News Archive

Press Releases archive from December 2020
Cath and Wendy
British Empire Medal honours Cath and Wendy’s COVID-19 work

Two of the Northern Care Alliance (NCA) NHS Group’s nurses have been honoured in the New Year’s Honours list 2021 to recognise their tremendous roles throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.  

30 December 2020
GM Cancer hub shortlisted for COVID-19 award

The Greater Manchester Surgical Cancer Hub has been shortlisted for the prestigious ‘Local Covid-19 Response Partnership Award’ at the HSJ Partnership Awards 2021.

23 December 2020
Dr Chris Brooks, Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Medical Officer
Emergency Care at The Royal Oldham Hospital – NCA asks public to #HelpUsHelpYou

Christmas is a busy time for the Northern Care Alliance’s four Emergency Departments including the A&E at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

21 December 2020
Prof M Luger
New Chair appointed for the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) – the local NHS organisation that runs hospitals and community healthcare services in Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and Salford – has announced the appointment of its new Chair.

21 December 2020
First colorectal robotic surgery takes place
First colorectal robotic surgery takes place

Salford Royal’s first Colorectal robotic surgery took place successfully this week. Using the Da Vinci Xi system, surgeons operate a robot as a tool to perform complex surgical procedures.

18 December 2020
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Local hospital group shortlisted for three national HSJ Partnership Awards

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group which operates hospitals and community services in Salford, Oldham, Bury and Rochdale has been shortlisted for three national healthcare awards.

16 December 2020
Care this Christmas
A singer, ex-international footballer, bishop and 130 school children among those who thank Greater Manchester NHS staff in new charity video

The ‘Care this Christmas’ video has been put together by NorthCare Charity to help raise morale among Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) staff and patients across Bury, Oldham, Rochdale and Salford over the festive period.

11 December 2020
Royal Oldham Hospital laundry team scoop prestigious national award
Royal Oldham Hospital laundry team scoop prestigious national award

The laundry team at The Royal Oldham Hospital are celebrating after scooping a prestigious laundry industry award at this year’s Laundry and Dry Cleaning Awards 2020.

10 December 2020
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Salford Royal hospital hub vaccinates first patients in GM as part of NHS’s biggest ever vaccination programme

SALFORD Royal hospital, part of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA), has today started to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine to Greater Manchester patients, local care home staff, and NHS frontline staff today, in a first positive step towards normality for the region’s communities.

08 December 2020
North Care Xmas Window art
Artist decorates NCA hospital entrance windows with stunning festive visuals thanks to NorthCare Charity

NorthCare Charity has teamed up with a window artist to create colourful festive scenes at the entrance to all four Northern Care Alliance (NCA) NHS Group hospitals as a thank you to all staff and patients.

01 December 2020
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NCA hospitals light up for Grief Awareness Week

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is lighting up its hospitals in Salford, Oldham, Bury and Rochdale to mark national Grief Awareness Week, which runs from 2 to 8 December 2020.

01 December 2020