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News 2015

The following are all the press releases for 2015:


  • Julie Flaherty Children's nurse consultant awarded MBEA children's nurse consultant from Salford Royal has been awarded an MBE for services to paediatric nursing across Greater Manchester. 30 December 2015
  • Julie Flaherty Children's nurse consultant awarded MBEA children's nurse consultant from Salford Royal has been awarded an MBE for services to paediatric nursing across Greater Manchester. 30 December 2015
  • Dementia United: Image courtesy of the Alzheimer's Society Dementia United aims to improve daily lifeA new partnership, Dementia United, has been launched to transform the experiences of the 22,000 people who will be living with dementia by 2020 in Greater Manchester. 19 November 2015
  • Siba Senapati and Jack Carney New support group to tackle obesityA new support group will bring together patients and clinicians to help tackle obesity and improve the health of patients living across the region. 02 November 2015
  • Dr Pauline Nelson, Dr Christine Bundy Young patients lead fresh approach to skin conditionsYoung people with severe acne, atopic eczema and psoriasis are working with scientists to find out how they can stop these conditions having a major impact on their lives. 29 October 2015
  • Sir David Dalton Staff Awards 2015 - and the winners are...Kind, caring and inspirational just some of the words used to describe the winners at this year's Salford Royal Staff Awards. The annual awards event recognises individuals and teams from across the organisation who have gone above and beyond for patients and their relatives. 26 October 2015
  • Natalie Kerr and Dr Chris Booth Colleagues compete in mini transplant games eventThe event, organised by the organ donation team, aimed to highlight that people can live a fit and healthy life post-transplant. 23 September 2015
  • Research Week 2014 Research Week puts focus on improving NHS careResearchers are taking to the road for Salford's second Research Week in September. It will celebrate how clinical trials and research help to improve treatments and healthcare for patients and the wider community and follows on from 2014's successful first Research Week. 24 August 2015
  • Professor Christopher Griffiths (right) receives the Sir Archibald Gray medal Skin expert given prestigious medalProfessor Christopher Griffiths, Consultant Dermatologist at Salford Royal, has been presented with the Sir Archibald Gray Medal in recognition for his outstanding services to dermatology. 20 August 2015
  • My Last Pack - close up Inspirational artwork unveiledA sculpture made from Salford smokers' last cigarette packets has been unveiled at Salford Royal. 14 August 2015
  • Dr Chris Brookes Honorary Doctorate for Trust Executive Medical DirectorSalford Royal's Executive Medical Director Dr Chris Brookes has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Bolton to mark his outstanding contribution to health care. 14 August 2015
  • Cardiac Rehab team Patient care award for Cardiac Rehab teamSalford Royal's Cardiovascular Rehabilitation team were presented with the British Heart Foundation Team of the Year Award at the British Cardiovascular Society dinner. 06 July 2015
  • Professor Lesley Rhodes Protect yourself in the sun, skin expert warnsAs the summer heatwave finally arrives, a skin specialist is warning people to make sure they protect themselves in the sun. Professor Lesley Rhodes, Honorary Consultant Dermatologist at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and Professor of Experimental Dermatology at The University of Manchester, spoke out after a survey into sunscreen use revealed most people don't understand what degree of sun protection different products provide. 02 July 2015
  • Professor Pippa Tyrrell Stroke specialist given national award for life-saving workLeading stroke specialist Professor Pippa Tyrrell has been given a national Life After Stroke Special Recognition Award for her pioneering work to transform the quality of stroke care in the UK. Prof Tyrrell is honorary stroke consultant at Salford Royal and Professor of Stroke Medicine at The University of Manchester and was the first specialist stroke physician to be appointed in Manchester in 1995. 25 June 2015
  • Dr Paul Dark New breath test for pneumoniaResearchers have identified an important new approach to diagnose infections in critically ill patients rapidly and accurately. A study by colleagues at Salford and Manchester found that chemically analysing breath specimens from patients in intensive care can reveal bacterial infection in the lower respiratory tract of ventilated patients at risk of developing pneumonia. 24 June 2015
  • Elaine Burke Elaine Inglesby-Burke receives a CBESalford Royal's Chief Nurse Elaine Inglesby-Burke has been awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List. Elaine has earned the honour for services to nursing. 12 June 2015
