16 October 2020 Shropshire’s two acute hospitals have taken delivery of two new Sensory Carts to help relax and calm patients living with dementia, and children with delayed learning - thanks to Captain Sir Tom Moore’s incredible fundraising. Captain Tom’s fundraising for NHS Charities Together has enabled The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Royal Shrewsbury [...]
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13 October 2020 Healthcare providers for Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid-Wales have come together to celebrate Allied Healthcare Professions (AHPs) Day, which takes place on 14 October. AHPs are the third largest workforce in the NHS covering 14 different professions, 11 of which are represented by The Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust (SaTH), Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust (ShropCom), [...]
20 August 2020 New rainbow pedestrian crossings have been created at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford and are the first of their kind in the region. The crossings demonstrate the commitment of The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs RSH and PRH, to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI), and [...]
23 July 2020 The Gynaecology Ward at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) will be the first to trial a new policy for visitors. Strict rules will remain in place to protect patients, visitors and staff, and to ensure that social distancing guidelines can be met. If successful, the new visiting policy will be rolled out across other [...]
Arrangements for visiting and appointments for maternity services, fertility services and the Neonatal Unit
September 2020 Visiting restrictions Ultrasound scans One birthing partner can attend 12 and 20 week scans Please note visiting restrictions for Antenatal appointments, including EPAS scans, remain unchanged The Delivery Suite One birth partner can attend and will be given a visiting wristband Antenatal and Postnatal Wards Women can be accompanied by the same one birthing partner for induction of [...]
Maggie Bayley, Interim Chief Nurse at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, said: “The Trust continues to work with NHS England and Improvement regarding the support that we need to continue our improvement journey.” Notes to editors Examples of improvements being made include: Recruiting a Mental Health Practitioner to work alongside our ward teams. This will help us improve [...]
Maggie Bayley, Interim Chief Nurse at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), said: “In 2018 NHS Improvement (NHSI) commissioned an ‘Open Book’ review and SaTH was requested to ‘open its books’. The NHSI terms of reference for this process stated that it should be carried out as far as reasonably practical with the available data. Electronic systems were therefore [...]
30 June 2020 Below is a statement in relation to reports about our Maternity services Louise Barnett, Chief Executive at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), said: "We are aware that a police investigation will be conducted by West Mercia Police to explore whether there is evidence to support a criminal case either against the Trust or any [...]
22 June 2020 The Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals will hold its first virtual Community Engagement meeting on Wednesday 24 June in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Quarterly public meetings are a regular part of engagement activity at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and the Princess Royal Hospital in [...]
15 June 2020 Local hospital visiting restrictions currently remain in-place Hospital patients and attendees required to wear Hospital-provided face masks NHS Hospitals across Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin have updated their advice for visitors and outpatients, in-line with guidance, in order to keep visitors, patients and staff safe. Although specific restrictions on visitors to the county’s hospitals are still in-place [...]