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.

18 May 2022

May 18th, 2022|

I am really pleased to see that in-patient visiting has returned to our hospitals as my colleagues and I know how important it is to patients, and their family and friends to see their loved [...]

11 May 2022

May 11th, 2022|

This week we will be celebrating our wonderful colleagues at our Trust and I would personally like to thank them for all that they do. Tomorrow (12 May) is Nurses’ Day and Saturday (14 May) [...]

4 May 2022

May 4th, 2022|

As mentioned in last week’s column, I am really pleased to confirm that in-patient visiting has been re-introduced at our hospitals after it was previously suspended in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a [...]

27 April 2022

April 27th, 2022|

We strive to support our patients and their loved ones in the best ways that we can at our Trust and we have been working hard on reviewing our guidance on visiting after a recent [...]

20 April 2022

April 26th, 2022|

As some of you may have seen already, our Chief Executive, Louise Barnett, last week published an Open Letter to our communities in response to the recently published final report of Donna Ockenden’s Independent Review [...]

13 April 2022

April 13th, 2022|

This week, a special mention should be given to members of our Medical Retina team who will be aiming high when they take on Scafell Pike – England’s highest mountain – as part of a [...]

6 April 2022

April 6th, 2022|

Last week saw the publication of the final ‘Ockenden Report’, which looked into failings with our maternity services, and through this column we would like to again offer our wholehearted apologies for the pain and [...]

30 March 2022

March 30th, 2022|

Patients and carers are crucial to help us shape the care we provide to our communities in the future and we are looking for those who have used our services to become part of speciality [...]

23 March 2022

March 24th, 2022|

The number of COVID-19 patients in our hospitals has risen considerably over recent weeks, as levels continue to increase in the community. Given this, it is valuable that a spring (or second) booster jab will [...]

16 March 2022

March 16th, 2022|

You may have heard that guidance related to visiting hospital settings has been updated by the NHS. Throughout the pandemic, we had to make the very difficult decision to suspend visiting at our hospitals to [...]