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We're a GDE Fast Follower

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 digital technology and information.

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.

Our vision is to become an internationally recognised NHS provider, delivering exceptional care, through the use of world-class digital technology and information.

This is a key part of the NHS Driving Digital Maturity programme which aims to ensure the NHS is paper free at the point of care.

Here at Salford Royal, we are sharing our learning and experiences to enable other NHS trusts to follow in our footsteps as quickly and effectively as possible. We have already partnered with Pennine Acute NHS Trust to share proven models and standard methodologies and processes.

More than 50 separate digital projects are involved in the programme. Its overall objectives are:

Watch our video below for an overview of the programme

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 (GDE) Fast Follower organisation. 

Our aim is to transform clinical services across the organisation, through a number of proven initiatives, around the following themes: