MPs come together to show support for A&E at Princess Royal Hospital

Telford’s MP has today written to West Midlands MPs from different political parties to thank them for their support to keep A&E in Telford open at night.

Ms Allan also advised colleagues of plans to secure a debate in Parliament and encouraged them to attend. 

Update on A&E rescue plan

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust (SaTH) is planning to close its doors to patients seeking emergency and urgent care at night unless they are able to recruit additional Middle Grade Doctors and Registered A&E Nurses.

Telford Journal Column

I am proud our community has come together to ensure that we do everything we can to keep open 24 hour A&E at Princess Royal. The inability to recruit doctors and nurses to work at Princess Royal threatens our A&E with night time closures, creating serious risks for our community.

Hospitals across West Midlands asked to help keep PRH A&E open

Following a meeting yesterday with SaTH leaders where a number of actions were agreed, Lucy Allan MP has today written to Health Education England and NHS Improvement to seek help with sourcing middle grade doctors in a bid to keep PRH A&E open.

Telford’s elected representatives meet with SaTH Leaders

Today at a meeting in Telford, Lucy Allan, supported by local Councillors, met with leaders from SaTH including Chief Executive, Simon Wright, to put forward the views and concerns of the community about the announcement to close the A&E at the Princess Royal Hospital overnight.