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Friday, December 13, 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

  • Food bank parcel Food bank collection campaign launched across the Northern Care AllianceFood bank collection points are being set up across all sites in the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group to help families this winter.
  • Alex Ferguson NCA Staff Awards - Sir Alex Ferguson drops in to praise NHS staffSir Alex Ferguson, former manager at Manchester United Football Club, and BBC broadcaster and presenter Nicky Campbell, both made special guest appearances and thanked staff at this year's Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) Staff Awards.
  • Acute Receiving Centre artist's impression Plans approved for two new developments at Salford RoyalPlans for a new Acute Receiving Centre (ARC) at Salford Royal have been approved. Salford City Council has given the go ahead for the new centre at Salford Royal, which includes a helipad for patients arriving by air ambulance. The state-of-the-art ARC will offer the highest level of emergency response care to major trauma patients who suffer life changing or life threatening injuries, for example after a serious road traffic accident.
  • 100 patients campaign 100 patients in 100 days campaignA campaign to recruit 100 people to a self-management programme will help patients take control of their condition and avoid unnecessary hospital appointments.
  • Major trauma Stuart Wildman Don't take risks this Christmas it could save your lifeIn the past four years, 229 people have spent both Christmas and New Year in Salford Royal after suffering major trauma injuries. Over the festive period, there is an increase in the number of patients admitted to Salford Royal's major trauma unit, with Christmas Day seeing the most admissions.