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), [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
11 September 2019 A Nurse representing the Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals is to take part in a tandem skydive to raise money for the care of patients at the end of their lives. Debbie Snooke, an End of Life Care Specialist Nurse at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital [...]
9 September 2019 Four therapy colleagues from The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital are hoping to become World Coracle Champions this week, as they take to the water in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. Competing with the team name ‘Thera-peas’, Shona Underwood, a Macmillan Physiotherapist; Laura Lewis, an Occupational Therapist; Jemma Pearson, a Frailty Specialist Physiotherapist and Anita Evans, a Neurology Specialist [...]
16 August 2019 A group of staff at the Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has overhauled an NHS Screening Timeline for their patients, and now the resource has been rolled out nationally by Public Health England. Managers for six screening programmes at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and the [...]
Hello, my name is Chris Turner and I work as a physiotherapist in the out-patient department at RSH and also in the RSH fracture clinic. I moved to Shropshire in 2003 and have always tried to cycle to work the majority of the time, predominantly because I love being on my bike but with the added benefit of not having [...]
8 August 2019 The Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has welcomed more than 150 new junior doctors. The junior doctors have come to The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and The Princess Royal Hospital in Telford, to continue their training and will work across a wide range of specialties, including: [...]