team leaders and ensuring that key theatre procedures are given more priority. It follows an in-depth look by Trust into the way the theatres operate at PRH and RSH. The Trust wants to learn [...]

Theatre plans unveiled by SaTH2019-05-08T11:57:33+01:00