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Press Releases archive from January 2021
The Northern Care Alliance celebrates LGBT History Month
The Northern Care Alliance celebrates LGBT History Month

NHS teams across the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group and Greater Manchester will be coming together to celebrate LGBT History Month this February.

29 January 2021
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NCA Chief Executive leads organisation in thanking the public for doing their bit to control virus

NCA Hospitals have cared for and safely discharged over 3,000 coronavirus patients

29 January 2021
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NHS staff across NCA Group hospitals and community services observe 1 minute silence to reflect on Covid deaths

Following this week’s announcement by the Government that more than 100,000 people have sadly lost their lives to Covid-19, staff at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) which runs four hospitals and community healthcare services in Salford, Bury, Oldham and Rochdale, employing around 20,000 staff, will be observing a one minute silence today at 1pm (Thursday 28 January).

28 January 2021
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Major new hospital construction programme to get underway next month

Construction work will start next month on Salford Royal’s new £68million hospital to support the organisation in its role as the major trauma centre for Greater Manchester and the hub site for emergency General Surgery for the North West of Manchester. 

28 January 2021
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Greater Manchester father-of-two to run 300 miles for NorthCare Charity after recovery from brain injury

A father-of-two, who had to learn to walk again after an ear infection left him with an uncommon brain injury, will take on a 300-mile charity run to thank the NHS staff that ‘saved his life’.

25 January 2021
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A new endoscopy unit has opened at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury

A NEW Greater Manchester Endoscopy Modular Unit based at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury has begun treating its first patients.

19 January 2021
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Ballroom dancer donates £2,000 to Salford Royal’s haematology unit

A ballroom dancer who is battling an aggressive blood cancer has donated £2,000 to Salford Royal’s haematology unit after inspiring his friends to take on a 14-hour walk to the world famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom.

15 January 2021
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New Greater Manchester Covid Vaccination Centre at Etihad Campus sees its first patients

THE first patients to be vaccinated at the new Greater Manchester NHS Vaccination Centre have spoken of their “relief” to be getting the life-saving jab.

12 January 2021
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Greater Manchester’s COVID-19 vaccination centre to open next week

ONE of the first seven Covid-19 Vaccination Centres in the country will open and begin vaccinating the public and healthcare staff for Greater Manchester on Monday (11 January).

09 January 2021
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Patients receive first Oxford AstraZeneca vaccines in Greater Manchester at Rochdale Infirmary as part of national rollout

Patients over the age of 80 attending their scheduled outpatients appointments at Rochdale Infirmary became the first people in Greater Manchester to receive the new Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine this week, after the hospital’s Pharmacy team took delivery of the vaccine on Monday (4 January).

07 January 2021
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Go-ahead for major development at The Royal Oldham Hospital

A green light has been given to a £28million four-storey extension to the main hospital site building at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

06 January 2021
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A tribute to Professor Donal O’Donoghue OBE

Northern Care Alliance NHS Group Chief Executive Raj Jain has paid tribute to our well-known and well-regarded friend and colleague Professor Donal O’Donoghue following the sad news of his death.

05 January 2021