News Archive

Press Releases archive from January 2018
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CASS Service Scoops iNetwork Awards ‘Health Innovation Award’

THE Community Assessment and Support Service (CASS), part of The Northern Care Alliance’s North Manchester Care Organisation, has won the iNetwork Awards ‘Health Innovation’ award.

31 January 2018
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Free public talk on 'End PJ Paralysis/Last 1000 days’ in hospitals

On Tuesday 13th February 2018, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free talk for the public and members on the way ward staff are embracing the national ‘End PJ paralysis/Last 1000 days’ initiative to help patients recover quicker, regain their independence and to help patients return to normal routines for discharge out of hospital.

30 January 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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Samantha’s sponsored silence shouts out the message about living with communication difficulties

A speech and language therapy assistant at Fairfield General Hospital has given a voice to patients who have communication difficulties as a result of having a stroke.

10 January 2018
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Kind hearted staff at Rochdale Infirmary host event for homeless community

Kind-hearted staff at Rochdale Infirmary hosted their annual festive homeless event in December.

09 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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Rochdale Urgent Care Centre asks public to think carefully and Choose Well this winter

DOCTORS and nurses from Rochdale Infirmary are asking people to think carefully and to consider which health service to use this winter as the number of people attending the Urgent Care Centre (UCC) is increasing significantly due to the cold weather and many people could instead self-care or get advice from their local pharmacy.

02 January 2018