News Archive

Press Releases archive from December 2015
Dr Jimmy Stuart
Doctors at Royal Oldham Hospital A&E see high levels of patients

NHS STAFF working at The Royal Oldham Hospital’s busy A&E department have seen unprecedented numbers of people attending over the Christmas period.

30 December 2015
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Misba conquers Kilimanjaro for poorly children

AN employee at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has conquered the highest mountain in Africa to help raise money for equipment for poorly children.

30 December 2015
Dr Gillian Fairfield
Pennine Acute Trust makes new year pledge to continue to ‘Raise the bar on quality’ for patients

THE Chief Executive of The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has unveiled a new high priority ten point action plan to make an immediate impact and improvement on the quality of services it provides to patients and their families.

30 December 2015
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Poorly children at The Royal Oldham welcome Christmas visit from Oldham Athletic AFC players

THE entire squad of Oldham Athletic AFC players and backroom staff dropped in to say merry Christmas and hand out presents to sick children at The Royal Oldham Hospital last Thursday (17 December).

23 December 2015
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Response to Hospital Car Parking Charges FOI

“The amount of income the Trust receives each year from car parking charges always appears high as we control over 4,800 parking spaces across five hospital sites. All of the revenue we get from car parking charges, after costs have been covered, is reinvested back into our facilities across our four main hospital sites...

23 December 2015
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Maternity boost as new midwives recruited at Pennine Acute Trust

TWENTY four newly qualified midwives have been successfully recruited to work at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust as part of a huge recruitment drive in maternity services at The Royal Oldham Hospital and North Manchester General Hospital.

22 December 2015
UNITE makes Christmas special for poorly children

REPS from the UNITE union’s Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust branch have thrown a special Christmas party for the poorly children at The Royal Oldham Hospital’s Children’s Department.

21 December 2015
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New paediatric speech and language therapy service offered at Pennine Acute Trust

MORE timely treatment will now be offered to children at The Royal Oldham and North Manchester General Hospitals, who experience feeding, swallowing and communication problems.

17 December 2015
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Charity Maggie’s receives planning permission for Centre in Oldham Maggie’s second cancer support Centre in Greater Manchester

Maggie’s, the charity that provides free practical, emotional and social support for people with cancer and their family and friends, has been granted planning permission to build a new Maggie’s Centre in the grounds of The Royal Oldham Hospital. The Centre, designed by dRMM architects with landscaping by Jinny Blom Landscape Design, is due to open in late 2016.

15 December 2015
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Special Christmas memory trees for babies at North Manchester General Hospital

MEMBERS of the public, patients and staff are being invited to remember a baby that they have lost, via a special Christmas memory tree.

15 December 2015
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Manchester Hospitals join forces to improve care for local residents

The three main hospitals which provide services for the City of Manchester have agreed to look at ways they can work together to provide more effective and efficient care for local people. 

11 December 2015
Misba’s Kilimanjaro climb for poorly children

AN employee at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is using the festive period to help raise money for equipment for poorly children.

09 December 2015
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Pennine Acute Trust aims to put smiles on children’s faces at Christmas

THE Pennine Acute Trust is helping to put smiles on children’s faces this Christmas by taking part in Key 103’s Mission Christmas Appeal

09 December 2015
Dr Jimmy Stuart
Hospital doctors urge public to stay well and avoid A&E this winter

DOCTORS working in the busy A&E departments at North Manchester General Hospital, The Royal Oldham Hospital, Fairfield General Hospital in Bury and the Urgent Care Centre at Rochdale Infirmary are encouraging people to stay away from A&E this winter unless it is an emergency.

08 December 2015
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Teaching the teachers about managing Type 1 diabetes

STAFF at local schools in the Bury and North Manchester areas can now be confident when dealing with any issues surrounding the care of children with diabetes, thanks to a new education programme.

01 December 2015
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Updated Information for Patients

Today's national Industrial action by junior doctors in England has been suspended as the British Medical Association (BMA) reached an agreement with the Government late last night to negotiate further.

01 December 2015