News Archive

Press Releases archive from August 2016
heel wedges web
Zero pressure thanks to innovative heel wedge at North Manchester General Hospital

A NEW bespoke device to stop pressure ulcers from developing on patients’ heels has been devised by staff at Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

26 August 2016
medicines helpline web
Help at hand for Pennine Acute Trust patients with medication queries

PATIENTS who have been treated by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust who have any queries about the medication given to them by the Trust, can now access a specialist medicines helpline.

26 August 2016
physio knees class web
Knees up as physiotherapy class celebrates first birthday at North Manchester General Hospital

PATIENTS at a specialist physiotherapy class have had a knees-up celebrating its first birthday.

25 August 2016
learning disabilities theatres
New treatment on the menu for patients – supporting patients with learning disabilities in theatre at North Manchester General Hospital

THEATRE staff at North Manchester General Hospital are serving up a different kind of facility for patients with learning disabilities – a café style setting within a working operating theatre.

25 August 2016
trauma event
Trauma & Orthopaedics Talk – 9 September

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is inviting staff, patients, the public and its Trust members to a special ‘Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery’ talk at the Education Centre, The Royal Oldham Hospital on Friday 9th September, 2.00 pm – 3.00 pm.

24 August 2016
Sir David Dalton
An open letter from Sir David Dalton, Chief Exec, re Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust's CQC Report

This week marks the start of a new journey for all of us. A journey that I believe will result in our hospitals and community services becoming safe and reliable – and in time, being amongst the best in the country.

22 August 2016
Sir David Dalton
New leadership team at Pennine Acute Hospitals takes action to support staff in driving improvements and safety following CQC inspection

SIR David Dalton, Chief Executive of The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust (PAT), says the Trust will be better, stronger and more determined than ever to drive up improvements following the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) Report so that it becomes one of the best and safest NHS Trusts in the country.

12 August 2016
Infection Prevention
Infection prevention staff at Pennine Acute Trust take part in national NHS Improvement Project

SENIOR nurses at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust are taking part in a national NHS Improvement 90 day project to reduce infection rates in hospitals.

08 August 2016
Sir David Dalton
Response to the MEN story about The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust – 8 August 2016

In April 2016, the Chair and Chief Executive, Jim Potter and Sir David Dalton, of Salford Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust agreed to provide leadership and support to The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust from 1 April 2016. 

08 August 2016
Free Wi-Fi internet access at Pennine Acute Hospitals gets the thumbs up!

PATIENTS and visitors at hospitals run by The Pennine Acute Trust will soon be able to keep in touch with family and friends over the internet following the launch of a free Wi-Fi internet service.

08 August 2016