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NHS workers suspend strike action in pay deal
By Mark Bright Radiographers and radiologists in Salford have pulled back from planned strike action after reaching a deal with the government over pay. An escalation from October's industrial action would have seen radiologists walk out from Salford Royal Hospital on Thursday 29 January from 8am to 2pm, followed by a 'no unpaid overtime rule' beginning on Friday 30 January and ending on Tuesday 24 February. The unit in Salford is run by a large team of professional radiologists, rad...
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Salfordians 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 Salford
Salford mums and mums-to-be are getting expert help with breastfeeding their babies.
Walkden 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...
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...
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...
Salford residents have until the end of January to protect themselves from the flu.
Heart 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...
The North West Ambulance Service has seen its busiest week since its formation in 2006
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.
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