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Press Releases archive from March 2017
North Manchester health partnership wins national award for end of life care

STAFF working within The North Manchester Macmillan Palliative Care Support Service (NMMPCSS) have been recognised for their work with a top International Journal of Palliative Nursing award at a ceremony held at the Royal College of General Practitioners. The Service won the Multidisciplinary Teamwork Award.

31 March 2017
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‘Field to Plate’ food tasting at The Royal Oldham Hospital

VISITORS, staff and patients are invited to a special ‘field to plate’ tasting session on Wednesday 19th April, 10 am – 12 noon, at the Royal Oldham Hospital.

31 March 2017
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Maternity Listening & Action Group appeals for new members

A MATERNITY Listening & Action Group is appealing for new members to represent the interests of women and their families and ensure their views are heard as part of the planning and delivery of maternity care.

22 March 2017
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Blood Counts charity fund launched at The Royal Oldham Hospital

THE Mayor of Oldham Councillor Derek Heffernan joined staff, patients and volunteers at The Royal Oldham Hospital’s haematology unit today (Tuesday 21 March 2017) to officially launch the hospital’s new Blood Counts charity fund.

21 March 2017
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Local NHS leaders mark topping out ceremony at new £5m North Manchester Intermediate Care Unit

A TOPPING out ceremony has been held today to celebrate the start of the roof being installed on the brand new purpose-built 24 bed community Intermediate Care Unit situated in the grounds at North Manchester General Hospital.

20 March 2017
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£1m investment in additional CT scanner at The Royal Oldham to reduce diagnosis time for patients and length of stay

THE Royal Oldham Hospital is to install a new additional state-of-the-art CT scanner which will bring a wide range of benefits to patients and clinicians.

17 March 2017
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Council & NHS pioneering service scoops top health and care award

A Rochdale Borough Council, NHS HMR CCG and Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust partnership has won a major award after their pioneering Intermediate Tier Service was hailed at a coveted national ceremony.

09 March 2017
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Eight new day surgery and operating theatre beds open at Rochdale Infirmary

THE Day Surgery and Operating Theatre Department at Rochdale Infirmary has opened eight new 23 hour post operative beds.

06 March 2017
‘You’re hired!’ Rochdale organisations work together to provide a new ‘apprentice’ workforce for health and social care

ROCHDALE Infirmary has joined forces with the HMR* care collaborative, which includes Rochdale Borough Council, and Hopwood Hall College to provide a new apprentice workforce for health and social care.

06 March 2017
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North Manchester General Hospital needle-free flu vaccine pilot shortlisted for national BMJ award

A CLINICAL team based at North Manchester General Hospital have been shortlisted for a prestigious national British Medical Journal (BMJ) award.

02 March 2017