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Lithuanian health care workers visit St Ann's Hospice, Little Hulton
St Ann's Hospice is sharing its expertise with talented health care staff from Lithuania.Medical student Povilas Danielius and health psychologist Gryte Balsyte, from Kaunas, spent a week at the Little Hulton hospice learning more about palliative care. Their placements were part of an ongoing partnership between St Ann's and the Tiltas Trust, a UK charity set up eight years ago to share experience and best practice between the two countries. Povilas is following in the path of his ...
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Five legal highs including 'fake cocaine'...
By Mark Bright The government has issued a temporary ban on five legal highs being used as street drugs in the UK.
Sir David Dalton named top Chief...
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust’s Sir David Dalton has been named the top NHS provider Chief Executive for 2015 by the Health S...
New Salford Health Boss announced
Salford Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has today announced its new Chief Accountable Officer.
Salford Royal A&E and general care...
by Tom Rodgers Salford Royal Hospital provides outstanding care, the Care Quality Comission has ruled in its latest report.
Up to £10k available for Salford...
Charities and local groups can apply for up to £10,000 as part of a new funding round for health projects in Salford.
Salford stroke survivors tell their story...
Stroke survivors from Salford have created a unique piece of art to convey their individual experiences of stroke, after attending...
Salford partnership scoops special ‘vanguard’ status...
Salford is set to be at the forefront of a national health revolution that will bring home care, mental health and community nursi...
BHF urges employers to help workers...
Accommodation and food service workers are more likely to smoke than workers in any other UK industry, according to new statistics...
Do you have diabetes? Are you interested in research?
Your views wanted as contract up...
By Tom Rodgers NHS England and Salford Clinical Commissioning Group are inviting patients of The Height Medical Practice to com...
Salford mental health hostel gets £500k...
Hollybank hostel on Eccles Old Road is to get half a million pounds to expand into an intermediate care centre to house people com...
Miracle 'Wonder Woman' survives 33 years...
By Mark Bright A woman who suffered kidney failure at the age of 17 is believed to be one of the country’s longest-surviving ki...
Comments wanted on Salford GP practice...
NHS England are planning to merge two GP practices in Salford.
Video: Strong support in Salford for...
Salford residents, along with Salford Council, have supported a ban on smoking in cars carrying children to protect them from seco...
Salford optician urges skiers to protect...
An eye expert from Salford is warning budding would-be skiers and snowboarders to be eye-aware before they head to the slopes this...
Watch: Free vitamins for mums in...
A Swinton mum and her toddler are the faces of a new campaign aimed at ensuring pregnant women, their unborn babies and youngsters...
Lanes helps Salford become UK’s...
Lanes Group has helped Salford become the UK’s first Heart Safe City – with life-saving defibrillators in every one of its 97 scho...
Arthritis patients offered new Salford drug...
Salford sufferers of knee osteoarthritis are being invited to take part in a charity-funded drug trial to find a more effective tr...
Anti-bullying board game nominated for National...
An innovative anti-bullying board game created by experts at a mental health trust in Greater Manchester has been shortlisted for ...
Salford health boss Alan Campbell retires...
Alan Campbell, the Chief Accountable Officer for NHS Salford Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), has today announced his retiremen...
Booklet launched to keep children under...
By Mark Bright Health bosses in Salford have launched a new guide to provide important information on the types of common illne...
City West selected to deliver Salford...
City West Housing Trust is in line to deliver more services that will improve care for older people and encourage healthier lifest...
Free NHS Health Checks at Salford...
Next time you pop into a local pharmacy in Salford, you can ask for an MOT as well as picking up a prescription.
NHS workers suspend strike action in...
By Mark Bright Radiographers and radiologists in Salford have pulled back from planned strike action after reaching a deal with...
Salfordians advised not to ignore that...
The latest Be Clear on Cancer campaign from Public Health England is launched this week, focussing on oesophago-gastric cancers.
Irlam pharmacy wins Pharmacy of the...
LloydsPharmacy Irlam in Manchester has been crowned Pharmacy of the Year 2014, beating off tough competition from over 1,500 pharm...
Salford now facing same health problems...
Health inequalities in Salford will see men and women in the most deprived parts of Salford die an average of 10 years earlier tha...
The sci-fi future of dementia research...
A top dementia expert is to visit the city next week to see the research being carried out at Salford University's groundbreaking ...
Lifesaving Salford study to tackle swallowing...
Researchers at Salford Royal are to test a new treatment that could help patients who suffer potentially fatal swallowing problems...
Salford stroke survivors express themselves...
A group of stroke survivors and their carers from Salford are learning to express themselves in new ways, at a variety of creative...
BOOBS campaign launched to get Salford...
It may be controversial for some, but breastfeeding could be the big word on the street in Salford as a new campaign gets underway...
Andrew Marr supports search for...
Journalist, author and political commentator Andrew Marr is supporting a search for stroke survivors in the North West to enter th...
Baby Friendly Award for Salford
Salford mums and mums-to-be are getting expert help with breastfeeding their babies.
Walkden Healthy Heart Club
The next meeting of the Walkden Healthy Heart Club will take place on Monday 19 January, 10am - 12 noon at St Paul’s Youth and Com...
Salford pride at GP practice equality...
Six GP Practices in Salford have been acknowledged for their continued commitment to equality by gaining the Pride in Practice awa...
NHS Ebola page crashes as patient...
By Tom Rodgers Public Health England (PHE) has confirmed that a patient is being tested for Ebola at North Manchester General H...
Salford GPs warning that time is...
Salford residents have until the end of January to protect themselves from the flu.
Heart charity calls on people in...
People in the North West believe children should be taught CPR in schools, according to new research by the British Heart Foundati...
Surge in 999 calls to North...
The North West Ambulance Service has seen its busiest week since its formation in 2006
NHS employees' Christmas mission
Salford based North West Commissioning Support Unit (NWCSU) is supporting the KEY 103 and Radio City 96.7 Cash for Kids ‘Mission C...
£1000 grants available for health ideas...
If you've got an idea to improve the wellbeing of people in Salford you can now apply for up to £1000 to make your plans a reality...
Salford GP's advice to people this...
Getting ill at this time of the year can really put a dampener on the party season so it’s important that people know what to do t...
Irlam and Cadishead Healthy Heart Club...
Irlam and Cadishead Healthy Heart Club meets this Friday 12 December from 10am at Irlam Steel Club.
Top Salford nurse wins national dementia...
A nurse at Salford Royal Hospital has scooped a prestigious accolade for her outstanding contribution to the care of dementia pati...
National HIV Testing Week 2014: Charity...
This year, National HIV Testing Week (NHTW) runs from Saturday 22nd - Sunday 30th November, and The Lesbian and Gay Foundation (Th...
Thousands sign up for Salford asthma...
By Tom Rodgers Nearly 3,000 people with lung disease in Salford and Greater Manchester have signed up to be part of a one-year ...
Eccles and Irlam GPs first in...
By Mark Bright Two GPs in Salford are celebrating after they both received 'Outstanding' ratings in new Ofsted-style inspection...
Salford Recovery Services raise awareness of...
Achieve Salford Recovery Services are holding a number of events across the City during Alcohol Awareness Week (17th-24th November...
Council turns to bingo in Irlam...
Health chiefs in Salford are saying eyes down to local residents as they turn to bingo to help people improve their health.
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