News Archive

Press Releases archive from November 2014
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Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman Complaints Report

Statement from Mandie Sunderland, Chief Nurse at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, In response to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman report on upheld complaints.

25 November 2014
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Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust recognised by Government’s Reserve Forces Award

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, one of the largest in the North West, has been recognised as Silver Award holder under the government’s new Employer Recognition Scheme for supporting the Reserve Forces.

24 November 2014
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Patient appointments will go ahead as usual on day of strike action

Patients booked to attend a hospital appointment at any one of the hospitals run by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust on Monday 24th November 2014 are being advised to attend their appointment, for surgery or outpatient clinic, as normal unless they have been contacted directly by the Trust and advised of alternative arrangements.

21 November 2014
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How to treat and prevent pressure ulcers – Piece of cake!

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is using the power of cupcakes to help promote its Pressure Ulcer Awareness Week from 17th to 21st November 2014.

17 November 2014
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‘Walk this way’ – Podiatry Open Day

MEMBERS of the public can ‘walk this way’ to a live foot treatment demonstration at a Podiatry Open Day.

10 November 2014
Royal Oldham - New Car Park for Staff

WORKMEN will arrive on site at The Royal Oldham Hospital on Monday 10th November 2014 to start work on building a new staff car park at Westwood Park.

07 November 2014
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Pennine Acute medics receive top prizes at regional research awards

TWO inspirational doctors from The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust have scooped two top prizes for their ground-breaking research at this year’s Greater Manchester Clinical Research Awards 2014 ceremony.

05 November 2014
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Bury and Rochdale residents to benefit from improved diabetes care

A brand new diabetes service has been launched which will improve the care that people living in the boroughs of Bury or Rochdale receive and ensure they can enjoy the best quality of life possible.

05 November 2014
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New mural helps children relax in Fairfield General Hospital’s theatres

CHILDREN undergoing operations at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury now have a colourful tree-house mural to help them relax prior to their procedure.

04 November 2014
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Hospital comes clean with ‘Behind the Curtains’ linen room tour and laundry presentation – 13 November

THE equivalent of 3.4 million kilograms of linen was laundered at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust in 2013/14. 

04 November 2014
Public invited to share World Prematurity Day with neonatal staff on 17 November

NEONATAL staff at The Royal Oldham Hospital will be joining their healthcare colleagues across the world to observe an international awareness day in November.

04 November 2014