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News 2017

The following are all the press releases for 2017:


  • Smokefree Dec 17 New campaign encourages smokers to quitPublic Health England has launched a new Smokefree Health Harms campaign to encourage the nation's 7 million smokers to make a quit attempt this January. Friday, December 29, 2017
  • Stay Well This Winter - pharmacy Stay Well This WinterWinter conditions can be seriously bad for our health, especially for people aged 65 or older, and people with long-term conditions such as COPD, bronchitis, emphysema, asthma, diabetes or heart or kidney disease. But there are lots of things you can do to stay well this winter. Thursday, December 7, 2017
  • Pam Emmens Salford Royal HR worker Pam shortlisted for Unsung Hero AwardPam Emmens, HR Support Officer at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, has been shortlisted for a national award celebrating non-clinical staff in the NHS. Tuesday, December 5, 2017
  • Pride of Brtain Award Staff are the Pride of BritainA Special Recognition Pride of Britain Award was presented by Prince William on 30 October to NHS workers from across Greater Manchester, for their response to the Manchester Arena attack. Friday, November 24, 2017
  • Carers' Rights Day logo Carers' Rights Day - free digital advice, information and support for Salford's carersCarers' Rights Day is 24 November. If you look after someone because of their age, disability or illness, we know how tough it can be. Salford's health and care organisations have joined forces with national charity Carers UK to support Salford's 23,500 carers, with a range of free digital resources. Friday, November 24, 2017
  • Care Organisation Map New Northern Care Alliance launchesNew Northern Care Alliance NHS Group in Greater Manchester launches, bringing together 17,000 NHS staff to serve 1m people Thursday, November 23, 2017
  • Safe Drive Stay Alive logo Safe Drive Stay Alive 2017The powerful and award winning Safe Drive Stay Alive initiative is back for two weeks in November, as over 9,500 college students from across Greater Manchester will attend a series of emotionally engaging road safety performances at the Middleton Arena. Tuesday, October 31, 2017
  • Little Hulton Baby Social Group Prestigious UNICEF Baby Friendly Award for SalfordSalford Royal's Children's Services Health Visiting team were assessed by UNICEF assessors and continue to be fully accredited for the prestigious UNICEF Baby Friendly Award. Monday, October 23, 2017
  • Staff Awards on table Staff Awards 2017Social workers, childrens' nurses, physiotherapists and housekeepers were amongst the Salford Royal staff members celebrating at the annual Staff Awards. Tuesday, October 17, 2017
  • Dr Dan Horner #SalfordWTD: Thrombosis and Anticoagulation researchThere are multiple thrombosis and bleeding research studies ongoing both at Salford Royal and across the region. Dr Dan Horner updates us for World Thrombosis Day (13 October). Friday, October 13, 2017
  • World Thrombosis Day graphic #SalfordWTD: Update on Salford Royal's VTE studySalford Royal's Acute Research Delivery Team is one of only two sites in the UK taking part in a Venous Thromboembolism Evaluation (VTE) study. Read more on World Thrombosis Day (13 October). Friday, October 13, 2017
  • CVT leaflet #SalfordWTD: 'Highly commended' information for patients with CVTA new patient information leaflet about cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) - a rare form of stroke - was highly commended by the British Medical Association Patient Information Awards 2017. Friday, October 13, 2017
  • Stoptober Stoptober - the 28-day quit smoking campaign is backStoptober, the 28-day stop smoking campaign from Public Health England, is back from 1 October. Friday, September 22, 2017
  • Some of our Shining Stars Shining Stars - Acute Medical Rotation for nursesWe have developed the 18-month Shining Stars Acute Medicine Rotational Programme for highly motivated nurses who are keen to develop both their clinical and leadership skills. Wednesday, September 20, 2017
  • Suicide Prevention Strategy quote Launch of the Salford Suicide Prevention StrategyAll public sector partners in Salford including Salford Royal - are working together to become a city where there are no deaths by suicide. Friday, September 8, 2017
  • donation games banner Salford Royal Donation GamesSalford Royal is joining with partners from across the North West, during Organ Donation Week, to reflect upon and celebrate the contribution made families in the North West make through organ donation with their first Donation Games. Friday, September 1, 2017
  • Fair Train logo Salford Royal's work experience programmes rewardedSalford Royal NHS Foundation Trust has received national accreditation for the quality of work experience it offers. Friday, September 1, 2017
  • Health visitor with family and baby Celebrate National Health Visitor Week with usBetween 21 and 25 August, we're pleased to highlight the important work our Health Visitors do for families across Salford. Friday, August 18, 2017
