GP & Partner Bulletin

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December 2018

Welcome to the December issue of Pulse The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust's GP and partner bulletin. Each issue will round up the latest news from inside the Trust and present it in this e-newsletter. If you would like to make any comments about this issue or if you have any suggestions for future content then please email the editor

HEADLINE NEWS

Some of the talented Trinity High School students with their artwork in NMGH Paediatric ED
Youngsters get creative at North Manchester General Hospital

A group of students from Trinity High School in Manchester have had their original artwork officially unveiled in North Manchester General Hospital.

 

 
Hot rod car club brings festive cheer to Royal Oldham children's ward
Hot rod car club brings festive cheer to Royal Oldham children's ward

A hot rod car club brought a load of festive cheer to The Royal Oldham Hospital, when they roared into the hospital grounds laden with Christmas gifts for the children currently staying on the Children’s Ward.

 

 
Staff, mums and babies celebrate Christmas with SPOONS
Charity’s Christmas thank-you to neonatal unit workers

Staff working with premature babies at North Manchester General Hospital and The Royal Oldham Hospital have been thanked for all their hard work, with a selection of edible treats from Greater Manchester neonatal support charity, SPOONS.

 

Volunteers Janice and Ann at the Christmas Charity Stall
Festive outfits raise funds for North Manchester General Hospital charity

Fundraisers at North Manchester General Hospital have been selling Christmas outfits to raise money for the hospital’s charitable fund.

 

 
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A&E doctors and nurses in Salford, Oldham, Bury, and North Manchester ask public ‘help us, help you, stay well this winter’

DOCTORS and nurses from the four local A&E departments and Urgent Care Centre (UCC) operated by the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) are asking the public to think carefully and consider which health service to use, so they can help you stay well this winter, and keep free A&E for emergencies and those who are critically ill.

 

Oldham Athletic visit to children's unit
Oldham Athletic spread festive cheer at The Royal Oldham Children's Ward

Oldham Athletic FC players and staff have helped to spread a bit of festive cheer with a visit to the children’s ward at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

 

 
New sensory space opened in children's A&E department at The Royal Oldham
New sensory space opened in children's A&E department at The Royal Oldham

A fantastic new sensory space has been officially opened by the Mayor of Oldham, Cllr Javid Iqbal in the Children’s A&E Department at The Royal Oldham Hospital, thanks to grant funding received from SicKids Charity and The Royal Oldham League of Friends.

 

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Rochdale Infirmary hosts special event for homeless community

OVER 40 homeless people from the Rochdale area attended a special evening at Rochdale Infirmary set up to check out their health, provide them with some new clothes, and lay on some light entertainment for them in the run up to Christmas.

 

Link4Pink charity celebrates its 10th anniversary
Link4Pink charity celebrates its 10th anniversary

The Royal Oldham Hospital’s Link4Pink breast cancer charity is celebrating its 10thanniversary and it marked the occasion with a thank you event for its dedicated volunteers to thank them for their tireless work over the past 10 years, raising vital funds for the charity.

 

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Celebrating 10 years of the Northern Care Alliance’s Nursing Assessment and Accreditation System

Nursing teams across the Northern Care Alliance are celebrating a scheme which has become the bedrock of their work to improve standards for patients over the past 10 years.

 

 
Jill Delaney and HIV specialist nursing team colleagues
HIV specialist nurses fundraise for World AIDS Day at North Manchester General Hospital

A team of specialist nurses at North Manchester General Hospital has launched a new fund to help support some of their most vulnerable patients living with HIV.

EVENTS FOR YOUR DIARY

'Aches & Pains - Myths of Arthritis

30 January 2019 from 14:00 to 15:00 
(The Post Graduate Centre, NMGH)
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'Acute Kidney Injury' Talk

05 February 2019 from 14:00 to 15:00 
(Education Centre, Fairfield General Hospital)
more...

'Mortuary Talk & Tour'

25 February 2019 from 13:00 to 15:00 
(Pathology Lab, Royal Oldham Hospital)
more...

'Delirium' Talk

13 March 2019 from 10:00 to 16:00 
(The Post Graduate Centre, NMGH)
more...

Chemotherapy Talk

02 April 2019 from 14:00 to 15:00 
(Education Centre, The Royal Oldham Hospital, OL1 2)
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Endometriosis Talk

08 May 2019 from 14:00 to 15:00 
(Education Centre, The Royal Oldham Hospital, OL1 2)
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'Research across the Northern Care Alliance - a record breaking year' *(not yet confirmed)

21 May 2019 from 14:00 to 15:00 
(Education Centre, Fairfield General Hospital)
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Pharmacy Talk

20 June 2019 from 14:00 to 15:00 
(Education Centre, The Royal Oldham Hospital, OL1 2)
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Diabetes Talk

23 July 2019 from 14:00 to 15:00 
(Education Centre, Rochdale Infirmary, OL12 0NB)
more...
 

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