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Free public talk on 'End PJ Paralysis/Last 1000 days’ in hospitals

On Tuesday 13th February 2018, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free talk for the public and members on the way ward staff are embracing the national ‘End PJ paralysis/Last 1000 days’ initiative to help patients recover quicker, regain their independence and to help patients return to normal routines for discharge out of hospital.

30 January 2018
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Kind hearted staff at Rochdale Infirmary host event for homeless community

Kind-hearted staff at Rochdale Infirmary hosted their annual festive homeless event in December.

09 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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Rochdale Urgent Care Centre asks public to think carefully and Choose Well this winter

DOCTORS and nurses from Rochdale Infirmary are asking people to think carefully and to consider which health service to use this winter as the number of people attending the Urgent Care Centre (UCC) is increasing significantly due to the cold weather and many people could instead self-care or get advice from their local pharmacy.

02 January 2018
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Lee’s epic cycle ride will benefit patients at Rochdale Infirmary

EVERYTHING in a specialist ward garden at Rochdale Infirmary will hopefully be coming up rosy thanks to a generous donation.

15 December 2017
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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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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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Tudor reigns as visionary health partnership invests in court’s future

An extensive refurbishment at Heywood’s Tudor Court has been officially opened after a special ceremony attended by scores of people from across the local health community.

02 October 2017
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Investment in new scanner for Rochdale Infirmary

AROUND 6000 patients a year are set to benefit from a brand new MR (magnetic resonance) scanner which will be installed at Rochdale Infirmary.

12 September 2017
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The Royal Oldham Hospital Baby Memorial Service

FAMILIES who have lost a baby through stillbirth or shortly after birth are being invited to a special service of remembrance at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

08 September 2017