News Archive

Press Releases archive from February 2020
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NCA to host free heart failure talk on 26 March in Oldham

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is inviting local residents and NCA group members to a free talk about heart failure on 26 March at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

28 February 2020
North Manchester staff show their commitment to trans inclusion
North Manchester General Hospital staff proud to be flag bearers for inclusivity

North Manchester General Hospital staff showed their support for trans awareness as the organisation marked LGBT History Month with a month of activities designed to support colleagues to be more intentionally inclusive towards all LGBTQ+ people.

28 February 2020
Meet the North Manchester nurses who are giving prisoners hope for a virus free future L-R Marie White, hepatitis testing lead, Sandra Bell, senior clinical assistant and Jayne Bennett, hepatitis specialist nurse
North Manchester General Hospital’s specialist team secures Hep C ‘micro-elimination status’ for three UK prisons

A specialist health team from North Manchester General Hospital has secured hepatitis C ‘micro-elimination status’ for three  prisons where they provide an ‘in-reach’ service.

28 February 2020
Halle at Oasis
World renowned orchestra provides musical oasis at Rochdale Infirmary

The gentle lilt of classical music drifted along the corridors of Rochdale Infirmary yesterday as patients and visitors to the Oasis Unit were treated to a private recital by members of the award winning Hallé Orchestra.

27 February 2020
Fairfield mum Beth and son James
Mum praises outstanding care her son received at Fairfield A&E

Beth Turnpenny, a Consultant in Acute and Respiratory Medicine at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury has praised the care given to her son James after a fall at nursery.

25 February 2020
Toddle For Teddy helps raise vital funds for The Royal Oldham's NICU Ward
'Toddle for Teddy' helps raise vital funds for The Royal Oldham's NICU Ward

The family and friends of a set of premature twins born at The Royal Oldham Hospital have helped raise vital funds for the hospital’s neonatal unit.

21 February 2020
Rochdale
Best in GM as Rochdale’s caring approach frees up vital hospital beds

Rochdale is the best performing area across Greater Manchester for ensuring hundreds of patients are discharged from hospital on time.

20 February 2020
homecare
Pioneering home care service keeping hundreds out of hospital

A visionary new care service is ensuring hundreds of elderly and vulnerable residents receive care and support in their own homes rather than hospital settings

10 February 2020
Raj Jain web
Pennine Acute Hospitals turn major corner after CQC rate Trust as ‘Good’ from ‘Inadequate’ within three years under NCA Group

PENNINE Acute Trust hospitals are now providing safer, more reliable higher standards of care than ever before as confirmed by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) following its latest inspection.

07 February 2020
patient experience talk web
Come and hear how the NCA will continue to deliver first class patient centred care at its hospitals

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is inviting local residents and trust members to a talk about how it will continue to deliver first class patient centred care at its hospitals in Salford, Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester.

05 February 2020
Oldham College art students create brilliant artwork for Children's Ward
Oldham College art students create brilliant artwork for children's ward at The Royal Oldham

Fine Art students from Oldham College have unveiled some fantastic artwork created especially for the Children’s Ward at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

04 February 2020
Cathrine Stanley - Pathway Navigator Team Leader
World Cancer Day 2020 - Pathway Navigators at The Royal Oldham help support patients with cancer

It’s World Cancer Day on 4th February and The Royal Oldham Hospital is marking this important awareness day by highlighting the range of information, support and advice available to patients, should they ever find themselves in the unenviable position of facing a potential cancer diagnosis.

04 February 2020
Mark Taylor web
World Cancer Day - Patient receives cancer-free diagnosis day before his 57th birthday

After surgery at North Manchester General Hospital, colon cancer survivor Mark is celebrating being cancer free this World Cancer Day (4th February).

04 February 2020
text appointments web
NCA hospitals in Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester introduce new hospital reminder appointments by text

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) has launched a new patient online appointment management service at its hospitals in Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester.

03 February 2020
Macmillan Cancer Support
World Cancer Day celebrations at The Royal Oldham

World Cancer Day will take place on 4th February and care organisations across the Northern Care Alliance Group will be hosting activities and events to mark this important awareness day.

03 February 2020