Hayley’s Blog

Welcome to Hayley’s blog. Hayley Flavell is the Director of Nursing here at Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust and this blog provides weekly updates to keep patients, members of the public, colleagues and everyone else with an interest in our Trust informed.

We hope it helps you to understand more about the Trust, and how we work to provide the best possible care to our patients.

31 May 2023

June 1st, 2023|

Tomorrow marks the start of Volunteers’ Week and I would like to thank volunteers for all they do across our Trust and other organisations. Volunteers play such a crucial role and the theme for this [...]

24 May 2023

May 24th, 2023|

The bank holiday weekend will soon be upon us and we are urging people to ‘Think which service?’ they need should they require medical help. Our Emergency Departments (EDs) are extremely busy but especially during [...]

17 May 2023

May 17th, 2023|

We are always looking at new ways to work with our partners to improve care for our patients and a new pilot project to airlift patients to a specialist stroke centre for time-critical treatment is [...]

3 May 2023

May 3rd, 2023|

We are always encouraging our colleagues and communities to stay active, mobile and healthy and we have been involved in the Re-conditioning Games, a national initiative, as part of that. It has been shown that [...]

26 April 2023

April 26th, 2023|

The month of May will see us celebrating the Coronation and three bank holidays and we are urging people to be prepared by planning repeat prescriptions and ‘Think which service?’ they need should they require [...]

19 April 2023

April 19th, 2023|

We are incredibly lucky to have volunteers and charities who work tirelessly to raise funds for our hospitals, and this week a special mention goes to one charity which has donated more than £300,000 worth [...]

5 April 2023

April 5th, 2023|

We are encouraging our communities to ‘Think which service?’ they need for their health needs as Easter approaches and is followed by the junior doctors’ strike. Our emergency departments (ED) are extremely busy but more [...]

29 March 2023

March 29th, 2023|

With Easter fast approaching, please make sure that you order any of your repeat prescriptions in good time for the bank holiday weekend. Some pharmacies and GP practices are closed over the bank holiday weekend, [...]

22 March 2023

March 22nd, 2023|

Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK and detecting it at the earliest stage makes you up to nine times more likely to be successfully treated. We are encouraging people, as [...]

15 March 2023

March 15th, 2023|

This week, we are recognising those who work behind the scenes to ensure that our patients get the best possible, often life-saving care they need. It is National Healthcare Science Week and we are acknowledging [...]