Press Releases
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Community health team wins regional parliamentary award for work with Manchester’s homeless

North Manchester Care Organisation’s Community Tissue Viability Services team has been revealed as one of the 10 Northern winners of the NHS70 Parliamentary Awards for drop-in clinics for homeless and hard-to-reach people.

22 May 2018
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Bowel Cancer Screening Programme celebrates 10 year anniversary with special event

THE Northern Care Alliance will be hosting an exclusive Bowel Cancer Screening Programme celebration event to mark its ten year anniversary on Friday 15 June 2018, at Fairfield General Hospital.

17 May 2018
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Urgent Care Centre public talk – 29 May

THE Northern Care Alliance will be hosting a free talk on Urgent Care at Rochdale Infirmary on Tuesday 29 May 2018.

17 May 2018
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Take a behind the scenes tour at The Christie at Oldham on 9 June

THE Northern Care Alliance will be hosting a free talk and tour at The Christie Oldham, on Saturday 9 June 2018 at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

11 May 2018
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Alliance shortlisted for three GM Health & Care Champions awards

THE Northern Care Alliance has been shortlisted for three awards in the first ever Greater Manchester Health and Care Champion Awards.

02 May 2018
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Families invited to remember at baby memorial service at North Manchester General Hospital

Families who have lost a baby through stillbirth or shortly after birth are invited to a special service of remembrance at North Manchester General Hospital on Wednesday 2 May.

20 April 2018
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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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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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