Press Release Archive

Press Releases archive from April 2016
Professor Matthew Makin - Medical Director
Public asked to Choose Well and help keep A&E free for those who really need urgent and emergency care this bank holiday

DOCTORS at local A&Es run by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust are joining with their GP primary care colleagues in asking the public to Choose Well and use the right health service for their needs over the bank holiday.

29 April 2016
Pennine Lung Service
Pennine Lung Service shortlisted for national HSJ Value Awards

AN Oldham service which has been re-designed to make it more accessible to patients has been shortlisted in the Community Health Service Re-design category in the prestigious HSJ Value in Healthcare awards.

29 April 2016
Dr Prudham
Bowel Cancer – Pounds, polyps and sense

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is inviting patients, staff, public and Trust members to attend a free Bowel Cancer Screening talk titled “Pounds, polyps and sense” – ‘why we screen and why you should be screened’ on Thursday 12thth May, 1.00 pm – 2.00 pm at the Education Centre at Fairfield General Hospital.

26 April 2016
Falls Talk
Preventing and Treating Falls - 6 May 2016

MEMBERS of the public are being invited to attend a free health information talk about ‘Falls’ on Friday 6th May 2016, from 2.00 – 3.00 pm at the Education Centre, The Royal Oldham Hospital. The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting the event which will give an insight into some of the risk factors that can cause people to fall.

22 April 2016
Professor Matthew Makin - Medical Director
Non-urgent surgery and outpatient clinics scaled back to ensure safe staffing levels during two day junior doctors’ strike

MANY patients due to attend a hospital appointment either for non-urgent surgery or an outpatient clinic at hospitals run by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust are being contacted by the Trust to rearrange their appointment ahead of the two days of strike action by junior doctors on Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th April 2016.

21 April 2016
stroke image
Pennine Acute Trust to host stroke talk – Tuesday 19 April

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is inviting staff, patients, the public and its members to attend a free Stroke Talk at the Education Centre at The Royal Oldham Hospital on Tuesday 19th April, from 3–4pm

13 April 2016
Khalil Kawafi
Pennine Acute Trust’s stroke team shortlisted for national award

THE stroke team at Pennine Acute Trust has been shortlisted for the Specialist Services award in the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Value in Healthcare Awards.

11 April 2016