By Tony Twist, Dietitian I recently got a new bike and it's made cycling so much easier as it’s a couple of kilos lighter. I probably burn off fewer calories but can get out on it more! I also discovered that from the Castlefields suburb of Shrewsbury I can travel next to the river and up cycle ways practically the [...]
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12 November 2019 An Oswestry woman has made a generous donation to SaTH Charity’s Shropshire Blood Trust Fund following cancer treatment at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH). Jenna Tarry completed her treatment for Hodgkin Lymphoma in July and wanted to raise money for the Haematology Unit at RSH to thank staff for the care she received. Together with her boss, [...]
7 November 2019 A generous donation has been made to the Oncology and Haematology Ward at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) in memory of a patient. Cheryl Cranswick spent much time on Ward 23 RSH during her illness and her family requested that funeral donations be made in her name to help future patients receiving treatment there. Cheryl’s husband, Ed [...]
31 October 2019 Two time capsules have been planted at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) to celebrate the 10th anniversary of its specialist night team. The Hospital at Night team has been marking its special milestone throughout the month in a number of different ways, including planting the capsules at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford [...]
30 October 2019 The Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has launched a new rainbow badge for staff to demonstrate that they are aware of the issues that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT+) people can face when accessing healthcare. Kevin Tanner from LGBT+ (left) presents SaTH's Jordan Brookes with a Rainbow badge. Originating at London’s Evelina Children's [...]
14 October 2019 Together with Santander, the Shropshire Prostate Cancer Support Group (SPCSG) has funded a new ultrasound bladder scanner, doubling the number of patients who can be screened at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. The new bladder scanning equipment allows staff looking after those going through treatment to safely and effectively measure bladder consistency without invasive testing. Dennis Briggs, chairman [...]
10 October 2019 The Delivery Suite at the Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has been awarded Diamond status as part of the organisation’s Exemplar improvement programme. The Delivery Suite becomes the fourth department at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH), to [...]
1 October 2019 The Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals is supporting Freedom to Speak Up Month - a national campaign to increase awareness of how staff can raise concerns at work. Among the initiatives being implemented throughout October at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) which runs The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and The Princess Royal [...]
26 September 2019 Standardised patient information boards have been created and are being rolled out across Shropshire’s two acute hospitals. The introduction of standardised patient information boards will improve safety and communication at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford and the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, by providing clear and easy patient [...]
20 September 2019 A foundation set up in memory of a much-loved husband and father will raise money to help patients undergoing treatment for Leukaemia at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH). The Blue Sky Foundation was set up in memory of Steve Newman, from Shrewsbury, who sadly died in November 2017 at the age of 50 after being diagnosed with [...]