News Archive

Press Releases archive from May 2020
Dr Ahmad Alomar
Dr Alomar shares his experience of life on the NHS frontline during COVID19 with BBC News

A Syrian refugee doctor based at The Royal Oldham Hospital has shared his experiences of working on the NHS frontline during COVID-19 with BBC News.

26 May 2020
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NCA hospitals in Salford, Oldham, Bury and Rochdale roll out pioneering COVID-19 bio security and infection prevention measures

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is now implementing stringent bio security and infection control measures at its hospitals to ensure patients and staff remain safe as we start to return services to normal.

22 May 2020
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Professional footballer says ‘thanks’ to local NHS heroes

Matthew James, a professional footballer who plays for Leicester city has donated two therapy tilt in space chairs worth £2000 to Fairfield General Hospital.

20 May 2020
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Renowned poet pens moving ‘swansong’ tribute to NHS end of life care team

An internationally-renowned poet has penned a moving tribute to the NHS, inspired by the caring and compassionate end of life care team at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group.

14 May 2020
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Nurses Day, 12 May – 144 aspirant nurses join NCA

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is celebrating International Nurses Day on 12 May, and 144 aspirant nurses (student nurses in their final six months of training) are joining the celebration for the first time.

12 May 2020
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Manchester City FC fan helps raise funds for The Royal Oldham Hospital

A visually-impaired Manchester City FC fan from Rochdale has been fundraising for The Royal Oldham Hospital to say thank you to NHS staff for the amazing job they are doing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

11 May 2020
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Knitters needed to help comfort patients

Knitters are needed to help create comforting teddy bears for patients and their loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic.

11 May 2020
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Panda Unit creates fun character PPE visors to reassure young patients

Staff working in the children’s Panda Unit at Salford Royal have come up with an innovative way to reassure young patients during the COVID pandemic.

07 May 2020
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THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group is paying tribute to its midwives today as they continue to deliver babies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group is paying tribute to its midwives today as they continue to deliver babies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

05 May 2020
Brendan - 600th Covid patient to recover and be discharged from hospital
Brendan is our 600th COVID-19 patient to recover and be discharged from hospital

Brendan Caffery, 52, from Blackley is the 600th patient to be successfully treated and discharged from the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group.

04 May 2020
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Recovery Rooms introduced at Salford, Oldham, Bury and Rochdale hospitals to support staff wellbeing during COVID-19 pandemic

RECOVERY rooms, sometimes called ‘wobble rooms,’ have been launched by the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA), to support staff health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

01 May 2020