  • June Roberts You stop smoking, we start creatingSalford smokers are being encouraged to quit smoking and donate their last empty cigarette pack to a unique art project that will raise funds for charity. 20 May 2015
  • Salford Royal's renal team Find out about kidney researchSalford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, which is one of the major sites in the UK for renal care and research, is inviting patients with chronic kidney disease and their carers to a special event (with lunch) to find out more about research. It takes place at the Macron Stadium, Bolton Whites Hotel, Bolton, on Sunday 17 May from 10.30am-3pm. 01 May 2015
  • Family Nurse Partnership Parenting programme launched in SalfordThe Family Nurse Partnership (FNP), run by Salford Royal and Salford City Council, is an intensive two-year parenting programme for first-time mums under the age of 19. 10 April 2015
  • Salford Royal Salford Royal becomes lead trauma centreBy taking patients with multiple, complex and serious major trauma injuries directly to a major trauma centre, they will be treated at a hospital designed for the definitive care of seriously-injured patients. Bringing all these services together at Salford Royal will also mean faster transfer to hospital as paramedics no longer need to make a decision on which hospital to go to. 08 April 2015
  • Tracy Mattison and Melanie McDougall Bereavement nurse named as awards finalistMelanie McDougall, Bereavement Liaison Specialist Nurse Lead, has been named as a finalist in the Nursing Standard Awards 2015. She was nominated for the exceptional support given to the family during their bereavement. She is up against three others in the Patient's Choice category, and public voting will close on April 29. 01 April 2015
  • David Dalton Salford Royal is an outstanding TrustSalford Royal is an outstanding Trust, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has announced today. Salford Royal has become only the second Trust in the country to earn the top rating by the health and social care regulator and is the first in the North of England. 26 March 2015
  • Dan Poulter and Sandra Smith Matron becomes official health visitor ambassadorSandra, a Health Visitor Matron at Salford Royal, was presented with a Fellowship from the Institute of Health Visiting (iHV) at a prestigious ceremony in London. 24 March 2015
  • official logo for Salford Together Salford partnership scoops special 'vanguard' statusSALFORD is set to be at the forefront of a national health revolution that will bring home care, mental health and community nursing, hospital and out-of-hospital services together, ushering in a new era of joined-up care 10 March 2015
  • Delia McAteer Patient clocks up 33 years on kidney dialysisA woman who suffered kidney failure at the age of 17 is believed to be one of the country's longest surviving kidney dialysis patients. Delia McAteer is now thought to be one of the longest surviving patients who has been on dialysis solidly, without a break following a transplant. 19 February 2015
  • Shaheen Hamdy New study to tackle swallowing problems after strokeStroke researchers are to test a new treatment that could help patients with swallowing problems (dysphagia) related to stroke. Up to 50 per cent of patients with acute stroke develop dysphagia, which can have devastating consequences and even be fatal. 22 January 2015
  • Breastfeeding support group, Langworthy Baby Friendly Award for SalfordSalford mums and mums-to-be are getting expert help with breastfeeding their babies. Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust's children's services Health Visiting team and Salford City Council's Children's Centres have been awarded the prestigious Baby Friendly Award by UNICEF (United Nation's Children Fund). The Baby Friendly project has also been supported by the council's Health Improvement Service. 19 January 2015
  • Dr Paul Chadwick presented with the Meritorious Award by the College of Podiatry at a ceremony at the House of Lords Consultant presented with Meritorious Award by the College of PodiatryA Consultant Podiatrist has won a prestigious award in recognition of his work in the field of diabetes-related foot disease. Dr Paul Chadwick, who has worked at Salford Royal for 15 years, was presented with the Meritorious Award by the College of Podiatry at a ceremony at the House of Lords. Only five of these awards are handed out across the UK each year. 02 January 2015
  • view of hospital from Hope Building, looking towards Mayo Building Chief Inspector of Hospitals asks people to tell him about the care provided by Salford Royal NHS Foundation TrustEngland's Chief Inspector of Hospitals is inviting members of the public to tell his inspection panel what they think of the services provided by Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. Their views and experiences will help inspectors decide what to look at when they inspect the services provided by the trust in January. 02 January 2015