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Staff at Pennine Acute line up to be vaccinated after terrible Aussie flu season

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.

16 November 2017
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Trust Organ Donation Bus Ads Roll Out Across GM

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.

15 November 2017
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Eye Conditions Talk - 10 November

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.

17 October 2017
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Free Fitness MOTs for Over 60s at Radcliffe Library

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.

 

04 October 2017
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New £1m regional specialist joint replacement unit opens at Fairfield General Hospital

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.

02 October 2017
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Older People's Conference 'Active Ageing – Staying Well, Living Well' on Friday 13 October 2017

ON Friday 13 October, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting the first ever Health and Wellbeing Conference for people over 50.

27 September 2017
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Free public members’ event - “Nutrition as Treatment” – 5th October

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’. 

13 September 2017
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NHS Trust to hold Annual Public Meeting in Bury on 4 October

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.

29 August 2017
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Specialist breast care team shortlisted for Macmillan Professionals Excellence Award

A TEAM from Pennine Acute Trust has been shortlisted for a national Macmillan Professionals Excellence Award which recognises and celebrates the outstanding contribution Macmillan professionals make to cancer services.

10 August 2017
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Oldham, Bury & Rochdale and North Manchester patients asked to nominate their hospital heroes

THE Royal Oldham Hospital, Fairfield General Hospital & Rochdale Infirmary and North Manchester General Hospital are asking the public to nominate their NHS heroes as part of an annual staff awards event.

02 August 2017
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New Bereavement Centres open at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury and at Rochdale Infirmary

TWO brand new Bereavement Centres have opened at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury and at Rochdale Infirmary.

24 July 2017
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Experts to drive research forward at Pennine Acute Hospitals & Salford Royal

SEVEN leading experts are to drive research forward at Salford Royal and Pennine Acute NHS hospitals.

18 July 2017
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NHS Governor Elections for Group hospital Trust now open

NOMINATIONS for the Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Governor elections are now open and the public are being invited to get involved.

17 July 2017
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Trust shortlisted for national diversity award

PENNINE Acute has been shortlisted in the National Diversity Awards 2017 in the ‘Diverse Company’ category.

14 July 2017
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Fairfield General and Greater Manchester hospital stroke services now best in England

The Greater Manchester Stroke Operational Delivery Network have had their improvements recognised nationally with three of Greater Manchester’s units including the specialist Primary Stroke Unit at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury, now placed in the top 10 in England.

13 June 2017