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SaTH celebrates Cycle to Work Day

 7 August 2019 Staff at the Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals are getting on their bikes to celebrate ‘Cycle to Work Day’ on 8 August. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford, supports staff who commute by bike, and many have taken [...]

SaTH celebrates Cycle to Work Day2019-08-07T15:57:34+00:00

Cycling to work

By Kate Marsh, Highly Specialist Physiotherapist at SaTH Hello, my name is Kate, I’m a Physiotherapist at RSH, and I’ve decided to start a regular cycling blog to share the benefits I and some of my colleagues have found from cycling to work. Today (8 August) is ‘National Cycle to Work Day’, which aims to highlight the physical and mental [...]

Cycling to work2019-08-14T15:45:27+00:00

Renal Unit staff run 10K in memory of patient

5 August 2019 Two Senior Dialysis Assistants at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) have raised over £1,200 for the Shropshire and Mid Wales Kidney Patients’ Association (KPA), in memory of a dialysis patient who sadly died earlier this year. Barbara Soden (left) with Rachel and Allison Allison Anderson and Rachel Evans, who have worked at RSH for a [...]

Renal Unit staff run 10K in memory of patient2019-08-07T10:31:58+00:00

Trust strengthens its Freedom to Speak Up team

26 July 2019 The trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals has strengthened its Freedom to Speak Up team, which now extends to three Guardians and 24 Advocates. Freedom to Speak Up (FTSU) Guardians exist in all NHS Trusts. They act in an independent capacity to make hospitals safer for patients and staff by encouraging a more honest environment where [...]

Trust strengthens its Freedom to Speak Up team2019-07-26T12:08:37+00:00

Superhero Tom raising money for Shropshire’s hospitals

25 July 2019  A young superhero from Shropshire has been chosen to partner two Paralympic gold medallists at the 2019 Superhero series – the UK’s only disability sports series for the everyday superhero – and is fundraising on behalf of two Shropshire hospital trusts. Tom McIntyre, 7 from Bourton, near Much Wenlock, will be taking part in the Superhero Tri [...]

Superhero Tom raising money for Shropshire’s hospitals2019-07-26T11:44:51+00:00

New service allows patients to go home the same day

24 July 2019 Total laparoscopic hysterectomies can now be done as outpatient surgery at The Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford. Women who come to PRH for a major surgical procedure which involves removing the uterus and the cervix using keyhole surgery can now go home the same day. Prior to this surgical technique patients would routinely stay in hospital [...]

New service allows patients to go home the same day2019-07-24T13:55:17+00:00

Celebrity comedian visits Children’s Ward

23 July 2019 Comedian Simon Brodkin, best known for his famous character Lee Nelson, surprised youngsters at the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford when he dropped in for a visit on Sunday. Simon made the visit on his way to compere the Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival, cheering up patients and their loved ones and bringing fun and laughter to the [...]

Celebrity comedian visits Children’s Ward2019-07-23T12:01:18+00:00

Trust introduces new name badges to help patients

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 [...]

Trust introduces new name badges to help patients2019-07-22T12:13:38+00:00

Advanced Clinical Practitioner Cycles for Diabetes-related amputations

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 [...]

Advanced Clinical Practitioner Cycles for Diabetes-related amputations2019-07-16T10:45:35+00:00

Breast imaging department moves to new location to improve patient care

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 [...]

Breast imaging department moves to new location to improve patient care2019-07-15T16:24:40+00:00