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Statement: Incident at Princess Royal Hospital

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 [...]

Statement: Incident at Princess Royal Hospital2021-11-04T14:06:57+00:00

Statement from Nigel Lee, Chief Operating Officer

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 [...]

Statement from Nigel Lee, Chief Operating Officer2021-10-29T16:52:27+01:00

Routine blood tests in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin resume

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. [...]

Routine blood tests in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin resume2021-10-05T10:32:52+01:00

Patients should not turn up for blood tests if they have been cancelled

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) [...]

Patients should not turn up for blood tests if they have been cancelled2021-09-13T17:19:26+01:00

Online booking service for blood tests to be paused because of global blood bottle shortage

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 [...]

Online booking service for blood tests to be paused because of global blood bottle shortage2021-09-01T08:57:43+01:00

New pregnancy care service launched

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 [...]

New pregnancy care service launched2021-08-05T12:54:29+01:00

COVID-19 measures to remain in place at RSH and PRH

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 [...]

COVID-19 measures to remain in place at RSH and PRH2021-09-01T08:59:28+01:00

Online booking system for blood tests launched

19 July 2021 A new online booking system has launched for patients in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin requiring a blood test. The new self-book system has been introduced by SaTH for its blood testing service. Patients aged 16-years-old or over can now book their own appointment at a time of their choice, and at a venue from one of [...]

Online booking system for blood tests launched2021-07-20T08:48:52+01:00

Meet the Sepsis Six

14 July 2021 A member of staff at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has developed an eye-catching way to educate colleagues about the management of sepsis. Jess Davies, Critical Care Nurse and former Sepsis champion for Recovery at SaTH, has created characters to represent the Sepsis Six. The Sepsis Six is bundle of six interventions for patients identified [...]

Meet the Sepsis Six2021-07-14T10:34:24+01:00

Skylights installed on hospital ward in loving memory of patient

13 July 2021 Six beautiful skylights have been installed in side rooms on a ward at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) in memory of a patient, to bring joy and comfort to those being cared for. Derek Saffhill and his family donated £3,000 to SaTH Charity in memory of his wife Lorraine who died on Ward 23 in May last [...]

Skylights installed on hospital ward in loving memory of patient2021-07-14T10:25:44+01:00