GP & Partner Bulletin - Nov 2018

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November 2018

Welcome to the November issue of Pulse The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust's GP and partner bulletin. Each issue will round up the latest news from inside the Trust and present it in this e-newsletter. If you would like to make any comments about this issue or if you have any suggestions for future content then please email the editor

HEADLINE NEWS

flu over 65 web
Protect yourself before flu season hits - over 65s urged to get their jab sorted

Health bosses are encouraging older people to sort their free flu jab and get protected well ahead of winter.

 
Inclusive top 50 web
Northern Care Alliance NHS Group recognised nationally for its inclusive hospitals and community services

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group has been ranked number 25 in the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List in recognition of its continued dedication to workplace diversity.

 
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Staff on Royal Oldham Children’s Ward thank public for generous donations to help make Christmas special for poorly kids

THE staff working on the Children’s Ward at The Royal Oldham Hospital would like to say a big ‘thank you’ to everyone who has donated money, gifts and treats to help make Christmas special this year for the poorly kids on the ward.

 
Ward 11a celebrate achieving the highest green NAAS score to date
Stroke ward celebrates green NAAS

Staff on Ward 11A are celebrating after achieving 13 green standards  in the Nursing Assessment and Accreditation System (NAAS) - the best ratings since the NAAS scheme was established at Pennine Acute Trust in 2016.

 

Specialist Nurse Lynne
Nurses invite Rochdale community to find out more about liver disease

Nurses from the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group are inviting the public to find out more about liver disease at a free talk on Wednesday 5th December 2018 at Rochdale Infirmary.

 
Diabetes Team Insulin Safety Improvement Award
Royal Oldham Diabetes Team receive award for insulin safety improvements

The Diabetes Team at The Royal Oldham Hospital are celebrating after being awarded runners up position in this year’s Insulin Safety Week Excellence Awards 2018.

 
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NHS staff recognised at Northern Care Alliance NHS Group’s first ever Staff Awards

STAFF from hospitals, community and social care services in Salford, Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester celebrated long into the night at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group’s inaugural Staff Awards evening held on Friday 16 November 2018, at the Sheridan Suite, Manchester.

Sir David Dalton
Chief Executive Sir David Dalton announces he is to retire next year

GROUP Chief Executive of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group, Sir David Dalton, has today written to all staff across the organisation of his plan to retire from his post as Chief Executive on 31 March 2019.

 
Dr Drummond web
Alliance doctor invites local people to find out more about critical care

A DOCTOR from The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group is inviting the public to come and find out more about the critical care services offered across The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, as part of a free talk on Monday 19 November.

 
Green NAAS Accreditation for Critical Care Unit staff at the Royal Oldham Hospital
Green NAAS accreditation for Critical Care Unit at The Royal Oldham

Staff on the Critical Care Unit at The Royal Oldham Hospital are celebrating after achieving a remarkable Green NAAS status accreditation score.

 
Charity cricket match helps raise funds for Blood Counts Charity
Charity cricket match helps raise vital funds for The Royal Oldham Blood Counts Charity

The daughter of a cancer patient has visited Ward F11 at The Royal Oldham Hospital on the anniversary of her father’s death to thank ward staff for the care and treatment received by her father and to present staff with a cheque for an impressive £2640.93.

EVENTS FOR YOUR DIARY

 
 

Nursing Recruitment Event
03 November 2018 from 10:00 to 14:00 
(Education Centre, The Royal Oldham Hospital, OL1 2)
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Critical Care Talk
19 November 2018 from 14:00 to 15:00 
(Education Centre, Fairfield General Hospital)
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Liver Disease Talk
05 December 2018 from 11:00 to 12:00 
(Education Centre, Rochdale Infirmary, OL12 0NB)
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