Salford Royal’s the best place to work in the NHS according to a national survey of staff.
That's out of all NHS provider organisations. Staff were satisfied in their work and would recommend it as a place to work or be treated.
“We are absolutely thrilled with these results, the best results across all Trusts, of every type. It's absolutely fantastic. It’s now our ambition to be considered one of the best places to work in the country, not just in the NHS, but in any sector or industry.
“We know that there’s a strong link between highly engaged workforces and high quality patient care so these results are not only fantastic results for our people but for our patients too."
A new mobile chemotherapy unit opens in Southport today. It's a year since the Clatterbridge Cancer Centre launched their northern pilot scheme in Chester. The mobile units offer patients life-saving treatment closer to home.
New plans to improve health and social care services in Liverpool will be revealed later. The Mayoral Health Commission has spent the last year researching the subject. It claims radical change is needed to improve care in the city.