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Take a behind the scenes tour at The Christie at Oldham on 9 June

THE Northern Care Alliance will be hosting a free talk and tour at The Christie Oldham, on Saturday 9 June 2018 at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

11 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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Calling time on chemotherapy at The Royal Oldham Hospital

A BREAST cancer patient at The Royal Oldham Hospital has called time on her chemotherapy treatment by ringing a special bell installed at the hospital’s Victoria Breast Care Unit.

20 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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"The Ultimate Guide to Sepsis : the Silent Killer" - 22nd March 2018

On Thursday 22nd March 2018, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free talk on ‘Sepsis’ at The Royal Oldham Hospital.   Local people can find out more about the potentially life-threatening condition sepsis at a free public talk.

14 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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New endometriosis support group and open event at The Royal Oldham Hospital

PATIENTS diagnosed with endometriosis can now receive help and support from healthcare professionals and other sufferers thanks to a new patient support group being launched at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

22 February 2018
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Royal Oldham welcomes Manchester United star Juan Mata

MANCHESTER United midfielder, Juan Mata, surprised children at the Royal Oldham Hospital recently as he delivered Manchester United Foundation toys for the fourth year in a row.

21 February 2018
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New labour ward bereavement centre opens at The Royal Oldham Hospital

A new Bereavement Centre for the labour ward at The Royal Oldham Hospital has had its official opening.

14 February 2018
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New cone beam CT scanner installed at The Royal Oldham Hospital

PATIENTS requiring complex dental imaging as part of their hospital treatment are set to benefit from a new cone beam CT scanner, which has been installed at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

26 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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Maggie’s Oldham Talk & Tour – 31st January

On Wednesday 31st January (2.00 pm – 4.00 pm), The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free ‘talk and tour’ of the Maggie’s Centre at The Royal Oldham Hospital.  The event will be an opportunity for staff, public and our Trust members to speak with staff and centre users and to learn more about what Maggie’s Oldham has to offer.

12 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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Under pressure Oldham A&E doctors urge public to think carefully and Choose Well this winter

DOCTORS from The Royal Oldham Hospital are encouraging people to think carefully before attending A&E and to consider which health service to use this winter as the number of people attending A&E is increasing significantly due to the cold weather.

18 December 2017
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The Royal Oldham Hospital League of Friends donate bladder scanner to acute medical unit

A GENEROUS donation by a group set up specifically to support patients and visitors at The Royal Oldham Hospital has seen a department invest in a new piece of clinical equipment.

18 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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Oldham Athletic says thanks to Royal Oldham staff

A NUMBER of players and staff came to The Royal Oldham Hospital on 30 November to say thanks to staff for all the hard work they do and the care they provide to the community.

01 December 2017