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News 2012

The following are all the press releases for 2012:

 

  • Lesley Moss Salford Royal's Lesley Moss Receives MBEHuman Resources Services Manager Lesley Moss has received an MBE in the New Year honours list. 03 January 2012
  • annual report 2012 Annual Report and Quality Accounts now availableEach year our Annual Reports and Annual Accounts report how well we are doing. The latest report and accounts are now available to read online. 04 July 2012
  • David Cameron visit 6 January 2012 Salford Royal hosts visit from the Prime Minister Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust today welcomed Prime Minister David Cameron and Secretary of State for Health Andrew Lansley. 06 January 2012
  • Exclamation Breast implants at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust would like to confirm that the Trust does not use Poly Implant Prostheses (PIP) implants. 19 January 2012
  • final redevelopment at Salford Royal Final stage of redevelopment at Salford RoyalSalford Royal NHS Foundation Trust has embarked on the final phase of its £200million redevelopment scheme. 31 January 2012
  • Snow in Salford Salford Royal supports Five Small StepsSalford Royal is encouraging people to take 'five small steps' to preventing falls this winter. At this time of year, a large proportion of hospital admissions in people aged over 65 are falls related, and in December 2010 more than 500 people were admitted to Salford Royal following injuries sustained as a result of a fall. 03 February 2012
  • Cardiac Rehab Wear Red Day Red Alert! Pedalling promo for healthy heartsSalford Royal's award winning Cardiac Rehabilitation Team will be marking National Wear Red Day with a five-hour 'static' bike ride inside Entrance 4 of the hospital. The Team will be kitted out in red and will pedal away between 10am and 3pm to raise awareness of heart health and to raise money for the BHF. 16 February 2012
  • transparency project, magnifying glass over report Transparency Project - January figuresWe are one of a number of North West hospitals taking part in a project to be open and transparent about how we are doing in important areas of patient safety and quality of care. 28 February 2012
  • The Salford Lung Study Groundbreaking Study Launched in SalfordThe Salford Lung Study is a unique collaboration between GSK, North West e-Health (NWeH), The University of Manchester, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, NHS Salford, local GPs and local community pharmacists. 02 March 2012
  • victim support launch - March 2012 Salford Royal's Victim Support Outreach ServiceSalford Royal is teaming up with Victim Support to provide patients and staff support in the aftermath of a crime. The two organisations are working together to provide an outreach service whereby people can be referred to Victim Support via the Trust. 05 March 2012
  • group of staff, happy Best Acute Trust - NHS Staff SurveyHigh levels of job satisfaction, motivated staff, effective team work and support from managers have been highlighted in Salford Royal's 2011 NHS Staff Survey Results. 20 March 2012
  • transparency project, magnifying glass over report Transparency Project - February figuresWe are one of a number of North West hospitals taking part in a project to be open and transparent about how we are doing in important areas of patient safety and quality of care. 28 March 2012
  • Proton Beam Therapy World's most advanced form of radiotherapy coming to Manchester.The Christie is set to bring to Manchester a new form of advanced cancer treatment for a wide range of cancers particularly benefiting children and young adults. 10 April 2012
  • Diamond Jubilee Diamond Jubilee - Free TV for PatientsThe Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations will be taking place over the period 2nd to 5th June and a number of important national events are planned during this time. In order that patients staying with us are able to join in with these national celebrations, our partners at Hospedia will be offering TV free of charge (to any registered patient). 16 May 2012
  • laboratory technician looking through microscope Tracking Parkinson'sSalford Royal NHS Foundation Trust part of a world first in charity's bid to find a cure for Parkinson's 16 April 2012
  • transparency project, magnifying glass over report Transparency Project - March figuresWe are one of a number of North West hospitals taking part in a project to be open and transparent about how we are doing in important areas of patient safety and quality of care. 27 April 2012
  • New Greater Manchester Trauma Network will save livesThe way that major trauma services are provided for patients across Greater Manchester is changing. Greater Manchester is one of 22 areas to benefit from a Major Trauma Network, providing specialised care for patients who experience a life threatening major trauma. 01 May 2012
