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‘Flushable’ wipes causing a stink in Salford
Don’t be fooled by ‘flushable’ is the warning being issued to Salford residents in a bid to banish blockages causing chaos in sewers and homes.United Utilities attends over 53,000 call-outs to pipe blockages every year at a cost of £20 million. As well as clogging up the sewer system, items such as wipes, cotton wool, cotton buds and sanitary wear contribute to one in every nine homes served by the water company, having to deal with their own pipes backing up, which can be both messy a...
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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.
Irlam 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...
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...
An MP has criticised growing shortfalls in hospital finance, saying the care of patients in Salford may suffer.
CLASSIC 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...
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 Manchester
Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMW) has been selected to lead the Carers Week Quest in Greater Manche...
The Stroke Association calls on Salford...
The Stroke Association is calling on residents in Salford to take part in the charity’s Step out for Stroke event at Buile Hill Pa...
Wheel of Manchester turns Red for...
The Wheel of Manchester in Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester was yesterday dramatically transformed bright red as part of World MS Da...
UK Heart Safe Awards 2014 -...
Basic first aid skills, and CPR saves lives, defibrillators can increase survival rate should someone suffer from a sudden cardiac...
Have a greater say on mental...
Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMW) have launched their 2014 Governor Elections and are looking for T...
Salford GPs urge people to look...
This year’s Mental Health Awareness Week runs from 12 – 18 May, with the focus on anxiety. With around 8,000 people in Salford rec...
Salford's Meadowbrook mental health ward officially...
A mental health ward in Salford has become the first in the country to put special safety plans in place for its patients.
Dying matters social event in Little...
Come along and talk with professionals about your plans and wishes in a relaxed environment. They know that it is a sensitive subj...
Hospital accolade welcomed by Hazel Blears...
The 2013 Care Quality Commission (CQC) adult inpatient survey asked patients who spent at least one night in hospital questions ab...
Chance to hear from leading cancer...
People are being given a unique opportunity to hear from leading cancer experts later this month at a special event taking place a...
New test 'improves heart attack diagnosis'
Manchester researchers have developed a new way to diagnose heart attacks in patients admitted to A&E.
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