23 September 2022 Vital plans to transform acute hospital services, which will help to improve health and care outcomes for communities across Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid Wales, are progressing. This follows formal confirmation of the approval, subject to a number of conditions, of a Strategic Outline Case (SOC) of the Hospitals Transformation Programme at the end of August [...]
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13 September 2022 Monday 19 September, the date of Her Majesty The Queen’s funeral, will be a national bank holiday to allow the public to pay their respects and commemorate her reign. This means there will be impact on some patient appointments. Anyone affected will be contacted directly. If you have an appointment on Monday and no longer wish to [...]
It was recently announced that our Trust has secured £10 million funding for an elective surgical hub to be created at Princess Royal Hospital – this is excellent news and will mean that more elective operations will be able to take place. We are always working to improve the care that we provide for our patients and this new hub [...]
It has made a real difference seeing friends and relatives being able to visit their loved ones again in our hospitals. Our Trust had to make the difficult decision to pause visiting with the rising number of COVID-19 cases, but restricted in-patient visiting returned in May. We realise how important visiting is for the wellbeing of our patients and it [...]
22 August 2022 More than £2,500 has been raised by the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital’s League of Friends (LoF) at their annual summer prize draw. All of the money raised will help fund much-needed equipment for the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH). This year, it will be used to help purchase three Patient Vital Signs Monitors for the Day Care Unit, which [...]
15 August 2022 People living with and beyond cancer can benefit from support and advice at their fingertips thanks to a new app launched by The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH). The “Living With & Beyond Cancer App” is free and has been developed by local NHS cancer specialists. It has been designed with local people in mind [...]
This week, I would like to welcome our new junior doctors as they settle into their roles during August. Some of them have already spent a week shadowing in our clinical departments before they officially start in their roles. Lectures, practical training sessions and peer-to-peer teaching are part of the induction process, as well as social events to help new [...]
Our new cancer services app is now live and provides bumper information, support and wellbeing for anyone affected by cancer. We are so proud of our Cancer Services team for all their hard work in providing such an exceptional and unique resource for those who have cancer and those who support people living with and beyond cancer. It is also [...]
We always strive to improve the care and treatment we offer to our patients and so I am glad to share the news that we have a new Radiotherapy CT scanner – one of the first in the country - at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. It is all down to the support of the Lingen Davies Cancer Fund which donated nearly [...]
Here at the Trust, we are always looking at ways to help our colleagues progress, develop new skills and awareness and lead others. This week I would like to congratulate Jamie Henry, a Professional Development Nurse at SaTH – she has completed the Developing Aspirant Ethnic Minority Nursing and Midwifery Leaders (DAL) Programme. The programme is a regional pilot to [...]