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Elderly Salford, Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester residents invited to NCA’s free ‘Staying Steady and Keeping Fit at Home’ talk

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is inviting elderly local residents and trust members to a free talk at Rochdale Infirmary, which will give advice about how older people can prevent falls at home and keep fit and healthy in old age.

17 January 2020
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MBE for Michelle after 44 years nursing in Manchester

MICHELLE Proudman, former nurse at North Manchester Care Organisation, which runs North Manchester General Hospital, has been awarded an MBE for services to community nursing in the 2020 New Year’s Honours List.

13 January 2020
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International Year of the Nurse and Midwife

The year 2020 has been designated by the World Health Organisation as the first ever International Year of the Nurse and Midwife.

08 January 2020
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Menorah unveiled at North Manchester General Hospital as part of Chanukah celebrations

A 3ft menorah was unveiled at North Manchester General Hospital to mark the start of Chanukah.

24 December 2019
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Memorial bench unveiled to remember health care assistant Joan

Colleagues have paid tribute to Joan Zenzuck with the unveiling of a memorial bench at North Manchester General Hospital.

23 December 2019
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A&Es in Salford, Oldham, Bury, and North Manchester – NCA asks public ‘help us, help you, stay well this winter’

WINTER is a busy time for the Northern Care Alliance’s four A&E departments and the organisation is asking the public to think carefully and consider which health service to use this winter.

20 December 2019
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NCA doctor recognised for his work in challenging bullying and harassment

Northern Care Alliance NHS Group Dr Syed Mujtaba Hasnain Nadir  has been recognised for his work in challenging bullying and harassment experienced by Black staff.

19 December 2019
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Temporary Closure of Central Drive affecting all traffic

As part of the construction of the new Energy Centre on the North Manchester site, a crane lift will require the full closure of Central Drive on the above dates to allow the lift to take place safely. 

18 December 2019
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Food bank collection campaign launched across the Northern Care Alliance

Food bank collection points are being set up across all sites in the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group to help families this winter.

10 December 2019
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NCA Staff Awards - Sir Alex Ferguson drops in to praise NHS staff

SIR Alex Ferguson, former manager at Manchester United Football Club, and BBC broadcaster and presenter Nicky Campbell, both made special guest appearances and thanked staff at this year’s Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) Staff Awards.

06 December 2019
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Coats4Kids campaign launched at North Manchester General Hospital

Kind-hearted staff at North Manchester General Hospital have launched a campaign to help keep kids warm this winter.

06 December 2019
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NCA employee wins ‘highly commended’ award in national Inclusive Companies Awards 2019

NAHEED Nazir, Group Associate Director Inclusion and Engagement at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA), has won a ‘highly commended’ in the Head of Diversity and Inclusion award category at the national Inclusive Companies Awards 2019.

29 November 2019
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New toys and equipment at NMGH delight staff and children thanks to MedEquip4Kids

A presentation was held in the Children’s Outpatients Unit at North Manchester General Hospital to celebrate a donation from MedEquip4Kids, the children’s health charity.

26 November 2019
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World leading Parkinson’s disease specialist to talk at Salford Care Org

DR Monty Silverdale, a world leading consultant neurologist specialising in Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders, is to speak at Salford Care Organisation on 17 December.

25 November 2019
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NCA aims no patient will leave hospital with undiagnosed HIV

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is aiming that no patient will leave its hospitals in Salford, Oldham, Bury, Rochdale, North Manchester and community services with undiagnosed HIV.

20 November 2019
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Salford Care Organisation invites public to free chemotherapy talk

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is inviting local residents and trust members to a free talk at Salford Care Organisation to find out more about chemotherapy treatment.

15 November 2019
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Eight new ultrasound systems installed at NCA Care Orgs

Eight new diagnostic ultrasound systems have been installed across The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) to update obstetrics and gynaecology imaging services for patients in the north-east sector of Greater Manchester.

12 November 2019
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Message from the Chief Executive underlining our zero tolerance approach to racial discrimination and abuse

Our Chief Executive Raj Jain has released a statement underlining our zero tolerance approach to racial discrimination and abuse in the NHS and across our hospitals and community healthcare services.

11 November 2019
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Public invited to take a tour of unique self-care hub at Rochdale Infirmary

BURY and Rochdale Care Organisation, part of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group, is inviting people to a free talk and tour of a new self-care hub at Rochdale Infirmary.

08 November 2019
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NCA opens ‘first of its kind’ Radiography Academy in Rochdale

ROCHDALE Infirmary is home to the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group’s (NCA) new Radiography Academy, a centre of excellence for research, learning and mentoring in the field of radiology.

06 November 2019
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Salford Royal receives funding boost for cancer screening

Salford Royal, part of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group, is one of 78 Trusts in the country set to benefit from investment funding to upgrade and refurbish cancer screening equipment.

30 October 2019
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Salford nursing leader celebrates Honorary Professor appointment

A senior nurse who has dedicated over 40 years of her life to the NHS is joining the University of Salford as an Honorary Professor.

 

29 October 2019
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Photo exhibition at North Manchester Care Organisation puts prostate cancer survivors in the picture

NORTH Manchester General Hospital is hosting a photo exhibition that captures the experiences of prostate cancer patients and their partners.

25 October 2019
World Stroke Day – How NCA’s leading stroke care helped Middleton man Mark make a first class recovery
World Stroke Day – How NCA’s leading stroke care helped Middleton man Mark make a first class recovery

It is World Stroke Day on 29 October and Clare Bebbington, a matron for intrapartum services at St Mary's hospital, is helping to raise awareness by sharing the story of the amazing recovery her husband Mark made following treatment at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group’s (NCA) hospitals in Salford, Bury and Rochdale.

25 October 2019
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NCA staff member shortlisted for national Inclusive Companies Award

NAHEED Nazir, Group Associate Director Inclusion & Engagement at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA), has been shortlisted for the Inclusive Companies Awards.

22 October 2019
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Join The Manchester Sleepout and make a direct impact in the lives of people who are homeless

On Friday 8th November the Booth Centre is inviting the local community to sleep out for one night so that others don’t have to.

22 October 2019