Latest Press Releases

Press Releases
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Eye Conditions Talk - 10 November

On Friday 10th November 2017, 2 – 3 pm, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free talk on ‘Eye Conditions’, at the Education Centre, Fairfield General Hospital, Bury.

17 October 2017
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Specialist clinics herald the arrival of six bouncing babies at The Royal Oldham Hospital

SIX ladies from the Oldham area have thanked the staff in the joint diabetes antenatal clinic at The Royal Oldham Hospital for their expert care in their antenatal period.

13 October 2017
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Martin Fox from Manchester Leg Circulation Service wins national Allied Health Professionals Award

VASCULAR specialist podiatrist Martin Fox from the Manchester leg circulation service has won a national Allied Health Professional award for demonstrating workforce transformation leadership.

12 October 2017
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Free Fitness MOTs for Over 60s at Radcliffe Library

Following the success of last year’s event, as part of UK Older People’s Day physiotherapists from Fairfield General Hospital in Bury will be offering free Functional Fitness MOTs to anyone aged over 60.

 

04 October 2017
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Tudor reigns as visionary health partnership invests in court’s future

An extensive refurbishment at Heywood’s Tudor Court has been officially opened after a special ceremony attended by scores of people from across the local health community.

02 October 2017
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New £1m regional specialist joint replacement unit opens at Fairfield General Hospital

A NEW dedicated joint replacement (arthroplasty) unit that will provide joint replacement surgery for the population of North Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale and Bury has opened at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury.

02 October 2017
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Older People's Conference 'Active Ageing – Staying Well, Living Well' on Friday 13 October 2017

ON Friday 13 October, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting the first ever Health and Wellbeing Conference for people over 50.

27 September 2017
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Trust Cancer Partnership Shortlisted for National HSJ Awards

Staff from The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust involved in the Macmillan Cancer Improvement Partnership (MCIP) in Manchester, have been shortlisted for two top national HSJ Awards, in recognition of the Partnership’s impact on cancer patients and carers over the past four years.

21 September 2017
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Pregnant women and new mums invited to NHS Maternity Whose Shoes? Listening event on 19 October

MIDWIVES at The Royal Oldham Hospital, Rochdale Infirmary and in the community are inviting pregnant women and those who have recently experienced local maternity services to attend a Maternity listening engagement event, called ‘Whose Shoes?’

15 September 2017
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Local health charity ‘SicKids’ opens its first sensory space at North Manchester General to enhance medical and nursing care for children and young people

SicKids, a children and young people’s health charity working in the North West of England and in Cambodia, held the grand opening of The SicKids Sensory Space at North Manchester General Hospital today with Mr Barry Dixon CBE DL, Deputy Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, performing the formal opening ceremony.

13 September 2017
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Free public members’ event - “Nutrition as Treatment” – 5th October

On Thursday 5th October 2017, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free talk for the public and it members on ‘Nutrition and its role in patient recovery’. 

13 September 2017
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New Simulation & Clinical Skills Centre opens at The Royal Oldham Hospital

A NEW £600,000 state of the art Simulation and Clinical Skills Centre, known as the Dinwoodie Centre, has officially opened at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

12 September 2017
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Investment in new scanner for Rochdale Infirmary

AROUND 6000 patients a year are set to benefit from a brand new MR (magnetic resonance) scanner which will be installed at Rochdale Infirmary.

12 September 2017
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The Royal Oldham Hospital's maternity service signs up to Care Opinion to gather patient feedback

THE MATERNITY services at The Royal Oldham Hospital are keen to gain feedback from the families in their care.

12 September 2017
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High tech 3D printer at North Manchester General Hospital to revolutionise treatment

AN INVESTMENT in the latest 3D technology is set to see hospital patients benefit from the production of high tech implants and prostheses with the touch of a button on a 3D printer.

12 September 2017
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New state of the art scanner set to benefit patients at North Manchester General Hospital

AROUND 6,000 patients a year are set to benefit from a brand new MR (magnetic resonance) scanner recently installed at North Manchester General Hospital.

12 September 2017
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The Royal Oldham Hospital Baby Memorial Service

FAMILIES who have lost a baby through stillbirth or shortly after birth are being invited to a special service of remembrance at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

08 September 2017
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NHS Trust to hold Annual Public Meeting in Bury on 4 October

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust’s, which runs hospitals and NHS services in Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester, is to hold its Annual Public Meeting (APM) and drop-in Open Event on Wednesday 4 October 2017 at the education centre at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury.

29 August 2017
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'Pressure Ulcer’ Talk at North Manchester General – 12 September 2017

ON Tuesday 12th September 2017, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free talk on ‘Pressure Ulcers’, at the Post-Graduate Centre at North Manchester General Hospital.

23 August 2017
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Oasis Dementia Unit, ‘Talk & Tour’ at Rochdale Infirmary

On Wednesday 30thth August (2 – 3 pm), The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free ‘talk and tour’ of the new Oasis Dementia Unit at Rochdale Infirmary.

15 August 2017
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Specialist breast care team shortlisted for Macmillan Professionals Excellence Award

A TEAM from Pennine Acute Trust has been shortlisted for a national Macmillan Professionals Excellence Award which recognises and celebrates the outstanding contribution Macmillan professionals make to cancer services.

10 August 2017
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Macmillan Living With and Beyond Cancer Team at The Royal Oldham Hospital shortlisted for national award

A TEAM based at The Royal Oldham Hospital has been shortlisted for a national Macmillan Professionals Excellence Award which recognises and celebrates the outstanding contribution Macmillan professionals make to cancer services.

08 August 2017
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New electronic fetal heart monitors to improve safety during labour at The Royal Oldham and North Manchester General Hospitals

A NEW electronic system which will monitor babies’ heart rates during their mother’s labour period has been installed at the maternity units at The Royal Oldham Hospital and North Manchester General Hospital.

02 August 2017
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Oldham, Bury & Rochdale and North Manchester patients asked to nominate their hospital heroes

THE Royal Oldham Hospital, Fairfield General Hospital & Rochdale Infirmary and North Manchester General Hospital are asking the public to nominate their NHS heroes as part of an annual staff awards event.

02 August 2017
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New Bereavement Centres open at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury and at Rochdale Infirmary

TWO brand new Bereavement Centres have opened at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury and at Rochdale Infirmary.

24 July 2017