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Salford Royal named Trust of the Year
Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust has been awarded Trust of the Year for the North of England by Doctor Foster Intelligence.The Trust received this accolade in the 2013 Dr Foster Hospital Guide awards. Doctor Foster, the leading provider of healthcare information in England, named four regional Trusts of the Year after examining all Trusts’ performance with respect to the four main mortality metrics used in the Hospital Guide: Hospital Standardised Mortality Ratio (HSMR), Summary Hosp...
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GP advice on children's winter health...
As Christmas approaches, a Salford GP is offering some useful hints and tips to help your little bundles of joy stay healthy durin...
Salford community partnership wins children’s health...
A children’s community healthcare partnership in Salford is celebrating after winning a prestigious national award for best practi...
PCC: 'Ignore Big Tobacco smokescreen on...
Greater Manchester’s Police and Crime Commissioner has welcomed an apparent U-turn by the government on the introduction of unbran...
Free, fun activities in your area...
Salford Council are offering free activities in your area to help you have a healthier lifestyle and have fun.
Trust receives gold star for their...
Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation (GNW) Trust has become one of only three mental health trusts in the country ...
Irlam and Cadishead Healthy Heart Club...
Irlam & Cadishead Healthy Heart Club meets this Friday 29 November from 10am at Irlam Steel Club.
Can your community group help tackle...
The NHS are looking for community groups to act as ambassadors for their Bowel Cancer Screening Programme. They’re asking for your...
Pub’s the place to speak out...
Residents in Salford have teamed up with pub landlords to help customers spot the signs and symptoms of mouth cancer.
Spotting the signs of lung disease
GPs in Salford are supporting a global day that raises awareness of the serious lung disease called Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary ...
All aboard for baby advice in...
New mums and mums to be in the Little Hulton area can get expert help and advice when Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust’s Health ...
Salford to become ‘dementia-friendly’ university...
The University of Salford is working with Alzheimer’s Society to improve the quality of life of people living with dementia by wor...
Irlam and Cadishead Healthy Heart Club...
Irlam & Cadishead Healthy Heart Club meets this Friday 8 November from 10am at Irlam Steel Club.
New survey launched on 999 care
The North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) NHS Trust have announced they will survey 999 callers in an attempt to improve the emergen...
Mouth cancer campaign launches – but...
Mouth Cancer Action Month launched yesterday (1 November), yet new survey data suggests many are still desperately unaware of the ...
Video: Chicken pox with Dr Ellie...
Chicken pox is one of the most common illnesses among young children. Yet many of us use traditional remedies that are now proven ...
All aboard for free NHS health...
Residents across Salford can now get a free NHS Health Check by visiting the local health bus.
Norovirus alert from Salford health bosses
Schools, nurseries and care homes across Salford have been warned to be on their guard for the start of the annual ‘norovirus seas...
Expert help for new mums in...
Pregnant women and new mums in Salford are getting expert support to help them breastfeed their babies.
Salford people encouraged to check on...
As the clocks go back and the dark nights draw in this month, a warmth scheme is encouraging people in Salford to take time to che...
Older people in Salford urged to...
Salford residents aged 40 to 74 are being encouraged to visit their GP to get a free NHS Health Check.
Free event to help Salford breast...
Breast Cancer Care is running a free event for women affected by breast cancer in the Salford.
The Christie launches mobile chemotherapy unit...
The Christie today launched its new £700,000 mobile chemotherapy unit to take cancer care closer to patients’ homes.
New Salford eye service 'will cut...
A new service which focuses on diseases of the eye has been launched in Salford.
Tackling flu in Salford
Business cards are being rolled out as the latest weapon in this year’s fight against flu.
Come and join a local adults-only jogging group
Salford smokers urged to Stop with...
From 1 October, people all over the country will be stopping smoking for 28 days. Those who make it to day 28 are five times more ...
Get your teeth into university
As thousands of students settle into the world of university for the first time, there are so many things to remember – a kettle, ...
Ban pushy salesmen from NHS...
Barbara Keeley, MP for Worsley and Eccles South, is backing a call for hospitals to ban money-making sales reps from selling to ne...
New NHS plan to help Salford...
By Neil Blower Help is on hand for ex-service personnel in Salford through an NHS programme that helps veterans to find jobs an...
Follow Salford's lead on staffing levels,...
Salford Royal has adopted a 'safe' staffing level of one nurse to eight patients as a minimum on every ward.
Mental Health Trust gets positive results...
The findings from the 2013 Community Mental Health Survey for Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMW) hav...
Volunteer drivers needed In Irlam and...
MacMillan Cancer Support team are asking for volunteer driver's for patients undergoing cancer treatment who live in Irlam or Cadi...
Salford NHS Trust in dementia training...
Academics and healthcare professionals from across Greater Manchester as well as people with a diagnosis of dementia and family ca...
Free first visit to Langworthy Healthy...
Langworthy Healthy Heart Club meets this Thursday 5 September from 10am at The Emmanuel Community Centre on Langworthy Road, Salfo...
Nasal flu sprays to be...
All two- and three-year-old children in Salford are to be offered free flu nasal sprays for the first time ever this autumn.
Salford student designs online information centre...
Sufferers of chronic kidney disease across the region will benefit from a new online information centre developed by a student at ...
NHS talk by Prof Ray Tallis
NHS Support Group is delighted to announce a talk in Salford by Professor Raymond Tallis, internationally known writer, broadcaste...
Health continues to go up in...
Smoking related hospital admissions have increased despite a fall in the number of smokers, new research reveals.
The seX-Files: Sexually transmitted virus linked...
A sexually transmitted virus has been linked to a number of oral health problems, according to new research.
Chief Executive and research project shortlisted...
Salford Royal’s Chief Executive David Dalton has been shortlisted for a national award.
Salford to test health fund plan
Salford is to become one of the first places in England to test whether spending on health services could create jobs, improve the...
Irlam & Cadishead Healthy Heart Club...
The first visit is free with subsequent visits costing £1 plus a donation towards refreshments.
Walkden Healthy Heart Club
Walkden Healthy Heart Club will be meeting this Monday 12 August from 10am at St Paul’s Youth & Community Hall on Manchester Road,...
Why being a vegetarian could be...
The oral health of a meat-eater is not a (vegetable) patch on a vegetarian’s, according to the results of a new study.
New treatment option for local people...
People in Salford and Manchester with painful osteoarthritis of the knee are being recruited to take part in a brand-new clinical ...
Salford sparking global interest over lung...
Over 1200 people from Salford are taking part in a unique lung study which is increasingly attracting global interest.
Free first visit to Irlam &...
Irlam & Cadishead Healthy Heart Club meets this Friday 2nd August from 10am at Irlam Steel Club.
Changes to adult social care in...
The council is proposing to change the way it supports people with social care needs.
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