22 November 2023 Local health and care leaders are alerting residents that Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin’s A&E departments are under “extreme pressure” due to significant and sustained demand. People are being urged to ‘think which service’ and choose the right service for their needs to help reduce the pressure and make sure everyone can get the care they need as [...]
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19 October 2023 A message from SaTH We are trialling a new tool on our website which shows the average total wait time in our A&Es from time of arrival to time of departure or admittance. This tool is a work in progress and is in the soft launch phase. We have temporarily taken it down today for further refinement [...]
3 October 2023 A new Community Diagnostic Centre has opened its doors improving access to non-urgent scans and tests for patients across Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin. The new facility, which is located at Hollinswood House in Stafford Park 1, Telford, opened its first services yesterday, and welcomed its first patients. It means that patients who need non-urgent diagnostic tests [...]
NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin warns of ‘significant disruption’ as consultant strike ahead of the bank holiday
23 August 2023 A message from our colleagues at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin As we head into the August bank holiday, the NHS is bracing itself for further disruption and asking the public to plan ahead as consultants, who are the most senior clinicians, plan for a second round of industrial action. Consultant doctors who are members of the [...]
11 August 2023 A message from SaTH Parents and carers of children who require medical help over the weekend (12-13 August) during industrial action by junior doctors are being advised to contact NHS 111 online or NHS 111 by phone first. Please also consider attending Minor Injury Units in Bridgnorth, Oswestry and Ludlow, which are not impacted by the strike action [...]
Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin residents are being urged to ‘Think which service’ during the next round of strike action
10 August 2023 A message from our colleagues at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin NHS health officials in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are preparing for the next round of industrial action as the public are urged to “think which service.” Junior doctors who are members of the British Medical Association (BMA) are set to take industrial action for four days [...]
9 August 2023 The main entrance at the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford will be temporarily closed from 9 August, as construction continues on a new £24 million Planned Care Hub. The closure is to allow the safe construction of a new link canopy and associated tarmac footways as part of ongoing works. Patients and visitors will be redirected into [...]
Residents in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin urged to use health and care services wisely ahead of planned industrial action
11 July 2023 A message from our colleagues at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Health care leaders across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin say they expect significant disruption for patients during the latest round of strike action and are urging people to think wisely, use NHS 111 online (if they are unsure on where to go), and only attend an Emergency [...]
11 July 2023 We would like to thank our patients for their co-operation and support this morning following a police incident near the Princess Royal Hospital. Following advice from police we postponed some patient appointments, and we would like to apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused. It is now business as usual, and we will be in touch [...]
7 July 2023 A new surgical era is under way at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust transforming care for patients who will benefit from quicker recoveries and better outcomes. Surgeons have performed their first operations assisted by a state-of-the-art surgical robot. As well as providing patients with high quality care, robotic surgery is helping reduce the length of [...]