7 May 2019 SaTH has appointed an interim Deputy Chief Executive. Bev Tabernacle will join the Trust for seven months starting on 1 June until 31 December 2019. Bev will be on secondment from her role as Director of Nursing and Deputy Chief Executive at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Bev was also previously [...]
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6 May 2019 After a knee injury left her walking with a stick and needing stem cell therapy for osteoarthritis, Shropshire nurse Melissa Compton had no choice but to abandon her love of skiing. Yet determined to stay fit and indulge her love for the outdoors, Melissa discovered a new passion - open water swimming. Whatever the weather or the [...]
1 May 2019 Shropshire’s See and Hear Exhibition will again be hosting a fantastic range of events and activities for people with sight and hearing loss at Shrewsbury Sports Village on Wednesday 15 May. Now in its twelfth successful year, the free event has gained national recognition bringing together the very best in hearing and sight support from across Shropshire and [...]
29 April 2019 An appeal is being made for knitters to help create blankets and even bags for patients living with dementia whilst they are in hospital. The Dementia Team at SaTH is looking for people to help knit or donate colourful knitted blankets. Karen Breese and Lucy Davies from the dementia team at SaTH The blankets help [...]
22 April 2019 The radiotherapy team at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital has devised an ingenious way of helping their patients – whilst reducing the amount of plastic going to landfill at the same time. Patients with prostate cancer are to be given their own drinks bottle to help them prepare for their radiotherapy treatment in the Lingen Davies Centre. [...]
19 April 2019 Two members of staff have been commended for the kindness they showed to a patient. Sean Evans and Sam Kirk, who work in the Trust’s IT department based at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, received a call to help the patient who they initially thought was struggling to watch a video on his lap top computer. Sam [...]
11 April 2019 More than 150 new clinical members of staff have joined SaTH in the last three months as part of a pledge to recruit more to its ranks. Targeted recruitment drives and specialist overseas trips have bolstered the clinical workforce at the Trust, which will help to improve care for patients and their families – and support the [...]
8 April 2019 A team at SaTH has been shortlisted for a national award after making financial savings of nearly £2million. The Procurement team, based at Shrewsbury Business Park, is a finalist in the Financial or Procurement Initiative of the Year category of the Health Service Journal’s Value Awards 2019, which recognise excellent use of resources and also seek out [...]
2 April 2019 A senior nurse is to champion research at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals by inspiring and supporting nurses and midwives to be part of future healthcare innovation. Sister Helen Moore has gained a coveted place on a national programme aimed at developing and growing research at the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. [...]
29 March 2019 SaTH has become one of the first Trust's in the country to have new registered Nursing Associates. Julie Deans, Karley Hall, Elaine Powell, Amy Speake and Karla Vaughan have just qualified as Nursing Associates - making them some of very first registered Nursing Associates in England. SaTH, which runs the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford and the [...]