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New bladder scanner funded by local support group

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 [...]

New bladder scanner funded by local support group2019-10-15T10:19:40+01:00

Delivery Suite awarded Diamond status

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 [...]

Delivery Suite awarded Diamond status2019-10-10T16:08:21+01:00

October is Freedom to Speak Up Month at SaTH

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 [...]

October is Freedom to Speak Up Month at SaTH2019-10-02T09:22:09+01:00

Patient information boards being rolled out to improve patient safety and communication

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 [...]

Patient information boards being rolled out to improve patient safety and communication2019-09-26T16:13:46+01:00

Foundation will raise money to help Leukaemia patients

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 [...]

Foundation will raise money to help Leukaemia patients2019-09-20T11:54:06+01:00

Trust’s Procurement team is amongst top five in the country

19 September 2019 The Procurement team at the Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has been ranked 5th out of 133 acute Trusts across the country, new figures reveal. The Procurement League Table ranks NHS Trusts for their efficiency in buying goods and services, so this result means the team at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), [...]

Trust’s Procurement team is amongst top five in the country2019-09-19T14:58:31+01:00

Road resurfacing works at Apley Roundabout, 19 September – 3 October

Resurfacing work will be carried out at the Apley Roundabout, which serves the main entrance to PRH, overnight from 8.30pm-6.30am, Thursday 19 September – Thursday 3 October (weather depending). The roundabout will remain fully open each working day and during the weekend, but during the hours of 8.30pm and 6.30am Monday-Friday, please follow the diversion signage and access the hospital [...]

Road resurfacing works at Apley Roundabout, 19 September – 3 October2019-09-17T16:57:21+01:00

Your old CDs could be music to our ears

17 September 2019 You know that copy of Chesney Hawkes’s debut album that you’ve got hidden in a box in the loft? Or the Steps CD you bought for a laugh? Well, Shropshire’s acute hospitals might have a use for them. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford and the [...]

Your old CDs could be music to our ears2019-09-17T15:19:17+01:00

Trust takes delivery of 60 dedicated Sepsis Pods

13 September 2019 To mark World Sepsis Day, The Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has taken delivery of 60 new blood culture pods to dramatically reduce the time it takes for samples to be transported to its labs. The new plastic pods are safer than the glass pods they replace, and initial calculations suggest as much as one [...]

Trust takes delivery of 60 dedicated Sepsis Pods2019-09-13T14:40:52+01:00

World Sepsis Day

By Angela Windsor, Sepsis Nurse Practitioner I am SaTH’s first ever Sepsis Nurse Practitioner, and as today is World Sepsis Day I want to tell you a bit about my role and some of the improvements taking place in the recognition and treatment of Sepsis at the Trust. I’ve always had an interest in the deteriorating patient. Early on in [...]

World Sepsis Day2019-09-13T09:58:31+01:00