19 January 2023 In 2023 health and care organisations across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales are aiming to secure the final national approvals for the Hospitals Transformation Programme, which will lead to improvements in hospital services for everyone across the region. To support the delivery of the programme, doctors and other health and care professionals, along with local [...]
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17 January 2023 Join our local Eye-care Transformation Team on Tuesday 7 February to hear about proposals for future eye-care services and share your views and feedback. Over recent months, the health and care system in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin has been working together to transform eye-care services. We have listened to clinicians, members of the public, patients and carers [...]
If you are interested in finding out more about the Hospital Transformation Programme, please register to join this online event. 2023 will be a milestone year for The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust and the Hospital Transformation Programme, which aims to improve services across our two hospital sites. These improvements will be central to us developing two thriving hospitals [...]
14 December 2022 A key element of plans to upgrade acute hospital services across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales will be to improve services for people needing treatment for cancer. Every year, the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust carries out over 2000 operations for cancer. Any delay to these operations may affect success of treatment and recovery. [...]
A key component of plans to upgrade acute hospital services across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales involves the transformation of our Shrewsbury site to specialise in the delivery of emergency care and the development of new 24/7 enhanced urgent care services at both of our hospital sites. These much-needed improvements will bring together specialist teams so [...]
A key element of plans to upgrade acute hospital services across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales involves the transformation of our Telford site to specialise in the delivery of planned care. The dedicated planned care site will provide benefits for all residents, including: Operations and procedures will be able to take place all year round utilising dedicated theatres [...]
10 November 2022 Exciting plans to upgrade acute hospital services will see the population of Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales benefit from better quality care and fewer delays for treatment, a leading clinician has said. Dr Ed Rysdale, Consultant in Emergency Medicine at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust, said the planned improvements will bring together specialist teams [...]
22 September 2022 A message from Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Integrated Care System (STW ICS) People aged 65 and over in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are being urged to book their COVID-19 autumn booster online via the National Booking Service or by calling NHS 119 to ensure the best protection against coronavirus through the winter months. The vaccination booster programme [...]
31 August 2022 A message from Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Integrated Care System (STW ICS) In the latest phase of the covid vaccination programme, Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin will join the rest of country and launch the first autumn boosters across the county from early September onwards. The life-saving booster jab will be available from w/c 5th September for those [...]
Speciality Patient Experience Groups are being established to drive patient experience initiatives at a local level. The groups will work with services across the speciality to improve patient experience in the area, including: – How the service responds and learns from feedback – Identifying trends to inform work and help improve services – Represent the patient voice, providing insight from [...]