Northern Care Alliance NHS Group hosts free public open events at each of our hospitals'

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Northern Care Alliance NHS Group hosts free public open events at each of our hospitals'
03 September 2018

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group which oversees Salford Royal and Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trusts will open its doors to the public and members in a series of special hospital open events at Salford, Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester during September and October 2018.

At the events, staff will be showcasing their work with the opportunity for people to share their views to help to continue to improve the experiences of those accessing the services provided by each hospital and Care Organisation within the Group.

There will also be the opportunity for visitors to take tours, as well as browse stalls and learn more about a variety of healthcare areas such as sepsis, stroke, maternity and cardiology as well as information on volunteering and careers. Plus visitors will also be able to enjoy free refreshments.

The open events will be held at:

  • Fairfield General Hospital - Monday 17th September, 2pm-4pm, Education Centre, Rochdale Old Road, Bury, BL9 7TD
  • The Royal Oldham Hospital - Wednesday, 19th September, 10am-12pm, Main Entrance
  • Rochdale Infirmary - Thursday 20th September, 2pm-4pm, Main Entrance
  • North Manchester General Hospital - Friday 28th September, 10am-12pm, Post-Graduate Education Centre
  • Salford Royal - Tuesday 2nd October, 10am-12pm, Frank Rifkin Lecture Theatre, Mayo Building

The open events will culminate with the first ever Joint Annual Members and Public Meeting for the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group. The meeting will take place on Monday, 8th October 2018 at 6pm in Humphrey Booth Lecture Theatre located in the Mayo Building at Salford Royal.

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group brings together over 17,500 staff and services across two Trusts; Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, to form one of the largest NHS organisations in the country.

The Northern Care Alliance serves a population of over 1 million people and operates five hospitals and community services; Salford Royal, The Royal Oldham, Fairfield General Hospital in Bury, Rochdale Infirmary, and North Manchester General Hospital. With an operating budget of £1.3bn, the Alliance provides the benefits of scale but delivers this locally through multiple hospital sites and local healthcare services.

Jim Potter, Chairman for the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group, said:

“We are extremely proud of our hospitals, community services and dedicated staff. The open events provide a great opportunity to showcase our fantastic work but to also listen to the people in our local communities to help us to further improve the experience for those using our services.”

To book a place and free parking at any of the Open Events and/or the Joint Annual Members and Public Meeting, please email: membership@pat.nhs.uk or call 01706 517302.