Visiting extended for antenatal and postnatal wards

1 June 2021

Issued by Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) Visiting will be extended at the antenatal and postnatal wards at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRH) in Telford after the Trust which runs the hospital eased restrictions introduced in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. From today, a single, named person will be able to stay on…

Why fresh air is important to reduce the spread of COVID-19

18 May 2021

The ‘hands, face, space’ guidance for reducing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) was recently updated to include ‘fresh air’. This is because COVID-19 is an airborne transmitted virus, and research shows the risk of infection is significantly lower in well-ventilated spaces. An infected person releases COVID particles into the air by coughing, talking and breathing.…

Healthcare leaders stress importance of COVID-19 second dose vaccine

4 May 2021

Healthcare leaders across Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are urging people to attend their second dose vaccination appointment when they are invited so they can join the millions of people who are helping to protect themselves and others. Over 384,432 doses (including second doses) of the COVID-19 vaccination have been given to people in Shropshire, Telford…

Changes announced for women and support partners accessing maternity services run by acute trust

21 April 2021

Issued by Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust (SaTH) The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is pleased to welcome one support partner for all women attending antenatal appointments and ultrasound scans at hospital sites from Monday 19 April onwards. With the support of Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin councils, maternity services users and their…

Shropshire communities urged to keep coming forward to receive jabs during Ramadan

13 April 2021

Local health leaders in Shropshire, Telford and Wrekin are urging people observing the holy month of Ramadan not to delay having their covid vaccine if they are eligible. Having the vaccine when it is offered by the NHS is the safest and most effective way to protect ourselves, our families and those most at risk…

Shropshire Fire supporting partners in the fight against COVID-19

18 March 2021

  Issued by Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service: Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has once again stepped up its efforts to support partners in the COVID-19 pandemic by supporting the NHS with patient transfers. NHS Shropshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Telford and Wrekin CCG – the bodies responsible for local healthcare services -…

NHS text drive to invite millions at risk for lifesaving COVID jab

16 March 2021

Update from NHS England and Improvement: The NHS is texting millions of vulnerable people urging them to get a life-saving COVID jab as the vaccination programme, the biggest in health service history, continues to accelerate. The messages are part of a renewed drive to protect those with underlying conditions such as diabetes and some forms…

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