The NHS celebrates its 72nd birthday on Sunday 5 July, and many local pubs and restaurants will have already opened.
When I look back on how our organisation has responded to the pandemic and coped over the past few months, I do so with an immense sense of pride.
Volunteering in the NHS is something that anyone with spare time on their hands could consider doing.
The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) has confirmed the appointment of Libby McManus from The Queen Elizabeth Hospital Kings Lynn NHS Foundation Trust as its new Chief Nurse.
AS the NHS celebrates its 72nd birthday on 5 July, the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group is saying thank you to all its staff for their hard work and dedication, but particularly to those who have worked for many years in the NHS.
As we celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the NHS on July 5 – we wanted to mark the momentous occasion by giving a heartfelt ‘thank you’ to every local business, national organisation, school, community group, religious organisation, member of staff and individual who has made donations to the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group during the Covid pandemic.
This Armed Forces week 2020, we celebrate the contribution current and former military personnel have made to our fight against covid-19.
The Ward F11 Haematology team at The Royal Oldham Hospital are leading the way with a pioneering self-injection velcade treatment programme designed to help train cancer patients to administer their own chemotherapy from the comfort of their own home.
A new patient property drop-off service has been launched at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group.
AS part of stringent new bio security and infection control measures introduced at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) patients, the public and visitors will now have to wear face masks in all public areas in hospital and community settings.
It's Dietitian's Week (1-5 June) and Sarah Parker from the Dietetics team tells us more about how this small but mighty team have played a vital role in caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Syrian refugee doctor based at The Royal Oldham Hospital has shared his experiences of working on the NHS frontline during COVID-19 with BBC News.
THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is now implementing stringent bio security and infection control measures at its hospitals to ensure patients and staff remain safe as we start to return services to normal.
Matthew James, a professional footballer who plays for Leicester city has donated two therapy tilt in space chairs worth £2000 to Fairfield General Hospital.
An internationally-renowned poet has penned a moving tribute to the NHS, inspired by the caring and compassionate end of life care team at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group.
THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is celebrating International Nurses Day on 12 May, and 144 aspirant nurses (student nurses in their final six months of training) are joining the celebration for the first time.
A visually-impaired Manchester City FC fan from Rochdale has been fundraising for The Royal Oldham Hospital to say thank you to NHS staff for the amazing job they are doing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Knitters are needed to help create comforting teddy bears for patients and their loved ones during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Staff working in the children’s Panda Unit at Salford Royal have come up with an innovative way to reassure young patients during the COVID pandemic.
THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group is paying tribute to its midwives today as they continue to deliver babies during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brendan Caffery, 52, from Blackley is the 600th patient to be successfully treated and discharged from the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group.
RECOVERY rooms, sometimes called ‘wobble rooms,’ have been launched by the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA), to support staff health and wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The head of the NHS has today launched a major new drive to persuade the public to seek the urgent care and treatment they need.
Grandmother-of-three Colleen was given a clap of honour after being discharged from Salford Royal where she was being treated for COVID-19.
47 years’ nursing experience and working in humanitarian situations across the globe stood a paediatric nurse consultant in good stead when she was asked to help set up the NHS Nightingale Hospital North West within a fortnight.
A team of staff from Salford Royal have helped to design and make thousands of protective visors for colleagues working on the frontline during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Youngsters from Norden Community Primary School have brought some ‘galactic’ cheer to Fairfield General’s ward 11, newly named Apollo 11.
The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) has launched a new way for families to keep in contact with their loved ones in hospital during the Covid-19 crisis.
During the Covid-19 crisis our local communities, businesses and individuals have stepped up and contributed generously to our staff and patients.
British clothing manufacturers are being asked to come forward to produce medical scrubs and gowns in bulk, based on a technical template developed at speed by Manchester Metropolitan University garment technicians to help in the frontline NHS fight against the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The first UK patients have started taking part in an important research study comparing the effectiveness of three new ventilation methods for Covid-19.
Rochdale Infirmary, part of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group, has been remodelled so that patients across the region requiring urgent cancer-related surgical procedures are able to receive that treatment, saving lives and supporting the Greater Manchester Cancer Strategy.
We might be in the middle of lockdown, but there was still fun to be had this Easter when the Easter Bunny decided to make a surprise appearance at The Royal Oldham Hospital, much to the delight of patients and staff.
Raj Jain, Chief Executive Officer at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group has thanked Manchester United Football Club for delivering over 3,500 Manchester United gifts for staff at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.
Hospital teams across Bury, Oldham, Rochdale and Salford that form the Northern Care Alliance (NCA) have thanked their local communities for the generous donations that are flooding in during the Covid19 crisis.
The children of staff members at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA), which runs local hospitals and community healthcare, have been thanked for their important contribution to the organisation as it faces the COVID-19 pandemic.