20 May 2022 The Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals is showcasing the life-changing impact research has on medicine as it celebrates International Clinical Trials Day. The Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals is showcasing the life-changing impact research has on medicine as it celebrates International Clinical Trials Day. Clinical Trials Day (Friday 20 May) is celebrated around [...]
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I am really pleased to see that in-patient visiting has returned to our hospitals as my colleagues and I know how important it is to patients, and their family and friends to see their loved ones. Adult in-patients are now allowed one visitor for one hour per day between the times of 11.30am and 8pm at our hospitals. We continue [...]
13 May 2022 We will be celebrating the roles of Operating Department Practitioners (ODP) during ODP Day on Saturday (14 May). Patients will very often not be aware that it is an ODP who will provide skilled care for them from the moment they arrive in the operating theatre department to when they are discharged from the recovery room. This [...]
12 May 2022 Nursing teams at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) are being celebrated today (12 May) to mark Nurses’ Day. The Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals is saying a big ‘thank you’ to its 2,088 nurses by spending the day recognising and rewarding their hard work and dedication. This year, staff at the Trust [...]
This week we will be celebrating our wonderful colleagues at our Trust and I would personally like to thank them for all that they do. Tomorrow (12 May) is Nurses’ Day and Saturday (14 May) is Operating Department Practitioners Day (ODP) and as a Trust we’ll be making every effort to recognise and celebrate them. I want to thank each [...]
As mentioned in last week’s column, I am really pleased to confirm that in-patient visiting has been re-introduced at our hospitals after it was previously suspended in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a positive step for the Trust as we know how important it is to patients, and friends and family alike. It was a real difficult decision [...]
29 April 2022 An article from the Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Integrated Care System: Just in case you need medical help this May Bank Holiday weekend, it’s important to know which service is best suited to your needs. Your GP practice may be closed on Monday 2 May, but a range of NHS services are still available depending on your [...]
29 April 2022 In-patient visiting is to be re-introduced at the Royal Shrewsbury and Princess Royal Hospitals from Tuesday 3 May, after it was previously suspended in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Visitors will be asked to continue to help restrict the spread of the virus by following some key requirements, including wearing face masks and observing social distancing when [...]
28 April 2022 A joint statement from the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust and Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group: “Due to staffing issues, the very difficult decision has been taken to temporarily close the Paediatric Ophthalmology service at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) to new patients until further notice. “The paediatric ophthalmology service cares [...]
A press release from NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG): 27 April 2022 The NHS in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin is calling on local communities to share their views on a brand-new, state-of-the-art health and wellbeing hub in Shrewsbury. The health and wellbeing hub would bring a new approach to providing local health and wellbeing services that [...]