The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust offers a range of therapy services within the hospitals and across Shropshire. These services include:
Dietitians are specialist practitioners qualified to translate information about food and nutrition into practical dietary advice to promote health and treat disease. Dietitians support and advise clinicians in developing diagnoses of nutritional problems.
They provide individualised dietetic intervention using their expertise in food interactions, enteral feeding, food fortifications and behavioral modification and counselling skills.
For more information about this service, please see our Dietetics page.
Occupational Therapists work within multidisciplinary teams to provide a range of inpatient and outpatient services across Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and Princess Royal Hospital.
Occupational therapy provides practical support to enable people to facilitate recovery and overcome any barriers that prevent them from doing the activities (occupations) that matter to them. This helps to increase people’s independence and satisfaction in all aspects of life.
For more information, please visit our Occupational Therapy page.
The Physiotherapy teams provide a range of inpatient and outpatient services across Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and Princess Royal Hospital.
Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession dedicated to the restoration of movement, impairment or disability. Physiotherapists promote mobility, functional ability, quality of life and movement potential through examination, evaluation, diagnosis and physical intervention.
For more information, please visit our Physiotherapy page.
Speech and Language Therapy
The role of the speech and language therapist is to assess, diagnose and provide appropriate therapy to manage speech, language, voice and swallowing problems.
For more information, please visit our Speech and Language Therapy page.