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National HIV Testing Week 2014: Charity boosts awareness of HIV testing for gay and bisexual menNational HIV Testing Week 2014: Charity boosts awareness of HIV testing for gay and bisexual men
This year, National HIV Testing Week (NHTW) runs from Saturday 22nd - Sunday 30th November, and The Lesbian and Gay Foundation (The LGF) have more opportunities to test than ever before.The LGF are increasing awareness and acceptability of HIV testing by continuing to provide and promote access to HIV testing services in both community and statutory settings to improve early diagnosis and the treatment of HIV (and thus reduce ongoing transmission) among those most at risk. NHTW is an an...
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Thousands sign up for Salford asthma and COPD drug trialThousands 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 country to be rated 'Outstanding'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 alcohol effects 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 driveCouncil 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.
Leading doctors urge government to withdraw ‘cash for diagnoses’ dementia schemeLeading doctors urge government to withdraw...
Scheme contravenes good medical practice, they argue
Baroness Brady launches nation-wide search for Life After Stroke starsBaroness Brady launches nation-wide search for...
Baroness Brady, politician, businesswoman and star of The Apprentice, is launching a nation-wide search for inspiring stroke survi...
Salford flu campaign aims to go viralSalford flu campaign aims to go...
Campaigners in Salford are hoping flu will go viral on social media, instead of amongst the population.
Salford pensioners keeping fitSalford pensioners keeping fit
Sprightly pensioners in Salford have been proving that you’re never too old to keep fit.
Achieving Recovery in SalfordAchieving Recovery in Salford
Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMW) are now working with key partners in Salford to help people with ...
‘Flushable’ wipes causing a stink in Salford‘Flushable’ wipes causing a stink in...
Don’t be fooled by ‘flushable’ is the warning being issued to Salford residents in a bid to banish blockages causing chaos in sewe...
Local mental health trust backs CQC call for places of safetyLocal mental health trust backs CQC...
Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMW) today supports the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) call for bette...
Men of Manchester unite for Breast Cancer CareMen of Manchester unite for Breast...
Around 350 men each year are diagnosed with breast cancer.
 Greater Manchester NHS detox service shortlisted for national award Greater Manchester NHS detox service...
A Greater Manchester service that aims to tackle repeat attendance and increased presentations to Accident and Emergency departmen...
Salford GPs back national bladder and kidney cancer campaignSalford GPs back national bladder and...
Launched this week, the latest Be Clear on Cancer campaign will run throughout October and November with the aim of raising awaren...
Councillor John Warmisham pledges to tackle prostate cancer inequalities Councillor John Warmisham pledges to tackle...
By Teresa McMahon Salford City Councillor, John Warmisham, who represents Langworthy Ward has pledged to help eradicate the i...
Salford GPs gear up for this year’s flu battleSalford GPs gear up for this...
Health bosses are urging children and the elderly in Salford to come forward to take up a free flu vaccination.
World Stroke Day 2014World Stroke Day 2014
Salford Royal’s Acute Stroke Unit is celebrating its 10th year of providing specialist life-saving treatment for patients from acr...
 Salford smokers urged to take the bus Salford smokers urged to take...
Smokers in Salford are being urged to jump on the bus to help them quit smoking in Stoptober.
Pilot programme to tackle malnutrition in SalfordPilot programme to tackle malnutrition in...
Salford has been chosen as one of the national pilot sites for a programme aimed at tackling poor nutrition amongst older people.
Spread the word – not flu!Spread the word – not flu!...
If you’re eligible for a free flu vaccination – take it and tell your friends, family and neighbours!
Watch: Healthwatch Salford recruiting for Chair of the Board, Non-Executive Director and Trustees Watch: Healthwatch Salford recruiting for Chair...
Are you someone with a passion for making things better?
MAHSC appoints new clinical lead for cancerMAHSC appoints new clinical lead for...
Manchester Academic Health Science Centre (MAHSC) has appointed David Shackley as the Clinical Lead for its Cancer Domain, as part...
New Memory Assessment Service for SalfordNew Memory Assessment Service for Salford
Residents of Salford are soon to see the benefits of a new service for the initial assessment of memory problems, after one of the...
Free breast cancer care session announced at Salford RoyalFree breast cancer care session announced...
Leading support charity Breast Cancer Care will hold a new session in Salford for women affected by breast cancer.
Healthwatch Salford needs youHealthwatch Salford needs you
Healthwatch Salford is recruiting a Voluntary Chairperson and a Non Executive Director and Trustees.
