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News 2011

The following are all the press releases for 2011:


  • PSA 2011 Team Picture Patient safety award for Salford Royal Emergency Oxygen TeamIn partnership with the British Thoracic Society and Southend Hospital NHS Trust, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust won the award for Patient Safety in Clinical Practice for its work on safely administering emergency oxygen to adults. 31 March 2011
  • Mayo Building Salford Royal Welcomes Primary and Community Services ColleaguesSalford Royal NHS Foundation Trust announces a further landmark event in its impressive history. Read more... 01 April 2011
  • two nurses wearing blue uniform Salford Royal Staff say Trust is TopSalford Royal NHS Foundation Trust is celebrating its best ever National NHS Staff Survey results. 06 April 2011
  • Female nurse Salford Royal Cancer Patients Confirm Positive ExperienceSalford Royal NHS Foundation Trust has achieved some of the top scores nationally in a survey of cancer patients' hospital experience. 07 April 2011
  • Staff Spring Clean Hospital Staff Go Extra Mile for Spring CleanStaff at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust picked up dusters, mops and screw drivers to embark on a “spring clean” of the hospital site. 06 May 2011
  • Dying Matters picture Dying Matters In Salford - Let's Talk About It!Salford's NHS, Salford City Council & St. Ann's Hospice are hosting two free events for members of the public next week, with the hope of encouraging people to talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement. 12 May 2011
  • Victor Thomas - research participant Patients take part in cutting edge stroke researchPatients are helping researchers at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust find out more about the causes and treatment of stroke. 12 May 2011
  • Nursed Day 2011 Salford Royal celebrates Nurses DaySalford Royal NHS Foundation Trust paid tribute to its nurses by hosting a day of pampering and relaxation. 13 May 2011
  • Salford Royal, Chapel Street Salford Royal Pays Tribute to Blitz VictimsThe commemoration, to mark the 70th anniversary of a World War Two bomb which killed 14 nurses, takes place at 10am on Thursday 2 June 2011 in the Frank Rifkin Lecture Theatre, Mayo Building, Salford Royal. 26 May 2011
  • Blitz Nurses Salford Royal Remembers The BlitzSalford Royal staff, student nurses and members of the public joined together to mark the 70th anniversary of the blitz, which killed 14 nurses. 02 June 2011
  • Renal Nurses Salford Royal Kidney Patients Celebrate ServicesFor the fourth year running the Trust joined forces with Hope Kidney Patient Association and The Midland Hotel in Manchester to stage the event, which takes place at the hotel. 15 June 2011
  • Falls Awareness Salford Royal Champions Falls AwarenessSalford Royal NHS Foundation Trust is educating elderly people on the life-changing affects of falls and how to prevent them. 16 June 2011
  • Sir Miles Irving Returns To Pioneering Unit Sir Miles Irving Returns To Pioneering Unit Intestinal Failure Unit (IFU) founder Professor Sir Miles Irving paid a visit to B4 to take a last look around the ward before the unit moves into new facilities. 24 June 2011
  • Staff Group Praise All Round For Salford Royal Emergency TeamSalford Royal NHS Foundation Trust's Major Incident Team leapt into action on Monday (20 June 2011), following a major collision on the M62 which involved school children. 24 June 2011
  • Organ Donation Logo Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust is backing NHS Blood and Transplant's What Are You Waiting For? campaignJuly 4th-10th marks Transplant Week 2011 and the race is on to encourage more people to sign up to the organ donor register. 06 July 2011
  • The Christie opening - Russell Watson Opera star Russell Watson and hundreds more make a beeline for new radiotherapy centreThe Christie at Salford Royal welcomed nearly 1,000 visitors during a week of opening celebrations. The first patient will be treated at the centre later this month but last week... 08 July 2011
  • Newborn baby, holding hands with adult 'Picture of Salford' competition for maternity unitFuture generations of babies born to Salford families at The Royal Bolton Hospital could be born in view of their hometown as staff there ask artists of all ages to enter a competition to find a 'Picture of Salford' to hang in the improved and expanded maternity unit. 14 July 2011
  • health visitor with baby Transfer of Maternity RegistersAs from the 20th July 2011 all Maternity Registers which were the responsibility of Salford Royal Foundation Trust shall be transferred to the Greater Manchester County Record Office in Manchester. 19 July 2011
  • nurse with female patient Salford Royal holds event for lung patientsSalford Royal NHS Foundation Trust is encouraging local patients with lung conditions to consider whether they are getting all the necessary help and support. 26 July 2011
  • Mother applying suncream to daughter Don't burn in the sun this summerSalford Royal NHS Foundation Trust skin experts are warning of the importance of preventing sun burn in the warm weather. Some sunshine can be good for us, helping the body to create Vitamin D which is essential for good bone health. However, over exposure to the sun can lead to a range of skin problems - the most serious being skin cancer. 27 July 2011
  • Harold Riley Salford Royal teams up with artist Harold RileyIn a unique collaboration, renowned local artist Harold Riley will display works of art in Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust's new hospital building. 02 August 2011
  • Three Nurses, standing together in ward Business as UsualTrust Guidance on recent incidents in Salford/Manchester – 10th August 2011, 12 noon 10 August 2011
  • Clinical Trial Team State-of-the-Art Clinical Trials FacilitySalford Royal NHS Foundation Trust opens the new and improved Clinical Trials Unit and asks the people of Salford to join in and become 'citizen scientists'. 14 January 2011
  • Hope Handover Hope Building HandoverSalford Royal NHS Foundation Trust is celebrating receiving the keys to its brand new hospital wing known as Hope Building. 31 August 2011
