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Surge in 999 calls to North West Ambulance Service
The North West Ambulance Service has seen its busiest week since its formation in 2006This current level is even above times of extreme harsh weather and is expected to continue into the festive season. The Trust reported just short of 9,000 life-threatening or potentially life-threatening incidents and compared to last year’s year to date figure at this time; • 999 calls are up 5.9% • All incidents attended are up 5.29% • Red life-threatening or potentially life-threatening cas...
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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.
Leading doctors urge government to withdraw...
Scheme contravenes good medical practice, they argue
Baroness 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...
Campaigners in Salford are hoping flu will go viral on social media, instead of amongst the population.
Salford pensioners keeping fit
Sprightly pensioners in Salford have been proving that you’re never too old to keep fit.
Achieving 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...
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...
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...
Around 350 men each year are diagnosed with breast cancer.
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...
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...
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...
Health bosses are urging children and the elderly in Salford to come forward to take up a free flu vaccination.
World 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...
Smokers in Salford are being urged to jump on the bus to help them quit smoking in Stoptober.
Pilot 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!...
If you’re eligible for a free flu vaccination – take it and tell your friends, family and neighbours!
Watch: Healthwatch Salford recruiting for Chair...
Are you someone with a passion for making things better?
MAHSC 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 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...
Leading support charity Breast Cancer Care will hold a new session in Salford for women affected by breast cancer.
Healthwatch Salford needs you
Healthwatch Salford is recruiting a Voluntary Chairperson and a Non Executive Director and Trustees.
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...
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...
Next month Foxy Bingo is partnering with Breast Cancer Campaign for its sixth year in a row.
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 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...
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...
North West mental health charity Self Help Services is helping tackle the stigma surrounding Personality Disorder in Salford.
Complementary 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...
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...
Salford’s first ever Research Week will take place in September, 2014.
Free 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 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...
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 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...
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...
MP Barbara Keeley is backing calls for more people to join the NHS Organ Donor Register.
New £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...
Irlam and Cadishead Healthy Heart Club meets this Friday 4 July 2014 from 10am at Irlam Steel Club.
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