The medical director of Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust has apologised to families. Jeremy Hunt has ordered an investigation.Read the full story ›
Police are appealing for information after a man received serious head and face injures during an incident in Oakengates, Telford.
The incident happened between 4.25am and 4.30am today (8 April) on Lion Street in the town.
The man and a male friend were chased by a group of men after leaving a nightclub in the town. The man was caught and assaulted.
PC Thomas Jones said:
We'd like to speak to anyone who was in the Oakengates area in the early hours of this morning and witnessed this incident.
We're especially keen to speak to a man who intervened to help the victim but who left the scene following this.
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Police are appealing to the public to help them trace a man who is wanted on warrant after failing to attend court.
31-year-old Mark Andrew Purves, of Coachwell Close in Telford failed to appear at Shrewsbury Crown Court on Wednesday 8 February, when a warrant was issued for his arrest, and again on Wednesday (28 March) when a further warrant was issued.
He has, in his absence, been found guilty of burglary and a number of motoring offences, and was sentenced to a total of three years in prison.
Purves is described as a white man, 6ft tall with short dark hair.
West Mercia Police believe that he is in the Telford area and would like to hear from anyone who sees him or has any information about his whereabouts.
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals Trust’s (SATH) are to discuss plans to close Princess Royal Hospital’s A&E service overnight.Read the full story ›
Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals Trust’s (SATH) has set out a recommendation for the overnight closure of the Princess Royal Hospital’s A&E service as early as September.
The board papers recommends a plan that in the next year would see A&E services at the PRH ceasing and the A&E unit downgraded to an “urgent care centre” overnight.
The trust board will be meeting tomorrow (30 March) to discuss the plans.
Cllr Shaun Davies, Telford and Wrekin council leader said:
We will fight this tooth and nail – allowing to go ahead it will effectively start the downgrading of our hospital by the backdoor.
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Three people have been arrested following a march and demonstration where a woman in her 50s was injured by a missile.Read the full story ›
Police say there have been several reports of this type of crime in the Telford area.Read the full story ›
Doctors are advising people to consider using alternatives as local hospitals continue to face an increase in demand for their services.Read the full story ›