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Monday 21 June 2021
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Welcome to the on-line media centre for Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.

 

Please find listed below, the most recent stories added to the site. Additional stories can be found in our archive section.

 

  • Men's Health Week - Nathan Brookes Men's Health WeekThe Northern Care Alliance NHS Group embraced Men's Health Week (June 14-20) as an opportunity to promote their fantastic Mental Health Champion roles.
  • Volunteers Week Volunteers' Week celebrated across the Northern Care AllianceNorthern Care Alliance (NCA) volunteers make the world of difference in terms of the standard of care and experience the organisation can offer patients and service users across all our sites.
  • Omar Pathmanaban Patient-led charity supports research into rare and incurable genetic conditionA new transatlantic partnership will support research aiming to find an effective treatment for a rare genetic condition. Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) affects around one in 30,000 people in their lifetime and causes tumours to grow along nerves, causing deafness, vision loss and loss of mobility. Now researchers at the recently launched Geoffrey Jefferson Brain Research Centre have agreed a partnership with the patient-led charity NF2 BioSolutions UK & Europe, the UK arm of the global...
  • Spinal treatment first patient Pioneering spinal treatment helping adults with debilitating conditionNusinersen is a drug that has been commonly used to treat spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in children but had not previously been approved for use in adults with the same condition. Up until now, adults with SMA living in the North West of England had no effective treatment option available to them. But, after approval by NHS England to use this medication in adults, Salford Royal has become one of only 11 centres in the country able to provide the treatment.
  • Nurses NCA celebrates its nurses on Nurses DayTHE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is shining a light on its nurses and all they have achieved during the pandemic for International Nurses Day, which takes place on 12 May.