Press Release Archive

Press Releases archive from April 2014
A&E expansion
Fairfield General Hospital’s A&E expansion work continues

Work to complete a £2.25m expansion to the accident and emergency department at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury is making good progress.

29 April 2014
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Pennine Acute NHS Trust opens its doors to its Booking and Scheduling Department – Tuesday 29 April

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust’s central appointment booking and scheduling department, based at Rochdale Infirmary, is opening its doors and inviting the public and its members to a free behind the scene tour on Tuesday 29th April at 1-3pm.

17 April 2014
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Olympian James Cracknell to host Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Staff Awards 2014

Olympian and endurance adventurer James Cracknell OBE has been confirmed as this year’s special guest to host The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust’s fifth annual Staff Awards event in June.

16 April 2014
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Rochdale’s Urgent Care Centre three years old and prepares for busy Easter school holidays

Doctors and nursing staff at Rochdale Infirmary’s 24/7 Urgent Care Centre (UCC) are celebrating three years since opening and preparing for what they expect will be a busy couple of weeks as local children break up from school for the Easter holidays.

10 April 2014
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Prestigious honour for North Manchester General Hospital consultant

Professor Andrew Rowland, a consultant in paediatric emergency medicine at North Manchester General Hospital, has been made a ‘Churchill Fellow’ having been awarded a prestigious 2014 Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship.

09 April 2014
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Pennine Acute Hospital Trust launches new patient friendly website

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has unveiled a new look website which has been designed around the needs of patients and visitors following involvement from a number of the Trust’s patient groups.

09 April 2014
Pain management
Understanding pain – a free presentation at The Royal Oldham Hospital, 11 April

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free talk with Dr Swayamprakasam, consultant anaesthetist, which will give people the chance to find out more about pain management and the services provided by the Trust. 

08 April 2014
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Clinical director pays tribute to brave Uma

It has been widely reported in the media today that Uma Ramalingam, a much loved consultant obstetrician at The Royal Oldham Hospital Women and Children’s Unit, has died in a tragic accident off the coast of Tenerife.

07 April 2014
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New medical unit for dementia patients opens at Rochdale Infirmary

A brand new medical unit developed purely for patients with dementia from Rochdale borough has been officially opened at Rochdale Infirmary.

07 April 2014
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UNICEF baby friendly standards course

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is to host the first north west UNICEF course for maternity healthcare professionals on taking baby friendly standards further.

02 April 2014