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Staff app to transform the way hospital Trust communicates and engages with staff

10 July 2019 An app is being launched at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) to transform the way the organisation communicates and engages with its staff. My SaTH is being officially launched on Monday (15 July) as way of the Trust, which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford, widening [...]

Staff app to transform the way hospital Trust communicates and engages with staff2019-07-10T15:52:17+01:00

Hospital trusts share improvements made through ‘lean’ working

27 June 2019 The hospital trusts working in partnership with the USA’s ‘Hospital of the Decade’ came together to share the improvements they have made through ‘lean’ working. Louise Brennan (Senior KPO Specialist at SaTH) and Mr Tony Fox (Vascular Surgeon and KPO Medical Advisor). The NHS partnership with Virginia Mason Institute (VMI) was launched in 2015 and [...]

Hospital trusts share improvements made through ‘lean’ working2019-06-27T11:52:29+01:00

New Swan Room to open following generous family donation

20 June 2019 A family has donated more than £500 to create a new room at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH), which will provide privacy and dignity for patients at the end of their life. From left, Jules Lewis (End of Life Care Facilitator), Susan Jones, Caroline Jones and Miriam Gilbert, (End of Life Care Specialist Nurse). The [...]

New Swan Room to open following generous family donation2019-06-20T09:49:26+01:00

Shropshire’s two acute hospitals mark Learning Disability Week

17 June 2019 Staff, patients and carers at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals attended a workshop today (Monday) to mark Learning Disability Week 2019. At the Learning Disability Workshop, from left, Karen Breese (Dementia Clinical Nurse Specialist and organiser of the workshop) Sonia Bradburn (Student Disability Nurse), Ruth Smith (Associate Director Nursing at SaTH for Quality, Patients and Experience), James [...]

Shropshire’s two acute hospitals mark Learning Disability Week2019-06-17T16:01:08+01:00

Essential works to affect Shrewsbury MLU

30 May 2019 Inpatient services at Shrewsbury Midwife Led Unit (MLU) are to be temporarily suspended for up to six months from 10 June due to essential remedial works. Part of the Copthorne Building at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH), where the MLU is housed, is to undergo the works to rectify a number of historic issues uncovered during a [...]

Essential works to affect Shrewsbury MLU2019-05-30T11:04:51+01:00

Lingen Davies smashes fundraising target

27 May 2019 Charity Lingen Davies Cancer Fund have raised £1.25 million to celebrate their 40th Anniversary. The target has been reached three weeks ahead of the anniversary date of June 5 thanks to the exceptional support of local people, organisations and businesses. Hundreds of people have supported the appeal, and the final boost was given by funds raised at [...]

Lingen Davies smashes fundraising target2019-05-24T15:16:08+01:00

High fives all round for Trust’s food and drink establishments

30 April 2019 The coffee shop and restaurant at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) have been awarded five-star hygiene ratings. The team at SaTH celebrate receiving their five-star food hygiene award. Environmental Health Officers (EHOs) gave the rating to Caffe Bistro and the main Mytton Restaurant during a recent inspection. Shelley Gooding, Food Safety Compliance Manager at The [...]

High fives all round for Trust’s food and drink establishments2019-04-30T08:40:04+01:00

Entries now open for hospital Trust’s 5K Fun Run in aid of Dementia Appeal

25 April 2019 Entries are now open for The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust’s 5K Fun Run to celebrate the birth of the NHS. The event, which is being organised in partnership with the Dolly Mixtures Running Group, starts at 9.30am on Saturday 6 July at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. Entry costs £10 and all the money raised will [...]

Entries now open for hospital Trust’s 5K Fun Run in aid of Dementia Appeal2019-04-25T12:28:29+01:00

Work starts on creating new Doctors’ Mess at Princess Royal Hospital

24 April 2019 Work has started on a new Doctors’ Mess which is being created at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford. It is hoped that the new facility will provide a welcoming and caring environment for staff, and also help recruitment to The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the PRH and the Royal Shrewsbury [...]

Work starts on creating new Doctors’ Mess at Princess Royal Hospital2019-04-25T08:09:02+01:00

Trainee surgeon wins gold at British University Taekwondo Championships

12 April 2019 A surgeon at the Trust which runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has won a gold medal at the British University Taekwondo Championships. SaTH surgeon Shko Resool with his gold medal Shko Resool, a Surgical Trainee in Vascular Surgery at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and [...]

Trainee surgeon wins gold at British University Taekwondo Championships2019-04-12T09:41:14+01:00