Press Releases archive from July 2015
Free talk on NHS Technology:  helping our doctors connect better with patients’ health - 25 August
Free talk on NHS Technology: helping our doctors connect better with patients’ health - 25 August

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is hosting a free talk for the general public and its members about how their doctors and nursing staff are using information technology to provide better services and patient care.

29 July 2015
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Patient views sought to help shape sight saving service for diabetics

PATIENTS across Heywood, Middleton, Rochdale, Oldham and Bury are being asked their views on diabetic eye screening.

29 July 2015
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Inspiring Innovation: the health response to child abuse in Greater Manchester

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and Salford University jointly hosted the second Empowering Practice and Inspiring Innovation event on child abuse at MediaCityUK today, which was sponsored by NHS England.

24 July 2015
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New car park for Royal Oldham Hospital staff to open next month

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust which runs The Royal Oldham Hospital has announced that its new purpose built car park at Westwood Park for hospital staff is to open on Monday 17th August.

21 July 2015
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New online video shows BBC Dragons’ Den RemPods in action at Rochdale Infirmary

A TOUCHING new video was released at a launch event at Rochdale Infirmary last night, which shows dementia nurses and patients using an innovative new product that started out life as a pitch to the investors on BBC Dragons’ Den.

20 July 2015
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BBC Dragons’ Den RemPods rolled out at Rochdale Infirmary

AN innovative product that started out life as a pitch to the investors on BBC Dragons’ Den has been introduced at Rochdale Infirmary as part of a new holistic therapy for dementia patients.

17 July 2015
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Healthier Together decision - single service model for hospital care

Today, clinical leaders across Greater Manchester as part of Healthier Together have decided unanimously that Stepping Hill hospital in Stockport will be the fourth hospital in Greater Manchester to provide emergency medicine and specialist abdominal surgery as part of a single service, under the Healthier Together proposals to drive up quality and standards.

15 July 2015
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New dedicated clinical research unit at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Patients participating in high quality clinical research trials at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust can now attend their appointments in a purpose-built research unit.

14 July 2015
Joining together to celebrate Eid at Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust

Staff, patients and members of the public are invited to attend a special Eid celebration event at North Manchester General Hospital.

The event will be held in the postgraduate medical centre, on 20 July between 11am and 2pm.

Billed as a celebration event which will bring together all faiths, it will also be a fun packed gathering with lots on offer for everyone.

14 July 2015
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Doctors and nurses focus on ‘The Perfect Week for Patients’ in North Manchester

DOCTORS, nurses and healthcare professionals at North Manchester General Hospital are getting ready for ‘The Perfect Week for Patients’ – part of a national initiative to improve the quality of care by solving the problems that can delay a patient’s journey from treatment to discharge.

03 July 2015
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Over 12,000 people sign up to support Pennine Acute Trust

OVER 12,000 people have now signed up as Foundation Trust public members to support and have a greater say in how their local hospitals are run in the future. 

02 July 2015
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New hybrid theatre at The Royal Oldham Hospital to enhance patient care

A £1.3M investment by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has seen the creation of a new high tech hybrid operating theatre at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

02 July 2015

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