19 March 2021 The Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has received new pulse oximetry machines to improve the detection and early care of babies with serious heart conditions. Donated by Tiny Tickers, a charity that aims to give a better start to tiny hearts, the seven pulse oximetry machines have allowed The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust [...]
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Joint press release from The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust and Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Trust
11 February, 2021 The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust and Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust announce Maternity Improvement Partnership The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (“SaTH”) and Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust have announced that they will be formally working together as Maternity Improvement Partners. The Improvement Partnership is organised through a formal Management Agreement. The [...]
Trust response to Donna Ockenden’s first report following the Independent Review of Maternity Services
10 December 2020 Donna Ockenden has released her first report following the Independent Review of Maternity Services at SaTH. The full report and press release can be found at www.donnaockenden.com Below is a written statement in response to this report: Louise Barnett, Chief Executive at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, said: "I would like to thank Donna [...]
6 December 2020 The NHS will begin vaccinating patients against coronavirus at dozens of hospital hubs from this week at the start of the biggest immunisation programme in history. People aged 80 and over as well as care home workers will be first to receive the jab, along with NHS workers who are at higher risk. NHS staff are working [...]
16 October 2020 Shropshire’s two acute hospitals have taken delivery of two new Sensory Carts to help relax and calm patients living with dementia, and children with delayed learning - thanks to Captain Sir Tom Moore’s incredible fundraising. Captain Tom’s fundraising for NHS Charities Together has enabled The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Royal Shrewsbury [...]
13 October 2020 Healthcare providers for Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin and mid-Wales have come together to celebrate Allied Healthcare Professions (AHPs) Day, which takes place on 14 October. AHPs are the third largest workforce in the NHS covering 14 different professions, 11 of which are represented by The Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust (SaTH), Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust (ShropCom), [...]
20 August 2020 New rainbow pedestrian crossings have been created at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford and are the first of their kind in the region. The crossings demonstrate the commitment of The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs RSH and PRH, to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI), and [...]
23 July 2020 The Gynaecology Ward at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) will be the first to trial a new policy for visitors. Strict rules will remain in place to protect patients, visitors and staff, and to ensure that social distancing guidelines can be met. If successful, the new visiting policy will be rolled out across other [...]
Arrangements for visiting and appointments for maternity services, fertility services and the Neonatal Unit
Last Updated: 21 December 2020 Visiting restrictions Ultrasound scans One birthing partner can attend 12 and 20 week scans One partner can attend EPAS scans Please note visiting restrictions for Antenatal appointments and other scans remain unchanged The Delivery Suite One birth partner can attend and will be given a visiting wristband Antenatal and Postnatal Wards Women can be accompanied by [...]
Maggie Bayley, Interim Chief Nurse at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, said: “The Trust continues to work with NHS England and Improvement regarding the support that we need to continue our improvement journey.” Notes to editors Examples of improvements being made include: Recruiting a Mental Health Practitioner to work alongside our ward teams. This will help us improve [...]