News Archive

Press Releases archive from July 2020
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New Covid-19 measures for Greater Manchester

New measures were announced by the government on Thursday 30 July to help reduce the spread of COVID-19.

31 July 2020
Play your part in stopping the spread of Coronavirus

People in Oldham are being asked to stick to tough Coronavirus restrictions to help protect themselves, their friends and their families.

28 July 2020
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Visitor Policy – NCA continues to suspend visiting to protect our patients, staff and local communities

Visiting patients in our hospitals continues to be suspended and will remain so until further notice to help protect our patients, staff and the general public. This applies to our Salford, Oldham, Bury & Rochdale Care Organisations.

27 July 2020
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Northern Care Alliance Hospitals shortlisted for five HSJ Patient Safety Awards

Teams across the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group are celebrating after being shortlisted for five Health Service Journal (HSJ) patient safety awards.

21 July 2020
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Top ten tips for talking launched to help close early years speech and language gap

Families across Greater Manchester are being supported with the launch of new resources to help parents and communities with developing their child’s speech and language skills. 

17 July 2020
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Greater Manchester Digital Platform gathers pace, procuring more tech solutions to join up health, social care and community

The drive to develop the Greater Manchester Digital Platform to transform public services, using state-of-the-art technology, is gathering momentum.

15 July 2020
Parentline offering Text Health Advice

The Health Visiting and School Nursing Team at Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale have identified a gap in the system for parents and carers with children aged 0 – 19 years. 

15 July 2020
Prof Andrew Rowland
Act now on female genital mutilation – research makes case for independent commissioner

Fewer than 500 Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Protection Orders have been made in England and Wales between their introduction in April 2015 and September 2019.

14 July 2020
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NCA patients take part in life-saving Covid-19 research

Staff at the Northern Care Alliance (NCA) have hailed the success of research that’s seen a life-saving treatment for seriously-ill hospital patients with Covid-19 being brought into use across the UK.

14 July 2020
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Oldham mum celebrates lockdown baby’s safe arrival by thanking her ‘angels without wings’

A first time mum has paid tribute to the team on the maternity unit at The Royal Oldham Hospital after her baby boy arrived into the world on International Day of the Midwife, in the midst of the Covid19 pandemic lockdown.

08 July 2020
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Healthwatch Oldham Survey - Share your views on COVID 19

Healthwatch Oldham have launched their latest survey and they're looking for your feedback on your health and social care experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.

08 July 2020
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Help our NHS COVID-19 heroes by acting responsibly when pubs re-open and only come to A&E in a genuine emergency

The NHS celebrates its 72nd birthday on Sunday 5 July, and many local pubs and restaurants will have already opened.

03 July 2020
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Message from Chief Executive Raj Jain - Celebrating NHS72 and thank you

When I look back on how our organisation has responded to the pandemic and coped over the past few months, I do so with an immense sense of pride.

03 July 2020
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Meet the volunteers making a difference at Rochdale Infirmary

Volunteering in the NHS is something that anyone with spare time on their hands could consider doing.

03 July 2020
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Chief Nursing Officer for the NCA appointed

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) has confirmed the appointment of Libby McManus from The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Kings Lynn NHS Foundation Trust as its new Chief Nurse.

02 July 2020
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Northern Care Alliance says thank you to our long serving staff, ahead of NHS72 celebration

AS the NHS celebrates its 72nd birthday on 5 July, the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group is saying thank you to all its staff for their hard work and dedication, but particularly to those who have worked for many years in the NHS.

02 July 2020
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Thank you for your donations!

As we celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the NHS on July 5 – we wanted to mark the momentous occasion by giving a heartfelt ‘thank you’ to every local business, national organisation, school,  community group, religious organisation, member of staff and individual who has made donations to the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group during the Covid pandemic.

01 July 2020