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