14 May 2019 An e-book aimed at helping people find better ways to manage bereavement has been updated and republished with the help of The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust’s End of Life Care team. Jules Lewis, End of Life Care Facilitator, and Jules Lock, End of Life Care Lead Volunteer, have teamed up with Roy Lilley, founder of [...]
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13 May 2019 We’re all going to die, but many of us find it difficult to talk, or even think, about what lies ahead, or consider what it might feel like to lose someone we care for. The End of Life Care Service at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust (SaTH), which runs the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford (PRH) [...]
3 May 2019 Two members of staff at the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford (PRH) have been recognised for the care and comfort they gave a young man whose loved one had passed away in the hospital’s Accident and Emergency Department (A&E). Sue Williscroft and Ann Bagnall Ann Bagnall and Sue Williscroft who work in the Cleanliness Team [...]
1 May 2019 The Anticoagulation team at the Trust which runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has received glowing results from a survey designed to measure how happy patients are with their telephone-based service. SaTH's Anticogulation Team The survey, which was sent to more than 900 patients, showed that 99% of respondents were very satisfied or satisfied with their [...]
26 April 2019 A new menu for patients who have difficulty swallowing will be rolled out across Shropshire’s acute hospitals next week. The Catering Team, Speech and Language Team and Dietetics Team at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) have worked together to create three new colour-coded, menus for patients with dysphagia, whch adopt the language and design [...]
23 April 2019 Staff at The Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Hospital Trust (SaTH) are being encouraged to sign up as ambassadors to Nursing Now, a national initiative that raises the profile and status of nurses worldwide and inspires the next generation by shining a light on the exciting breadth of careers available within the industry. Clare Walsgrove, Matron Unscheduled Care, [...]
18 April 2019 The work of staff who provide care for patients, families and carers will be celebrated next week when the trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals takes part in Experience of Care Week. Experience of Care Week is an international initiative, running from 22 April to 26 April, which recognises the value of each health worker’s contribution [...]
10 April 2019 Ward staff and dementia specialists at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) have joined forces to transform an uninspiring day room into a town square complete with a café, newsagent and views of St Chad’s Church. The ‘Shrewsbury Scene’ has been created in a space on Ward 21 which was (previously used [...]
4 April 2019 A member of staff from The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is taking a leap into the unknown by jumping out of an aeroplane at 10,000 feet on 4 May to raise funds for SaTH Charity’s dementia appeal. By taking on a tandem skydive Holly Bebb, who works at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) as [...]
1 April 2019 The Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals is getting behind Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week, which runs 1-7 April, and asking the public to speak to their GP practice about the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme if they think they might be at risk. Type 2 Diabetes occurs when the level of glucose in the blood becomes [...]