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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
5 April 2019 A surgeon at Shropshire’s acute hospitals is leading the campaign in the county for a new cycling velodrome to be built in the West Midlands ahead of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. From left, Consultant Richard Roach (left) with former professional cyclist Hugh Porter MBE and David Viner (former cyclist). Richard Roach, who has worked at [...]
15 March 2019 A Welshpool couple celebrated their Diamond Wedding Anniversary at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) after caring staff went the extra mile to make sure they were together on their big day. Philip and Marjorie Jones celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital Philip Jones, a former plaster and floorer, has been in [...]
11 March 2019 The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) has spent the week celebrating its apprentices at this year’s National Apprentice Week, bringing them together to celebrate the impact of apprenticeships on individuals, employers and the economy. Aileen Pueblo Speaking about National Apprentice Week, which this year is themed ‘Blaze a Trail’, Apprenticeships and Skills Minister, [...]
8 March 2019 Healthcare professionals have spent the week looking at plans for Shropshire’s two acute hospitals to ensure the proposed layouts will allow them to deliver the best possible patient care following reconfiguration. Some of the team involved in the week-long 3P event A team of over 50 clinicians, patient representatives and other healthcare professionals have been [...]