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Dementia Friends wanted in SalfordDementia Friends wanted in Salford
Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust is running specialist courses for people affected by dementia and their carers as well as healthcare staff and the public to raise awareness about dementia and what everyone can do to help support people with dementia.Dementia Friends information sessions are about an hour long and are being held from 14 May to 20 August 2014 in Salford and Prestwich. The range of events coinside with the national Dementia Awareness Week which ...
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Psoriasis Shout Out for Salford Psoriasis Shout Out for Salford
Comedian Toby Hadoke and fashion blogger Helen Hanrahan will join Professor Chris Griffiths and colleagues from the dermatology de...
Pharmacy opening hours over the Easter BreakPharmacy opening hours over the Easter...
A limited number of pharmacies in Salford have extended their opening hours to cater for Salford residents over the Easter bank ho...
Free first visit to Langworthy Healthy Heart ClubFree first visit to Langworthy Healthy...
Langworthy Healthy Heart Club meets this Thursday 10 April from 10am at The Emmanuel Community Centre on Langworthy Road, Salford.
Salford doctors back lung cancer awareness campaignSalford doctors back lung cancer awareness...
Salford GPs are urging anyone with a persistent cough lasting more than three weeks to see their doctor in case it is an early sym...
UK Heart Safe Awards 2014UK Heart Safe Awards 2014
Basic first aid skills, and CPR saves lives, defibrillators can increase survival rate should someone suffer from a sudden cardiac...
Irlam and Cadishead Healthy Heart Club meetingIrlam and Cadishead Healthy Heart Club...
Irlam and Cadishead Healthy Heart Club meets this Friday 4 April 2014 from 10am at Irlam Steel Club.
Major Salford study into 24-hour careMajor Salford study into 24-hour care
A major new study is to look at how providing more hospital services around the clock affects patient care – and how cost effectiv...
New Recovery Academy prospectus releasedNew Recovery Academy prospectus released
An academy that provides a range of educational courses and resources for people with mental health and substance misuse problems,...
Cancer patient to share experiences at international conference about life after the diseaseCancer patient to share experiences at...
A cancer patient from Chorlton, Manchester, who this year will mark 10 years of being in remission, will be speaking at an interna...
Free first visit to Langworthy Healthy Heart ClubFree first visit to Langworthy Healthy...
Langworthy Healthy Heart Club meets this Thursday 27 March from 10am at The Emmanuel Community Centre on Langworthy Road, Salford.
Greater Manchester carers celebrated at eventGreater Manchester carers celebrated at event
A special event to celebrate the contribution made by carers was held in Swinton last week 17 March 2014.
Don’t let e cigs stop you quitting say Salford Health bossesDon’t let e cigs stop you...
Health bosses in Salford have urged e cigarette users to carry on trying to quit smoking altogether.
Eccles doffs its hats for Brain Tumour CharityEccles doffs its hats for Brain...
Staff at an Eccles opticians will be tipping their hats to charity Brain Tumour Research, as they take part in a national fundrais...
£2.6m funding boost for Salford mental health£2.6m funding boost for Salford mental...
Salford Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) says it is spending an extra £2.6m to better support people living with mental illness ...
Eccles Healthy Heart Club meetingEccles Healthy Heart Club meeting
Eccles Healthy Heart Club meets this Tuesday 25th March 2014 10 am until 12 noon at Patricroft URC Community Hall, Franklin Street...
Study finds women might benefit from more frequent mammogramsStudy finds women might benefit from...
Results from NHS Breast Screening Programme study finds a third of women might benefit from more frequent mammograms
Irlam and Cadishead Healthy Heart Club meetingIrlam and Cadishead Healthy Heart Club...
Irlam and Cadishead Healthy Heart Club meets this Friday 21 March 2014 from 10am at Irlam Steel Club.
Irlam and Cadishead Healthy Heart Club meetingIrlam and Cadishead Healthy Heart Club...
Irlam and Cadishead Healthy Heart Club meets this Friday 14 March 2014 from 10am at Irlam Steel Club.
£1.5m cost cutting plan could end births in Salford£1.5m cost cutting plan could end...
A proposed move by Salford Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) could lead to the closure of Salford Birth Centre, it has been revea...
Irlam & Cadishead Healthy Hearts Social – New Day Trips AnnouncedIrlam & Cadishead Healthy Hearts Social...
The Irlam and Cadishead Healthy Hearts Social club have announced two day trips for its members, one to Cleveleys and the other to...
Help for Salford smokersHelp for Salford smokers
Today, 12 March is National No Smoking Day and if you want help to quit the evil nicotine then Salford council are here to help yo...
Breast cancer trial patients join forces for charity ball in aid of The ChristieBreast cancer trial patients join forces...
Two breast cancer patients who met at The Christie on their very first day of chemotherapy are joining forces to host a fundraisin...
 Become a ‘Dementia Friend’ at National Football Museum event Become a ‘Dementia Friend’ at...
The Salford Institute for Dementia, based at the University of Salford, is running a public information session at the National Fo...
