22 July 2019 The Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals is introducing yellow name badges for its staff to improve patient experience and address barriers and inequalities for patients with visual and cognitive impairments. The new standard name badge for all staff consists of bold black text on a yellow background and incorporates the #hellomynameis logo to remind healthcare [...]
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16 July 2019 A staff member at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) has cycled 176 miles to raise awareness of Diabetes-related foot amputations. Along with a team of seven other concerned clinicians and industry representatives, last week Rob Clarke, an Advanced Clinical Practitioner (ACP) in Acute Medicine at RSH, cycled one mile for every toe, foot and leg amputation each [...]
15 July 2019 The Breast Imaging Department at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford has moved to a new, dedicated location to improve care for patients. The new department brings breast imaging services at PRH into one location which includes a new private waiting area and changing cubicles as well as a new mammography suite. The aim is to [...]
9 July 2019 A new Maternity Movement Bracelet has been launched to help pregnant women under the care of Shropshire’s two acute hospitals to track the movements of their unborn baby. Funded and supported by The Local Maternity System (LMS) in Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, the Maternity Movement Bracelet will be given to expectant mums at 24 weeks [...]
4 July 2019 The Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has appointed its first Sepsis Nurse Practitioner to strengthen and implement the advancements that have already been made in its Sepsis care. Angela Windsor, who takes on the role following her work at the Trust as a Resuscitation Officer, will facilitate a push forward in the way The Shrewsbury [...]
18 June 2019 A tired-looking staff room at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital has been given a makeover thanks to the vision and determination of staff, and the generosity of both a patient and the Shropshire Welfare Fund. Lacey Jones, a staff nurse on Ward 28 Nephrology at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, which along with the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]