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ReSPECT introduced at Shropshire’s acute hospitals

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 [...]

ReSPECT introduced at Shropshire’s acute hospitals2019-12-11T11:48:25+00:00

Statement in response to CQC findings

6 December 2019 The CQC today issued a press release about our Maternity services and Emergency Departments. Below is a statement from our Chief Executive:   Paula Clark, Chief Executive of The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, said: “We are pleased the CQC has found improvements in our maternity services and patients and families say staff are kind and [...]

Statement in response to CQC findings2019-12-05T15:56:32+00:00

Physics and Radiotherapy staff crowned Team of the Year

5 December 2019 The Physics and Radiotherapy team at SaTH has been crowned Team of the Year at a regional awards ceremony, for championing clinical research. The team, which is based at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, won the coveted award at the Clinical Research Network West Midlands Awards 2019, which are run by the National Institute for Health Research. The [...]

Physics and Radiotherapy staff crowned Team of the Year2019-12-05T10:41:04+00:00

League of Friends create floral displays for RSH

4 December 2019 A team of volunteers from the League of Friends of the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital have been spreading some festive cheer this week. For more than 30 years the volunteers have provided beautiful floral displays at the RSH to celebrate the four seasons - and this week colourful displays to celebrate the festive season have gone on display. [...]

League of Friends create floral displays for RSH2019-12-04T15:01:58+00:00

First patients scanned on new CT scanner at PRH

3 December 2019 A new state-of-the-art CT scanner is up and running at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford – with the first patients to use it being scanned this week. The scanner was delivered to the X-ray Department last month and is now fully operational. The first patient was scanned today. Glen Whitehouse, Jan McCloud and Sally [...]

First patients scanned on new CT scanner at PRH2019-12-03T12:58:32+00:00

Trust recognised for reducing its impact on environment

2 December 2019 The Trust which runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has been recognised for helping to reduce its impact on the environment.    Matt Butler and Alex Ford from SaTH SaTH was highly commended in the waste management category of the Telford BESST Sustainable Business Awards 2019. The Trust, which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and the [...]

Trust recognised for reducing its impact on environment2019-12-02T16:08:15+00:00

Cancer and trauma patients to benefit from groundbreaking ‘virtual surgery’

26 November 2019 Groundbreaking 3D software which will help to virtually plan surgery and reconstruction for cancer and trauma patients has been introduced.                         Mr Sunil Bhatia It has been made possible thanks to a generous donation totalling nearly £50,000 from a former patient and the League [...]

Cancer and trauma patients to benefit from groundbreaking ‘virtual surgery’2019-11-26T10:05:17+00:00

DJ Chris Evans donates £6,000 to Children’s Ward

21 November 2019 DJ Chris Evans has donated £6,000 to the Children’s Ward at SaTH during a charity cash giveaway live on air. The star gave out £250,000 to charities and nominees from The Sun’s Who Cares Wins health awards during his Virgin Radio Breakfast Show – which included porters Nick Evans and Ruth Lowe from the Princess Royal Hospital [...]

DJ Chris Evans donates £6,000 to Children’s Ward2019-11-21T13:11:24+00:00

New Swan Room opens at RSH featuring stunning ceiling skylight

20 November 2019 A new Swan Room for patients who are receiving end of life care has been officially opened at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) – and will feature a chair bed so relatives can stay overnight with their loved ones. The room, which also features a stunning ceiling mural, was opened on Ward 22RE (Respiratory) by the Head [...]

New Swan Room opens at RSH featuring stunning ceiling skylight2019-11-20T12:22:57+00:00

Hundreds get their flu jabs during Jabathon at SaTH

14 November 2019 Hundreds of staff have been given their flu jabs during a 24-hour Jabathon at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals. Nearly 800 members of staff from across SaTH were vaccinated during the Jabathon which started at 9.30am on Wednesday 13 November and finished at 9.30am on Thursday 14 November. Jabathon clinics were held at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) [...]

Hundreds get their flu jabs during Jabathon at SaTH2019-11-14T16:43:49+00:00