17 December A second Covid-19 vaccine bus is being rolled out across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin to encourage more people to get on board with having their first and second doses of their jabs closer to home. Many local residents will be familiar with Bob the Bus – the mobile vaccination service that has been parking up at a number of locations during the pandemic. Now, in [...]
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17 December Bridgnorth, Shrewsbury, Hodnet and Church Stretton Fire Stations are now offering NHS walk-in vaccination clinics to all those who are eligible for jabs. Anyone aged 12 or over can walk-in for their first, second, third or booster COVID-19 vaccination at the Fire Station vaccination clinics held across the week until the end of January, from 10am to 4pm: [...]
One year on Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Covid-19 Vaccination Service celebrates over 920,000 vaccines
8 December 2021 A patient who was one of the very first in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin to be vaccinated against Covid-19 has spoken of his admiration for the resilience health workers and volunteers have demonstrated one year on from his first dose. As we mark the year anniversary since the Covid-19 vaccination programme – the largest and fastest in [...]
2 December 2021 Joint statement from Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Shropshire Council, Telford & Wrekin Council, Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust and The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital. Winter is coming – and we know it is going to be a challenging one for health and care. Possibly [...]
1 December 2021 Everyone has heard of Christmas Jumper Day, but have you heard of Christmas Sock Day? The majority of our staff wear uniforms, scrubs, and lots of PPE which is designed to keep patients safe so they cannot wear a Christmas jumper – however, everyone can join in with a colourful pair of socks or tights! The Shrewsbury [...]
29 November 2021 A world-leading clinical COVID-19 vaccination trial for pregnant women has started at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) with the first two volunteers recruited. The Preg-CoV study being carried out at SaTH will look at the best COVID-19 vaccine dose interval for pregnant women with the results helping researchers understand how the vaccine works to [...]
23 November 2021 The Trust which runs the county’s two acute hospitals is looking for new team members to help keep its patients safe with the launch of a recruitment drive for 20 Cleanliness Technicians. Cleaning colleagues are a key part of the frontline workforce at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust (SaTH) and are instrumental in ensuring that [...]
18 November 2021 The Care and Quality Commission (CQC) has reported progress across key areas and services at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), while the Trust remains rated as ‘inadequate’ overall. Following an inspection in July and August, two of the five domains previously rated as ‘inadequate’ are now rated as ‘requires improvement’. At a more detailed [...]
15 November 2021 The first patient has been treated at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) with a revolutionary type of radiotherapy that will bring benefits for those undergoing treatment. SABR (Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy) is a treatment for early-stage lung tumours. It delivers an extremely high dose of radiation and targets the tumour more precisely than other radiotherapy [...]
9 November 2021 The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is celebrating part of its pioneering workforce during Advanced Practice Week (wc Monday 8 November). Advanced Clinical Practitioners (ACPs) support medical teams across the whole spectrum of medical, surgical, paediatric services and urgent and emergency care within the Trust and throughout the week SaTH will be highlighting some of [...]