Here’s an update to the work being done to renovate accommodation on the site of the Princess Royal Hospital to encourage recruitment of junior and middle grade doctors
Late last year three houses were stripped of their interiors. Then, after generous donations, the project was extended to include a fourth house.
Now, work has begun to put new things in.
These pictures show the latest work being done to two of the houses.
Later this month there will be new flooring followed by the installation of the kitchens. When these houses are completed, they will be offered for free by the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust to junior and middle grade doctors to help with much needed recruitment.
Cllr Shaun Davies, Leader of Telford & Wrekin Council, said: “Doctors earlier told me this project to provide good quality free accommodation would be a game changer, especially for newly qualified doctors who graduate with debts of around £100,000. Since this idea was first mooted, I have heard that there has been a lot of interest from undergraduate doctors and newly qualified doctors in wanting to work at the Princess Royal Hospital. As this work continues on refurbishing the houses and now that we can see the progress being made, I am told that the interest is increasingly turning into excitement.”
Thank you again to everyone who is donating or contributing to this project:
Thank you to all the following for their help so far:
•Alan Ball Flooring •CLC Contractors Ltd •Codelocks Ltd •Steve Cureton •Dawley Hamlets Parish Council •Denso Manufacturing UK Ltd •Dimension Data •Dulux Paint •Geomitre •GMB Wellington •Granville Construction •Great Dawley Town Council •Hadley & Leegomery Parish Council •Idris Contract Flooring •J Daniel Carpet & Flooring •Paul Jones •Mary Lewis •Limetree Landscape Services & Nurseries Ltd •Madeley Town Council •Margaret Malcolm •Newport Town Council •Oakengates Town Council •Preece Burford Ltd •PROCare Ltd •QA Shropshire •Resin Floors Telford •Reviive Telford •Dave Roscoe •Shropshire Blinds •St Georges and Priorslee Parish Council •The Wrekin Housing Trust •Tikkurila •Emma Tilley •Trovex •TWS •Vortex Cleaning •Wellington Town Council •WSP •Wrockwardine Wood & Trench Parish Council