SPECIALIST nurses at The Royal Oldham Hospital and North Manchester General Hospital are supporting Cervical Cancer Prevention Week (22 – 29 January 2018) in an effort to raise awareness of the disease and to promote the importance of cervical screening among staff, patients and visitors.
“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.
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.
A NEW community neuro rehabilitation team has been launched to deliver a service to North Manchester residents.
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.
DOCTORS from North Manchester General Hospital are encouraging people to think carefully and to consider which health service to use this winter.
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.
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.
A BRAND new purpose-built £5m 24 bed community Intermediate Care Unit situated in the grounds at North Manchester General Hospital has opened today (18 November).
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.
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.
VASCULAR specialist podiatrist Martin Fox from the Manchester leg circulation service has won a national Allied Health Professional award for demonstrating workforce transformation leadership.
Staff from The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust involved in the Macmillan Cancer Improvement Partnership (MCIP) in Manchester, have been shortlisted for two top national HSJ Awards, in recognition of the Partnership’s impact on cancer patients and carers over the past four years.
AN INVESTMENT in the latest 3D technology is set to see hospital patients benefit from the production of high tech implants and prostheses with the touch of a button on a 3D printer.
AROUND 6,000 patients a year are set to benefit from a brand new MR (magnetic resonance) scanner recently installed at North Manchester General Hospital.
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.
ON Tuesday 12th September 2017, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free talk on ‘Pressure Ulcers’, at the Post-Graduate Centre at North Manchester General Hospital.
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.
A NEW electronic system which will monitor babies’ heart rates during their mother’s labour period has been installed at the maternity units at The Royal Oldham Hospital and North Manchester General Hospital.
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.