  • L&D award win Allison Reader Another award win for Salford Royal's Learning and Development teamSalford Royal's Learning and Development team are celebrating winning their third award in 12 months at the National Health Education England's Widening Participation Awards 2017; triumphing in the Partnership and Collaboration Category. Thursday, August 3, 2017
  • Your Medicines Matter Hospitals across Greater Manchester remind patients to bring their medicines into hospital with themSalford Royal NHS Foundation Trust has joined colleagues across Greater Manchester to launch a campaign called 'Your medicines matter' to remind patients and carers to bring their medicines when they come into hospital for an appointment, are admitted or need to go to A&E. Wednesday, August 2, 2017
  • histopathology skin biopsy Digital pathology project is under way across Greater ManchesterA project to test out the latest technology in cancer pathology is under way across Greater Manchester. The clinical lead for the project is Salford Royal's Dr Luisa Motta, consultant dermatopathologist. Wednesday, August 2, 2017
  • Rachel Dunscombe Rachel Dunscombe to lead NHS Digital AcademySalford Royal's Director of Digital Rachel Dunscombe will lead a new, virtual academy, established to develop the talents of hundreds of the NHS's digital leaders. Salford Royal is partnering with the Imperial College London's Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, the University of Edinburgh and Harvard Medical School on the NHS Digital Academy. Tuesday, August 1, 2017
  • Blitz memorial unveiled New memorial remembers Hope Hospital staff killed in Christmas BlitzA new plaque has been unveiled at Salford Royal paying tribute to six members of staff who were killed when the then Hope Hospital was hit by a parachute mine in the Christmas Blitz of 1940. Thursday, July 27, 2017
  • Overseas Nurses, Arbana Shabbr & Tiriofenda Chokara Are you an Overseas Nurse interested in becoming NMC registered?We're holding a drop in awareness session on Tuesday 1st August between 12.30-3pm in Seminar Room 9 in the Mayo and would love you to join us to discuss the opportunities available. Wednesday, July 26, 2017
  • Workout at Work egg and spoon race Salford Royal works out at workEarly in July Salford Royal staff learned how simple changes can help them lead a fitter and healthier lifestyle. Monday, July 17, 2017
  • Professor Phil Kalra Experts to drive research forwardSeven leading experts are to drive research forward at Salford Royal and Pennine Acute NHS hospitals. Wednesday, July 12, 2017
  • Professor Paul Dark, Critical Care Consultant New research into antibiotic treatment for killer sepsisA world-first £1.5million study is aiming to help tackle one of the biggest public health threats we face antibiotic resistance. Wednesday, July 12, 2017
  • Memorial wall unveiled New memorial wall unveiled at Salford RoyalA new memorial wall has been unveiled in Salford Royal's Hope Building to commemorate bereaved families, including those that have donated their organs or tissue. Tuesday, June 27, 2017
  • L&D team Learning Matters awards Salford Royal's corporate social responsibility rewardedCongratulations to our Learning and Development colleagues who have been recognised for their corporate social responsibility work promoting NHS careers to local schools, and working with the Prince's Trust employability programme. Wednesday, June 21, 2017
  • Hope Building, Salford Royal Greater Manchester hospital stroke services now some of the best in EnglandThe Greater Manchester Stroke Operational Delivery Network have had their improvements recognised nationally with three of Greater Manchester's units now placed in the top 10 in England. Tuesday, June 20, 2017
  • Diabetes Week Short courses in Salford educate people newly diagnosed with diabetesThree free courses, led by specialist diabetes nurses and specialist diabetes dietitians, are available in Salford and help to inform and support people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Thursday, June 8, 2017
  • Palliative care team win student nursing placement of the year Salford Royal's palliative care team named student nursing placement of the yearThe palliative care team at Salford Royal won 'Student Placement of the Year Hospital' at the Student Nursing Times Awards 2017. The team, who provide care and support for patients with life limiting conditions, were recognised for the placement they designed for second and third year nursing students which gives them valuable experience of palliative care. Friday, June 2, 2017
  • Mental wellbeing advice following the Manchester Arena incidentMental wellbeing advice following the Manchester Arena Incident. Tuesday, May 23, 2017
  • Work Academy Programme students May 2017 Students celebrate academy successNine students recently celebrated completing Salford Royal's Sector Skills Based Work Academy Programme, and have all received conditional offers of employment at the Trust. Friday, May 19, 2017
  • Nicola Powell Nicola pens celebratory poem for Nurses' DayRenal Nurse Nicola Powell has written a heartfelt poem to share with all her nursing colleagues in celebration of Nurses' Day which takes place internationally on Friday 12 May. Friday, May 12, 2017
