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League of Friends donation helps to buy life-saving ultrasound machines

7 October 2019 The League of Friends of the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) has donated nearly £150,000 towards three new life-saving ultrasound machines for critically ill patients. The donation included £1,250 raised by the family of Graham Boyle from a charity football match they organised as a thank you for the care he received in the Intensive Therapy Unit (ITU) [...]

League of Friends donation helps to buy life-saving ultrasound machines2019-10-07T13:05:04+01:00

Family takes part in a bungee jump to say thank you to neonatal unit  

2 October 2019 A couple have raised more than £1,200 for the Neonatal Unit at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) as a thank you for the ‘amazing care’ given to their eight-month-old son. Morty Hill spent nearly ten weeks in the unit, based in the Shropshire Women & Children’s Centre at PRH in Telford, after he was born 10 weeks [...]

Family takes part in a bungee jump to say thank you to neonatal unit  2019-10-02T16:06:26+01:00

Nurse to run London Marathon in memory of her father

30 September 2019 A nurse is to run the 2020 London Marathon in memory of her father who died after a battle with brain cancer. Abbie is taking on the 2020 London Marathon Abbie Bailey-Smith, who works as a Staff Nurse in Endoscopy at the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford, will take on the race in April next [...]

Nurse to run London Marathon in memory of her father2019-09-30T10:56:28+01:00

More than 20 Swan Rooms now in place at Shropshire’s two hospitals

27 September 2019 More than 20 Swan Rooms, which provide privacy and dignity for patients at the end of life, have been created at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals. The latest Swan Room has opened on Ward 7 (Short Stay Medical) at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford. It brings the total number of Swan Rooms at both the PRH [...]

More than 20 Swan Rooms now in place at Shropshire’s two hospitals2019-09-27T14:46:39+01:00

League of Friends of RSH help fund new Radiology monitors

24 September 2019 The League of Friends of the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) has helped to fund new Radiology equipment which will help improve patient care. Peter Crinson, Gill Mattey and Debbie Jones from the LoF with Graham Kelly The LoF has donated £48,695 towards four new reporting monitors which are used to provide clinical reports on patients’ [...]

League of Friends of RSH help fund new Radiology monitors2019-09-24T11:55:42+01:00

Celebrating our fantastic colleagues

16 September 2019 A hospital porter who helped save the life of a baby and teams who have improved care for patients with dementia, sepsis and heart conditions were among those honoured at an awards ceremony held by SaTH. The Values in Practice (VIP) Awards are held annually to celebrate the outstanding achievements and contributions of staff to deliver high [...]

Celebrating our fantastic colleagues2019-09-16T11:14:51+01:00

Community invited to SaTH engagement events

29 August 2019 Two community engagement events are being held next month for residents served by Shropshire’s two acute hospitals. SaTH is hosting the Community Working Together sessions on 3 and 5 September in Telford and Shrewsbury. Residents will be able to hear about what the Trust is doing following last year’s CQC inspection and the work that is taking [...]

Community invited to SaTH engagement events2019-08-29T14:36:14+01:00

Nursing staff help couple celebrate wedding in hospital

27 August 2019 Nursing staff pulled out all the stops to help a patient get married after her partner proposed while she was being cared for at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.  In just over 48 hours, staff from across the hospital helped to organise a registrar to carry out the ceremony, decorate a side room and provide cake and prosecco [...]

Nursing staff help couple celebrate wedding in hospital2019-08-27T14:12:33+01:00

Families kindly donate baby gifts to delivery suite at PRH

23 August 2019 Families who attend a church in Telford have kindly collected and donated a range of gifts to be distributed to mums and their newborn babies. The gift-wrapped donations, which included baby baths, baby clothes, nappies and toiletries, were delivered to midwives at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford this week to be given to new mums [...]

Families kindly donate baby gifts to delivery suite at PRH2019-08-23T14:40:48+01:00

Same day MRI scans to help reduce risk of stroke

21 August 2019 Patients who may be at risk of having a stroke are being offered the opportunity to have a same day MRI scan. The trial service is to be offered to patients who have shown symptoms of a Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA) and who are attending the rapid access TIA clinic at the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford. [...]

Same day MRI scans to help reduce risk of stroke2019-08-21T12:50:36+01:00