10 December 2019 The Catering Team at Shropshire’s two acute hospitals is hoping to bring some seasonal cheer to those who find themselves in hospital this Christmas. The team has been working on a project to make Christmas Day lunch special so inpatients at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) or [...]
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9 December 2019 Eighteen people received lifesaving or life-changing organ transplants in six months thanks to the extraordinary generosity of patients at Shropshire’s acute hospitals, and their families. Between April and September this year, The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) enabled donations from six patients after their deaths. Just one organ donor can save or transform the lives [...]
29 November 2019 Nearly 100 members of staff at the Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals were celebrated for a host of learning achievements this week. Over the past 12 months, staff at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford have completed qualifications including: Masters [...]
22 November 2019 A young superhero from Shropshire has been chosen to partner Invictus Games hero and Paralympian, Dave Henson, at December’s 2019 Superhero series – the UK’s only disability sports series for the everyday superhero – and is fundraising on behalf of two Shropshire hospital trusts. After smashing his challenge at the Superhero Tri in August, Tom McIntyre, eight, [...]
19 November 2019 The Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has hosted an event to bring together Insulin Pump patients living with Type 1 Diabetes. ‘The Severn Pumpers Annual Meeting’ is a patient support and networking event that sees Insulin Pump company representatives sharing information and innovations and patients sharing their experiences of Diabetes and pump therapy. This year’s [...]
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 [...]
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. Jenna's boss, Justine Vaughan at [...]
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 [...]