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Christmas Decorations Competition at Shropshire’s acute hospitals

24 December 2019 Staff at Shropshire’s acute hospitals got into the Christmas spirit by decking out wards and departments with innovative and colourful decorations. PRH winners: Postnatal Ward  Christmas trees and other decorations have helped to brighten up the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford for the festive period. Many of the [...]

Christmas Decorations Competition at Shropshire’s acute hospitals2019-12-24T11:20:13+00:00

Patients benefit from additional Dementia-friendly clocks

17 December 2019 More dementia-friendly clocks have arrived at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals. Patients living with dementia can become confused when in an unfamiliar environment, such as visiting outpatients for appointments. Thanks to the fundraising efforts of the community, The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust’s Charity (SaTH Charity) has been able to purchase new dementia friendly clocks to help [...]

Patients benefit from additional Dementia-friendly clocks2019-12-17T15:23:01+00:00

Trust works to improve care of patients with mental health conditions

12 December 2019 The Trust that runs Shropshire’s acute hospitals is exploring ways to improve the care of patients presenting with mental health conditions in its Emergency Departments (EDs). The team working on the improvements. Over the last week doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) have been using the [...]

Trust works to improve care of patients with mental health conditions2019-12-12T12:45:35+00:00

Take part in SaTH Charity Christmas Jumper Day

25 November 2019 SaTH Charity, the official charity of The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), is calling on schools and businesses to take part in Christmas Jumper Day (Friday 13 December) to bring festive cheer to patients in hospital. Ready for SaTH Charity Christmas Jumper Day is, back, from left, Karen Breese (Dementia Nurse Specialist) and Julia [...]

Take part in SaTH Charity Christmas Jumper Day2019-11-25T10:37:41+00:00

Shooting day raises £6,500 for SaTH Charity’s Cardiology Fund

18 November 2019 A charity shooting day at one of the country’s most prestigious clay target facilities raised £6,500 for the Cardiology Fund at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals. Andrew James (Head of SaTH Charity) presenting Jonathan Williams (Director of Mid Wales Shooting Centre) with a certificate of appreciation. The event on Saturday 28 September was organised for staff [...]

Shooting day raises £6,500 for SaTH Charity’s Cardiology Fund2019-11-18T09:26:24+00:00

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+01:00

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+01:00

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+01:00