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 Try something new for Dementia Awareness Week Try something new for Dementia Awareness Week
This year, the Alzheimer’s Society are running the “Do something different for Dementia” campaign for Dementia Awareness Week which runs from 17-23 May 2015.The campaign promotes that life doesn’t end when dementia begins, and that having dementia doesn’t mean stopping doing the things you love and trying new things. To mark Dementia Awareness Week 2015, Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMW) will be hosting and promoting events across the Trust in partnership ...
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Cancer awareness roadshow comes to SalfordCancer awareness roadshow comes to Salford
Cancer Research UK is bringing its Cancer Awareness Roadshow to Mocha Parade Car Park in Salford tomorrow, Thursday 14 May to prov...
Hazel Blears speaks at Salford University about dementiaHazel Blears speaks at Salford University...
Journalist, broadcaster and former GMTV presenter, Fiona Phillips, called her experience of caring for her parents with dementia a...
Salford dementia lecturer in line for top care awardSalford dementia lecturer in line for...
A pioneering University of Salford nursing lecturer is to be recognised at Westminster Abbey on International Nurses Day.
Find out about kidney researchFind out about kidney research
Kidney patients are being urged to help improve renal care by getting involved in crucial research.
Choose well this Bank HolidayChoose well this Bank Holiday
Everyone looks forward to the month of May – two Bank Holidays, and if we’re lucky, some rare sunshine and longer weekends to spen...
Salford University research offers help for victims of cystic fibrosis and pneumoniaSalford University research offers help for...
Research from a multinational collaboration, led by the University of Salford, has opened up the possibility of new treatments for...
Lithuanian health care workers visit St Ann's Hospice, Little HultonLithuanian health care workers visit St...
St Ann's Hospice is sharing its expertise with talented health care staff from Lithuania.
Five legal highs including 'fake cocaine' banned under new lawFive 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 Executive for 2015Sir 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 announcedNew Salford Health Boss announced
Salford Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has today announced its new Chief Accountable Officer.
Salford Royal A&E and general care 'outstanding', find CQCSalford 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 health projectsUp 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 through sculptureSalford 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’ statusSalford 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 quit for good this No Smoking DayBHF 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...
Help DiaBEATesHelp DiaBEATes
Do you have diabetes? Are you interested in research?
Your views wanted as contract up to run Heights GP practice 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 boostSalford 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 on dialysis in SalfordMiracle '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 mergerComments wanted on Salford GP practice...
NHS England are planning to merge two GP practices in Salford.
Video: Strong support in Salford for smokefree cars for kidsVideo: 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 their eyes on the slopes this half termSalford 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 SalfordWatch: 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 first Heart Safe City 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 trialArthritis 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 Service User AwardAnti-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 after 24 yearsSalford 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 five healthy in Salford 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 health projectsCity 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 pharmaciesFree 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 pay dealNHS 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 heartburnSalfordians 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 yearIrlam 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 as Victorian times, says councilSalford 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 - world expert to visit Salford labsThe 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 problems after strokeLifesaving 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 thanks to charity workshops 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 talking about breastfeedingBOOBS 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 stroke heroes 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 SalfordBaby Friendly Award for Salford
Salford mums and mums-to-be are getting expert help with breastfeeding their babies.
Walkden Healthy Heart ClubWalkden 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 awardSalford 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 tested for virus in ManchesterNHS 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 running out for residents to protect themselves from fluSalford 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 the North West to sign life-saving petitionHeart 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 West Ambulance ServiceSurge in 999 calls to North...
The North West Ambulance Service has seen its busiest week since its formation in 2006
NHS employees' Christmas missionNHS 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 in Salford£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 winter ‘get the right treatment at the right place’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...
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