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Bowel Cancer Screening Programme celebrates 10 year anniversary with special event

THE Northern Care Alliance will be hosting an exclusive Bowel Cancer Screening Programme celebration event to mark its ten year anniversary on Friday 15 June 2018, at Fairfield General Hospital.

17 May 2018
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Alliance shortlisted for three GM Health & Care Champions awards

THE Northern Care Alliance has been shortlisted for three awards in the first ever Greater Manchester Health and Care Champion Awards.

02 May 2018
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Hospitals back national campaign to get patients up, dressed and mobile to speed their recovery

PATIENTS at five hospitals in Greater Manchester are being encouraged and supported to get out of bed, put on some clothes and become active in order to aid their recovery time following a stay in hospital.

17 April 2018
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Stroke Services Excel at Northern Care Alliance

STROKE services at The Northern Care Alliance, which are based at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury and Salford Royal are amongst the very best in the country.

11 April 2018
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Northern Care Alliance teams shortlisted six times for patient safety awards

SIX teams from across the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group have been shortlisted in the Health Service Journal’s annual Patient Safety Awards.

04 April 2018
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The Royal Oldham Hospital Gynaecology Macmillan nurses are starting to ‘make noise’ for ovarian cancer awareness month

THE Royal Oldham Hospital gynaecology Macmillan nurses will be spreading the word about the symptoms of ovarian cancer for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month this March.

14 March 2018
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CQC finds new leadership at Pennine Acute Trust are turning things around with significant improvement across all its hospitals

A REPORT published today (1 March 2018) by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found that significant improvements have been made across every hospital run by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust since its last inspection in 2016, with 70% of the aspects of the services inspected now rated as either ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’.

01 March 2018
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Samantha’s sponsored silence shouts out the message about living with communication difficulties

A speech and language therapy assistant at Fairfield General Hospital has given a voice to patients who have communication difficulties as a result of having a stroke.

10 January 2018
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Media statement and information for the public – Winter pressures

“Like many hospitals across the region and the country our emergency and urgent care services are extremely busy and currently under significant pressure with increased demand on services and many patients needing to be admitted.

04 January 2018
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Trust urges people in Oldham, Bury, Rochdale & North Manchester to give blood this December

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is urging people in Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester to give blood this December to ensure blood stocks stay healthy over Christmas.

14 December 2017
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Trust Consultant opens a first-of-its-kind sensory space in southern Cambodia, to enhance medical and nursing care for children and young people

Dr Bratati Bose-Haider, consultant paediatrician at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury has jointly opened a first-of-its-kind facility that will provide valuable support for children and young people attending a children’s centre in Sihanoukville, southern Cambodia.

11 December 2017