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 [...]
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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 [...]
1 September 2023 The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) took place on Wednesday 30 August. The purpose of the meeting was to share information about the work of the Trust during 2022/23 and highlight plans for the future. The Trust’s Annual Report and Accounts were presented at the meeting and these can be viewed here [...]
17 August 2023 The winner of last year’s Shropshire Star Public Recognition Award said how brilliant it was to be recognised and is encouraging the public to nominate health heroes from the county’s acute hospitals as part of their Annual Trust Celebratory Awards. Lorna McQuaid, a Bank Healthcare Assistant (HCA) at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH), won the Shropshire Star Public [...]
19 July 2023 A new Swan Suite for loved ones of patients who are receiving end of life care has been officially opened at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH). The Suite on Ward 28 is a quiet, comfortable space for hospital staff to have conversations with those closest to a patient in a private and dignified way. It builds on [...]
5 July 2023 Shropshire’s two acute hospitals are marking the 75th birthday of the National Health Service by celebrating its staff and all of their achievements. This significant milestone on Wednesday 5 July provides an opportunity for The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) to celebrate our NHS and the difference it makes to people’s lives day in day [...]
16 June 2023 Families and professionals who work with young people are being asked to start supportive conversations with young people following a rapid increase in those admitted to hospital after using class B drug, ketamine. The recent surge coincides with a spell of hot weather and the end of exam season for many young people, with gatherings and celebrations [...]
5 June 2023 Our dietitians play a valuable role not only offering advice to patients but working with colleagues to ensure the best outcome. Dietitians' Week runs from 5-9 June and to celebrate, we're sharing the amazing story of one of our student dietitians, Kate Southan. "Rewind five years ago and I was in a marketing job that I wasn’t enjoying. [...]
24 May 2023 The Chaplaincy Team at the county’s two acute hospitals are busier than ever, offering vital support to patients, visitors, volunteers and staff. The team at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and Princess Royal Hospital in Telford, has recently grown to nine to include chaplains from different faith backgrounds. [...]
27 April 2023 We are contacting patients who have been on our waiting lists for over 12 weeks to check whether they still need a hospital outpatient appointment. Patients will be sent a text message which includes a link to a form to complete. The form will ask for the patient’s date of birth and if an appointment is still [...]