News Archive

Press Releases archive from August 2020
ohn Llewellyn, Director of Digital, Northern Care Alliance
Greater Manchester Digital Platform goes live with first pilots to support two-way flow of health and social care information

A next-generation digital platform which joins up health, care and community, is supporting the sharing of public sector data across Greater Manchester.

26 August 2020
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Youngsters ask the public to help protect their loved ones by reminding them that COVID-19 safety is ‘In Our Hands’

Young relatives of staff working for Northern Care Alliance NHS Group are reminding the public how important it is for everyone to stick to the COVID19 safety guidelines, as part of a new campaign launched this week.

25 August 2020
LGBT Pride Week 2020
NCA LGBT Pride Week 2020

NCA Chief Executive, Raj Jain has issued a message to all NCA staff about LGBT Pride Week 2020.

24 August 2020
Leona uniform web
NCA corona hero nurse to switch on Blackpool Illuminations 2020

A NURSE dubbed the ‘Angel form the North” who works for the Northern Care Alliance at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury, part of the NCA’s Bury & Rochdale Care Organisation, will switch on this year’s Blackpool Illuminations, alongside some other covid heroes.

21 August 2020
Heather - chair of nursing
Northern Care Alliance and University of Salford appoint first Chair of Nursing

Professor Heather Iles-Smith has been appointed as the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group and the University of Salford’s inaugural Chair of Nursing.

17 August 2020
Governor Elections 2020
NCA Governor Elections 2020 - Would you like to be a Governor?

The Northern Care Alliance brings together four local hospitals in Oldham, Salford, Bury and Rochdale and the Group is looking for dedicated Trust Members who are passionate about health and social care to join their Council of Governors.

12 August 2020
Children Unit appeal for play items
Royal Oldham Children's Unit appeal for play items

The Play Team at The Royal Oldham Hospital are asking everyone to support the Children’s Unit and our other children’s services by donating a range of play items to help keep our youngest patients entertained during their stay on our wards.

11 August 2020
Triple SCAPE Accreditation for Northern Care Alliance Teams
Triple SCAPE Accreditation for Northern Care Alliance Teams

Three Northern Care Alliance NHS Group teams are celebrating after achieving SCAPE accreditation.

06 August 2020
World Breastfeeding Week 2020
World Breastfeeding Week 2020 - Mums encouraged to seek breastfeeding support during COVID-19 pandemic

It’s World Breastfeeding Week 2020 and midwives and nurses across the Northern Care Alliance NHS group are promoting the many benefits of breastfeeding with mums.

06 August 2020
Royal Oldham expansion
Milestone reached on The Royal Oldham Hospital £28m expansion

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group and its partners are celebrating a major milestone in its plans to provide The Royal Oldham Hospital with a £28million extension.

06 August 2020
IPC Safety Officer
COVID-19: New infection prevention and control safety officers introduced at Salford, Oldham, Bury and Rochdale hospitals

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) has introduced pioneering new infection prevention and control safety officers at its hospitals in Salford, Oldham, Bury and Rochdale in a bid to keep its hospitals and community services safe from COVID-19.

05 August 2020
The CURE
Patients offered free support to tackle tobacco addiction while in hospital

Patients across Salford, Oldham, Bury and Rochdale borough will be offered specialist support to manage tobacco addiction when they are admitted to hospital.

03 August 2020