News Archive

Press Releases archive from February 2017
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Rochdale Infirmary specialist nurse wins prestigious national award

A HEART failure specialist nurse covering Rochdale Infirmary and Fairfield General Hospital has won a prestigious national award.

28 February 2017
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Artwork by Waterhead Academy students goes on display at The Royal Oldham Hospital

A group of Year 11 GCSE Art Students from Waterhead Academy in Oldham have created a fantastic piece of artwork to brighten up the main corridor at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

23 February 2017
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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 Rochdale Infirmary’s Wolstenholme Intermediate Care Unit.

23 February 2017
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£500,000 investment in specialist radiology room at North Manchester General Hospital

PATIENTS are set to benefit from better quality images and reduced radiation dose as a result of a £500,000 investment in a specialist radiology room at North Manchester General Hospital.

23 February 2017
Fairfield General Hospital A&E - Joint Statement

Recent rumours of changing the status of the A&E Department at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury are false.

22 February 2017
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Team effort to raise funds for The Royal Oldham Hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

MEMBERS of the local community teamed together to support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

21 February 2017
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Family continue fundraising effort for children’s ward at North Manchester General Hospital

A FAMILY from Blackley are continuing in their efforts to put smiles on children’s faces by donating toys to the children’s ward at North Manchester General Hospital.

21 February 2017
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Grateful family provide comfort for relatives on The Royal Oldham Hospital's G2 ward

THE family of a patient have said thank you to The Royal Oldham Hospital with a generous donation.

21 February 2017
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“Building a positive future”: £30m of new investment in frontline services to support Pennine Acute’s staff on improvement journey

SIR David Dalton, Chief Executive of The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, has announced to staff this week that over £30m of new funding has been secured to invest in frontline services, to support staff and to help pay for hundreds more doctors and nurses.

16 February 2017
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Kids broadcast over Roch Valley hospital radio at Pennine Acute Trust

CHILDREN from Pike Fold Community Primary School near North Manchester General Hospital will be broadcasting over Roch Valley hospital radio on Wednesday 15 February.

14 February 2017
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Rochdale Infirmary’s Urgent Care Centre is meeting the needs of patients and a new joint pilot is set to improve things further

THE local NHS in Rochdale is bucking the trend in urgent care waiting times by collaborating and providing innovative services, helping patients access the care they need across the borough.

09 February 2017
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2017: Where we are and where we are going – a patient and public event

On Wednesday 1st March 2017, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a talk on ‘Inflammatory Bowel Disease’. The event will give delegates the opportunity to learn more about Inflammatory Bowel Disease and the clinical service provided for patients at Pennine Acute Hospitals.

06 February 2017
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Swan end of life care model launches at Pennine Acute Trust

THE Swan end of life care model has launched today (Friday 03 February) at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

03 February 2017