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State-of-the-art robotic surgery transforming care for patients

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 [...]

State-of-the-art robotic surgery transforming care for patients2023-07-07T14:55:47+01:00

Training exercise at Princess Royal Hospital

4 July 2023 A small-scale training exercise will be taking place at the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford today. An emergency scenario will be played out for staff with support from Shropshire Fire and Rescue, West Midlands Ambulance Service, West Mercia Police and a wide range of other multi agency partners. The exercise will take place around the A&E department [...]

Training exercise at Princess Royal Hospital2023-07-04T08:25:00+01:00

NHS gears up to boost diagnostic testing

16 June 2023 A message from our colleagues at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Work on Shropshire’s first Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC) is close to completion, ready to open for patients later this year. The new facility, located in Telford, will boost diagnostic capacity across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin and provide quicker and more convenient access to important tests for conditions [...]

NHS gears up to boost diagnostic testing2023-06-16T13:56:34+01:00

Junior doctors’ industrial action – information and advice

13 June 2023 A message from our colleagues at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin information and advice about Junior Doctors’ 72-hour industrial action: 14-17 June The next planned industrial action is from the junior doctors with strike action planned for 72 hours between 7am on Wednesday 14 June until 7am on Saturday 17 June. This is [...]

Junior doctors’ industrial action – information and advice2023-06-13T11:13:30+01:00

Beat the heat and stay safe

9 June 2023 A message from our colleagues at NHS Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin With an amber weather alert announced and temperatures set to become ‘very warm’ to ‘hot’ between Saturday and Monday across the Midlands, we’re urging everyone across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin to beat the heat and stay safe this weekend. Hot weather can increase the risk of [...]

Beat the heat and stay safe2023-06-09T13:28:49+01:00

NHS 111 now first port of call for emergency repeat medication

25 April 2023 A message from our colleagues at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin NHS 111 is now the first port of call for emergency repeat medication, say health leaders in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin.  From April 2023, patients who are in immediate need or require emergency repeat medications will need to visit www.111.nhs.uk or call 111. This may include [...]

NHS 111 now first port of call for emergency repeat medication2023-04-25T11:39:55+01:00

“Think which service” during the upcoming industrial action

10 March 2023 A message from our colleagues at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin The Chief Medical Officer at NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin has urged people to attend their appointment if they have one booked during the coming days of industrial action and to ‘think which service’ before action when deciding on which service is right for their healthcare needs. [...]

“Think which service” during the upcoming industrial action2023-03-10T15:47:30+00:00

Her Majesty The Queen

Queen Elizabeth II  - 1926-2022 It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Her Majesty The Queen, and we offer our deepest condolences to the Royal Family. The Queen will be remembered for a life dedicated to public service and that will never be forgotten; and we thank her for her enduring service and commitment. To [...]

Her Majesty The Queen2022-09-13T16:02:01+01:00

Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin health and care system declares a critical incident

12 August 2022 A message from Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Integrated Care System (STW ICS) The health and care system in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin has declared a critical incident due to continued and unprecedented pressure on its services across all its settings.  We are seeing significant and sustained levels of demand for all health and care services across the [...]

Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin health and care system declares a critical incident2022-08-13T16:58:16+01:00

Critical incident at PRH stood down

14 May 2022 The critical incident at Princess Royal Hospital in Telford, which was declared on Thursday, was stood down today at 12.35pm. Due to the hard work and close co-operation of all involved, all services have been resumed as normal. Thank you for your patience.

Critical incident at PRH stood down2022-05-14T14:34:47+01:00