Latest Press Releases

Press Releases
Diabetes talk Sep 2019
Royal Oldham diabetes team invites local residents to free talk – 5 Sept

The Royal Oldham Hospital is inviting local residents and trust members to join them for a free talk on 5 September to find out more about the Diabetes service.

14 August 2019
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Dietitians go digital as GDE Fast Follower project kicks off at The Royal Oldham Hospital

The dietetic team at The Royal Oldham Hospital is going digital this week, as part of the Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) Fast Follower programme.

13 August 2019
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Graduation of Northridge High School Pupils

Jason to start new job at North Manchester General Hospital after successful internship.

09 August 2019
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NCA makes NHS in the North Excellence in Supply Awards finals

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group has made the finals of the NHS in the North Excellence in Supply Awards.

09 August 2019
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‘Field to plate’ food tasting at North Manchester General Hospital

VISITORS, staff and patients are invited to a special ‘field to plate’ tasting session on Wednesday 14 August at 2.00pm until 4.00pm hosted by North Manchester Care Organisation, which runs North Manchester General Hospital.

01 August 2019
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Cultural Ambassadors will ensure NCA recruitment and disciplinary processes remain fair

A TEAM of Cultural Ambassadors has been introduced at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) to help make sure the recruitment and disciplinary processes at the organisation remain fair for every employee.

26 July 2019
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A marathon effort for the Swan fund

Thank you to John McGrath who ran a marathon raising over £2,000 for the Swan charitable fund in memory of his best friend.

24 July 2019
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Rochdale Infirmary diabetes services invites local residents to free talk

The talk from the Diabetes service team will take place on Tuesday 23rd July, 2pm – 3pm in the Education Centre.

18 July 2019
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Prostate cancer pilot speeds up diagnosis at North Manchester General

THE Urology department at North Manchester General Hospital is piloting a new Rapid Diagnostic Prostate Pathway that is improving patient care and ensuring patients are treated faster than ever before.

18 July 2019
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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
Nicola Firth - Royal Oldham Director of Nursing and Interim Chief Officer
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