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Skylights installed on hospital ward in loving memory of patient

13 July 2021 Six beautiful skylights have been installed in side rooms on a ward at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) in memory of a patient, to bring joy and comfort to those being cared for. Derek Saffhill and his family donated £3,000 to SaTH Charity in memory of his wife Lorraine who died on Ward 23 in May last [...]

Skylights installed on hospital ward in loving memory of patient2021-07-14T10:25:44+01:00

COVID-19 heroes among those recognised at Trust Awards

12 July 2021 Individuals and teams from across Trust that runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals have been honoured at its first ever virtual awards ceremony. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) Awards took place online on Friday to celebrate the achievements of [...]

COVID-19 heroes among those recognised at Trust Awards2021-07-12T12:17:20+01:00

Generous donations help Swan Fund reach nearly £60,000

10 July 2021 A fund set up to benefit patients who are receiving end of life care, and their families, has raised nearly £60,000 since its launch six years ago. The Swan Fund was set up by Jules Lewis, End of Life Care Facilitator SaTH, which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford. Jules [...]

Generous donations help Swan Fund reach nearly £60,0002021-07-10T16:57:21+01:00

Young people call on others to ‘get the jab done’

8 July 2021 Young people from across Shropshire have joined forces to encourage others to get their COVID-19 vaccine, play their part in stopping the impact of coronavirus and help us to return to ‘normal’ life. Their rallying call, which is part of a major drive by NHS Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, comes ahead of a weekend of walk-in [...]

Young people call on others to ‘get the jab done’2021-07-08T10:38:40+01:00

Benefits team secures millions for people with cancer

7 July 2021 The Macmillan Benefits Team at the Trust that runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals has secured over £8.5 million in financial help for people with cancer in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin over the last three years. Jackie Machado and Kate Povall are Welfare Rights Officers based at the Hamar Centre at RSH The incredible total raised [...]

Benefits team secures millions for people with cancer2021-07-07T11:53:31+01:00

Online booking system to be launched for patients requiring a blood test

6 July 2021 A new online booking system is to be launched for patients in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin requiring a blood test. The new self-book system is being introduced by SaTH for its blood testing service. From 19 July, patients aged 16-years-old or over will be able to book their own appointment at a time of their choice, [...]

Online booking system to be launched for patients requiring a blood test2021-07-08T13:37:33+01:00

Garden to honour Captain Sir Tom Moore to be unveiled at PRH

2 July 2021 A garden created to honour Captain Sir Tom Moore at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford will be unveiled on 5 July – the day the NHS celebrates its 73rd birthday. An unused courtyard has been transformed into a haven for rest and reflection for staff at the Trust as well as patients and visitors. It [...]

Garden to honour Captain Sir Tom Moore to be unveiled at PRH2021-07-02T14:20:27+01:00

Vote now in SaTH’s Public Recognition Award

26 June 2021 Members of the public are being asked to vote for the winner of the Public Recognition Award in a virtual awards ceremony being held by the Trust that runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford, will hold [...]

Vote now in SaTH’s Public Recognition Award2021-06-24T13:03:28+01:00

Health chiefs call for community’s views on new health hub pilot

24 June 2021 Shropshire has been selected as one of the first places in the country to launch a pioneering community diagnostic health hub. Health experts are now calling on local people to share their views on the new diagnostic health centre that will offer multiple tests at the same time, making it much easier for people to get tested [...]

Health chiefs call for community’s views on new health hub pilot2021-06-24T13:11:53+01:00

Walk-in Covid-19 Pfizer Vaccination Clinics offer vaccines to 18 to 39-year-olds

22 June 2021 All 18 to 39-year-olds across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin are now able to go to a walk-in COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine clinic. The walk-in clinics make it easier and more convenient for eligible people who haven’t had their vaccine to come forward. The clinics aim to boost COVID-19 vaccine uptake across the county. Walk-in Pfizer clinics for [...]

Walk-in Covid-19 Pfizer Vaccination Clinics offer vaccines to 18 to 39-year-olds2021-06-22T09:15:50+01:00