Press Release Archive

Press Releases archive from October 2014
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Speedier service eases musculoskeletal pain for Bury patients

An enhanced service for Bury patients with musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions is seeing patients receiving faster treatment which frees up additional GP appointment slots.

20 October 2014
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Report into how different countries tackle child abuse published

Professor Andrew Rowland, a consultant in paediatric emergency medicine at North Manchester General Hospital has launched a report into how different countries tackle child abuse.

20 October 2014
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Pennine Acute Trust supports World Stroke Day – 29 October

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is supporting World Stroke Day on 29 October by holding an information stand at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury.

16 October 2014
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Radiology strike action: Hospital patients advised to attend their appointment

Patients booked to attend a hospital radiology appointment at one of the hospitals run by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust on Monday 20 October 2014 are being advised to attend their appointment, such as an x-ray, MR or CT scan, as normal unless they have been contacted directly by the Trust and advised of alternative arrangements.PATIENTS booked to attend a hospital radiology appointment at one of the hospitals run by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust on Monday 20 October 2014 are being advised to attend their appointment, such as an x-ray, MR or CT scan, as normal unless they have been contacted directly by the Trust and advised of alternative arrangements.

16 October 2014
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Pennine Acute Trust midwife attends prestigious Women of the Year lunch ceremony

A midwife at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has attended a prestigious national awards luncheon in London.

13 October 2014
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Business as usual for hospital patients on day of strike action

Patients booked to attend hospitals run by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust on Monday 13 October 2014 are being advised to attend for their surgery or out-patient appointment as normal unless they have been contacted directly by the Trust and advised of alternative arrangements.

08 October 2014
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Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust shortlisted for coveted HSJ Award

The Research and Development (R&D) team at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has been shortlisted for a highly coveted Health Service Journal (HSJ) Award.

The team have become finalists in the Clinical Research Impact category in the HSJ Awards 2014, after beating off fierce competition nationally to be shortlisted from a record 1300 entries, the highest ever in the awards history.

07 October 2014
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Free talk on ‘Emergency Management & Mitigation – ‘Belt n’ Braces!’

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is hosting a free talk and presentation with Allan Cordwell, the Trust’s Emergency Preparedness Officer on Emergency Management, Resilience & Response, on Friday 17th October at The Royal Oldham Hospital education centre (10.30am – 11.30am).

02 October 2014
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Staff lead ideas for gold standard treatment rooms for patients

STAFF working within operating theatres at North Manchester General Hospital have been working tirelessly to improve care for patients during a two year project.

01 October 2014
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Stepping up to the challenge so patients can sit comfortably

PATIENTS on the haematology ward F11 at The Royal Oldham Hospital can thank an intrepid group of fundraisers for purchasing reclining chairs for use on the ward.

01 October 2014