  • Dying Matters 2012 Dying Matters in Salford - Let's Talk About ItSalford's NHS organisations, Salford City Council & St. Ann's Hospice are hosting a free event for members of the public next week, with the hope of encouraging people to talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement. A relaxed, fun lunch time 'Tea Party' is being planned for Thursday 17 May at Buile Hill Park Hall. 08 May 2012
  • New Major Trauma Service - map New Major Trauma Service will save lives Patients with the most serious of injuries in Greater Manchester will have a better chance of survival and reduced disability thanks to a new life saving service launched today, 22 May 2012. 22 May 2012
  • Patient Safety Awards 2012 Salford Royal's Award for Changing CultureSalford Royal is celebrating yet another accolade which highlights the organisation's commitment to support staff to provide the best and safest care to patients. The Trust won the Changing Culture award at the HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2012 for the work it has undertaken to create a culture which reinforces its values of Patient & Customer Focus, Continuous Improvement, Accountability and Respect. 06 July 2012
  • Final Handover Salford Royal's Final Redevelopment HandoverSalford Royal patients will find it easier to park and find their way around the site, following the latest landmark in the Trust's redevelopment scheme. Balfour Beatty officially handed over the new car parks, covered walkways and outdoor areas to the Trust. This is the final piece of work to be completed for the Trust's five year £200million redevelopment scheme. 19 July 2012
  • NHS Heroes NHS HeroesNHS Heroes, a new scheme to recognise the great work that individuals and teams do every day in the NHS will celebrate the Health Service staff who go the extra mile to improve life for patients – from senior doctors to ancillary staff and managers. 06 August 2012
  • Sun Exposure research New research trial will shed light on risks and benefits of sun exposureThe amount of sun exposure needed to make enough vitamin D varies from person to person, largely dependent on skin colour. This research trial will use simulated sunlight to determine whether certain amounts of sun are beneficial for certain skin types, and how much is too much. 15 August 2012
  • healthier together - image Healthier TogetherGreater Manchester is reviewing the way it provides health and care services. 13 November 2012
  • transparency project, magnifying glass over report Transparency Project - April figuresWe are one of a number of North West hospitals taking part in a project to be open and transparent about how we are doing in important areas of patient safety and quality of care. 28 May 2012
  • Jane Macdonald award Salford Royal's Jane Macdonald Inspires AwardSalford Royal's Assistant Director of Nursing Jane Macdonald is the inspiration behind a national award to celebrate leadership role models within renal services. 06 June 2012
  • Outpatients reception ''Attend as planned'' on 21 June 2012Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust says patients due to have appointments or treatment at its hospital or community clinics on Thursday 21 June should attend as planned, unless told otherwise. 18 June 2012
  • Salford Royal Welcomes Mayo Professor Professor Travels from Mayo, USA, to Mayo, SalfordSalford Royal was delighted to host a visit from Mayo Clinic Professor Stephen Textor, MD. Professor Textor, an international expert in renovascular disease, hypertension and nephrology, was in the country for the national Renal Association Conference but was keen to visit Salford Royal, which enjoys a close relationship with the world famous clinic. 20 June 2012
  • transparency project, magnifying glass over report Transparency Project - May figuresReduction of pressure ulcers and falls - how are we doing? Patient and staff experience - what have they been saying? 28 June 2012
  • A view of the east-west link corridor Salford Royal: Changes to our siteA major new corridor will open soon at Salford Royal, significantly changing the way staff, patients and visitors move about the site. 13 July 2012
  • Surgery, getting for surgery/theatre Salford Royal wins Bariatric TenderPatients across Cumbria, Lancashire and Greater Manchester, who require treatment for morbid obesity, will be offered better access to surgery and care closer to home, thanks to the awarding of new contracts. 16 July 2012
  • Salford Lung Study Logo Salford Lung Study updateAround 4,000 patients with COPD and 5,000 patients with asthma from Salford, Greater Manchester, will be enrolled in the year-long study. Recruitment going well and a new website has been launched. 27 July 2012
  • transparency project, magnifying glass over report Transparency Project - June figuresReduction of Pressure Ulcers and Falls - How have we been doing? Patient and Staff Experience - What have they been saying? 27 July 2012
