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Thank you to the unsung heroes who volunteer at Shropshire’s acute hospitals

1 June 2020 They are the unsung heroes who give up their spare time to work behind the scenes to help support staff, patients and visitors at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals. And all this week, the spotlight will be shining on the army of volunteers who help at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in [...]

Thank you to the unsung heroes who volunteer at Shropshire’s acute hospitals2020-06-01T14:14:09+01:00

Comfort Pebbles for hospital patients

28 May 2020 Comfort Pebbles are to be delivered to patients at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals, featuring messages from their family and friends. The palm-sized painted pebbles featuring personalised messages will be given to patients being cared for at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford. Visiting restrictions remain in place at both hospitals [...]

Comfort Pebbles for hospital patients2020-05-28T19:09:16+01:00

Memory stones to be placed in hospital gardens

18 May 2020 Beautifully painted stones are to be laid in gardens at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals as a lasting memory of those who have died due to COVID-19. The memory stones will be placed in the Queen Mother’s Garden at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, and the garden near the Paul Brown Building at the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford. [...]

Memory stones to be placed in hospital gardens2020-05-18T15:33:51+01:00

60 student nurses join Trust to help care for patients during pandemic

15 May 2020 Sixty student nurses have joined Shropshire’s two acute hospitals to help care for patients and boost the workforce during the COVID-19 pandemic. The final year student nurses have been deployed across clinical areas of the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford, both of which are run by SaTH. In March, the Nursing and [...]

60 student nurses join Trust to help care for patients during pandemic2020-05-15T12:01:00+01:00

Hospital staff make 18,000 single use visors for frontline colleagues

12 May 2020 Staff at SaTH have created more than 18,000 single use visors to be used by frontline colleagues looking after patients being treated for COVID-19. The Maxillofacial and Orthodontic Laboratory team, and redeployed staff from the Trust’s Audiology department, used their knowledge, skills and equipment to develop the visors which were in much demand.       [...]

Hospital staff make 18,000 single use visors for frontline colleagues2020-05-13T14:39:23+01:00

First look inside new Macmillan Support Service

3 March 2020 Artist’s impressions of the new Macmillan Cancer Support Service, which is being created within the Hamar Centre at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH), have been revealed this week. SaTH and Macmillan Cancer Support are working in partnership with other local charities to extend and improve existing services within the Hamar Centre, including the development of a new [...]

First look inside new Macmillan Support Service2020-03-03T16:26:26+00:00

RSH joins green cup scheme

27 February 2020 The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and its League of Friends are getting behind a unique reusable takeaway cup scheme - with the introduction of the Shrewsbury Cup at their cafes.  From this week, hospital staff, patients and visitors can choose to have their takeaway drink served in the Shrewsbury Cup; a reusable cup for which they pay [...]

RSH joins green cup scheme2020-02-27T09:20:53+00:00

SaTH team is honoured with a national award

18 February 2020 A prestigious award recognising excellence in the provision of palliative care has been presented to a team from SaTH. Representatives from the Trust received the prestigious Dundas Medal at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd), jointly awarded by the College and PATCH (Palliation and The Caring Hospital). The team was chosen for its innovative and [...]

SaTH team is honoured with a national award2020-02-18T11:30:03+00:00

New cancer video will help people living in most isolated areas access more support

4 February 2020 SaTH and Macmillan Cancer Support have launched a new Living Well video made by staff and volunteers which aims to provide more information and support to local people living with cancer, especially those in the most isolated areas in the region. The video provides patients with an opportunity to hear from other people living with cancer as [...]

New cancer video will help people living in most isolated areas access more support2020-02-04T09:40:08+00:00

New sign will help patients living with dementia

28 January 2020 A new sign has been installed outside the Lingen Davies Centre at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) to help patients who are living with Dementia. The idea for the sign followed a walkabout by members of the Radiotherapy team who are based within the centre at RSH, and George Rook, Chair of Shropshire Dementia Action Alliance, who [...]

New sign will help patients living with dementia2020-01-28T10:16:39+00:00