News Archive

Press Releases archive from February 2021
Construction gets underway on Salford Royal’s £68 million development
Construction gets underway on Salford Royal’s £68 million development

Salford Royal’s ambition to improve care for some of the sickest patients in Greater Manchester took a step closer today (February 22, 2021) with the start of building work at Salford Royal’s new £68million hospital.

22 February 2021
Phil Kalra
More than 10,000 local people taking part in Covid-19 research

More than 10,000 patients, volunteers and NHS staff have taken part in Covid-19 research at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA).

22 February 2021
Shelley King
Coronation Street's Yasmeen encourages local communities to take up Covid vaccine ‘for humanity's' sake

Coronation Street star Shelley King is encouraging Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities across Bury, Oldham, Rochdale and Salford to take up the COVID19 vaccine after receiving her first jab earlier this month.

19 February 2021
6 HV
Getting Help Portal Available for Parents and Carers

A new confidential high tech service has been set up by a joint team of local health and care staff to offer support to parents, carers and children and young people who live in Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale (or are registered with a GP in the area). 

17 February 2021
IPC Video
Keeping you Safe and Secure during your hospital stay

If you’re due to stay at one of our hospitals in Bury, Oldham, Rochdale or Salford as an inpatient or if you have a relative who is due to come in for treatment and stay overnight, you can learn more about what we need you to do when you get here, in our new patient video.

12 February 2021
Cheryl Williams - Biomedical Scientist
International Day of Women and Girls in Science - Meet our Inspirational Women Scientists

It’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science and we’re celebrating the inspirational women scientists working across the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group of hospitals. We’re shining a light on the important work they do, particularly in the fight against COVID-19.

11 February 2021
Libby McManus Chief Nursing Officer NCA
The Royal Oldham Urgent and Emergency Care Services CQC inspection

On Monday 30th November 2020, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) conducted an unannounced inspection of the Emergency Department and urgent and emergency care services at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

10 February 2021
Kelly web
Rochdale Infirmary to feature in video with renowned Manchester poet to mark World Cancer Day

Rochdale Care Organisation is featured in a campaign being launched today, World Cancer Day, which brings cancer doctors, researchers and patients from across Greater Manchester together with Manchester poet Tony Walsh, to highlight our continued commitment to cancer services, despite the on-going pandemic.

04 February 2021
Fiona Murphy web crop
OCL to provide Bereavement, Health and Wellbeing Sessions in partnership with the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group

Oldham Active Communities, part of Oldham Community Leisure (OCL), is providing free online Bereavement, Health and Wellbeing sessions for anyone affected by grief, in partnership with NHS bereavement nurses from the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group.

03 February 2021