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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
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Oasis Dementia Unit, ‘Talk & Tour’ at Rochdale Infirmary

On Wednesday 30thth August (2 – 3 pm), The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free ‘talk and tour’ of the new Oasis Dementia Unit at Rochdale Infirmary.

15 August 2017
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Specialist breast care team shortlisted for Macmillan Professionals Excellence Award

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.

10 August 2017
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Oldham, Bury & Rochdale and North Manchester patients asked to nominate their hospital heroes

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.

02 August 2017
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New Bereavement Centres open at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury and at Rochdale Infirmary

TWO brand new Bereavement Centres have opened at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury and at Rochdale Infirmary.

24 July 2017
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Experts to drive research forward at Pennine Acute Hospitals & Salford Royal

SEVEN leading experts are to drive research forward at Salford Royal and Pennine Acute NHS hospitals.

18 July 2017
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NHS Governor Elections for Group hospital Trust now open

NOMINATIONS for the Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Governor elections are now open and the public are being invited to get involved.

17 July 2017
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Trust shortlisted for national diversity award

PENNINE Acute has been shortlisted in the National Diversity Awards 2017 in the ‘Diverse Company’ category.

14 July 2017
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Partnership delivering streamlined healthcare across Rochdale borough (HMR)

Patients in Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale with a wide range of complaints are benefitting from new and innovative ways of receiving care.

19 June 2017
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Rochdale Infirmary, Day Surgery Unit – free public talk & tour 11 July

On Tuesday 11th July 2017 (10 am – 11 am), staff from Rochdale Infirmary will be hosting a free public ‘talk and tour’ of the newly expanded Day Surgery Unit and Theatres at Rochdale Infirmary. 

08 June 2017