Full Planning Permission granted for new healthcare facilities at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

23 January 2024

News from our partner, The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust   Plans to improve hospital care for all our communities in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin and Mid-Wales have taken a significant step forward, with full planning permission granted for the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital development. This follows the welcome news of the formal approval of…

Trust appoints Integrated Health Projects as its design and construction partner for its Hospitals Transformation Programme

16 January 2024

News from our partner, The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust In another major milestone, The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) has appointed Integrated Health Projects (IHP) as its design and construction partner to progress the Hospitals Transformation Programme (HTP). Following a robust procurement process, the announcement of IHP – the Joint Venture…

New MRI scanner installed at Community Diagnostic Centre

4 December 2023

News from our partner, The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust A new MRI scanner worth nearly £1.4 million has been lifted into place at the county’s first Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC). The state-of-the-art scanner arrived at Hollinswood House, Stafford Park, Telford on Sunday 3 December and will provide fast and detailed examinations for patients.…

Most vulnerable people in Shropshire urged to take up their offer of vaccination

28 November 2023

News from our partner, Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust Vulnerable groups including pregnant women, young children and those with chronic health conditions are being urged to protect themselves this winter by taking up their offer of their COVID-19 booster to give themselves full winter protection. The NHS’s winter flu and covid vaccination programme provides vital…

Community Diagnostic Centre opens delivering improved access to tests and scans

3 October 2023

  News from our partner, The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) A new Community Diagnostic Centre has opened its doors improving access to non-urgent scans and tests for patients across Shropshire and Telford and Wrekin. The new facility, which is located at Hollinswood House in Stafford Park 1, Telford, opened its first services…

Plans for Hospitals Transformation Programme on track for next milestone

4 July 2023

  News from our partner, The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) As part of its exciting plans for improving care for everyone, The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust is moving forward with its Outline Business Case (OBC) for the Hospitals Transformation Programme (HTP). On track to be submitted this summer 2023, the…

Children, young people and families urged to be aware of ketamine risks

16 June 2023

Families and teachers are being encouraged to start supportive conversations with young people following a rapid increase in those admitted to hospital after using class B drug, ketamine. The recent surge coincides with a spell of hot weather and the end of exam season for many young people, with gatherings and celebrations thought to have…

A nurse led service developed during the Covid-19 pandemic achieves gold standard for quality.

22 August 2022

The Physical Health Pathway is a nurse led service that developed six physical health clinics during the Covid-19 pandemic, extending its service provision to support secondary mental health services across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin. The pathway team has been awarded a Gold Quality Award, presented virtually by Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) Chief Executive,…

Partner news: Telford and Wrekin community joins forces to give people hope

19 August 2022

The ‘’Project Hope Telford’’ event on Saturday 10 September (11am-3pm) has been organised by the local suicide prevention action group, Telford & Wrekin Council’s public health and housing teams and partners and those with lived experience.. It marks World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September and also recognises World Homeless Day which takes place a month later…

New provider for NHS111 service

20 July 2022

DHU Healthcare are preparing to step-in and run the West Midlands NHS111 service after West Midlands Ambulance Service decides to hand back the contract. West Midlands Ambulance Service has taken the difficult decision as the service develops nationally and becomes an even more important part of the NHS. Part of this development will involve a…

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