A NEW Greater Manchester Endoscopy Modular Unit based at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury has begun treating its first patients.
A ballroom dancer who is battling an aggressive blood cancer has donated £2,000 to Salford Royal’s haematology unit after inspiring his friends to take on a 14-hour walk to the world famous Blackpool Tower Ballroom.
THE first patients to be vaccinated at the new Greater Manchester NHS Vaccination Centre have spoken of their “relief” to be getting the life-saving jab.
ONE of the first seven Covid-19 Vaccination Centres in the country will open and begin vaccinating the public and healthcare staff for Greater Manchester on Monday (11 January).
Patients over the age of 80 attending their scheduled outpatients appointments at Rochdale Infirmary became the first people in Greater Manchester to receive the new Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine this week, after the hospital’s Pharmacy team took delivery of the vaccine on Monday (4 January).
A green light has been given to a £28million four-storey extension to the main hospital site building at The Royal Oldham Hospital.
Northern Care Alliance NHS Group Chief Executive Raj Jain has paid tribute to our well-known and well-regarded friend and colleague Professor Donal O’Donoghue following the sad news of his death.
Two of the Northern Care Alliance (NCA) NHS Group’s nurses have been honoured in the New Year’s Honours list 2021 to recognise their tremendous roles throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Greater Manchester Surgical Cancer Hub has been shortlisted for the prestigious ‘Local Covid-19 Response Partnership Award’ at the HSJ Partnership Awards 2021.
Visiting is suspended with immediate effect and until further notice.
Christmas is a busy time for the Northern Care Alliance’s four Emergency Departments including the A&E at The Royal Oldham Hospital.
THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) – the local NHS organisation that runs hospitals and community healthcare services in Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and Salford – has announced the appointment of its new Chair.
Salford Royal’s first Colorectal robotic surgery took place successfully this week. Using the Da Vinci Xi system, surgeons operate a robot as a tool to perform complex surgical procedures.
THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group which operates hospitals and community services in Salford, Oldham, Bury and Rochdale has been shortlisted for three national healthcare awards.
The ‘Care this Christmas’ video has been put together by NorthCare Charity to help raise morale among Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) staff and patients across Bury, Oldham, Rochdale and Salford over the festive period.
The laundry team at The Royal Oldham Hospital are celebrating after scooping a prestigious laundry industry award at this year’s Laundry and Dry Cleaning Awards 2020.
SALFORD Royal hospital, part of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA), has today started to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine to Greater Manchester patients, local care home staff, and NHS frontline staff today, in a first positive step towards normality for the region’s communities.
NorthCare Charity has teamed up with a window artist to create colourful festive scenes at the entrance to all four Northern Care Alliance (NCA) NHS Group hospitals as a thank you to all staff and patients.
THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is lighting up its hospitals in Salford, Oldham, Bury and Rochdale to mark national Grief Awareness Week, which runs from 2 to 8 December 2020.
Salford Royal, part of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA), has become the first hospital to adopt a new and secure medical communications system.
More than £300,000 worth of improvements will be made across the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) to benefit the wellbeing of staff, patients and visitors thanks to funding from NHS Charities Together.
People in Oldham, Rochdale, Tameside and Bury can help to save more lives during the Covid-19 pandemic by getting involved in vaccine research.
An internationally important research study is looking to improve the use of antibiotics for patients with Covid-19 at risk of sepsis.
THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is delighted to announce that its Freedom to Speak Up team and its Inclusion Centre of Excellence team have both been shortlisted for national 2020 HSJ Awards.
A scientific innovation by a group of 25 specialist staff has led to a prestigious national award for the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group.
AN amazing COVID-19 recovery story unfolded today at the Rochdale Infirmary Floyd Unit when Oldham patient Gary Dissington was finally discharged home to his family.
Staff across our hospitals have been working incredibly hard to manage the increased number of patients with Covid in our hospitals alongside providing routine care.
This week heralded a new digital era for wound management patients across Greater Manchester.
GPs and community healthcare staff in Oldham are now talking to respiratory patients via their TV screens, as part of new trial.
The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) which runs hospitals in Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and Salford is seeking to reassure patients that the group’s hospital and community sites remain safe and secure for staff, patients and visitors, despite rising COVID-19 infections in the community.