Press Release Archive

Press Releases archive from May 2014
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Payroll department to remain at Trust

The Trust Board has decided to keep the payroll department in-house following a review of two support functions at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

30 May 2014
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Dr Khalil Kawafi helps to raise awareness during Action on Stroke Month

A Bury stroke clinician has lent his support to the Stroke Association and the Contact Theatre, to raise awareness of the condition during Action on Stroke Month.

30 May 2014
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New dementia friendly ward at Fairfield General serves up afternoon tea

Afternoon tea and scones were the order of the day on Ward 21 at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury last week (22 May). 

29 May 2014
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The Royal Oldham Hospital’s A&E expansion work nearly complete

The major alterations to the Accident and Emergency department at The Royal Oldham Hospital are now nearing completion.

29 May 2014
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Police officer on patrol at The Royal Oldham Hospital

Patients being cared for at The Royal Oldham Hospital have had their safety increased following the introduction of a full time police officer at the hospital.

28 May 2014
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Let’s talk about Arthritis Talk – 3rd June at Fairfield General

On Tuesday 3rd June 2014, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free talk on Arthritis with Dr Evin Sowden, Consultant Rheumatologist, at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury (2-3pm). The talk will give people the chance to find out more about arthritis and the treatments available at Pennine Acute Trust.

23 May 2014
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North Manchester General A&E Leading The Way In Emergency Care

A NATIONAL report into A&E attendances by The College of Emergency Medicine, published on Thursday (22nd May 2014), showed that only 15% of patients attending A&E departments could be seen elsewhere by a GP in the community without the need for Emergency Department assessment.

23 May 2014
Pennine Staff Awards Event 2014
Patients invited to nominate NHS staff for exceptional care at PAHT awards

AS part of its 5th annual Staff Awards event, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is asking the public, its patients and their families to nominate a member of staff, ward or team who work at any of their hospitals or community services for its “Pennine Patients’ Choice Award”.

16 May 2014
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New Dementia friendly ward at Fairfield opens its doors to the public - 22 May

A new dementia friendly ward (Ward 21) at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury is opening its doors and inviting the public to a free exclusive tour on Thursday 22nd May, at 1.30 pm.

13 May 2014
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‘Men’s Health’ – Urology & Prostate Cancer Talk – 13 May

On Tuesday 13th May (2pm), The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free talk about urological conditions and prostate cancer.

07 May 2014
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We are the champions as Pennine Acute Trust staff say ‘Every drop is golden’ during breast feeding awareness week

Every drop of breast milk is golden!  This is the message Pennine Acute Trust infant feeding advisors will be delivering during breast feeding awareness week from 19 to 25 May.

06 May 2014