  • female member of staff looking at the computer Salford Royal Announces New EPR ProviderSalford Royal has announced Allscripts as the provider of its new Electronic Patient Record (EPR) System. 09 August 2012
  • Salford Royal's Catering Team Cook Up Awards Salford Royal's Catering Team Cook Up AwardsSalford Royal's Catering Team cooked up a couple of awards at the North West Hospital Caterers Association. 17 August 2012
  • Doctors make their debut at Salford Royal Doctors make their debut at Salford RoyalThere's been an influx of new faces at Salford Royal with the arrival of 159 doctors in training. 17 August 2012
  • Car Parks 2012 New car parks double spaces at Salford RoyalSalford Royal is introducing major changes to the way patients and visitors will park on the site. On Monday, September 3, 2012, the Trust will open two new car parks as part of its £200million redevelopment scheme – Central Car Park and North Car Park – in addition to the existing East Car Park (Stott Lane car park). 20 August 2012
  • transparency project, magnifying glass over report Transparency Project - July figuresReduction of Pressure Ulcers and Falls - How have we been doing? Patient and Staff Experience - What have they been saying? 28 August 2012
  • Car Parks 2012 New Car Parks Open at Salford RoyalTwo new car parks will be on offer to Salford Royal patients and visitors from Monday, 3 September. 30 August 2012
  • Happy Birthday Hope Building Happy Birthday Hope BuildingStaff and patients are celebrating the one year anniversary of the opening of Hope Building. 20 September 2012
  • Stott Lane Carpark - (c) Google Closure of East Car Park (Stott Lane): Thursday, 27 September to Monday, 1 OctoberSalford Royal's East Car Park on Stott Lane will close on Thursday, 27 September for four days. 26 September 2012
  • transparency project, magnifying glass over report Transparency Project - August figuresWe have made a commitment to publish a set of patient outcomes, patient experience and staff experience measures - please view the figures for August 2012. 05 October 2012
  • Flu Fighters at Salford Royal Flu Fighters at Salford RoyalStaff at Salford Royal are gearing up for the annual staff flu vaccination campaign. 05 October 2012
  • Supported Trainee programme makes a difference Supported Trainee programme makes a difference Salford Royal welcomed a cohort of 10 new students to its supported traineeship programme. 05 October 2012
  • Breast Awareness Month - Catherine Fitzsimmons Breast Awareness Month Salford Royal's Breast Unit is taking Breast Awareness Month as an opportunity to remind staff of the importance of good breast care. 12 October 2012
  • Volunteer Celebration Volunteer Celebration at Salford RoyalVolunteers who have given over 360 years' service to Salford Royal have been awarded for their dedication. 12 October 2012
  • Doctor Barnes back at Salford Royal Doctor Barnes back at Salford RoyalSALFORD Royal is honouring a figure from the organisation's recent history by naming a building after him. Barnes Building, the former University Teaching Building, earns its name from Salford Royal's former Executive Medical Director Dr Peter Barnes. 12 October 2012
  • GM AHSN Prospectus - Logo GM AHSN Prospectus now liveThe Prospectus for the Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network (GM AHSN) bid has been submitted to the Department of Health and is now available to view. 15 October 2012
  • Stott Lane / Outpatients Salford Royal's Main Entrance ChangesThe entrance, known as Entrance 4, which faces on to Stott Lane, will be closed permanently from Monday, November 5, 2012, and marks the final part of the move to completely transform the layout of the Salford Royal site. 16 October 2012
  • Youth Day 2012 Youth DayThis year Salford is holding its first ever Youth Day on 30 October. Youth Day is to celebrate the positive contributions young people make to our city. 26 October 2012
  • Cath Stansfield - IBD Award Winner Salford Royal Nurse Scoops National AwardSalford Royal nurse Cath Stansfield has scooped a national award for her work to improve care for patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). 26 October 2012
  • Salford Royal opens new theatre Salford Royal opens new theatre Salford Royal has opened the doors to a new theatre. Primarily used for back operations, the new theatre is a self-contained unit, and offers patients a one-stop shop in terms of pre-operative and post-operative care, increasing the time relatives can spend with them. 26 October 2012
  • Salford Royal celebrates another great Open Day Salford Royal celebrates another great Open DayOver 500 Foundation Trust members and members of the public enjoyed Salford Royal's Open Day. The Trust's annual showcasing of its services and departments took place on Thursday, 11 October in the Mayo Building. 26 October 2012