 Salford CCG nominated for prestigious LGBT Award Salford CCG nominated for prestigious...
Salford Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has been nominated as ‘Public Sector Partner of the Year’ in the 2014 Homo Heroes Award...
Leading charity announces increased funding in North West dementia researchLeading charity announces increased funding in...
Alzheimer’s Research UK has increased funding to its Manchester and North West Research Network Centre, which supports pioneering ...
Real life stories wanted in partnership with Breast Cancer CampaignReal life stories wanted in partnership...
Next month Foxy Bingo is partnering with Breast Cancer Campaign for its sixth year in a row.
NHS pay row: Now Society of Radiographers to ballot members on strike action NHS pay row: Now Society of...
More than 17,000 members of the union representing NHS radiotheraphy workers are to be balloted over potential strike action.
Sing with the Stroke AssociationSing with the Stroke Association
The Stroke Association is encouraging people across Manchester to discover their musical side and join a new community choir.
E-cig indoor ban plan slammed by MEPE-cig indoor ban plan slammed by...
By Tom Rodgers A proposed ban on using e-cigarettes indoors could hinder smokers' attempts to give up the fags, said UKIP MEP P...
Smashing the stigma of Personality Disorder Smashing the stigma of Personality Disorder...
North West mental health charity Self Help Services is helping tackle the stigma surrounding Personality Disorder in Salford.
Complementary therapy at The Christie in the Spotlight at special eventComplementary therapy at The Christie in...
Two free events giving an insight into complementary therapy at The Christie, one of Europe’s leading cancer centres, will take pl...
‘HeadStrong’ cancer hair loss support in Salford needs volunteers‘HeadStrong’ cancer hair loss support in...
People in and around Salford are being asked to volunteer to help people facing hair loss as a result of cancer treatment.
 Salford's health in the spotlight at Research Week Salford's health in the spotlight...
Salford’s first ever Research Week will take place in September, 2014.
Free lifesaving training courses in SalfordFree lifesaving training courses in Salford
The Advanced Life Support Group (ALSG) based in Swinton, is a global charity dedicated to saving lives by providing training.
Beach body day tomorrow in SalfordBeach body day tomorrow in Salford
Beach Body day is fast approaching – it’s this Friday. That’s the day when everyone should have finally toned, slimmed, tight...
Salford residents encouraged to take positive steps to improve wellbeingSalford residents encouraged to take positive...
We all have a sense of when we feel mentally and physically well. But sometimes we need extra support or a gentle nudge to look af...
Rise in activity for ambulance serviceRise in activity for ambulance service
North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust is experiencing an unprecedented rise in the number of seriously ill patients throughout th...
 Mum of organ donor shares her story during National Transplant Week Mum of organ donor shares...
The mother of a young man who fell to his death at a Manchester nightclub has featured in an emotional film to raise awareness abo...
MP spells out her support for organ donationMP spells out her support for...
MP Barbara Keeley is backing calls for more people to join the NHS Organ Donor Register.
New £7.5m secure mental health unit to accept Salford patientsNew £7.5m secure mental health unit...
By Tom Rodgers A new 30-bed secure unit in Prestwich will accept adult male patients from Salford who need to be cared for in a...
Irlam and Cadishead Healthy Heart Club meetingIrlam and Cadishead Healthy Heart Club...
Irlam and Cadishead Healthy Heart Club meets this Friday 4 July 2014 from 10am at Irlam Steel Club.
Irlam and Cadishead Healthy Heart Club meetingIrlam and Cadishead Healthy Heart Club...
Irlam and Cadishead Healthy Heart Club meets this Friday 27 June 2014 from 10am at Irlam Steel Club.
Thank your Salford Royal star with a Staff AwardThank your Salford Royal star with...
Will you never forget the excellent care given to you by a member of the Salford Royal team?
Salford patients will suffer from region's £64m hospital deficit, says MPSalford patients will suffer from region's...
An MP has criticised growing shortfalls in hospital finance, saying the care of patients in Salford may suffer.
CLASSIC research to focus on new care system for older people in SalfordCLASSIC research to focus on new...
A major new study – called CLASSIC - is to examine Salford’s pioneering integrated care programme for older people.
Regus and RNIB share vision to promote eye health among Salford’s office workersRegus and RNIB share vision to...
Global workspace provider Regus will be supporting the Royal National Institute of Blind People’s (RNIB) ‘Love Your Eyes’ campaign...
Carers Week Quest in Greater ManchesterCarers Week Quest in Greater Manchester
Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMW) has been selected to lead the Carers Week Quest in Greater Manche...
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