Press Release Archive

Press Releases archive from February 2016
PALS team
New easy access PALS rolled out at Pennine Acute

PATIENTS and relatives being cared for at services run by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust now have improved access to advice and information following the launch of a new front of house Patient Advice and Liaison Service (PALS).

22 February 2016
Critical Care
Patients to benefit from new integrated critical care service at North Manchester General Hospital

PATIENTS are to benefit from a new enhanced integrated critical care service and equipment at North Manchester General Hospital following hundreds of thousands of pounds of investment.

22 February 2016
Staff awards
Trust response to media reports on our Staff Awards

We would like to clarify the facts and reassure the public and the communities we serve about how our staff awards have been funded.

18 February 2016
Electric bed frames
Patients and staff benefit from 400 new electric bed frames

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has purchased 400 new electric profiling bed frames, to replace old non-electric bed frames it has been advised to replace.

17 February 2016
Free talk on living with asthma – the causes, symptoms and treatment

On Wednesday 9th March 2016, The Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust will be hosting a free talk on asthma, with Dianne Cook, lead advanced paediatric nurse practitioner and Helen Balyski, respiratory emergency nurse, at the Post Graduate Centre, North Manchester General Hospital.

17 February 2016
Visitors Policy
Trust listens to patients and relatives with new open hospital visiting policy

PATIENTS, relatives and staff have given the thumbs up to extended and more flexible patient visiting hours which have been introduced at hospitals run by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

17 February 2016
Families invited to special remembrance service commemorating Rochdale babies

FAMILIES who have faced either stillbirth or losing their babies shortly after birth are being invited to a special service of remembrance at Dearnley Methodist Church, New Road, Dearnley OL15 8PL.

17 February 2016
pride in pennine logo
New £9m local partnership will see neighbourhood health and care teams better ‘in touch’ with people.

A £9m contract to deliver a range of community health and care services through integrated teams across Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale has been awarded to The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust as the lead provider working in collaboration with local partner agencies.

15 February 2016
Junior Doctors Strike 300
Junior Doctors' National Strike 10 February: Public told to come to hospital appointments as usual unless advised otherwise

PATIENTS with appointments on the day of the national junior doctors’ strike on Wed 10th February, at hospitals run by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, are being told to come into hospital as planned unless they have already been advised not to do so.

09 February 2016
Janice McGrory
Pennine Acute Trust appoints new dementia nurse consultant

AS part of its quality improvement plan, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has appointed a new Dementia Nurse Consultant post to take the operational and strategic lead for the delivery of specialist dementia expertise across its hospitals and community services.

05 February 2016
ENT web
Easier to navigate services thanks to new provider partnership

A £110 million deal to deliver services to patients in Heywood Middleton and Rochdale for the next five years has been signed, which will see four service providers working in true partnership for the first time.

05 February 2016