Salford Royal’s ambition to improve care for some of the sickest patients in Greater Manchester took a step closer today (February 22, 2021) with the start of building work at Salford Royal’s new £68million hospital.
More than 10,000 patients, volunteers and NHS staff have taken part in Covid-19 research at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA).
Coronation Street star Shelley King is encouraging Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities across Bury, Oldham, Rochdale and Salford to take up the COVID19 vaccine after receiving her first jab earlier this month.
A new confidential high tech service has been set up by a joint team of local health and care staff to offer support to parents, carers and children and young people who live in Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale (or are registered with a GP in the area).
If you’re due to stay at one of our hospitals in Bury, Oldham, Rochdale or Salford as an inpatient or if you have a relative who is due to come in for treatment and stay overnight, you can learn more about what we need you to do when you get here, in our new patient video.
It’s International Day of Women and Girls in Science and we’re celebrating the inspirational women scientists working across the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group of hospitals. We’re shining a light on the important work they do, particularly in the fight against COVID-19.
On Monday 30th November 2020, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) conducted an unannounced inspection of the Emergency Department and urgent and emergency care services at The Royal Oldham Hospital.
Rochdale Care Organisation is featured in a campaign being launched today, World Cancer Day, which brings cancer doctors, researchers and patients from across Greater Manchester together with Manchester poet Tony Walsh, to highlight our continued commitment to cancer services, despite the on-going pandemic.
Oldham Active Communities, part of Oldham Community Leisure (OCL), is providing free online Bereavement, Health and Wellbeing sessions for anyone affected by grief, in partnership with NHS bereavement nurses from the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group.
NHS teams across the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group and Greater Manchester will be coming together to celebrate LGBT History Month this February.
NCA Hospitals have cared for and safely discharged over 3,000 coronavirus patients
Following this week’s announcement by the Government that more than 100,000 people have sadly lost their lives to Covid-19, staff at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) which runs four hospitals and community healthcare services in Salford, Bury, Oldham and Rochdale, employing around 20,000 staff, will be observing a one minute silence today at 1pm (Thursday 28 January).
Construction work will start next month on Salford Royal’s new £68million hospital to support the organisation in its role as the major trauma centre for Greater Manchester and the hub site for emergency General Surgery for the North West of Manchester.
A father-of-two, who had to learn to walk again after an ear infection left him with an uncommon brain injury, will take on a 300-mile charity run to thank the NHS staff that ‘saved his life’.
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.