Press Release Archive

Press Releases archive from March 2016
Pauline Abraham
New bedside pressure monitoring system on trial at Trust

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is trialling a new bedside pressure monitoring device which has the potential to significantly reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers (bed sores) in patients.

30 March 2016
FGH AandE
Royal Oldham Hospital urges public to stay away from A&E unless it's a real emergency as staff see record numbers

THE A&E department at The Royal Oldham Hospital is currently experiencing unprecedented high levels of demand and so to ensure patient safety staff are urging the public not to visit A&E unless they are critically ill, have been involved in an accident, or it’s an emergency and urgent care is needed.

26 March 2016
roch valley
Tune into Roch Valley Radio’s Big 48 hour Broadcast this Easter weekend

ROCH Valley Hospital and Community Radio station is hosting a 48 hour non-stop broadcast to raise vital funds to keep the station on air.

24 March 2016
Victoria Thorne
Pennine Acute Community nurse shortlisted for national Nurse Awards for palliative care work

A NORTH Manchester community nurse from The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust who works in integrated community services has been shortlisted for the Leadership Award in the RCNi Nurse Awards 2016.

24 March 2016
Sir David Dalton
Salford NHS Leaders To Support Other Local Hospitals

THE Chair and Chief Executive, Jim Potter and Sir David Dalton, of Salford Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are to provide leadership and support to Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust from 1 April 2016.  Pennine Acute includes integrated community services and the 4 hospitals of Royal Oldham, Rochdale, Fairfield (Bury) and North Manchester.

22 March 2016
Dr Jimmy Stuart
Self-care, choose well and think first before coming to A&E this Easter

PENNINE Acute doctors are urging people to stock up on their medicines and prescriptions before the Easter break and to help keep busy its hospital A&E departments free for those who really need urgent and emergency care.

18 March 2016
RCM award
Pennine midwife wins top UK award

A MIDWIFE from The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust who works on the postnatal ward at North Manchester General Hospital has won one of the UK’s top midwifery prizes.

15 March 2016
RemPods Oasis
Focus on dementia event – Antipsychotic prescribing talk on 6 April 2016

MEMBERS of the public are being invited to attend a free health information talk about Dementia on Wednesday 6th April 2016, 2–3pm at the Education Centre, Fairfield General Hospital, Bury. 

15 March 2016
dental health nmgh
Brushing up on children’s dental health launch in North Manchester

CHILDREN who attend the paediatric emergency department at North Manchester General Hospital will now have better access to the most suitable type of care for their teeth.

09 March 2016
Gill Harris
Patients advised to attend hospital appointment as planned during 48hr junior doctors’ strike unless contacted directly

HOSPITAL appointments for patients attending hospitals run by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will go ahead as planned unless patients have been contacted directly and advised not to attend, during the national 48hr strike by junior doctors starting on Wednesday 9th March.

08 March 2016