  • Donna Harrison with veteran George Maddran A taste of history for veteran GeorgeArmy veteran George Maddran had a sweet surprise after a recent stay in Salford Royal a chocolate blast from the past when he was a little lad in the 1940s. Monday, May 8, 2017
  • Greater Manchester Walking Festival Walking festival continues to make great stridesGreater Manchester's Walking Festival is back and bigger than ever for its third annual incarnation. Tuesday, May 2, 2017
  • Mayor of Salford Karen Garrido presents donation to Renal Unit Salford's Mayor presents donation to Salford Royal Renal UnitThe Ceremonial Mayor of Salford, Councillor Karen Garrido, presented a donation cheque to Kidneys for Life at Salford Royal's Renal Services earlier this month (April). Wednesday, April 26, 2017
  • Clinical Sciences Building external Refurbishment of the Clinical Sciences BuildingWork began late in 2016 to demolish parts of the Clinical Sciences Building - built in 1903 - at Salford Royal and refurbish the remaining block. Tuesday, April 25, 2017
  • Hope Building, Salford Royal Salford Royal partners with Validic on new integrated care model with personal health dataSalford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, one of the most innovative and digitally-advanced Trusts in the UK, announces a partnership with Validic, the industry's leading data connectivity platform to develop a new model of integrated care for the NHS. Tuesday, April 25, 2017
  • Professor Gordon Carlson New device could improve bowel cancer detection and treatmentA new device invented and developed in Salford could improve the care and safety of people being screened for bowel cancer. Thursday, April 6, 2017
  • Human Library logo Are you interested in sharing your experiences with others?Salford Royal is hosting a Human Library. Friday, March 31, 2017
  • Schools careers event Salford Royal apprenticeships approvedSalford Royal has been added to the national Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers and will be able to increase the amount of apprenticeship training it offers. Thursday, March 23, 2017
  • Members of our catering team Five stars for Salford Royal's food hygieneHuge congratulations to Salford Royal's Catering Team whose hard work have enabled the Trust to retain its 5-star food hygiene rating. Thursday, March 23, 2017
  • Dr Ibi Erekosima Kidney experts help renal unit in Nigeria to improve careKidney experts at Salford Royal are sharing their knowledge with colleagues in Nigeria in a prestigious programme run by the international Society of Nephrology. Thursday, March 9, 2017
  • Renal Unit entrance World Kidney Day: The start of something great for the Salford Royal kidney communityWorld Kidney Day is an important day in the renal world. It is an opportunity to raise awareness of key issues around kidney health and conditions. Exciting things have been happening to build on great work that the department has commenced in the past and World Kidney Day represents an almost symbolic start to this. Thursday, March 9, 2017
  • Janet Cairnie Complementary therapies for patients on dialysisFor World Kidney Day, Janet Cairnie blogs for us about volunteers delivering complementary therapies to our patients while they are on dialysis. Thursday, March 9, 2017
  • Jane Ascott Kidney Peer Support at Salford RoyalJane Ascott, staff nurse in renal services, blogs for us about a new project she's proud to be involved in Kidney Peer Support. Thursday, March 9, 2017
  • World Kidney Day logo Salford Royal celebrates World Kidney DayWorld Kidney Day will be celebrated on Thursday 9 March, and Salford Royal will be getting involved in raising awareness of kidney health. There will be stands throughout the Hope Building hosted by a variety of organisations and groups. Thursday, March 2, 2017
  • Donna Harrison with the existing World War 2 memorial New memorial to staff who died in Christmas BlitzA new war memorial at Salford Royal will pay tribute to six members of staff who died when a parachute mine hit the then Hope Hospital in the Manchester Blitz of Christmas 1940. The Medical Superintendent Dr J Dudgeon Giles, his wife Annie, Matron Mary Ross, Steward's wife Florence Hankins and two others lost their lives - among around 800 people killed across Salford and Manchester in two nights of German bombing. Wednesday, February 22, 2017
  • Hope Building £6.7m NIHR funding secured for patient safety research£6.7 million financial boost awarded to Salford Royal to create a city-wide patient safety research programme, along with The University of Manchester. Tuesday, February 14, 2017
  • Royal College of Psychiatrists Royal College of Psychiatrists awards accreditation to Salford serviceGreater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust's mental health liaison service based at Salford Royal has been accredited by the Royal College of Psychiatrists' until 2019. Tuesday, February 7, 2017
  • Julie Thompson New IBS service launchesA new service aimed at improving the quality of life for patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome is being launched by Salford Royal. Friday, January 27, 2017