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Friday 19 July 2019
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Media Centre

Welcome to the on-line media centre for Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.  The Trust's Communications Team manages all media enquiries, plus requests for filming and photography.


The team provides a service for journalists and can help with:

  • General enquiries about the Trust and the services we offer;

  • Arranging experts to comment on a wide range of specialist and general healthcare issues;

  • Filming and photography requests;

  • Background briefings, facts, statistics and case studies to support stories about us.

We are also looking for positive news stories from you, our patients, visitors and members, to publish in our newsletter "The Loop", on our website or in the local press.


Media enquiries should be directed to the Communications Team either by emailing communications@srft.nhs.uk or by calling:
  • 0161 206 8946 or 
  • 0161 206 4077. 

The communications office is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.  If you have an urgent media enquiry at evenings and at weekends, please call the switchboard number 0161 789 7373 and you will be directed to the Senior Manager on-call who will support media enquiries.


Latest News

  • Dr Chris Booth Families saving lives through deceased organ donation at Salford RoyalNew figures reveal there were 21 lifesaving deceased organ donors at Salford Royal last year, helping the UK reach its highest ever number of donors.
  • Governor elections Northern Care Alliance Governor Elections 2019HE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group Council of Governors Elections open on 16 July and the organisation is looking for dedicated Trust members who are passionate about health and social care to join the council as public Governors.
  • Professor Steve Woby Northern Care Alliance tops England research tableMore patients than ever before have taken part in research at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) to improve NHS care and treatment. Nearly 44,000 patients have taken part in studies at the Oldham, Bury & Rochdale, North Manchester and Salford Care Organisations. Patients of all ages from newborn to people in their 80s have been involved.
  • Community General Important information regarding the provision of community healthcare servicesFrom Monday 1st July 2019, the following community healthcare services will be provided in your area by Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust as part of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA)
  • Professor Craig Smith $6M programme to tackle cognitive decline after strokeStroke specialists are to begin a $6M programme aimed at preventing cognitive decline after stroke. Problems with memory, language, thinking and judgment affect up to a third of people who've had a stroke within five years and this can have a major impact on their quality of life.