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Exceptional care using world class digital technology Salford Royal’s vision is to become an internationally recognised NHS provider, delivering exceptional care, through the use of world-class d ...

About Us

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust was chosen to be one of 16 NHS acute Global Digital Exemplars in 2016. We launched a two-year programme of work, involving more than 50 separate digital projects. ...

Current digital resources

Please find below details of the current digital resources available to staff and departments across the Northern Care Alliance sites. Some of these can be accessed and downloaded online, others are ...

Contact Us

Salford GDE Stott Lane Salford, M6 8HD Tel: 0161 789 7373

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Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) assessment

VTE rate reduced by 13% Awarded national exemplar status for VTE & shortlisted for HSJ Patient Safety award 2018 New electronic tool to standardise clinical practice and improve processes for ...

Hospital Acquired Thrombosis (HAT) assessment

Preventable HAT cases reduced Electronic tool to help prevent HAT, by early, standardised assessment and reassessment, with links to Trust policy and risk prevention measures. For patients thi ...

Delirium & Dementia assessment

  First of its kind in NHS England Increased screening for over 65-year-olds, with the number of identified cases per year having risen by 34% and the length of stay for these patients has ...

Dietetics pathway

Reduction in elderly care readmissions Increase in percentage of patients seen by dietetics within 48 hrs of referral Development and implementation of standard electronic documentation for t ...

Emergency Department (ED) Transformation

First fully digitised ED in NHS England Full compliance against new national Emergency Care Data Set (ECDS) requirements Full digitisation of Emergency Department, involving overhaul of all e ...

Immunoglobulin therapy data transfer

Full compliance with best practice standards and high cost drug reporting to NHS England Automated process to load immunoglobulin prescribing data onto the national database, ensuring Salford Roy ...

Digitised stroke pathway

Reduction in death rates and length of stay Automatic referrals to vascular surgery Auto population of national database, saving clinical time Improved compliance with NHS England stroke p ...

Sepsis pathway

100% patients screened on admission Increase in patients receiving appropriate antibiotics within 60 mins of alert Full full compliance with national targets Sepsis claims 37,000 lives ea ...

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) pathway

Compliance to national targets Consistent, timely and appropriate care Improved patient experience with reduced waiting times An electronic assessment and summary system within the EPR fo ...

Fractured Neck of Femur (hip fracture) pathway

Reduced mortality and length of stay No breaches of national standards Standardised electronic process for assessment of patients with a suspected hip fracture to ensure they receive appropri ...

Community Care Malinko pilot

Malinko is an electronic care scheduling tool intended for community staff visiting patients at home. It ensures visibility of workloads and visits, completed on a mobile device, so staff can plan and ...

Voice recognition software

Pilot to test the introduction of speech recognition software into clinical areas to speed up the way patient information is inputted into the electronic patient record. Piloted in five clinical areas ...

Remora app

Mobile Application developed to collect symptoms and lifestyle data from patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Revolutionised how we care for people with long term conditions, such as musculoskeletal di ...

SNOMED clinical terminology and clinical health issue coding

A project to standardise and improve the coding of medicines and medicine allergies within the electronic patient record. Also involves a piece of work to tidy up and rationalise the current categoris ...

Digitally enabled workforce – Digital Skills Development

Ensuring digital skills are embedded into the workforce to fully utilise the new technology and improve patient care. Education of workforce to improve digital literacy and ensure best use of new digi ...

Electronic adverse medication reporting system

First NHS Trust to be fully compliant with the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) reporting scheme. Improved patient safety from increased reporting New electronic rep ...

Digitised anaesthetic system

A specialist anaesthetic software solution to fully digitise the perioperative workflow within theatre. Expected to go live October 2018. Anticipated outcomes: Improved patient safety Accur ...

Patient online booking and management system (DrDoctor)

First of its kind in NHS North West Better patient experience Reduced cancelled appointments and non-attenders Improved data quality Three phase roll out of new online patient booking ...

Single Sign On

Development of a Single Sign On solution for clinicians to get single, quick and easy access to multiple electronic systems. Anticipated outcomes: Releasing time to care or removal of staff res ...

Cancer documentation and reporting of Cancer outcomes (COSD)

Electronic system to document and report cancer team information. Electronic system to gather and submit national cancer data to ensure we comply with the Cancer Outcomes and Services Dataset(COSD). ...

Internet of Things - platforms and wearables

Delivering the infrastructure to enable data derived from fit-bit style wearable technology which is transmitted directly to Salford Royal's Electronic Patient Record system. This will allow patient l ...

Community Services

This work includes: The introduction and continued roll out of the Trust's Electronic Patient Record to adult and children's community services, which will result in a single EPR across both hos ...

Digital Eagles

More than 15 Salford Digital Eagles have been recruited from within the Salford Care Organisation to help understand how existing technology can improve healthcare. The Digital Eagles programme will ...

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Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is partnering with Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, under the umbrella of the Northern Care Alliance (NCA), to become Manchester’s first Global Digital Exemplar ...

Our projects

As part of the GDE Fast Follower approach, Pennine aims to replicate a number of projects deployed at Salford Royal. For example, in the first phase of the programme we will be exploring how we can ...

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GDE Fast Follower

What is a GDE? Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust was one of the first NHS organisations to be chosen to become a Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) in 2016. Being a GDE means delivering exceptiona ...

Our aim

To support the delivery of Pennine Hospitals Acute Trust's strategic priorities, including the transformation of our clinical services. It will also support the wider plans for improving health and s ...

SNOMED clinical terminology and health issue coding

A project to standardise and improve the coding of medicines and medicines allergies within the electronic patient record. Also involves a piece of work to tidy up and rationlise the current categoris ...

GM Digital Platform

In Greater Manchester we're building the 'digital plumbing' so everyone can plug into a platform which leads to a central health and care record for all Greater Manchester citizens. We're developing ...