 Bowel cancer screening campaign launched in Salford Bowel cancer screening campaign launched...
Residents of Lower Kersal have launched a campaign to promote the nationwide bowel cancer screening programme. After figures recen...
Bowel cancer awareness meeting in SalfordBowel cancer awareness meeting in Salford
Salford HCC (Charlestown and Lower Kersal Team) is going to have a year-long campaign to encourage the local community to increase...
Institute for Dementia listening event in SalfordInstitute for Dementia listening event in...
The Institute for Dementia at the University of Salford is holding a listening event with local communities and voluntary and publ...
Your local optician could save your sightYour local optician could save your...
Opticians in Salford and Eccles are urging residents to book in for an eye test this World Glaucoma Week 9th – 15th March, in a bi...
 Salford Institute for Dementia receives £300k funding boost Salford Institute for Dementia receives...
The Salford Institute for Dementia, based at the University of Salford, has received a generous donation of £300,000 from The Dowa...
Salford women urged to be clear on cancer symptomsSalford women urged to be clear...
Women across Salford are being encouraged to look out for the symptoms of ovarian and breast cancer and to go to their doctor stra...
NWAS reflects after providing NHS 111 over the winter period NWAS reflects after providing NHS 111...
The North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS) took over the running of NHS 111 on 29 October 2013, just as the busy winter per...
Tony Blair's father-in-law, actor Tony Booth at Salford dementia training sessionTony Blair's father-in-law, actor Tony Booth...
More than 40 people from Salford were joined by actor Tony Booth - Tony Blair’s father-in-law - as they trained as Dementia Friend...
Healthwatch survey launched on criticised privatised patient transportHealthwatch survey launched on criticised privatised...
By Tom Rodgers A local Healthwatch team is launching a survey to hold to account a private firm who took over non-emergency pat...
Hop on the Salford health busHop on the Salford health bus
If you want to put the brakes on smoking or find out how to rev up your health, hop on the bus.
£80m NHS merger announced for the North West£80m NHS merger announced for the...
An £80m merger bringing together two of the NHS’s biggest professional services suppliers has been announced today.
Walkden community meeting over NHS careWalkden community meeting over NHS care
NHS Salford Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is holding its next neighbourhood engagement event at Walkden Gateway, for the resi...
Eccles Healthy Heart ClubEccles Healthy Heart Club
Everyone welcome, EVERY TUESDAY (except 18th Feb)
Appointment of new Deputy Chief Executive at Salford RoyalAppointment of new Deputy Chief Executive...
Salford Royal is delighted to announce that Elaine Inglesby-Burke has been appointed as the Trust’s Deputy Chief Executive.
 Kidscan appoints new Fundraising Manager Kidscan appoints new Fundraising Manager
Salford-based children’s cancer charity, Kidscan, has appointed Lowri Turner as its new Fundraising Manager.
Salford mental health: £300k invested, 13 beds closed, 3 jobs lostSalford mental health: £300k invested, 13...
Salford people with mental health issues are to be offered the same kind of help to recover as those with physical illnesses or in...
Care home seeks radios, mangles and Salford signs to help dementia sufferers rememberCare home seeks radios, mangles and...
By Tom Rodgers A care centre in Salford has put out a call for local memorabilia from the 1930s to the 1950s to create an authe...
City West support Time To Talk DayCity West support Time To Talk...
City West Housing are supporting Time To Change, England's biggest mental health anti-stigma programme, run by the charities Mind ...
Free first visit to Langworthy Healthy Heart ClubFree first visit to Langworthy Healthy...
Langworthy Healthy Heart Club meets this Thursday 30 January from 10am at The Emmanuel Community Centre on Langworthy Road, Salfor...
Eccles mobility firm exhibits at IIC Show 2014Eccles mobility firm exhibits at IIC...
Dolphin Mobility Manchester, a leading supplier of independent living solutions, will be exhibiting at the Inclusion Independence ...
 Salford student wins national midwifery award Salford student wins national midwifery...
A student midwife from the University of Salford has won a national award for a project to help improve maternity care for deaf wo...
Irlam and Cadishead Healthy Heart Club meetingIrlam and Cadishead Healthy Heart Club...
Irlam & Cadishead Healthy Heart Club meets this Friday 24 January 2014 from 10am at Irlam Steel Club.
 Salford music fans urged to turn down the volume Salford music fans urged to...
Young music lovers in Salford are putting their hearing at risk every day by listening to music through headphones at too high a v...
Guide to improve dementia care launched in ParliamentGuide to improve dementia care launched...
The challenging lives of carers of people living with dementia could be transformed if a guide being launched in Parliament yester...
Keeping yourself healthy as retirement loomsKeeping yourself healthy as retirement looms
By Ryan Hughes, MHA Your retirement is supposed to lead to your golden years and a time when you can enjoy life to the fulle...
 Salford smokers urged to quit in January for a healthy 2014 Salford smokers urged to quit...
Salford Clinical Commissioning Group and Salford City Council are urging smokers who are considering quitting in January to take a...
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