Welcome to The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
The Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust serves the communities of North Manchester, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham, along with the surrounding towns and villages. This area is collectively known as the North-East sector of Greater Manchester and has a population of around 800,000.
It is a large Trust with a total operating budget of over half a billion pounds. Its main commissioners are NHS Bury, NHS Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale, NHS Oldham and NHS Manchester.
The Trust provides a range of elective emergency, district general services, some specialist services and operates from four sites, Fairfield General Hospital, Bury; North Manchester General Hospital; The Royal Oldham Hospital and Rochdale Infirmary.
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The Trust is seeking nominations from members of the public for a new special 'Pennine Patients' Choice Award as part of its Staff Awards 2013. This award gives you the opportunity to say 'thank you' and publicly recognises the outstanding care and treatement given to either you, a relative or close friend. All award nominations must be submitted to the Trust by Friday 31st May 2013. To nominate online, visit the awards web page. Download the nomination form PDF here.
The public are reminded that 999 services are for life-threatening illnesses and emergencies. If you are feeling under the weather or for less serious conditions or illnesses please speak to your GP or pharmacist, or contact NHS Direct on 0845 46 47 or online at www.nhs.uk .
From April 2013, diabetes staff working at The Royal Oldham Hospital and those working in the community in Oldham will join together to form a single service called the Oldham Diabetes Service. To find out more download the service leaflet, or ask your local practice receptionist for a leaflet or speak to your GP.