Think twice ...before asking your GP to prescribe over-the-counter medicines such as paracetamol for common or short-term ailments. Shropshire practices spend £1.3M on medicines which are easily available to purchase from your local pharmacy or supermarkets. SHROPSHIRE CCG supports GPs to reduce their prescribing of these products: Patients should keep a small supply of simple treatments in their own medicine [...]
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Reserves Day is taking place on 21 June this year, which offers the trust the opportunity to publicly recognise and celebrate the contribution reservists make to our country and NHS. The Reserve Forces make up approximately one sixth of our Armed Forces personnel and as such are integral to protecting the nation’s security at home and overseas, particularly providing capability [...]
So its been 6 months since the new website launched, wow that flew by. As the Web Development Team our aim is to continually improve your web experience. Your views are very important to us as they help to improve the service we provide. We welcome any kind of feedback regarding the website, whether positive or negative as this helps [...]
We have today issued the first edition of Safest & Kindest, a new public newsletter of The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH). In this 16-page newsletter (found Here) you can read about: How consultants have explored the benefits and pitfalls of transforming emergency care from other organisations. This is on page 4 An innovative new cancer App, funded by [...]
“The following information is from our partners at the Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP)". The Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Sustainability and Transformation Plan (Related post can be found here) has been updated recently to build on our earlier progress and it takes account of feedback we have received from many of our key stakeholders. Our 18 partner organisations will continue to [...]
Roses are red, Violets are blue, if you’re unsure about Sepsis, we’ll give you a clue! Sister Sharon Hollister, from Ward 17 at the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford, is presented with one of the cards by Dr Edwin Borman, Medical Director. The Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals is using Valentine’s Day to help spread [...]
Shropshire has one of the largest colorectal cancer units in the country – and the service could grow even further if plans to transform health facilities in the county go ahead, surgeons vowed today. A total of 936 planned Colorectal Cancer operations for potential cure were carried out in the past five years at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) [...]
Patients across Shropshire are receiving a variety of services to help them recuperate thanks to close working between Therapists at Shropshire’s acute hospitals and in the community. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust’s (SaTH) Therapy teams provide support to patients needing everything from physiotherapy and occupational therapy to those needing support with their speech and language or with their [...]
Several temporary closures of our Midwife Led Units (MLU) took place during December 2016. The temporary closures were as follows: Sunday 25 December 2016: Bridgnorth MLU and Shrewsbury MLU were both temporarily closed from 8pm until 8am. Thursday 29 December 2016: Oswestry MLU was temporarily closed from 8pm until 8am. Friday 31 December 2016: Ludlow MLU was temporarily closed from [...]