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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
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Liver Disease – Eat, Drink and be Merry; in Moderation!

On Wednesday 13th December 2017, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free talk on Liver Disease.

24 November 2017
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Staff praised at Pennine Acute Trust’s local NHS Staff Awards

THE Chairman of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group, which runs Pennine Acute Hospitals and Salford Royal, has presented a special ‘Unsung Hero’ Award to a group of police officers and specialist nurses who provided support to the victims and bereaved families following the Manchester Arena terror attack on 22 May.

22 November 2017
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New Northern Care Alliance NHS Group in Greater Manchester launches, bringing together 17,000 NHS staff to serve 1m people

TWO of the biggest NHS Trusts in the country have come together to create one of the largest NHS healthcare organisations in Greater Manchester and the North West, in what is being described as an ‘exciting opportunity’ to serve a population of over 1 million people under a new Group arrangement of hospitals and community healthcare services.

22 November 2017
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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