News Archive

Press Releases archive from September 2019
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First ‘Self Care’ Hub in the North West opens at Rochdale Infirmary

On Friday 27 September, the Mayor of Rochdale (Councillor Billy Sheerin) officially launched the Heywood Middleton and Rochdale (HMR) Self Care Hub, at Rochdale Infirmary.

30 September 2019
PM visit   Boris Johnson
North Manchester General Hospital welcome Prime Minister and Health Secretary visit

On Sunday 29 September, staff at our North Manchester General Hospital welcomed a visit by the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, and Health Secretary, Matt Hancock.

30 September 2019
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NCA Chief Exec Raj Jain’s pic and story are part of a celebratory Black History Month art exhibition at the Lowry

An award-winning photographer is sharing the stories of Salford’s black, Asian and minority ethnic communities through an exhibition at The Lowry marking Black History Month.

26 September 2019
Speech Therapist, Barbara Rossington works with Oldham Athletic to support fans with communication difficulties
Royal Oldham Speech Therapist works with Oldham Athletic to support fans with communication difficulties

A Speech Therapist at The Royal Oldham Hospital has been working in partnership with Oldham Athletic Community Trust (OACT) to support football fans with communication difficulties by designing and introducing a communication symbols page, which will now be a regular feature in their match day programmes.

25 September 2019
Vascular Disease Team at The Royal Oldham Hospital
Vascular patients invited to public and patient forum event at The Royal Oldham Hospital

Patients in Greater Manchester are being invited to come along to a Public and Patient Forum event being hosted by the vascular team at The Royal Oldham Hospital, focussing on a range of common vascular conditions.

25 September 2019
Scouts and Beavers visit to The Royal Oldham Hospital
99th Oldham Scouts and Beavers Visit The Royal Oldham Hospital

Scouts and beavers from the 99th Oldham Compass Scouts’ group in Chadderton brought kindness and cheer to patients in The Royal Oldham Hospital when they made a special visit to meet patients and present them with get well soon cards and chocolate.

25 September 2019
Billy's Bay launched in the A&E Department at The Royal Oldham
Billy's Bay launched in the A&E department at The Royal Oldham Hospital

The family of a patient who sadly passed away 9 years ago following a car crash in Royton, Oldham have given back to The Royal Oldham Hospital in a very special way by fundraising over £40,000 to buy life-saving equipment for the hospital’s A&E department.

23 September 2019
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‘Robbie the robot’ helps to reduce hospital admissions in Rochdale

A new virtual consultation system, piloted for use by the Bury and Rochdale Care Organisation, dubbed ‘Robbie the robot’, is helping residents in a Rochdale care home avoid hospital admissions.

18 September 2019
BBC Junior Doctors
Our Salford Junior Doctors hit the BBC!

We are excited to announce that Salford Care Organisation will shortly be appearing on the BBC’s Junior Doctors series.

17 September 2019
Staff in the neonatal unit with the breast pumps for loan
Breast Pump Loan Service launched for mums of premature babies born at North Manchester General Hospital

Having breast pumps to loan to parents is one of the ways staff on the Neonatal Unit at North Manchester General Hospital are helping mums to breastfeed.

13 September 2019
Japan delegation at Rochdale Infirmary
From the land of the rising sun to the birthplace of cooperation

A leading delegation from the Japanese government came to Rochdale Infirmary as part of a visit to Rochdale Borough Council to discover how its award-winning adult care policies are improving the lives of local residents.

11 September 2019
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Coronary Care Unit scoop SCAPE accreditation

The Coronary Care Unit at North Manchester General Hospital is celebrating after receiving a SCAPE award.

09 September 2019
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Northern Care Alliance NHS Group Celebrates Inspirational & Innovative Women

Eleven pioneering women working across the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group have been highlighted by the Northern Health Science Alliance for making their mark on the world of innovation – particularly in health science. Following a call on social media for nominations, more than 300 inspirational women’s profiles were submitted to Northern Health Science Alliance as part of its #NorthInnovationWomen campaign, which was also part of its work in connection with International Women’s Day.

05 September 2019
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Oldham, Bury & Rochdale, and North Manchester care organisation staff, take to their bikes to support Organ Donation Week

NORTHERN Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) staff from the Oldham, Bury & Rochdale, and North Manchester care organisations, are getting on their bikes to cycle the route that donated organs take from The Royal Oldham Hospital to Manchester Royal Infirmary (MRI) for life-saving operations as part of the #jointhejourney campaign.

05 September 2019
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Patients asked to nominate their hospital & healthcare heroes in the Northern Care Alliance staff awards

SALFORD Royal, The Royal Oldham Hospital, Fairfield General Hospital, Rochdale Infirmary, North Manchester General Hospital and their community healthcare services are asking the public to nominate their NHS heroes as part of an annual staff awards event.

04 September 2019
Nicola Firth - Royal Oldham Director of Nursing and Interim Chief Officer
New Chief Officers appointed at Oldham and North Manchester Care Orgs

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) has appointed new Chief Officers for two care organisations within the group.

02 September 2019
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NCA’s cutting edge Data Science Team is first of its kind in the North

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) has introduced a new cutting edge Data Science Team to help improve patient care, the first team in the North of England, and one of only a handful of teams in the country.

02 September 2019