  • PANDA Birthday Happy Birthday PANDA!Panto, cup cakes and party games were on the agenda to help the PANDA unit celebrate its third birthday. 08 September 2011
  • GMHE Logo Feeling blue, or yellow or green? Test your mood in the colourful Great Manchester Health Experiment!The people of Manchester – including University staff and students – are being encouraged to take part in a unique and exciting experiment to test, and perhaps influence, the mood of the city. The Great Manchester Health Experiment, taking place on Wednesday, 14 September, will... 09 September 2011
  • Harold Riley stood infront of some of his art hung on the wall Salford Royal celebrates work of Harold RileySalford Royal NHS Foundation Trust celebrated the work of renowned local artist Harold Riley with a private view for invited guests. With a guest list including Sir Alex Ferguson and Sir Bobby Charlton, the event showcased the art Mr Riley has donated to the hospital for displaying in wards, waiting areas and corridors in the new Hope Building. 13 September 2011
  • Kate praise hope building Patient praises “uplifting” Hope BuildingRenal dialysis patient Kate McNulty has praised the services in Salford Royal's new Hope Building. Kate, from Higher Green, Astley, was one of the first patients to be treated on Monday, September 12th after the renal department's transfer into Hope Building over the weekend. 16 September 2011
  • laboratory technician looking through microscope New gene identified for familial motor neuron diseaseFamilies suffering from a history of motor neuron disease have helped an international scientific team locate a new gene linked to the incurable disease. 22 September 2011
  • Hope Building entrance Hope Building Move In CompleteSalford Royal's new Hope Building is now fully operational and open for business. The last service – Accident & Emergency (A&E) – transferred into Hope Building overnight on Thursday, September 29th, bringing to an end four weeks of moves into the new, five storey building. 05 October 2011
  • Entrance, older building, Salford Royal Building work at Salford Royal As part of Salford Royal's £200million scheme to redevelop the hospital site, the Trust is demolishing several older buildings to provide space for a new patient and visitor car park. 21 October 2011
  • Psoriasis Skin scientists increase awareness of psoriasisUniversity of Manchester researchers will be raising awareness of the skin condition psoriasis at two public events this autumn. 26 October 2011
  • Glass awards, Staff Awards event 2011 Stars of Salford Royal Shine at Staff AwardsStories of top quality patient care, leading by example and staff going over and above the call of duty were celebrated at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust's annual staff awards. Around 400 members of staff came together to mark the awards ceremony at The Willows Variety Centre in Salford on Friday, October 28th, 2011 31 October 2011
  • group shot of the maternity staff retiring Maternity Unit Marks Special RetirementsWith almost 500 years' service and tens of thousands of babies between them, 16 members of staff are retiring from Salford Royal's maternity department. The staff members, who are a mixture of midwives, neonatal nurses, health care assistants and admin staff, have helped... 08 November 2011
  • Alcohol awareness - wine being poured from wine bottle into a glass Salford Royal backs Alcohol AwarenessSalford Royal NHS Foundation Trust is supporting national Alcohol Awareness Week 2011. The week runs from November 14th to 20th and aims to raise awareness about the effects of alcohol harm. 10 November 2011
  • Local Territorial Army 207 (Manchester) Field Hospital (Volunteers) thank Salford Royal healthcare staff Local Territorial Army 207 (Manchester) Field Hospital (Volunteers) thank Salford Royal healthcare staffCOMMANDING Officer, Colonel Kerry Trow, Major Mary Nixon and Captain Kevin Thornley from 207 (Manchester) Field Hospital made a special trip recently to Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust to present a commemorative print to honour the work that the Trust does to support the Territorial Army. 10 November 2011
  • Salford physiotherapists win award Salford physiotherapists win award for helping NHS staff stay fit for workA team of physiotherapists at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Salford have won a prestigious profession-wide award for their innovative service. 24 November 2011
  • Diabetes Care Call Diabetes Care Call Team win QiC AwardSalford Royal's Diabetes Care Call Team has been recognised for its work in reducing the amount of people in the city being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. 29 November 2011
  • Hope Building Salford Royal's Dr Foster resultsSalford Royal NHS Foundation Trust has the lowest death and weekend mortality rates in the North West, according to the national Dr Foster Hospital Guide. 30 November 2011
  • WRVS gift to Trust WRVS presents Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust with £180,000 'gift'WRVS will present Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust with a fantastic 'gift' – £180,000 – at a ceremony at the Ladywell café at Salford Royal on Thursday 1 December at 1pm. 02 December 2011
  • male patient being seein in clinic, having blood pressure taken Public views needed to help shape future specialised surgical services for morbidly obese patients across the North WestPatients, carers and the wider public are being asked to help develop future services for people requiring specialised NHS weight loss surgery across the North West. 08 December 2011
  • wash hands thoroughly Keep the Winter Bugs out of Salford RoyalVisitors to Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust are being asked for their help in tackling winter bugs, which can lead to hospital wards being unable to accept any new admissions, NHS staff going off sick and appointments being postponed. 15 December 2011
  • Martin Smith Keep A&E off the Wish List this ChristmasSalford Royal NHS Foundation Trust is urging local people to keep safe and stay out of its Accident & Emergency (A&E) department this Christmas. 15 December 2011