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News 2016

The following are all the press releases for 2016:


  • Balloon launch for baby and child memorial service Time to Remember memorial serviceSalford Royal's special memorial service for families who have lost a baby or child of any age takes place this February. 23 January 2017
  • MSK self-referral pilot scheme New physio scheme will put patients at the centre of their own careSalford Royal is piloting a new scheme that allows patients to self-refer for physio for musculoskeletal complaints without having to go to their GP 19 December 2016
  • John Leach, Consultant Neurosurgeon, and Vinod Augustine, Senior Procurement Manager Salford Royal first Trust in Greater Manchester to install state of the art scannerA state of the art scanner that can provide surgeons with instant CT-quality images during complex brain and spinal surgery will be launched at Salford Royal. 15 December 2016
  • Be a stand-out nurse Band 5 Nurse Recruitment Open DayIf you want to make an impact in your nursing career, Salford Royal is the place to do it. Come along to our recruitment open day on 10 January to find out more 14 December 2016
  • A+E sign Do you know when to use A&E?As ever, our message is not to come to A&E unless it is an emergency or your condition is life-threatening. 07 December 2016
  • HIV World AIDS Day: Local HIV testing availabilityWorld AIDS Day on 1 December each year is an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV. 01 December 2016
  • Safe Drive Stay Alive logo Working together to save livesLaunched in 2014, Safe Drive Stay Alive is a partnership between Greater Manchester Police, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service, North West Ambulance Service, Salford Royal and bereaved family members, in an attempt to reduce the number of young driver deaths. 24 November 2016
  • A&E - external shot, Emergency Medicine Keep A&E free for those who really need itEach month, more than 850 people arrive at Salford Royal's A&E department when they could have been treated more appropriately by another healthcare provider. 22 November 2016
  • patient having mask fitted Improvement works on the Emergency Assessment Unit (EAU)We are making improvements on our Emergency Assessment Unit to provide a dedicated unit for short stay assessments. 16 November 2016
  • Matt Dawson Major Trauma donation Mountain climber 'lucky to be alive' after 200ft fall left him in a comaMatt Dawson was transferred to Salford Royal's Major Trauma Unit to receive specialist care for his numerous injuries, which included a brain haemorrhage, a fractured neck and spinal damage. 04 November 2016
  • Dr Adrian Parry-Jones Improving care for people with intracerebral haemorrhage (bleeding in the brain)Stroke specialists at Salford Royal are aiming to reduce the toll of bleeding on the brain on patients in Greater Manchester. Bleeding in the brain (intracerebral haemorrhage or ICH) causes 1 in 10 strokes but accounts for a far higher proportion of death and disability. For those that do survive, over half remain dependent on others for day-to-day care. 03 November 2016
  • leaders fight flu for Salford City leaders go on front foot in bid to fight fluCITY leaders in Salford have come together to encourage at-risk residents to give flu a knockout blow by taking up the offer of a free flu jab. 01 November 2016
  • Theresa May visits EAU Prime Minister Theresa May visits Salford RoyalThe Prime Minister visited Salford Royal on Monday to meet staff and patients, and learn about the new approach to integrating health and social care across the city. 20 October 2016
  • Dr Clare Mason - Patient's Star Salford Royal Staff Awards - and the winners are...Nurses, doctors, support workers and volunteers were among those who took centre stage at Salford Royal's annual Staff Awards. 11 October 2016
  • nurse taking a blood sample from a female patient Have you retired or left nursing and wish to return?Are you still committed to delivering, safe, personal and compassionate care? 10 October 2016
  • Stroke balloons World Stroke Day 2016Come and find out how the staff at Salford Royal are improving services for people with stroke in Greater Manchester. Speak to scientists and clinicians about ground breaking research at The University of Manchester that will change treatments for people with stroke and help us, working with the Stroke Association and the NHS and social care, to improve Life After Stroke. 10 October 2016
  • Hope Building, Salford Royal Salford Royal and Vivark embark on £2.5m maintenance contractSalford Royal has entered a contract with a leading North West social enterprise to maintain and refresh all of its buildings. The contract will last for approximately five years. 28 September 2016
  • Research Week 2014 Showcasing how research helps the NHSSalford is the base for internationally renowned research in areas such as diabetes, dementia, stroke and skin health and thousands of local people take part in NHS research each year. The special week, from 3-7 October, will give more information about what sort of research is taking place, how it helps to improve the NHS and how you can get involved. 19 September 2016
  • Microscope close up NIHR Biomedical Research Centre to bring hope to millionsA single Manchester bid has been awarded £28.5m from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), bringing lifesaving tests and treatments a step nearer for millions of people. 16 September 2016
  • The Salford Lung Study New research method questions traditional modelTraditional efficacy trials have limited relevance to everyday clinical practice and should be changed, according the authors of a new study into chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) treatments. 05 September 2016
  • The Salford Royal Organ Donation Team Organ Donation Week at Salford RoyalA giant replica of the popular children's game Operation will help mark Organ Donation Week at Salford Royal. 02 September 2016
