14 June 2019 Following a blazing hot summer of 2018, the Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has ordered 250 bladed fans to keep its staff cool this summer, or maybe just to blow away the rain clouds. Available through the Small Things Make a Big Difference Fund - which enables staff to ask for those small things that [...]
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10 June 2019 The Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals is working to improve its urgent and emergency care with two Acute Medicine Start of Change Weeks. Emergency and Acute Medical Care teams at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford, have been working [...]
5 June 2019 A Telford man has thanked staff at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) for saving his life after he lost over half his body weight with the help of the Bariatric team. Jason Parrish, 45, had struggled with his weight from an early age, and by the time he was 40 he tipped the scales at 40 [...]
4 June 2019 Four side rooms on a ward at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) now have televisions thanks to a kind donation from the family of patient who was cared for by staff there. The smart televisions will be used by haematology patients who often spend long periods of time in isolation in the side rooms on Ward 23 [...]
3 June 2019 A Shropshire woman has raised over £1,200 for the SaTH Charity’s Shropshire Blood Trust Fund and thanked her consultant for the care he gave throughout her cancer treatment. Haematology Unit Manager Linda Morgan with Lizzie Grocott-James Lizzie Grocott-James received treatment at the The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Lingen Davies Centre which is part [...]
31 May 2019 The trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has approved plans to nearly double the number of nursing staff at its two A&E departments. The number of full-time emergency department nurses at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford (PRH) is now [...]
31 May 2019 The Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals is raising awareness of the invaluable work carried out by its Dietetics team throughout next week as it celebrates Dietitians Week. Dietitians at The Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Hospital Trust (SaTH), which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford (PRH) assess, diagnose and [...]
By Katie McLaughlin, Clinical Lead Dietitian, Macmillan Integrated Therapy Service at SaTH Macmillan Dietitians are experts at assessing and treating a wide range of nutritional issues that can develop as a result of cancer or its treatment. We identify patients who are at high risk of malnutrition and work to maintain their nutritional status during treatment. We discuss common barriers [...]
30 May 2019 Hospital staff who have gone the extra mile for their patients and colleagues have been commended for their fantastic efforts. The staff, who work for The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Royal Shrewsbury and the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford, have been crowned winners of a VIP (Values In Practice) Award. The [...]
29 May 2019 The Friends of the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford have donated equipment to the hospital’s falls prevention team. New chairs, parallel bars and a collection of weights were presented to the team, based in the Paul Brown Building at PRH, to help improve the quality of the exercise classes they hold for patients who have fallen, [...]