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29 June 2022

We have seen a rise in the number of patients being cared for in our hospitals with COVID-19 and so I would encourage anyone who is eligible to have their spring booster as soon as they can. Yesterday there were 55 patients in hospital with COVID-19. Last Tuesday we had 32 patients with COVID-19 and the week before there were [...]

29 June 20222022-07-01T15:04:06+01:00

Vulnerable people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin urged to get spring booster jab as Covid-19 cases rise

24 June 2022 NHS Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin is urging people aged 75 and over and people aged 12 and over with a weakened immune system who have not yet come forward to get their spring booster as cases of COVID-19 have begun to rise. The Office for National Statistics has reported an increase in the percentage of people testing [...]

Vulnerable people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin urged to get spring booster jab as Covid-19 cases rise2022-06-24T11:25:16+01:00

22 June 2022

An important message going out this Cervical Cancer Screening Awareness Week is ‘get yourself checked’. We along with GPs, Clinical Pharmacists and other healthcare professionals are encouraging people to schedule check-ups to help catch the early signs of cancer. ‘Get yourself checked’ is about cervical screening (a smear test), linking into the national campaign, but will also focus on bowel [...]

22 June 20222022-06-23T11:04:40+01:00

15 June 2022

Here at the Trust, it is not just the nurses and doctors that make up our great teams, but there are other colleagues who have key roles too. Today marks the first ever National Healthcare Estates and Facilities Day and this includes estates, portering, medical engineering, cleanliness and catering teams. Have you ever thought about how many miles are walked [...]

15 June 20222022-06-16T09:54:50+01:00

8 June 2022

Healthcare is a rewarding career and our Trust, along with other health and social care organisations in the county, are always encouraging people to come forward and look at the range of opportunities on offer. If you are considering a career in healthcare, there is a wealth of information available to show how you can find out about the different [...]

8 June 20222022-06-08T17:31:59+01:00

1 June 2022

This week I would like to say thank you to all the volunteers out there who make such a massive contribution to our Trust and other organisations across the country. Volunteers’ Week runs from tomorrow (1 June) until Tuesday 7 June and here at our Trust it gives us time to recognise the valued work that they do for our [...]

1 June 20222022-06-01T11:40:15+01:00

Trust recognises dedication of its volunteers

1 June 2022 The Trust, which runs the county’s two acute hospitals, will be celebrating the difference volunteers make and thanking them for all their time and dedication during Volunteers’ Week. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust’s (SaTH) 294 volunteers touch every corner of the hospitals, dedicating over 1,000 hours of service each week across 30 different roles. Volunteers [...]

Trust recognises dedication of its volunteers2022-06-06T12:31:09+01:00

25 May 2022

Here at the Trust, we are always looking at ways to encourage colleagues to progress their careers as we know that this is good for their development and helps us retain our staff who are so important to us and you. We have now created a career pathway for colleagues to realise their dream of becoming Registered Nurses by introducing [...]

25 May 20222022-05-25T09:27:43+01:00

Degree apprenticeship gives Trust staff chance to realise nurse dream

24 May 2022 The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is developing a career pathway for staff to realise their dream of becoming Registered Nurses. Healthcare Assistants (HCAs) at SaTH now have the opportunity to progress from HCA to Nursing Associate before doing the ‘Top-up’ Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship programme and qualifying to become a Registered Nurse. The first [...]

Degree apprenticeship gives Trust staff chance to realise nurse dream2022-05-24T14:49:07+01:00

Baroness officially opens hospital Ophthalmology Unit

20 May 2022 Photo Credit: Shropshire Star The Ophthalmology Unit at a county hospital has been officially opened by the Baroness Finlay of Llandaff. She unveiled a plaque at the opening of the Cataract Suite, which is part of the £2 million unit at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH), on Friday 20 May. The Cataract Suite, which is part [...]

Baroness officially opens hospital Ophthalmology Unit2022-05-23T12:43:32+01:00