Jo Gwilt, a midwife sonographer working in Maternity Services at SaTH, is set to take on the London Marathon in October to raise awareness of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and raise funds for the charity Crohn’s & Colitis UK (CCUK). Jo, who hasn’t run for many years - let alone running a marathon, was first diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, a [...]
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Dr Bala Karunakaran, an Obstetrics and Gynaecology Consultant at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), has been awarded the Fellowship of the British Medical Association (BMA). Dr Karunakaran was awarded the accolade in recognition of his distinguished service to medical leadership and was presented with the fellowship by Professor Neena Modi, President of the British Medical Association, at [...]
An appeal is being made for communities to share ideas for murals which will transform a number of clinical spaces at PRH and make them more comforting for patients. The call out has been made by the Local Maternity and Neonatal System (LMNS) and SaTH inviting ideas for artwork to be featured in Maternity and Gynaecology Services. The LMNS and [...]
This International Midwives Day (5 May), we spoke with Alice Jones, a Student Midwife working in Maternity Services at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust. Alice shared why she wants to become a midwife, her favourite parts about her role and much more. Why did you decide to pursue midwifery? “I always wanted to be a midwife, I think I [...]
Last week saw the launch of the Birth Preferences Card across our Maternity Service. The card, co-produced by our Maternity team and the Maternity Voices Partnership Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin, aims to enable service users to discuss their birth preferences with their care team and support partners in full. This will also assist clinicians to have a clear visual [...]
We are pleased to announce that our Tongue Tie Assessment Clinic is running again following the service being suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The specialist clinic takes place weekly at the Children’s Outpatient Department at the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford. Previously, the service supported babies up to 28 days old but we are pleased to now be able [...]