News Archive

Press Releases archive from July 2016
maggies ground breaking
Construction commences at new Maggie’s Oldham Centre built within the grounds of The Royal Oldham Hospital

Maggie’s, the charity that provides free practical, emotional and social support for people with cancer and their family and friends, is celebrating as construction has now officially commenced at its new Centre built in the grounds of The Royal Oldham Hospital which will be named ‘Maggie’s Oldham, The Sir Norman Stoller Centre’. The Building is Maggie’s second in the Greater Manchester area.

27 July 2016
infectious diseases talk
Infectious diseases talk – 2 August

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is inviting staff, patients, the public and its Trust members to attend a free talk on ‘infectious diseases’ on Tuesday 2nd August, 2pm – 3pm at the Post-Graduate Centre, North Manchester General Hospital.

27 July 2016
Sir David Dalton
Statement from the Improvement Board for The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

It is recognised that for the Trust to make our services sustainable and robust for the future and to further support our staff, it requires the engagement and support of other organisations to look at a system-wide response and longer-term solutions.

26 July 2016
World breastfeeding awareness 2016
Hospitals at Pennine Acute Trust celebrate World Breastfeeding Awareness Week 1 to 7 August 2016

THE infant feeding team at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust are celebrating World Breastfeeding Awareness Week with information stands and advice for new mums and mothers-to-be.

26 July 2016
volunteers admissions
Trust celebrates as two long serving volunteers say farewell

TWO long serving volunteers who have dedicated a staggering 55 years of combined service at The Royal Oldham Hospital have finally decided to call it a day.

20 July 2016
LofFwindow crop
The Royal Oldham Hospital League of Friends donate stunning artwork to G1 discharge unit

A STUNNING piece of artwork is transporting patients to sunnier climes on ward G1 discharge unit at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

18 July 2016
whose shoes
New and expectant mothers, and their families invited to tell us what you think of Maternity Services

NORTH Manchester General Hospital is holding a ‘Whose Shoes’ engagement event on Monday 25 July which is open to new and expectant mothers and their families, and those who have experience of using Maternity Services at the hospital.

15 July 2016
Trust leads the way with UKs first NHS use of hand held pain relief treatment

PATIENTS at hospitals run by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust are the first NHS patients in the UK to be able to self administer a new pain relieving drug (Sufentanil) via a hand held device (Zalviso).

13 July 2016
end of life care event
Palliative & End of Life Care ‘One Chance to Get It Right’- 19 July

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is inviting staff, patients, the public and its Trust members to attend a free talk on ‘Palliative and End of Life Care.’

12 July 2016
Patient safety award win
North Manchester Crisis Response Service wins national Patient Safety Award

THE Pennine Acute Trust’s Community Crisis Response Service in North Manchester has won the ‘Improving Safety in Primary Care’ award at this year’s national Patient Safety Awards.

07 July 2016
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Community Cafe at Rochdale Infirmary Looking for Volunteers to Help Run It

A CAFE which opened at Rochdale Infirmary last year is asking for volunteers to come and help run the thriving business.

06 July 2016