  • Staff Awards Event 2012 Salford Royal Success Stories at AwardsThe annual awards ceremony, which took place at the new Salford City Stadium on Friday, 26 October, 2012, celebrates and rewards the achievements of staff over the year. Eighteen teams or individuals picked up awards on the night – many of them voted for by colleagues across the organisation. 29 October 2012
  • transparency project, magnifying glass over report Transparency Project - September figuresWe have made a commitment to publish a set of patient outcomes, patient experience and staff experience measures - please view the figures for September 2012. 31 October 2012
  • Picture shows Estates Manager Sid Swindells with a terracotta air vent, recovered from the gable end of one of the old blocks Salford Royal is breathing old life into its new outdoor gardenThe Trust has opened its new garden and landscaped area for patients, visitors and staff to enjoy. The garden is close to the site of the Trust's former A to H blocks, many of which were demolished as part of the redevelopment programme. 31 October 2012
  • Hope Building entrance Salford Royal's Retail Centre Gathers PaceSalford Royal has welcomed several major stores to its retail centre in Hope Building. Other facilities are due to open soon within the building, including a further retailer and the site's new café. 08 November 2012
  • male patient receiving dialysis treatment Bringing Dialysis Treatment Closer to Oldham PatientsSalford Royal is planning to take dialysis treatment to the doorsteps of kidney patients living in Oldham. 15 November 2012
  • Official opening of the Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care Centre Salford Royal celebrates Side by Side with community colleaguesSalford Royal has celebrated the official opening of its Chaplaincy and Spiritual Care Centre. 19 November 2012
  • Alcohol Assertive Outreach Team - Award Winners Salford Royal Celebrates Another AwardSalford Royal's Alcohol Assertive Outreach Team has celebrated Alcohol Awareness Week by putting another award under its belt. 20 November 2012
  • Dr Foster Hospital Guide 2012 Salford Royal Responds to Dr Foster Hospital Guide 2012Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust has the lowest mortality rates in the North West, according to the national Dr Foster Hospital Guide. 03 December 2012
  • transparency project, magnifying glass over report Transparency Project - October figuresWe have made a commitment to publish a set of patient outcomes, patient experience and staff experience measures - please view the figures for September 2012. 07 December 2012
  • Special Rachael Special Rachael wins policing award By day Rachael McNally is a Project Manager in Salford Royal's IM&T team but by night, she gives up her own time for free to help fight crime in the city as a Special Constable. 10 December 2012
  • members of Salford Royal staff poised for a street class Toning and trimming at Salford RoyalSALFORD Royal staff are toning and trimming as part of a series of fitness classes. 10 December 2012
  • Mission Christmas Mission ChristmasGenerous Salford Royal staff are helping to fill the Christmas stockings of some of the region's most underprivileged children. 10 December 2012
  • new café Salford Royal is raising a cup to its new caféThe café opened on Monday and has already proved a busy spot for patients, visitors and staff, serving fresh coffee, speciality teas, mouth-watering cakes and hot and cold snacks. 10 December 2012
  • Bruce Martin Keep A&E Off Your Christmas Wish ListDoctors and Nurses from Salford Royal are urging local people to keep safe and stay out of its Accident & Emergency (A&E) department this Christmas. 10 December 2012
  • Christmas Volunteers Dinner Christmas Volunteers DinnerSalford Royal showed its appreciation for its army of volunteers by throwing them a festive feast. The annual event is held to thank volunteers for their hard work at the hospital throughout the year. 14 December 2012
  • man, feeling poorly, holding head in hands Keep the Winter Bugs Out of HospitalJack Frost may well be creeping at your toes but there's something more serious to keep an eye out for over winter and that's Norovirus. The country has already been hit by the seasonal virus and in an attempt to slow the spread of the illness NHS North West are urging people to stay away from hospital if they are struck with it. 14 December 2012
  • Stop sign - alert Help Prevent Spread of Infection at Salford RoyalSalford Royal is calling for the help of staff, patients and visitors in stopping the spread of vomiting and diarrhoea at the Trust. 17 December 2012
  • transparency project, magnifying glass over report Transparency Project - November figuresWe have made a commitment to publish a set of patient outcomes, patient experience and staff experience measures - please view the figures for September 2012. 19 December 2012
  • male patient receiving dialysis treatment Partners Celebrate Go Ahead for Oldham Dialysis UnitPlanners have given the green light to a new dialysis unit in Oldham, meaning kidney patients in the area will have a unit closer to home. 24 December 2012