Welcome to our staff blog. This platform allows staff at the Trust to provide their views on topics within their specialties 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 roles of our staff and how we work to provide the best possible care to our patients.
Swings, roundabouts and cycle paths – A Dietitian’s ride to work
By Tony Twist, Dietitian I recently got a new bike and it's made cycling so much easier as it’s a couple of kilos lighter. I probably burn off fewer calories but can get out on [...]
World Sepsis Day
By Angela Windsor, Sepsis Nurse Practitioner I am SaTH’s first ever Sepsis Nurse Practitioner, and as today is World Sepsis Day I want to tell you a bit about my role and some of the [...]
Get on your bike
Hello, my name is Chris Turner and I work as a physiotherapist in the out-patient department at RSH and also in the RSH fracture clinic. I moved to Shropshire in 2003 and have always tried [...]
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 [...]
A week in the life of a Macmillan Dietitian
By Katie McLaughlin, Clinical Lead Dietitian, Macmillan Integrated Therapy Service at SaTH Macmillan Dietitians are experts at assessing and treating a wide range of nutritional issues that can develop as a result of cancer or [...]
Giving our end of life patients Taste for Pleasure
By Jules Lock, End of Life Care Lead Volunteer I work within a team of volunteers who ensure patients aren’t alone at the end of their lives. The patients we keep company may have relatives [...]
Clinical Research – Who Needs It? Actually, All of Us!
By Helen Moore, Clinical Trials Manager and Trust Lead Research Nurse You may not be aware of clinical research, but every one of us has benefitted from it at some point in our lives and [...]
Type 2 Diabetes – don’t dismiss the signs
1 April 2019 By Erica Richardson, Lead Diabetes Specialist Nurse April 1 marks the beginning of Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week so I wanted to take the opportunity to highlight the condition and how we [...]
Every day should be a No Smoking Day
13 March 2019 By Julie Rudge, Specialist Sister and Service Manager, Hospital Stop Smoking Service Every person reading this should be aware that smoking is bad for you. Not a day goes by without a [...]
Malnutrition – an epidemic
12 March 2019 By Tina Cheung, Nutrition Support Lead Dietitian It will come as no surprise, given the media’s obsession with our weight, that the UK has the second highest rate of obesity in Europe. [...]