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Press Releases archive from January 2017
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TfGM announces new transport links from Littleborough, Milnrow and Middleton to our local hospitals

TRANSPORT for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is launching two new transport services from 30 January 2017, making it easier for residents in Littleborough, Milnrow and Middleton to attend hospital appointments and visit relatives.

31 January 2017
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The Royal Oldham Hospital League of Friends makes a generous donation to hospital's acute medical unit

THE Royal Oldham Hospital League of Friends has set the scene to improve the experience of staying in hospital with a generous donation.

30 January 2017
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Inspiring role leads to Anthony's dream job in community nursing

A FORMER admin officer employed within The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust’s community and integrated services at Rochdale has landed his dream job, got engaged and had a baby boy all thanks to an inspiring job within district nurse liaison!

25 January 2017
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Grateful thanks from patient helps others on Royal Oldham Hospital ward

AN afternoon and evening of fundraising by a grateful patient has seen a fantastic donation of £4269 delivered to the haematology day case unit at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

25 January 2017
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Trust Consultant named Head of Lancaster Medical School

DR Rachel Isba, Consultant in Paediatric Public Health Medicine at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, has been appointed as Head of Lancaster Medical School, where she will have responsibility for a wide range of leadership activities.

19 January 2017
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Mayor of Bury opens new £2m MRI unit at Fairfield General Hospital

A NEW magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) unit at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury has been officially opened by His Worshipful the Mayor and Consort of the Metropolitan Borough of Bury, Councillor Mike Connolly and Mr Ian Hargreaves.

18 January 2017
Macmillan Living With & Beyond Cancer (LWABC) Programme Talk

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is inviting staff, patients, the public and its Trust members to attend a free talk on ‘Living With and Beyond Cancer’ by the Macmillan LWABC Project Team on Tuesday 7th February 2017, 2pm-3pm at The Education Centre, The Royal Oldham Hospital.

16 January 2017
Professor Matthew Makin - Medical Director
A&E? For some patients, there are alternatives for less serious or minor problems

Last year we saw over a third of a million patients requiring urgent care across our hospitals. Our A&E departments have continued to face real pressures throughout the year and we know demand on our services further increases over winter.

11 January 2017
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Free public tour of Wolstenholme Unit at Rochdale Infirmary

ON Wednesday 18th January 2017 (2 – 3 pm), staff from Rochdale Infirmary will be hosting a free ‘talk and tour’ of their new Wolstenholme Intermediate Care Unit at Rochdale Infirmary. 

03 January 2017