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14 December 2018

From Outer Space to Salford, Video Consultations with Care Home Residents Go Live

WE have launched our pilot project to explore the benefits of video consultations between care home residents in Salford and GPs.

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13 December 2018

Trio of New Initiatives Join Forces to Improve Our Patients' Journey

A NEW initiative has been launched to speed up the flow of patients through and out of our hospital - and it’s being supported by our home-grown app.

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3 December 2018

Online appointment service boost for patients

Patients are saving time using our new online patient portal for all their outpatient appointments. Patients can now access more features of the new drdoctor online appointment management service which aims to reduce the number of unattended appointments and improve waiting times.

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28 November 2018

Saving Lives award for 3D Digital op team

Staff team win award for work using 3D printing technology to help correct the spine of a patient during 15 hour operation.

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21 November 2018

Salford PillTime Goes Live

PATIENTS have started to benefit this week from the launch of a new hi-tech initiative to improve the way we dispense medication.

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5 November 2018

Digital clinical pathways innovation clinches international quality award

SALFORD Royal NHS Foundation Trust has won an international accolade for the way we have broken new ground in delivering quality improvements, as we strive to become the safest hospital in the NHS.

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31 October 2018

Launch of robot dispensing technology in pharmacy to prove a prescription for success

Our new initiative to help patients receive the right medicine on time, every time, is set for launch this month (November)

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2 October 2018

Helping Helen

Helen, 64, has Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS), a long term chronic condition in which the spine and other parts of the body become severely inflamed. Here we tell how we helped correct her spine using 3D printing technology.

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11 September 2018

Matt Hancock visits the Digital Experience Centre

Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, visited Salford Royal recently to learn about the latest innovations freeing up staff time for patient care.

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13 July 2018

New mobile digital solution for kidney patients

Salford Royal has partnered with Medopad to launch a self-reporting platform for patients with kidney conditions

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10 July 2018

Visit our digital health drop in

Want to try out exciting future health technology here at Salford Royal? Staff can drop in to our Digital Experience Centre on a Tuesday or Thursday between 4pm and 6pm to see how future technology, such as virtual robotic consultation devices, could help us improve patient care.

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9 July 2018

Launch of new acute admissions documentation

We have developed a new innovative electronic admissions document to improve the way we record patient information.

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5 June 2018

Salford hosts shared health record across Manchester

NHS England has announced that Greater Manchester will become a Local Health and Care Record Exemplar (LHCRE) to establish an integrated health and care record across a large population.

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5 June 2018

Kidney patients benefit from smartphone camera home testing device

Salford Royal has launched an innovative new project with Healthy.io to enable home testing for patients with kidney conditions using a smartphone

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16 May 2018

Success is down to team work

Our GDE programme is reshaping the way people work and really delivering results, says Rachel Dunscombe, Salford Royal's Director of Digital. She was speaking at UK E Health Week in London to hundreds of digital health experts.

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16 May 2018

Salford Clinical Fellow speaks at E Health Week

Salford Royal's Clinical Fellow in Informatics, Matt Atkinson talks about the importance of digital leadership training during UK E Health Week 2018

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14 May 2018

Successful event to showcase 3D printing for health

Great event to showcase how 3D printing is benefiting health care

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8 May 2018

New anaesthetic system for Salford Royal

Consultant Anaesthetist John Large explains how our new specialist anaesthetic software solution will fully digitise the perioperative workflow within theatres in our new video.

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2 May 2018

Our Electronic Patient Record development team

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30 April 2018

Salford GDE website launched

New website launched to highlight Global Digital Exemplar programme work

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23 April 2018

Director of Digital is listed in top 100

Congratulations to our Director of Digital Rachel Dunscombe who has been named in the top 10 CIO100 for 2018.

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12 April 2018

GDE programme shortlisted for Digital Technology Leaders awards

We are delighted to have been shortlisted in two categories for the 2018 Digital Technology Leaders Awards.

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4 April 2018

HSJ patient safety award

The introduction of a new digital assessment for patients at risk of delirium at Salford Royal, has been recognised for a top award. The system, which is the first of its kind in NHS England, was developed by staff at the hospital to help identify and manage patients with delirium early.

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19 March 2018

New online patient booking and management system launched

Our new online patient booking and management system was launched in March 2018 with technology provider, DrDoctor.

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19 March 2018

Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) project

Our Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) project is seeing reductions in the number of paper forms passing through our scanning bureau and savings in terms of administration costs, with 145,495 sheets of paper no longer scanned.

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19 March 2018

Hospital Acquired Thrombosis (HAT) assessment

Our new electronic Hospital Acquired Thrombosis (HAT) assessment for patients is on target to achieve a 50% reduction in preventable HAT cases.

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19 March 2018

Sepsis pathway project

Our Sepsis pathway project launch in May 2017, included an electronic sepsis pathway within our EPR.

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19 March 2018

Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) assessment

Our new electronic assessment for patients with suspected Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) has standardised patient care, reduced our VTE rate and means hundreds of patients do not have to undergo unnecessary scans and treatment.

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19 March 2018

Digital ecosystem project

Our digital ecosystem project is developing new Apps and wearable technology, such as ‘Fit Bit’-style health monitors, positioning Salford Royal as a trailblazer in this area.

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Digitised Patient Care Pathways

Digitised Patient Care Pathways

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Theatres and Medicine Management

Theatres and Medicine Management

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Enhancing our Electronic Patient Record

Enhancing our Electronic Patient Record

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Community and Digital Innovation

Community and Digital Innovation

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