News Archive

Press Releases archive from November 2020
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Northern Care Alliance becomes first NHS organisation to adopt new secure communications system for neurosurgery during Covid-19

Salford Royal, part of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA), has become the first hospital to adopt a new and secure medical communications system.

26 November 2020
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Brighter future for patients and staff thanks to £300k from NHS Charities Together

More than £300,000 worth of improvements will be made across the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) to benefit the wellbeing of staff, patients and visitors thanks to funding from NHS Charities Together.

25 November 2020
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Volunteer for new Covid-19 vaccine study

People in Oldham, Rochdale, Tameside and Bury can help to save more lives during the Covid-19 pandemic by getting involved in vaccine research.

22 November 2020
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Research to examine antibiotic treatment for sepsis in Covid-19

An internationally important research study is looking to improve the use of antibiotics for patients with Covid-19 at risk of sepsis.

22 November 2020
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NCA shortlisted for two national 2020 HSJ Awards

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is delighted to announce that its Freedom to Speak Up team and its Inclusion Centre of Excellence team have both been shortlisted for national 2020 HSJ Awards.

20 November 2020
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Virology team scoop national award for innovative Covid-19 testing protocol

A scientific innovation by a group of 25 specialist staff has led to a prestigious national award for the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group.

19 November 2020
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Covid patient in hospital since March is discharged fit and well

AN amazing COVID-19 recovery story unfolded today at the Rochdale Infirmary Floyd Unit when Oldham patient Gary Dissington was finally discharged home to his family.

13 November 2020
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Patient Information - Pausing routine and non-urgent scheduled hospital care

Staff across our hospitals have been working incredibly hard to manage the increased number of patients with Covid in our hospitals alongside providing routine care.

06 November 2020
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New smartphone App speeds up treatment and recovery of wounds

This week heralded a new digital era for wound management patients across Greater Manchester. 

04 November 2020
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Healthcare via your TV now being delivered to homes in Oldham

GPs and community healthcare staff in Oldham are now talking to respiratory patients via their TV screens, as part of new trial.

03 November 2020