Press Releases archive from May 2016
Horizons
New Bridge Horizons join Pennine Acute Trust volunteers to help to bring comfort to end of life patients

VOLUNTEERS at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust have joined forces with New Bridge Horizons in Oldham in getting ready a new initiative which will help to bring comfort to patients facing the end of their life at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

27 May 2016
hypnobirth
Hypnobirth classes on offer for Oldham and Rochdale parents-to-be to learn about gentle birth techniques

COUPLES from the Oldham and Rochdale areas who are expecting a baby can now learn about a birthing technique which uses self-hypnosis and relaxation.

27 May 2016
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Not just for doctors & nurses - Careers & Volunteering Event at Fairfield General Hospital – 18 June

MEMBERS of the public are being offered the opportunity to take a closer look and find out more about careers and volunteering at hospitals run by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust in a special event being held on Saturday 18th June (11 am – 3 pm).

27 May 2016
Andrew Baldwin
Local Trust Surgeons to give Head & Neck Cancer talk – Improving early diagnosis (8 June)

SURGEONS from The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust are to host a free public talk on Head and Neck conditions and cancers at a special event about early diagnosis on Wednesday 8th June at North Manchester General Hospital as latest national figures show a worrying rise in incidence of head and neck cancer, with a 30% increase of oral cancer over the last 10 years and over 6,500 cancers diagnosed each year.

25 May 2016
Sue Higgins Cambodia
Sick children’s nurse travels to Cambodia to improve health of vulnerable children

A REGISTERED Sick Children’s Nurse (RSCN), Sister Sue Higgins, from North Manchester General Hospital, has travelled to Cambodia this week as part of a shared learning partnership.

25 May 2016
Baby Minnie
Baby Minnie makes history at The Royal Oldham Hospital with new MRI scan

BABY Minnie Macfarlane from Lees in Oldham made history when she was 11 days old.

24 May 2016
Professor Matthew Makin - Medical Director
Patients reminded to use the right health service this bank holiday

HOSPITAL doctors and GPs are again urging the public to Choose Well this bank holiday and use the appropriate health service for their condition, only coming to A&E in a real life emergency situation.

24 May 2016
Iain Lawrie web
More doctors receive training at Pennine Acute NHS Trust as it forges closer links with University of Manchester Medical School as Teaching Hospital Trust

A NEW improved partnership forged between the University of Manchester Medical School and The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust means the Trust is now due to teach even more doctors as a Teaching Hospital Trust.

24 May 2016
figaro
Trust hospitals gear up for International Clinical Trials Day

CELEBRATION stands have been set up at North Manchester General Hospital, Fairfield General Hospital, The Royal Oldham Hospital and Rochdale Infirmary to celebrate International Clinical Trials Day which takes place tomorrow (Fri 20 May).

19 May 2016
Linda Adams and Anita Broadhead
Drop-in for South Asian people with Diabetes in Rochdale and Bury – 23 – 25 May

ROCHDALE and Bury residents from a South Asian heritage who have diabetes are being invited to attend a free drop-in session to learn more about living well with diabetes.

19 May 2016
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Rochdale Infirmary staff join forces with local carer groups to mark Dementia Awareness Week

STAFF at Rochdale Infirmary who work in the hospital or out in the community joined forces with local carer groups this week to mark and support this year’s national Dementia Awareness Week 2016.

19 May 2016
provider partnership
New Rochdale “Provider Partnership” welcomes over 200 community care staff as part of new multi-disciplinary neighbourhood teams

OVER 200 community based care staff from a variety of backgrounds have this week transferred to work for The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust (Rochdale Infirmary) as part of a brand new integrated health and social care service for Rochdale borough.

18 May 2016
Pharma times win
Pennine Acute Trust wins Pharma Times ‘NHS Clinical Research Site of the Year’ award

THE Pennine Acute Trust has won a prestigious international award beating off stiff competition to win the ‘NHS Clinical Research Site’ award at this year’s Pharma Times International Clinical Researcher of the Year awards.

13 May 2016
Pharmacy awards
Pennine Pharmacy Service shortlisted for national HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards in General Medicine category

A SERVICE which has introduced a safe approach to reduce carbapenem prescriptions has been shortlisted in the General Medicine category in the prestigious HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards.

12 May 2016
National Nurses Day
Nurses, midwives and student nurses at Pennine Acute Trust to celebrate national Nurses’ Day – 12 May

OVER 4,000 nurses, midwives and healthcare support workers at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust are joining nurses nationwide to celebrate national Nurses’ Day on Thursday 12 May.

10 May 2016
Shelley 10k
Pennine Acute Trust fundraising co-ordinator has her running shoes at the ready!

CHILDREN who are treated at North Manchester General Hospital will soon have some additional equipment thanks to the efforts of two members of staff from Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

04 May 2016
Pharmacy awards
Pennine Pharmacy Service shortlisted for two national awards - HSJ Value Awards and Antibiotic Guardian Awards

A SERVICE which has improved the prescribing practices of antimicrobials has been shortlisted in the Pharmacy and Medicines Optimisation category in the prestigious HSJ Value in Healthcare awards. 

04 May 2016
dying matters art
Dying Matters Awareness Week – local residents asked to judge art exhibition at Pennine Acute Trust hospitals

MEMBERS of the public can get involved in judging an art exhibition at hospitals run by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, as part of a national awareness week.

04 May 2016

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