Latest Press Releases

Press Releases
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Northern Care Alliance Governor Elections 2019

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group Council of Governors Elections open on 16 July.

15 July 2019
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The Royal Oldham Hospital hosts summer BBQ for staff and local partners

STAFF at The Royal Oldham Hospital put on a summer BBQ event to give community health and social care staff who have recently transferred employment from Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust into the Northern Care Alliance NHS (NCA) Group a warm welcome.

12 July 2019
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Northern Care Alliance tops England research table

More patients than ever before have taken part in research at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) to improve NHS care and treatment.

10 July 2019
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Hospital to honour nurses involved in historic birth of world’s first IVF baby

THE Royal Oldham Hospital has agreed to work with Oldham Council and local partners to commission a new commemorative plaque to honour two nurses who played pivotal roles in the birth of the first IVF baby, Louise Brown.

04 July 2019
Oldham Health Check extends to mental health
New Safe Haven for adults in crisis launched in Oldham

A new crisis care mental health service for adults, called a Safe Haven, was officially opened in Oldham providing out of hours, overnight support in a comfortable environment.

01 July 2019
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Important information regarding the provision of community healthcare services

From Monday 1st July 2019, the following community healthcare services will be provided in your area by Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust as part of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) and its local integrated health teams.

01 July 2019
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Bury's heart health heroes to represent North West in NHS Parliamentary Awards

A partnership between health commissioners, hospital, community and GP services in Bury has been announced as one of 10 North-West champions for the prestigious NHS Parliamentary Awards.

27 June 2019
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$6M programme to tackle cognitive decline after stroke

Stroke specialists are to begin a $6M programme aimed at preventing cognitive decline after stroke.

27 June 2019
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New blood testing equipment introduced at NCA

Eight new pieces of blood testing equipment have been introduced in the Radiology, Maxillofacial and Day Services units across the Oldham, Bury & Rochdale and North Manchester Care Organisations at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group.

25 June 2019
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SWAN end of life Girlguiding comfort bags recognised by the Queen

Congratulations to Girlguiding Greater Manchester West who work so hard making up comfort bags for relatives staying with our end of life patients in our hospitals in Salford, Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester.

20 June 2019
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Pharmacy Talk – 20th June 2019

The Royal Oldham Hospital is inviting local residents and trust members to join them for a free talk to find out more about the Pharmacy service.

13 June 2019
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NCA chief exec goes back to the floor at Salford Royal for national Volunteers Week

RAJ Jain, chief executive officer at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA), has been working shoulder to shoulder with volunteers at Salford Royal Hospital today.

07 June 2019
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Star volunteers recognised at Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester hospitals

TO celebrate national Volunteers Week (1 to 7 June) the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) has awarded special Volunteer Star awards to its star volunteers at hospitals in Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester.

07 June 2019
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Join Us for Our Christie Open Day and Tour

The Royal Oldham Hospital is inviting local residents and trust members to join them for a free open day and behind the scenes tour of The Christie at Oldham.

30 May 2019
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Chief exec thanks dedicated staff who have given hearts and souls to 40 years NHS service

THE chief executive of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA), Raj Jain, has thanked 60 staff for hitting the 40 years’ service mark, working at hospitals in Salford, Oldham, Bury, Rochdale, North Manchester and community services.

29 May 2019
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Chief Nurse makes first gold and silver awards for nursing and midwifery excellence

THE Group Chief Nursing Officer at The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA), Elaine Inglesby-Burke CBE, has honoured two nurses and two midwives by awarding them gold and silver awards for excellence.

28 May 2019
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More Greater Manchester mothers in preterm labour now being offered treatment to reduce chance of their baby developing cerebral palsy

Mums-to-be in Greater Manchester are now being offered a new treatment to help reduce the chance of their preterm babies developing cerebral palsy.

24 May 2019
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New digital assessment for Venous Thromboembolis (VTE) to launch at NCA

PATIENTS admitted to hospitals at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) in Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester will benefit from improved assessment for suspected blood clots.

23 May 2019
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Chief of People appointed at Northern Care Alliance NHS Group

Nicky Hill from Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust has been appointed to the new Executive Director role of Chief of People for the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group.

17 May 2019
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Find out how research improves patient care in the NHS

Local residents and Trust members can find out how research improves diagnosis, care and treatment for patients in the NHS at a free talk at Fairfield General Hospital.

14 May 2019
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Chief Nurse leads salute in message to NHS staff recognising nurses and midwives

EVERY year the nursing and midwifery professions are recognised across the country, and the world, for the invaluable role of midwives and nurses based in hospitals and in the community.

09 May 2019
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Northern Care Alliance invests £2.9m in new radiology equipment

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) has invested £2.9 million in new CT and mammography equipment for its radiology department in Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester.

03 May 2019
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Dr Sally Bradley - condolences

We are truly shocked and deeply saddened by the awful news of the death of Dr Sally Bradley and her husband Bill Harrop in the Sri Lanka bombings over the weekend.

23 April 2019
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Join Us for Our Endometriosis Talk

The Royal Oldham Hospital is inviting local residents and trust members to join them for a free talk to find out more about endometriosis.

18 April 2019