12 May 2021 Nursing teams and the care they provide for patients at SaTH are being celebrated today to mark International Nurses’ Day (IND). This year, as well as showcasing the nursing profession to encourage others to join, IND will recognise the contribution made by nurses in all roles, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 has meant that nursing teams [...]
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30 March 2021 Colleagues working on a ward at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford can now take their breaks in a staff room with a difference. A ‘Royal Dome’ pod has been installed outside the Acute Medical Unit (AMU) where staff can now go to rest during their shifts. The dome is fully equipped with heating and lighting [...]
22 March 2021 Two landscaped gardens are to be created at Shropshire’s acute hospitals in honour of Captain Sir Tom Moore. A courtyard at Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford and an area outside the ward block at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) are to be transformed and named in memory of Captain Sir Tom. Both gardens will be areas [...]
26 January 2021 A team of volunteers is helping patients being cared for at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals receive essential supplies from home. Response volunteers at PRH No visitors (except in exceptional circumstances) are currently allowed to visit inpatients at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford due to the COVID-19 pandemic. [...]
21 January 2021 An appeal has been made for people keen on sewing to help make sleepwear for patients at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals. The nightwear will be for those patients who do not have a spare change of clothes because COVID-19 restrictions or isolation has meant relatives are not able to get to the Princess Royal Hospital in [...]
16 December 2020 A newly-built expanded Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC) centre at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, which will help reduce hospital admissions and improve patient experience, will be operational later this month. The centre, next to the hospital’s A&E Department, will house a larger Acute Medical Same Day Emergency Care service running seven-days-a-week. Patients seen in the SDEC will [...]
9 December 2020 They are at the very heart of Shropshire’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Every day they carefully decipher hundreds of tests extracting and detecting the relevant information to determine who is COVID-19 positive and who is negative. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the Microbiology team at SaTH has provided the results for COVID-19 swabs taken from [...]
23 October 2020 Visiting has been suspended to all wards at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and Princess Royal Hospital, Telford, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. This decision has not been made lightly and aims to reduce the number of people coming into the hospitals, in order to protect patients. The changes are now in effect and will remain [...]
24 September 2020 A new food service and menu has been launched at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) to give patients an improved meal experience. Inpatients will be offered greater choice with the number of hot food choices doubling from two to four per meal – and a new hostess service which means that patients will be personally served so [...]
18 September 2020 SaTH has been awarded £6.3 million by the Government to help prepare for winter. The funding will be used to create a new Same Day Emergency Care centre (SDEC) at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) which will help ease pressure on its A&E, and reduce hospital admissions. It will also enable the expansion of the current A&E [...]