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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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Tony Lloyd MP for Rochdale visits Victoria (breast) Unit

THE Labour MP for Rochdale, Tony Lloyd, made a visit to the Victoria Unit today, which provides a breast clinic at The Royal Oldham Hospital, where he met with patients and staff, including the Unit’s newly appointed Consultant.

09 November 2017
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New interventional radiology day case unit - Open day at The Royal Oldham Hospital

A NEW Interventional Radiology Day Case Unit is due to open at The Royal Oldham Hospital in November 2017. The interventional radiology team would like to invite staff, stakeholders, patients and their families/carers to an Open Day on Thursday 30 November 2017 from 1pm until 4pm.

07 November 2017
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Public invited to experience a day in the life of a doctor and nurse

The public are invited to an open event to see Pennine Acute Trust’s new high-tech specialist training simulation suite at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

31 October 2017
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The Royal Oldham Hospital and Age UK Oldham work together on supplying independent living aids direct to patients – special events week commencing 6 November

THE Royal Oldham Hospital has joined forces with Age UK Oldham in a bid to help patients in the community stay independent.

31 October 2017
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Specialist clinics herald the arrival of six bouncing babies at The Royal Oldham Hospital

SIX ladies from the Oldham area have thanked the staff in the joint diabetes antenatal clinic at The Royal Oldham Hospital for their expert care in their antenatal period.

13 October 2017
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Pregnant women and new mums invited to NHS Maternity Whose Shoes? Listening event on 19 October

MIDWIVES at The Royal Oldham Hospital, Rochdale Infirmary and in the community are inviting pregnant women and those who have recently experienced local maternity services to attend a Maternity listening engagement event, called ‘Whose Shoes?’

15 September 2017
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New Simulation & Clinical Skills Centre opens at The Royal Oldham Hospital

A NEW £600,000 state of the art Simulation and Clinical Skills Centre, known as the Dinwoodie Centre, has officially opened at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

12 September 2017
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The Royal Oldham Hospital's maternity service signs up to Care Opinion to gather patient feedback

THE MATERNITY services at The Royal Oldham Hospital are keen to gain feedback from the families in their care.

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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NHS Trust to hold Annual Public Meeting in Bury on 4 October

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust’s, which runs hospitals and NHS services in Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester, is to hold its Annual Public Meeting (APM) and drop-in Open Event on Wednesday 4 October 2017 at the education centre at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury.

29 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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Macmillan Living With and Beyond Cancer Team at The Royal Oldham Hospital shortlisted for national award

A TEAM based at The Royal Oldham Hospital has been shortlisted for a national Macmillan Professionals Excellence Award which recognises and celebrates the outstanding contribution Macmillan professionals make to cancer services.

08 August 2017
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New electronic fetal heart monitors to improve safety during labour at The Royal Oldham and North Manchester General Hospitals

A NEW electronic system which will monitor babies’ heart rates during their mother’s labour period has been installed at the maternity units at The Royal Oldham Hospital and North Manchester General Hospital.

02 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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Maggie’s Oldham Talk & Tour – 3rd August

On Thursday 3rd August (2.30 pm – 4.00 pm), The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free ‘talk and tour’ of the new Maggie’s Centre at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

19 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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The Royal Oldham Hospital signs 100th patient onto national research study

THE urology service at The Royal Oldham Hospital has signed the 100th patient onto a national research study.

11 July 2017
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Liver Disease kills - Don’t be robbed by ignorance - 21 July

On Friday 21st July 2017, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free talk on ‘Liver Disease’. 

26 June 2017
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Official opening of Maggie’s Oldham

Maggie’s Oldham has been built in the grounds of The Royal Oldham Hospital and has been designed by acclaimed architect’s dRMM. The Centre was developed by Maggie’s working in partnership with The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust to enhance the cancer care and support already on offer. 

09 June 2017
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New Bereavement Centre opens at The Royal Oldham Hospital

A BRAND new Bereavement Centre at The Royal Oldham Hospital will open its doors to the public for the first time on Thursday 8 June 2017 following an opening event, which takes place at 2pm at the Chalmers Keddie building.

08 June 2017