News Archive

Press Releases archive from October 2016
New medication pilot increases nurses’ time to care at The Royal Oldham Hospital

AN innovative pharmacy project which will allow nurses to spend more time providing direct patient care is already paying dividends on a ward at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

26 October 2016
Breaking the symptom cycle – A patient’s story about new Expert Patient Programme launched for Rochdale borough patients

A NEW service provided by staff at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will see patients from Heywood, Middleton, and Rochdale learning to manage their own long term conditions and/or caring situations in a more supportive way, whilst working in collaboration with local health and social care teams.

20 October 2016
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Medical Director takes lead in staff Flu Fighter vaccination campaign to protect patients

STAFF and volunteers at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust’s four hospitals and community services are being encouraged to follow the lead of the Trust’s Executive Medical Director, Professor Matt Makin, and get the flu vaccine, as part of the Trust’s annual Flu Fighter campaign, which started on 3 October.

17 October 2016
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Supporting our armed forces after service – new defence medical welfare team at The Royal Oldham Hospital

A NEW defence medical welfare team have joined The Royal Oldham Hospital to provide help and support to members of the armed forces community, aged over 65 years, whenever they receive medical care at Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

13 October 2016
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Patients with pain to benefit from new service

Thousands of chronic pain sufferers in Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale will be able to access a new innovative pain service from this month which encourages patients to try a range of measures to manage their pain.

11 October 2016
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New needle-free flu vaccine at North Manchester General Hospital is not to be sniffed at!

AN innovative public health initiative which has been launched at North Manchester General Hospital is not to be sniffed at in the fight against flu!

05 October 2016