Press Release Archive

Press Releases archive from January 2016
FGH AandE
Fairfield General Hospital A&E sees worrying peak in numbers over the weekend

DOCTORS working in the A&E department at Fairfield General Hospital have seen the number of attendances soar over the weekend and are encouraging people to stay away from A&E unless it is an emergency.

28 January 2016
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Doctors at The Royal Oldham Hospital A&E see record number of patients

A&E department doctors working at The Royal Oldham Hospital have seen the number of attendances soar to record levels this month and are encouraging people to stay away from A&E unless it is an emergency.

27 January 2016
Breastfeeding
Lactation consultant at Pennine Acute Trust means more breastfeeding support for new mums and babies

NEW mums who choose to breastfeed their babies after having giving birth at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will now be supported by a lactation consultant.

26 January 2016
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Trust physio awarded highly regarded Clinical Lectureship

A PERSISTENT pain specialist physiotherapist from the Trust has been awarded a much sought after Clinical Lectureship from Health Education England (HEE) and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR).

25 January 2016
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Love your heart – free talk at Pennine Acute Trust

ON Friday 12th February 2016, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free talk for the public to be held at Rochdale Infirmary with Paula Bithell, nurse consultant in cardiology.

22 January 2016
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Junior Doctor’s National Strike 12 January: Patients advised to avoid coming to hospital unless absolutely necessary

THE general public are being advised to only come to hospital if they have an appointment or if it is an emergency on Tuesday 12 January, which is a day of national strike action by junior doctors.

11 January 2016
Kate Granger
Dr Kate Granger, MBE looks to inspire the next generation, after speaking to health cadets at Fairfield General Hospital

The doctor and terminally ill cancer patient from Leeds famous for setting up the Hello My Name Is campaign has visited Fairfield General Hospital in Bury to speak to healthcare cadets.

08 January 2016
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Matron Charlotte looks to drive up standards of quality in her new post at Pennine Acute

A NEW dedicated quality matron for medicine has been appointed at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust as part of the Trust’s focus on driving up quality and improving care standards across its hospitals and community services.

08 January 2016
podiatry
Public invited to find out more about podiatry at Fairfield General Hospital

PODIATRY staff at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury are holding a free event for the public about the importance of podiatry, which can improve foot function, reduce pain and keep people mobile.

05 January 2016