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Surgeon is leading the campaign for a velodrome to be built in the West Midlands

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 [...]

Surgeon is leading the campaign for a velodrome to be built in the West Midlands2019-04-05T10:47:07+01:00

Diamond couple celebrate 60 years of marriage

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 [...]

Diamond couple celebrate 60 years of marriage2019-03-15T12:45:45+01:00

Blazing a Trail during National Apprentice Week

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, [...]

Blazing a Trail during National Apprentice Week2019-03-11T12:59:29+01:00

Plans for the future of Shropshire’s two acute hospitals examined by healthcare professionals

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 [...]

Plans for the future of Shropshire’s two acute hospitals examined by healthcare professionals2019-03-08T11:57:57+01:00

Hospital Trust joins the £100K Club

1 March 2019 The Trust which runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has saved more than £100,000 by recycling surplus hospital equipment and furniture. Alex Ford (third from left) has spearheaded SaTH's Warp-It programme. He is pictured with members of staff collecting items for their workplace. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital [...]

Hospital Trust joins the £100K Club2019-03-01T14:09:05+01:00

Unseen heroes achieve highest standards

26 February 2019 A team of unseen heroes at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) have been presented with a certificate for achieving the highest standards in their profession. Julia Clarke, Director of Corporate Governance, joins the Medical Engineering team's celebrations. The Medical Engineering Department, based at the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford and the Royal [...]

Unseen heroes achieve highest standards2019-02-26T09:58:58+01:00

Temporary suspension of services at Shrewsbury MLU

22 February 2019 Services at Shrewsbury Midwife-Led Unit (MLU) will be temporarily suspended from 8pm tomorrow (Saturday 23 February) until 8am on Sunday because of short-term staff sickness. Women booked to give birth at Shrewsbury MLU who go into labour during the temporary suspension of services will be offered a birth at Wrekin MLU or the Consultant-led unit at the [...]

Temporary suspension of services at Shrewsbury MLU2019-02-25T10:31:34+01:00

Do you want to help make a difference to patient care?

12 February 2019 Volunteers who are passionate about healthcare are encouraged to join an award-winning patient panel at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH). The Trust’s Clinical Audit Patient Panel, which was established in 2013 and has won a national award from the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership, is inviting people to apply for a role. Examples of where [...]

Do you want to help make a difference to patient care?2019-02-13T11:59:50+01:00

The future of our hospitals

1 February 2019 Throughout the NHS Future Fit public consultation there were key themes that kept arising. Here, experts explain why the new healthcare model will provide better patient care. Emergency Care Mr Subramanian Kumaran, A&E Consultant and Clinical Director of Emergency Services at SaTH, said: “Many of the people who currently attend our A&Es don’t need ‘emergency’ care – [...]

The future of our hospitals2019-02-01T10:54:27+01:00

Want to learn more about our hospitals? Join the People’s Academy

31 January 2019 A former nurse who opposed plans for the reconfiguration of Shropshire’s acute hospitals changed her opinions after engaging with the Trust that runs them. Joan Pumford, a graduate of the Trust's People's Academy. Joan Pumford signed up for The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust’s People’s Academy last year and, having had the chance to [...]

Want to learn more about our hospitals? Join the People’s Academy2019-01-31T10:45:20+01:00