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Hourly rate paid to Bank Nurses working in a number of clinical areas has been increased

11 November 2019 The hourly rate paid to Bank Nurses working in a number of clinical areas increased as of Sunday 10 November. On top of the Working Time Directive 12.07% uplift currently received, Bank Nurses taking up shifts in A&E and Intensive Care, as well anyone opting for shifts on wards and departments highlighted as areas of concern for [...]

Hourly rate paid to Bank Nurses working in a number of clinical areas has been increased2019-11-11T14:21:34+00:00

Get on your bikes and ride – for SaTH Charity

1 November 2019 The Trust that runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals is looking for a pair of keen cyclists to take part in one of the world’s most prestigious festivals of cycling. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) has secured two places at the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100, part of the 2020 Ride London event. Now the Trust is looking [...]

Get on your bikes and ride – for SaTH Charity2019-11-01T15:11:38+00:00

Louise Barnett appointed new Chief Executive

17 October 2019 Louise Barnett has been appointed as the Chief Executive of Shropshire’s two acute hospitals. Louise will start at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford in February. Louise Barnett Louise is currently the Chief Executive at The Rotherham NHS [...]

Louise Barnett appointed new Chief Executive2019-10-17T13:47:59+00:00

Trust celebrates Fab Change Day

16 October 2019 Staff at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) have been marking Fab Change Day – a national initiative to celebrate improvements being made within the NHS. Fab Change Day 2019 Led by the Trust’s End of Life Care team, coffee and cake mornings were held in the restaurants at both the Princess Royal [...]

Trust celebrates Fab Change Day2019-10-16T15:46:41+00:00

Hospital Trust recruits specialist Tracheostomy Practitioner

11 October 2019 A specialist Tracheostomy Practitioner has enhanced the nursing team at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals. Elaine France Elaine France officially took up the new role at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH), on 1 October 2019 to enhance the [...]

Hospital Trust recruits specialist Tracheostomy Practitioner2019-10-11T12:47:30+00:00

Health hero porters presented with The Sun’s Ultimate Lifesaver award by PM Boris Johnson

9 October 2019 Two porters from The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) won the Ultimate Lifesaver award at last night’s The Sun’s Who Care Wins Awards. Prime Minister Boris Johnson stands alongside winners Nick Evans and Ruth Lowe, left, who were nominated by Sarah and Mike Clifford after saving their baby Logan.Credit: Dan Charity - The Sun [...]

Health hero porters presented with The Sun’s Ultimate Lifesaver award by PM Boris Johnson2019-10-09T10:30:48+00:00

Porters who saved a baby’s life named finalist in The Sun’s Who Cares Wins Awards

8 October 2019 Two quick-thinking porters at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford who helped to save the life of a seven-week-old baby have been shortlisted for an award in The Sun’s Who Cares Wins Awards. From left, Nick Evans, Sarah Clifford (with Baby Logan), Mike Clifford and Ruth Lowe. Picture courtesy of The Sun. Nick Evans [...]

Porters who saved a baby’s life named finalist in The Sun’s Who Cares Wins Awards2019-10-08T15:51:46+00:00

£7 million investment in Radiology services – including a new CT scanner

25 September 2019 Patients at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals are set to benefit from a multi-million pound investment in state-of-the-art radiography services. A new CT scanner will be installed at Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford as part of a £7 million investment in Radiology equipment across The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which will also include a [...]

£7 million investment in Radiology services – including a new CT scanner2019-09-25T09:51:09+00:00

Hospital Trust commended for good practice by national programme

18 September 2019 Areas of good practice at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) have been highlighted by a national NHS clinical improvement programme. The Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme looks to improve NHS care by reducing unwarranted variation in the way services are delivered. As part of SaTH’s improvement journey, GIRFT is working with the [...]

Hospital Trust commended for good practice by national programme2019-09-18T16:37:53+00:00

Trio to trek 40 miles through Scottish Highlands to raise awareness for mental health charity

12 September 2019 A group of friends from The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) will walk 40 miles through the Scottish Highlands this weekend in support of the mental health charity, Mind. From left, Tom Wood, Sarah Thomas and Beckie Nock Tom Wood, Beckie Nock and Sarah Thomas will spend 24-hours trekking across Pitlochry to raise [...]

Trio to trek 40 miles through Scottish Highlands to raise awareness for mental health charity2019-09-12T13:56:29+00:00