Tag: Health

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“I’m lucky that I’ve lasted twice the average survival spans. But I’m still ambitious to be around when a successful drug is found” – A Salford man with MND on what this year has looked like for him

A year after a Salford resident completed his one thousand push-up challenge, he is now nil by mouth. John Edmondson’s […]

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“Choose your indulgences and don’t have everything you’re offered” – A Salford personal trainer’s advice on staying fit over the Christmas period

A Salford personal trainer has suggested how residents can stay fit and healthy over the festive period. Studies have shown […]

Flooding by car in Adelphi Wharf
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Adelphi Wharf sewage cleared but urine smell remains

Residents at the Adelphi Wharf buildings in Salford have been left disgusted following the sewage spillage causing flooding throughout two […]

Peel Park runners mid run
Saturday 11th December 2021
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“The opportunities just weren’t good enough” – People behind the action to make Salford more active

A recent report by Sport England has suggested that almost 30% of Salford residents are active for less than 30 […]

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“The medication helps but what is truly keeping me alive are groups like this one” – ‘We Recover’ are helping those with serious side effects from long Covid

A long Covid support group in Salford are actively seeking to help more people suffering from poorly understood Covid effects […]

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“It’s important to create an awareness that hasn’t been there before” – Salford Deaf Advocacy Meetings to help the deaf community in Salford

The Salford Deaf Advocacy and Support Service have held meetings to help the deaf community in Salford. Everyone two months, […]

New £10.4m Intermediate Care Unit opens next to Salford Royal Hospital

New £10.4m Intermediate Care Unit opens next to Salford Royal Hospital

A new £10.4 million intermediate care unit has been opened at Salford Royal NHS hospital. The Bevan is a 60-bed […]

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“Unless you’re over 70, you’re not prioritised” – Salford patients struggle to see GPs face to face

Salford patients have described over month-long waiting times at their local GP practices and being denied in-person appointments, even after […]

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Possible disruption to Salford Care Organisation’s switchboard tonight

Ilmicrofono Oggiono via Flickr https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0 Salford Care Organisation have warned that callers may experience some disruption when calling their main […]

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“I was awake the whole time” – Man receives the first ever awake keyhole surgery at Salford Royal

Salford Royal hospital has pioneered keyhole surgery with a patient who was awake throughout the whole procedure. Oliver Moody, 26, […]