TWO of the biggest NHS Trusts in the country have come together to create one of the largest NHS healthcare organisations in Greater Manchester and the North West, in what is being described as an ‘exciting opportunity’ to serve a population of over 1 million people under a new Group arrangement of hospitals and community healthcare services.
A BRAND new purpose-built £5m 24 bed community Intermediate Care Unit situated in the grounds at North Manchester General Hospital has opened today (18 November).
MORE than half of staff have been vaccinated so far against seasonal flu at the Trust’s four hospitals - North Manchester General Hospital, Rochdale Infirmary, The Royal Oldham Hospital, Fairfield General Hospital in Bury, and community services in North Manchester and Rochdale borough.
THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has commissioned four buses to be painted up with important organ donation messages in a bid to spread the word and encourage the people of Greater Manchester to think about joining the NHS Organ Donor Register.
THE Labour MP for Rochdale, Tony Lloyd, made a visit to the Victoria Unit today, which provides a breast clinic at The Royal Oldham Hospital, where he met with patients and staff, including the Unit’s newly appointed Consultant.
A NEW Interventional Radiology Day Case Unit is due to open at The Royal Oldham Hospital in November 2017. The interventional radiology team would like to invite staff, stakeholders, patients and their families/carers to an Open Day on Thursday 30 November 2017 from 1pm until 4pm.
The public are invited to an open event to see Pennine Acute Trust’s new high-tech specialist training simulation suite at The Royal Oldham Hospital.
THE Royal Oldham Hospital has joined forces with Age UK Oldham in a bid to help patients in the community stay independent.
Royal Oldham Hospital Paediatric Radiology Department to benefit from artwork and sensory distraction equipment thanks to MedEquip4Kids!
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.
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.
VASCULAR specialist podiatrist Martin Fox from the Manchester leg circulation service has won a national Allied Health Professional award for demonstrating workforce transformation leadership.
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.
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.
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.
ON Friday 13 October, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting the first ever Health and Wellbeing Conference for people over 50.
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.
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?’
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.
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’.
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.
AROUND 6000 patients a year are set to benefit from a brand new MR (magnetic resonance) scanner which will be installed at Rochdale Infirmary.
THE MATERNITY services at The Royal Oldham Hospital are keen to gain feedback from the families in their care.
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.
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.
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.
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.