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 [...]
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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. [...]
19 August 2019 She has been volunteering for the League of Friends of the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) for 40 years – making her one of their longest serving volunteers. And on Friday (Aug 16), Joy Marston was helped by one of the Friends’ youngest volunteers, 17-year-old Emma Highfield, to draw four winning tickets for the Friends’ Annual Summer Draw [...]
14 August 2019 Five stunning sky murals are to feature on two wards at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford to improve care for patients. The LED lit ceiling tiles will feature natural sky scenes and will be fitted in five side rooms on Ward 15 (Acute Stroke Unit) and Ward 16 (Rehabilitation), with one already completed. The aim [...]
13 August 2019 A £150,000 investment is being made in new IT infrastructure which will help improve care for radiotherapy patients at SaTH. The investment will mean that clinicians will be able to remotely access patient scans and treatment plans from any location within the Trust. New computers, up-to-date software and server hardware are currently being installed in the Radiotherapy [...]
12 August 2019 Expectant mums opting for a birth at the Wrekin Midwife Led Unit will be cared for by small teams of named midwives to improve their maternity journey. Midwives at the unit, which is based at Princess Royal Hospital in Telford, have introduced Continuity of Carer for their mums-to-be. It means that they will have the same people [...]
02 August 2019 SaTH's communications specialist is to ‘run Disney’ to raise funds for a charity that supports children with cancer. Claire Dunn will be taking part in the 13.1 mile Disneyland Paris-Val d’Europe Half Marathon on September 22 for The Harry Johnson Trust – a charity close to her heart. The Harry Johnson Trust helps and supports children and [...]
1 August 2019 People living in care homes in Shropshire are set to benefit from an innovative scheme to help them receive quick and effective treatment following an emergency admission into SaTH's hospitals. The “Red Bag” scheme is a national initiative being trialled by health and care partners in Shropshire, including SaTH. After being successfully implemented in Telford & Wrekin [...]
31 July 2019 SaTH has improved its accessible toilets to help patients and visitors living with a stoma. Every single accessible toilet at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford, which are run by the Trust, is now stoma friendly. People with stomas have additional needs when they use the toilet, and the provision of hook, [...]
29 July 2019 SaTH has scooped a national award which recognises excellence in palliative care provision. The Trust, which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford, has been awarded the Dundas Medal. The medal was introduced by the Scottish charity PATCH (Palliation and The Caring Hospital) and The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, [...]