24 April 2020 The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) has thanked the public for their support and donations during the coronavirus pandemic. Local communities and businesses have rallied to show support to hospital staff, donating a range of treats to brighten up their days, including handmade scrubs, hot takeaway meals, chocolates, toiletries, uniform wash bags and more. Louise [...]
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15 April 2020 The NHS is currently facing an unprecedented situation regarding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. Health services in Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin are taking measures to provide the safest care and best possible experience for patients during this time. From Thursday 16 April, Urgent Care Centres (UCCs) at Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury [...]
11 March 2020 The Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has secured £6 million to launch an electronic patient record system which will improve the way care is delivered to patients. The new system, which is being funded as part of the Government’s Digital Aspirant Programme, will enable The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) to replace outdated [...]
9 March 2020 A new 25-bed ward today opened at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) to help patients return home more quickly. The team of healthcare professionals based in the new Ward 35 at RSH. The opening of Ward 35, a therapy-led ward/discharge lounge, will also help to ease pressure on the hospital’s busy emergency department by creating [...]
28 February 2020 A Shropshire business has donated a football table and a large selection of cuddly toys to the Children’s Ward at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH). Staff from the Children’s Ward at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford with cuddly Jaguar toys donated by staff at SNG Barratt, based in Bridgnorth. The picture was taken outside [...]
19 February 2020 Shropshire’s two acute hospitals are taking an innovative approach to improving patient safety by closing their theatres every couple of months to implement Human Factors training. Human Factors training in a theatre at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. Healthcare professionals are always exploring new ways to make services safer. But it’s complicated, and there is so [...]
4 February 2020 The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) and Shrewsbury Colleges Group (SCG) will combine forces next week to host the second joint NHS Careers Live event for young people in education. The event, which will take place from 4pm until 7pm at The Shropshire Conference Centre on Wednesday 12 February, will showcase the range of exciting [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]