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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]