Latest Press Releases

Press Releases
Nicky Hill
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
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
Dr Gaity Ahmad, Lead Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
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
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Northern Care Alliance finalist for two national Patient Safety Awards

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is a finalist in two categories in the national Patient Safety Awards.

10 April 2019
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Salford Care Organisation’s Chief Officer James Sumner will be leaving the organisation.

Northern Care Alliance Chief Executive Raj Jain has shared that news that James is leaving to pursue a fantastic opportunity to take up the role of Chief Executive at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

04 April 2019
Physiotherapist talk
Free talk at Fairfield Hospital offers insight to the role of physiotherapy

A Lead Physiotherapist is inviting trust members, staff and the public to come to Fairfield General Hospital and find out more about the role of Physiotherapy, working with both inpatient and outpatient services, as part of a free talk on Wednesday 10 April, at Fairfield General Hospital.

03 April 2019
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NHS 10 Year Plan - Healthwatch Oldham want your views

Healthwatch Oldham is asking Oldham residents and health staff to complete the latest Healthwatch England Survey, to help inform plans for local NHS services.

03 April 2019
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Start of a new health and care era for Bury people

A new organisation has been launched which aims to transform health and care services for people in the borough.

02 April 2019
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New artwork gives hope to parents of premature babies at North Manchester General Hospital

New artwork at the Neonatal Unit of North Manchester General Hospital was unveiled this weekend, celebrated with a graduation themed event for parents and children who have spent time on the unit.

01 April 2019
Baby memorial service at North Manchester General Hospital

FAMILIES who have lost a baby in pregnancy, through stillbirth, or shortly after birth, are invited to a special service of remembrance at North Manchester General Hospital on Wednesday 1 May 2019 at 7pm.

29 March 2019
Physical Exercise and Sugar Smart event
Get sugar smart with a free event in Bury

Local residents are invited to Fairfield General Hospital for a free event (16 April) to find out more about living healthier lifestyles by becoming sugar smart and increasing exercise.

29 March 2019
Fairfield physio team members
Free talk at Fairfield Hospital offers insight to the role of physiotherapy

Fairfield General's lead physiotherapist is inviting trust members, staff and the public to come to the hospital (10th April, 2-3pm) to find out more about the role of physiotherapy.

29 March 2019
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Northern Care Alliance Chief Executive Sir David Dalton has been celebrating his retirement with staff

Sir David will leave the organisation on Friday this week (March 29) and has been spending time with colleagues across the Alliance to say goodbye.

27 March 2019
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Gold Award for our Chief Nurse

The Northern Care Alliance’s Chief Nurse Elaine Inglesby-Burke CBE has been honoured for her remarkable nursing career by the NHS’ top nurse.

26 March 2019
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Press statement re staff robberies at The Royal Oldham

We have stepped up security at The Royal Oldham Hospital after a number of staff robberies.

18 March 2019
Nutrition and Hydration Week - Health care staff highlight the importance of good nutrition for elderly patients
Health staff highlight the importance of a healthy diet for elderly patients

Health and social care staff in Oldham are supporting a national campaign to highlight the importance of good nutrition and hydration for patients.

14 March 2019
Jessica and Michael Greaves with Simon Mehigan and maternity unit staff
Oldham couple raise vital funds for Royal Oldham Hospital maternity units

Losing a baby can be one of the toughest things that a parent ever has to face, but one brave couple from Oldham have used the loss of their son Dexter to support other parents on the maternity units at The Royal Oldham Hospital by fundraising with family and friends.

06 March 2019
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Rochdale Infirmary shortlisted in Student Nursing Times 2019 Awards

THE Wolstenholme Intermediate Care Unit at Rochdale Infirmary has been shortlisted for a national award in the Student Nursing Times 2019 Awards.

04 March 2019
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Members of the public invited to Greater Manchester World Delirium Awareness Day event

Greater Manchester members of the public and professionals are being invited to attend a free information event about Delirium, part of World Delirium Awareness Day on Wednesday 13 March, 10:00 – 15:00 at the Post-Graduate Centre, North Manchester General Hospital.

28 February 2019
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GDE Fast Follower funding agreement announcement

Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has been given the go ahead to deliver an exciting new programme of digital health technology and electronic patient pathways by NHS England.

28 February 2019
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Pharmacy team at The Royal Oldham helps speed up discharge for patients

The Pharmacy Team at The Royal Oldham Hospital are working with ward nurses and doctors to help speed up the time it takes for patients to be discharged from hospital.

26 February 2019
Nicola Firth - Royal Oldham Director of Nursing and Interim Chief Officer
The Royal Oldham counts the cost of missed patient appointments

The Royal Oldham Hospital is asking patients who are unable to attend their hospital appointment to do the right thing; cancel or rearrange it and free up the slot for other patients, after recent data highlighted the financial cost of patients not attending.

26 February 2019
Sir David Dalton
Workforce race equality: it’s time to make a difference in Greater Manchester

Can you imagine the day when a black woman is as likely to be shortlisted for a senior position as her white colleague or that an Asian man is no more likely to enter the disciplinary process than a white man? Greater Manchester can.

25 February 2019