Press Releases archive from March 2015
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MedEquip4Kids thanked for their contribution to new emergency paediatric unit at The Royal Oldham Hospital

Local children’s charity MedEquip4Kids have been formally thanked for their massive contribution in equipping the new emergency paediatric unit at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

31 March 2015
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New patient booking system introduced at Pennine Acute Trust to improve patient choice and to reduce waiting times

Patients requiring a follow-up appointment at an outpatient clinic at hospitals run by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will have more choice and flexibility when arranging the date and time of their appointment thanks to a new booking system.

30 March 2015
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MedEquip4Kids donates new cognitive testing kits to children’s HIV clinic at North Manchester General Hospital

Staff working in the children’s HIV clinic at North Manchester General Hospital were over the moon to receive a new set of specialist cognitive testing kits, kindly donated by local children’s charity MedEquip4Kids.

30 March 2015
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All our yesterdays - Past times from the Oldham Workhouse

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, is holding a special heritage event on Saturday 18th April 2015, 1.00 pm in the Education Centre, The Royal Oldham Hospital.

27 March 2015
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Stroke services centralised to ensure equity of access to emergency treatment

All new onset suspected stroke cases in Greater Manchester will be treated at specialist hospitals in Salford, Stockport and Bury, under changes to local health services being introduced at the end of March.

26 March 2015
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Hospital artwork created to aid care at Floyd Unit

ROCHDALE’s Floyd Neurological Rehabilitation Unit at Birch Hill and five other wards based within the four hospitals run by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust have benefited from stunning photographic artwork installed as part of improvements designed to make patient areas and hospital environments more dementia friendly.

17 March 2015
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Hospital artwork created to aid care around dementia

Fairfield General Hospital’s dementia medical ward 21 and a number of other wards based within the other three hospitals run by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust have benefited from stunning photographic artwork installed as part of improvements designed to make patient areas and hospital environments more dementia friendly.

13 March 2015
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‘Amazing’ new service at Pennine Acute Trust helps patients to receive therapy at home

“AMAZING” was the word used to sum up a new service launched by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

12 March 2015
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Trust forms global partnership to help Cambodian street kids

A new three year global partnership has been formed between The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, the University of Salford and M’Lop Tapang a local non-profit organisation that works with over 4000 children and families living on the streets of Sihanoukville in Cambodia.

12 March 2015
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Pennine Acute Trust backs Nutrition and Hydration Week

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is backing this year’s Nutrition and Hydration Week which is being held across the country on 16 to 22 March.

11 March 2015
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Pennine Acute Trust hosts open day for newly qualified nurses on 19 March

A NURSE recruitment open day event showcasing the exciting opportunities for newly qualified nurses to work at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is being held at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury on Thursday 19th March 2015 from 9am until 4pm.

10 March 2015
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New Blood Borne Viruses Clinic Opens its doors in Ancoats

A new adult clinic for patients with blood borne viruses (BBV) such as Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B and HIV has opened in Ancoats provided by a team at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

06 March 2015
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Pennine Cancer and Palliative Care User Group Seeks New Members

The Pennine Patient User Partnership (PPUP), a cancer and palliative care user group for patients and their carers is seeking new members, particularly from the North Manchester, Bury and Rochdale areas, however new members from Oldham are also welcome.

06 March 2015
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The bare bones - Trauma and orthopaedic surgery talk – 19 March

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is inviting the public, staff and its members to a special ‘Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery’ talk at the Post-Graduate Education Centre at North Manchester General Hospital on Thursday 19th March, 10.30am – 11.30am.

06 March 2015

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