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Health leaders gather at Salford Royal for national #EndPJparalysis conference

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group welcomed health leaders from across the country today (5 June) to a conference at Salford Royal, where ideas and best practice were shared about how health care service providers can put an end to PJ Paralysis.

05 June 2018
From left to right: Sandra Buckley, Jean Hand, Val Welden, Rita Gunshon (all volunteers), Sarah Plant (Macmillan Information & Support Assistant) and Charlotte Brosnan (Macmillan Information & Support Service Manager).
Regional award for Pennine’s Macmillan volunteer team

A team of volunteers based at North Manchester General Hospital has been named Macmillan’s Service Team of the Year for the North West.

04 June 2018
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Community health team wins regional parliamentary award for work with Manchester’s homeless

North Manchester Care Organisation’s Community Tissue Viability Services team has been revealed as one of the 10 Northern winners of the NHS70 Parliamentary Awards for drop-in clinics for homeless and hard-to-reach people.

22 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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Families invited to remember at baby memorial service at North Manchester General Hospital

Families who have lost a baby through stillbirth or shortly after birth are invited to a special service of remembrance at North Manchester General Hospital on Wednesday 2 May.

20 April 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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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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Mayor of Greater Manchester opens new £5m intermediate care unit for North Manchester

A new purpose-built £5m intermediate care unit has officially opened today by the Mayor of Greater Manchester located on the grounds of North Manchester General Hospital to provide support and rehabilitation to patients needing additional support between a stay in hospital and returning home.

22 March 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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Parents of North Manchester General Hospital theatre nurse create memorial rug for Manchester Arena attack

THE parents of a theatre practitioner at North Manchester General Hospital have created a lasting memorial to those caught up in the Manchester Arena terror attack in 2017.

07 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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Honouring nurses at North Manchester General Hospital who gave their lives

A HISTORIC plaque honouring nurses who died in the first World War and during the Spanish ‘flu epidemic of 1918-19 has been given pride of place at North Manchester General Hospital.

27 February 2018
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Crumpsall Vale, Intermediate Care Unit Tour – 20 February

On Tuesday 20th February (2 pm – 3 pm), The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free ‘talk and tour’ of the new Crumpsall Vale, Intermediate Care Unit at North Manchester General Hospital. 

07 February 2018
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CASS Service Scoops iNetwork Awards ‘Health Innovation Award’

THE Community Assessment and Support Service (CASS), part of The Northern Care Alliance’s North Manchester Care Organisation, has won the iNetwork Awards ‘Health Innovation’ award.

31 January 2018
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The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust supports Cervical Cancer Prevention Week

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.

16 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