4 December 2023 A new MRI scanner worth nearly £1.4 million has been lifted into place at the county’s first Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC). The state-of-the-art scanner arrived at Hollinswood House, Stafford Park, Telford on Sunday 3 December and will provide fast and detailed examinations for patients. An MRI scan can be used to examine almost any part of the [...]
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28 November 2023 Renal dialysis services provided from the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford have moved to a new purpose-built state of the art facility in the town. From Tuesday 28 November, renal dialysis services will be located in the same building as the new Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC), which opened its doors in October. The facility in Hollinswood [...]
8 November 2023 It's World Radiography Day on 8 November. Meet some of our incredible Radiography colleagues... Diagnostic Radiography Andy - Assistant Practitioner Andy started in the Trust as an Imaging Assistant. In 2019/2020 he decided to go back to college to complete English and Maths GCSE . With the Trust’s full support he completed both courses in 2020. [...]
8 November 2023 A patient cared for at the Trust which runs the county’s two acute hospitals has cycled 340 miles from Pisa to Rome to raise money for Myeloma UK. Jo Coombes, 55, from Hinstock in Shropshire, was diagnosed with myeloma three years ago at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), after experiencing a sharp pain whilst [...]
31 October 2023 Patients across Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin are already seeing the benefits of a new Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC) which opened its doors earlier this month. A total of 2,230 blood tests and 1,045 scans were carried out at the CDC in the first four weeks. The new facility, located at Hollinswood House in Telford, means that [...]
23 October 2023 Julie Thomas and Deb Garbett, Breast Care Nurses A grateful patient has shown her appreciation to the Breast Imaging team at the county’s two acute hospitals by creating beautiful handmade capes. Sue Howarth, a patient who had undergone breast screening, visited the team at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) to personally thank them and present them [...]
13 October 2023 Saturday 14 October is National Allied Health Professions (AHPs) Day. It’s a chance for us to take a moment to celebrate our wonderful AHP colleagues and thank them for everything they do. As the third largest healthcare group at the Trust, our AHP colleagues are involved in so many vital aspects of care. There are many AHP [...]
28 September 2023 More than 600 patients have taken part in 177 research studies in the last 12 months at the Trust which runs the county’s two acute hospitals. This is being celebrated as part of The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust’s (SaTH) first Research, Innovation and Improvement Week (25-29 September). One of the research studies - TOP HAT [...]
12 September 2023 Health and care services across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are under extreme pressure. Local health and care leaders are urging people to ‘think which service’ and choose the right service for their needs to help reduce the pressure and make sure everyone can get the care they need as quickly as possible. We are seeing unprecedented numbers [...]
8 September 2023 Nine colleagues are putting on their running shoes to take part in the Lake Vyrnwy half marathon to raise money for SaTH Charity. The half marathon is on Sunday 17 September and colleagues taking part represent various teams and are supporting several of the funds under the SaTH Charity umbrella, so they can support an area [...]