Latest Press Releases

Press Releases
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Hospitals back national campaign to get patients up, dressed and mobile to speed their recovery

PATIENTS at five hospitals in Greater Manchester are being encouraged and supported to get out of bed, put on some clothes and become active in order to aid their recovery time following a stay in hospital.

17 April 2018
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Stroke Services Excel at Northern Care Alliance

STROKE services at The Northern Care Alliance, which are based at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury and Salford Royal are amongst the very best in the country.

11 April 2018
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"Pain: what is it and what can be done?”– 26 April 2018

On Thursday 26th April 2018, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free talk on ‘Pain: what is it and what can be done?’ at The Royal Oldham Hospital.   Local people can find out more about pain and its management at a free public talk.

10 April 2018
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Northern Care Alliance teams shortlisted six times for patient safety awards

SIX teams from across the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group have been shortlisted in the Health Service Journal’s annual Patient Safety Awards.

04 April 2018
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Mayor of Greater Manchester opens new £5m intermediate care unit for North Manchester

A new purpose-built £5m intermediate care unit has officially opened today by the Mayor of Greater Manchester located on the grounds of North Manchester General Hospital to provide support and rehabilitation to patients needing additional support between a stay in hospital and returning home.

22 March 2018
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Calling time on chemotherapy at The Royal Oldham Hospital

A BREAST cancer patient at The Royal Oldham Hospital has called time on her chemotherapy treatment by ringing a special bell installed at the hospital’s Victoria Breast Care Unit.

20 March 2018
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The Royal Oldham Hospital Gynaecology Macmillan nurses are starting to ‘make noise’ for ovarian cancer awareness month

THE Royal Oldham Hospital gynaecology Macmillan nurses will be spreading the word about the symptoms of ovarian cancer for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month this March.

14 March 2018
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"The Ultimate Guide to Sepsis : the Silent Killer" - 22nd March 2018

On Thursday 22nd March 2018, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free talk on ‘Sepsis’ at The Royal Oldham Hospital.   Local people can find out more about the potentially life-threatening condition sepsis at a free public talk.

14 March 2018
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Parents of North Manchester General Hospital theatre nurse create memorial rug for Manchester Arena attack

THE parents of a theatre practitioner at North Manchester General Hospital have created a lasting memorial to those caught up in the Manchester Arena terror attack in 2017.

07 March 2018
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CQC finds new leadership at Pennine Acute Trust are turning things around with significant improvement across all its hospitals

A REPORT published today (1 March 2018) by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found that significant improvements have been made across every hospital run by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust since its last inspection in 2016, with 70% of the aspects of the services inspected now rated as either ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’.

01 March 2018
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Honouring nurses at North Manchester General Hospital who gave their lives

A HISTORIC plaque honouring nurses who died in the first World War and during the Spanish ‘flu epidemic of 1918-19 has been given pride of place at North Manchester General Hospital.

27 February 2018
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New endometriosis support group and open event at The Royal Oldham Hospital

PATIENTS diagnosed with endometriosis can now receive help and support from healthcare professionals and other sufferers thanks to a new patient support group being launched at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

22 February 2018
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Royal Oldham welcomes Manchester United star Juan Mata

MANCHESTER United midfielder, Juan Mata, surprised children at the Royal Oldham Hospital recently as he delivered Manchester United Foundation toys for the fourth year in a row.

21 February 2018
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New labour ward bereavement centre opens at The Royal Oldham Hospital

A new Bereavement Centre for the labour ward at The Royal Oldham Hospital has had its official opening.

14 February 2018
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Crumpsall Vale, Intermediate Care Unit Tour – 20 February

On Tuesday 20th February (2 pm – 3 pm), The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free ‘talk and tour’ of the new Crumpsall Vale, Intermediate Care Unit at North Manchester General Hospital. 

07 February 2018
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CASS Service Scoops iNetwork Awards ‘Health Innovation Award’

THE Community Assessment and Support Service (CASS), part of The Northern Care Alliance’s North Manchester Care Organisation, has won the iNetwork Awards ‘Health Innovation’ award.

31 January 2018
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Free public talk on 'End PJ Paralysis/Last 1000 days’ in hospitals

On Tuesday 13th February 2018, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free talk for the public and members on the way ward staff are embracing the national ‘End PJ paralysis/Last 1000 days’ initiative to help patients recover quicker, regain their independence and to help patients return to normal routines for discharge out of hospital.

30 January 2018
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New cone beam CT scanner installed at The Royal Oldham Hospital

PATIENTS requiring complex dental imaging as part of their hospital treatment are set to benefit from a new cone beam CT scanner, which has been installed at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

26 January 2018