Shrewsbury and Telford General News and posts

Royal Shrewsbury Hospital Outpatients entrance to close

17 July 2024 The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) will close its Outpatient entrance at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) on Monday 29 July as part of construction works for the new hospital building. The closure will enable works to begin on the build of a new four storey hospital expansion. To maintain hospital operations, the entrance to [...]

Royal Shrewsbury Hospital Outpatients entrance to close2024-07-17T16:51:43+01:00

New £24m planned care hub at PRH opens leading to shorter patient waiting times

15 July 2024 A fantastic new planned care hub has opened at Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford meaning patients will have shorter waits for the operations they need.                             The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs PRH and Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, secured a £24million investment to build the [...]

New £24m planned care hub at PRH opens leading to shorter patient waiting times2024-07-15T13:17:55+01:00

Multi-faith space opens at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

11 July 2024 A chapel at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital has been transformed into a multi-faith space for patients, visitors and staff. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford, is committed to meeting the needs of its diverse communities. As well as investing in growing the [...]

Multi-faith space opens at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital2024-07-11T14:55:06+01:00

Nearly 57,000 patients seen as Community Diagnostic Centre now fully operational

10 July 2024 The county’s Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC) is now fully operational and is transforming the way that services are offered to patients – with nearly 57,000 patients seen since it first opened its doors. The purpose-built CDC is significantly increasing the number of elective diagnostic tests and scans that The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), [...]

Nearly 57,000 patients seen as Community Diagnostic Centre now fully operational2024-07-10T14:55:30+01:00

Critical care patients benefit from new ventilators thanks to League of Friends

9 June 2024 Critical care patients are benefiting from new state-of-the-art ventilators thanks to the League of Friends of Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH). The LoF has generously gifted eight mobile ventilators costing over £196,000 to The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH), which runs RSH and the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford. It means clinicians caring for patients [...]

Critical care patients benefit from new ventilators thanks to League of Friends2024-07-09T14:49:35+01:00

NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Urge Community Support Ahead of Upcoming Junior Doctors’ Strikes

26 June 2024 As the next round of junior doctors' strikes approaches, residents of Shropshire, Telford, and Wrekin are reminded of the significant impact their support can have during what is anticipated to be a busy period for the local NHS. Junior doctors at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford, and other local NHS facilities [...]

NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin Urge Community Support Ahead of Upcoming Junior Doctors’ Strikes2024-06-26T09:15:16+01:00

Statement from The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

25 June 2024 Following on from Channel 4’s Dispatches, which highlighted the challenging conditions in our urgent and emergency care services at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital, we want to apologise to those affected in the programme and to everyone in our communities who has been affected by long waiting times, overcrowding and a lack of privacy when accessing emergency [...]

Statement from The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust2024-06-25T15:00:07+01:00

‘Open up’ campaign launched to help prevent loneliness in children

10 June 2024 To mark Loneliness Awareness Week (10-16 June), NHS Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin has unveiled a new initiative aimed at addressing the issue of loneliness among children in the region. The 'Open Up' campaign seeks to raise awareness about the signs of loneliness and provide practical guidance and support to parents, carers, and children on how to [...]

‘Open up’ campaign launched to help prevent loneliness in children2024-06-10T11:08:51+01:00

Chief Executive pays tribute to Dr Catriona McMahon as she steps down as Chair

4 June 2024 Dr Catriona McMahon has announced she is leaving The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) at the end of June 2024. Dr Catriona McMahon This comes as the Trust enters the next stage of its improvement journey, which Dr McMahon has been instrumental in achieving. Dr McMahon was asked to take on the [...]

Chief Executive pays tribute to Dr Catriona McMahon as she steps down as Chair2024-06-04T15:42:17+01:00

Trust celebrates Volunteers’ Week

3 June 2024 Monday 3 June marks the 40th anniversary of Volunteers’ Week – a week that is celebrated nationally, and shines a light on the incredible impact that volunteers make. Throughout the week, the Trust, which runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals, will be thanking those who give their time freely and as a special thank you, an event [...]

Trust celebrates Volunteers’ Week2024-07-18T09:22:30+01:00