  • Hope Building, Salford Royal Salford Royal one of only four Trusts to be accredited as a foundation group leaderThe vanguards are trialling different forms, ranging from buddying, partnerships and federations through to formal consolidation through mergers and acquisitions, but they all share the common goal of improving services for patients. 19 August 2016
  • Renal patient trained to self-dialyse Renal roadshow will show benefits of home dialysisThe Renal Home Therapies Roadshow will take place near the hospital's main entrance, on Central car park, on Tuesday 23 August and Wednesday 24 August, 11am-3pm. 12 August 2016
  • A student wears  a sunlight exposure badge Vitamin D research reveals bone health concernsAdolescents are risking their bone health because they have low levels of vitamin D, new research with schoolchildren in Manchester has shown. 27 July 2016
  • ACSA presentation Prestigious accolade for anaesthetic departmentThe department took part in a unique peer-review scheme developed by the Royal College of Anaesthetists (RCoA), which enables departments to demonstrate quality in key areas, including patient experience and safe care. 19 July 2016
  • Dr Catherine Adams and Jacqueline Gaile Research focuses on hidden problem in childrenNew research aims to help children with 'hidden' speech and language problems. 30 June 2016
  • ICO launch Historic move transforms Salford's health and social care landscapeThe health and social care system in Salford will be transformed on Friday (July 1) with the introduction of a 'pioneering' new organisation which joins up adult social services and health care across the city. 30 June 2016
  • Muddy runners Muddy challenge for cancer researchCaring Salford Royal staff are offering mud and sweat but hopefully not tears - to help find new ways to prevent and treat cancer. 23 June 2016
  • Psoriasis Shout Out Events put spotlight on psoriasisSkin experts will team up with patient ambassadors, dancers and comedians to raise awareness of the inflammatory condition psoriasis this summer. 13 June 2016
  • Fiona Murphy Pioneering nurse Fiona is awarded MBEA nurse who has led innovative bereavement and donor work in Greater Manchester and shared it across the country has been awarded the MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours. 10 June 2016
  • Salford Royal Dietitians Are you more interested in your BMI or a BLT?National Dietitians Week (6-10 June) will highlight the varied role of dietitians and the great impact they can have on your health and wellbeing. 31 May 2016
  • Eccles tram Eccles Metrolink line to close for major summer repair workMetrolink services running to Salford Royal will be disrupted due to essential maintenance work on the tracks. From Sunday 26 June 2016 sections of worn track on the Metrolink will be replaced and to ensure the work can be completed as efficiently as possible, services on the Eccles tram line will close for approximately nine weeks. 24 May 2016
  • Dementia Friends Dementia Awareness WeekStaff at Salford Royal have been showing their support for Dementia Awareness Week by becoming Dementia Friends. 13 May 2016
  • Angela McDonald Bereavement nurse wins top awardAngela McDonald, bereavement trainer for children and families at Salford Royal, was crowned winner in the Supporting Carers category at the 2016 RCNi Nurse Awards, the profession's top accolade for nursing excellence. 12 May 2016
  • Renal consultants Donal O'Donoghue and Phil Kalra Key new roles for kidney specialistsTwo of Salford Royal's kidney specialists have been appointed to two of the highest positions in the UK's Renal Association. Professor Donal O'Donoghue will take up his post as President of the Association in June, while Professor Phil Kalra will become Academic Vice President in September. They will each serve for two years. 11 May 2016
  • Salford Together logo - square Next step on road to integrationPlans to create a pioneering new organisation for adult health and social care in Salford have taken another step forward. 21 April 2016
  • David Dalton Salford NHS leaders to support other local hospitalsThe Chair and Chief Executive, Jim Potter and Sir David Dalton, of Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust are to provide leadership and support to Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust from 1 April 2016. 22 March 2016
  • view of hospital from Hope Building, looking towards Mayo Building Health Select Committee to visit Salford RoyalThe House of Commons Health Select Committee (HSC) will be visiting the Trust, and touring the hospital on Monday 21 March to see first-hand how we have been able to provide outstanding services despite the financial restraints that we have all been facing in recent years. 17 March 2016
  • A&E - external shot, Emergency Medicine A&E is for emergencies and life-threatening conditionsOur message to the public is not to come to A&E unless it is an emergency or their condition is life-threatening. If you come to A&E and it is not an emergency then you will wait a long time. We have to prioritise treating the sickest patients first, those with life-threatening injuries or need emergency attention. 14 March 2016
  • Jackie Marsh Dementia Friends sessions at Salford RoyalThe free one-hour sessions are open to members of the public and will provide information about what it is like to live with dementia. 11 March 2016
  • Army apprentice Pioneering military apprenticeship programme launches in SalfordOliver Dutton, who is 27-years-old, is taking part in a pioneering Apprenticeship programme delivered by Salford City College and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust. 23 February 2016
  • DEPEND patient feedback research Putting patients at heart of improving NHS services: The DEPEND projectNew research will look at future ways to collect and analyse patient feedback to make it more useful for improving NHS services. 23 February 2016
  • A&E - external shot, Emergency Medicine Keep A&E free for those who really need itEach month, more than 500 people attend the Trust's Emergency Department when they could have been effectively treated by another healthcare professional. 08 January 2016