News Archive

Press Releases archive from March 2018
Andy Burnham & Mary Molloy (Patient)
Mayor of Greater Manchester opens new £5m intermediate care unit for North Manchester

A new purpose-built £5m intermediate care unit has officially opened today by the Mayor of Greater Manchester located on the grounds of North Manchester General Hospital to provide support and rehabilitation to patients needing additional support between a stay in hospital and returning home.

22 March 2018
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Calling time on chemotherapy at The Royal Oldham Hospital

A BREAST cancer patient at The Royal Oldham Hospital has called time on her chemotherapy treatment by ringing a special bell installed at the hospital’s Victoria Breast Care Unit.

20 March 2018
Tracey Dixon and Audrey Guy web
The Royal Oldham Hospital Gynaecology Macmillan nurses are starting to ‘make noise’ for ovarian cancer awareness month

THE Royal Oldham Hospital gynaecology Macmillan nurses will be spreading the word about the symptoms of ovarian cancer for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month this March.

14 March 2018
"The Ultimate Guide to Sepsis : the Silent Killer" - 22nd March 2018

On Thursday 22nd March 2018, The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free talk on ‘Sepsis’ at The Royal Oldham Hospital.   Local people can find out more about the potentially life-threatening condition sepsis at a free public talk.

14 March 2018
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Parents of North Manchester General Hospital theatre nurse create memorial rug for Manchester Arena attack

THE parents of a theatre practitioner at North Manchester General Hospital have created a lasting memorial to those caught up in the Manchester Arena terror attack in 2017.

07 March 2018
Sir David Dalton
CQC finds new leadership at Pennine Acute Trust are turning things around with significant improvement across all its hospitals

A REPORT published today (1 March 2018) by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found that significant improvements have been made across every hospital run by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust since its last inspection in 2016, with 70% of the aspects of the services inspected now rated as either ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’.

01 March 2018