Shrewsbury and Telford General News and posts

Silver award for Trust’s Armed Forces support

1 July The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) has retained its Silver Employer Recognition Award (ERS) for its commitment to support Armed Forces. The scheme celebrates and recognises employers who actively demonstrate and pledge their support to the Armed Forces community. SaTH was first presented with the silver award in 2017 and this has now been revalidated. The [...]

Silver award for Trust’s Armed Forces support2022-07-01T14:41:43+01:00

Trust notes progress against actions of final Ockenden Report

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) has implemented 10% of actions from the final Ockenden Report three months following its publication. It follows the Trust delivering all actions it has a lead on from the first Ockenden report. The first Donna Ockenden Report, released in December 2020 set out 52 actions for delivery, and 100% of those actions, [...]

Trust notes progress against actions of final Ockenden Report2022-06-30T16:54:39+01:00

Vulnerable people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin urged to get spring booster jab as Covid-19 cases rise

24 June 2022 NHS Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin is urging people aged 75 and over and people aged 12 and over with a weakened immune system who have not yet come forward to get their spring booster as cases of COVID-19 have begun to rise. The Office for National Statistics has reported an increase in the percentage of people testing [...]

Vulnerable people in Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin urged to get spring booster jab as Covid-19 cases rise2022-06-24T11:25:16+01:00

Online meeting to discuss proposed temporary change to mobile breast screening service

An online public meeting is to be held on Friday 24 June to discuss the proposed temporary change to the mobile breast screening unit visiting Market Drayton and Bridgnorth. The proposed change aims to help the service catch up on screening appointments following the pandemic and allows the Unit to have all the equipment upgraded in Bristol to provide a [...]

Online meeting to discuss proposed temporary change to mobile breast screening service2022-06-24T10:51:37+01:00

Pathway showcases work during Dietitians Week

21 June 2022 Dietitians here at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) play a valuable role not only offering advice to patients but working with colleagues to ensure the best outcome for all. Dietitians Week runs until Friday 24 June and here at SaTH we have 25 dietitians and there are various specialities including paediatrics, Macmillan, community, acute [...]

Pathway showcases work during Dietitians Week2022-06-23T16:14:48+01:00

SaTH Charity encourages you to raise a cuppa and join in the NHS Big Tea

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Charity (SaTH Charity) is inviting people in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin, and Powys to join the biggest NHS tea party yet by hosting their own NHS Big Tea on the health service’s 74th birthday. Led by NHS Charities Together, the NHS Big Tea on Tuesday 5 July, brings the nation together to celebrate the birthday of [...]

SaTH Charity encourages you to raise a cuppa and join in the NHS Big Tea2022-06-09T13:48:11+01:00

Trust recognises dedication of its volunteers

1 June 2022 The Trust, which runs the county’s two acute hospitals, will be celebrating the difference volunteers make and thanking them for all their time and dedication during Volunteers’ Week. The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust’s (SaTH) 294 volunteers touch every corner of the hospitals, dedicating over 1,000 hours of service each week across 30 different roles. Volunteers [...]

Trust recognises dedication of its volunteers2022-06-06T12:31:09+01:00

Degree apprenticeship gives Trust staff chance to realise nurse dream

24 May 2022 The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is developing a career pathway for staff to realise their dream of becoming Registered Nurses. Healthcare Assistants (HCAs) at SaTH now have the opportunity to progress from HCA to Nursing Associate before doing the ‘Top-up’ Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship programme and qualifying to become a Registered Nurse. The first [...]

Degree apprenticeship gives Trust staff chance to realise nurse dream2022-05-24T14:49:07+01:00

Baroness officially opens hospital Ophthalmology Unit

20 May 2022 Photo Credit: Shropshire Star The Ophthalmology Unit at a county hospital has been officially opened by the Baroness Finlay of Llandaff. She unveiled a plaque at the opening of the Cataract Suite, which is part of the £2 million unit at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH), on Friday 20 May. The Cataract Suite, which is part [...]

Baroness officially opens hospital Ophthalmology Unit2022-05-23T12:43:32+01:00

Cutting edge research celebrated at SaTH

20 May 2022 The Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals is showcasing the life-changing impact research has on medicine as it celebrates International Clinical Trials Day. The Trust that runs Shropshire’s two acute hospitals is showcasing the life-changing impact research has on medicine as it celebrates International Clinical Trials Day. Clinical Trials Day (Friday 20 May) is celebrated around [...]

Cutting edge research celebrated at SaTH2022-05-20T10:49:18+01:00