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#EndPJparalysis activities across the Northern Care Alliance
Vote Northern Care Alliance for their work getting hospital patients up, dressed and moving safely

Staff at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group have been shortlisted for three awards for their contribution to a national patient safety initiative and now go to a public vote to decide the winners.

06 August 2018
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Nurse recruitment drive in full flow at Northern Care Alliance

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group has been busy strengthening its workforce with a number of successful recruitment drives recently.

31 July 2018
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Rochdale matron is named as Queen’s Nurse

A ROCHDALE community matron has been given the prestigious title of Queen’s Nurse by community nursing charity The Queen’s Nursing Institute.

20 July 2018
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Rochdale physios celebrate 70 years of keeping people active in the NHS

AS part of The NHS 70th birthday celebrations within Bury & Rochdale Care Organisation the Physiotherapy team at Rochdale Infirmary held a tea party for patients, families and staff to celebrate.

09 July 2018
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Northern Care Alliance staff join colleagues across the country to attend national NHS 70th celebration event at Westminster Abbey

Eight members of staff from the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group will be travelling to London on 5 July to attend a national celebration at Westminster Abbey which will pay tribute to NHS staff and patients.

05 July 2018
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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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Oasis Dementia Unit, ‘Talk & Tour’ at Rochdale Infirmary 13 June

On Wednesday 13th June (2 – 3 pm), The Northern Care Alliance Group will be hosting a free ‘talk and tour’ of the Oasis Dementia Unit at Rochdale Infirmary.  The event will be an opportunity for staff, public and our Trust to speak with staff and patients to learn more about the condition and how to cope with it.  

04 June 2018
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Urgent Care Centre public talk – 29 May

THE Northern Care Alliance will be hosting a free talk on Urgent Care at Rochdale Infirmary on Tuesday 29 May 2018.

17 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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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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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