Press Release Archive

Press Releases archive from May 2015
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Pennine Acute Trust employee scoops national catering award

HOWARD Cartledge, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust’s catering lead has been awarded the Hospital Caterer of the Year award at the Hospital Caterers’ Association annual leadership and development forum in Glasgow.

29 May 2015
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Trust’s new Pennine Porter Request System (PPRS) scoops Innovation award

THE Trust’s new Porter Request System was named the overall winner of the Innovation Award at the Health Estates & Facilities Management Association (HefmA) annual conference this month.

29 May 2015
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Pennine Acute Trust screens the first UK participant to a diabetes trial

RESEARCH nurses at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust have screened the first participant in the UK to a diabetes trial.

27 May 2015
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New ‘patient centered’ Pain Service goes live

A NEW integrated community Pain Service that puts the emphasis on people to manage their own pain is being launched across Oldham in June.

22 May 2015
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New service to support palliative care in North Manchester

A NEW North Manchester Macmillan palliative care support service has been launched led by specialist staff from The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust in partnership with local health and voluntary agencies.

21 May 2015
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Mayor of Bury visit marks Trust support for Dementia Awareness Week

STAFF across hospitals and services run by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust are supporting this year’s Alzheimer’s Society’s annual Dementia Awareness Week which began this week, raising awareness that dementia can affect anyone and, as yet, there is no cure.

20 May 2015
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Nominations sought for Pennine Acute Trust’s Volunteer Awards

THE Pennine Acute Trust is seeking nominations from staff and the public for its Volunteer Awards 2015, which recognises the hard work of its army of volunteers who help staff and patients at its hospitals at North Manchester General Hospital, The Royal Oldham Hospital, Fairfield General Hospital in Bury, Rochdale Infirmary, at the Floyd Unit at Birch Hill, and also in the community.

12 May 2015
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With ‘love’ from The Royal Oldham Hospital League of Friends – new feature artwork for Oldham’s A&E

THE Royal Oldham Hospital’s A&E department has a new highlight, thanks to generous support from the League of Friends group. 

08 May 2015
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New walking group for people affected by cancer

THE month of May is National Walking Month and to celebrate the Pennine Acute Trust has helped set up a new walking group for people who have experience of cancer.

08 May 2015
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Belinda wins national award for leadership in midwifery

A POST natal ward manager at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has won a prestigious national award in London.

08 May 2015
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Pennine Acute Trust hosts anaesthetic talk

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is inviting the public, staff and its members to a special ‘Anaesthetic’ talk at the Education Centre, Rochdale Infirmary on Friday 15th May, 2.00 pm – 3.00 pm.

01 May 2015