GP & Partner Bulletin - Oct 2018

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October 2018

Welcome to the October 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

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Northern Care Alliance midwives urge pregnant mums to get flu jab

MIDWIVES at The Royal Oldham and North Manchester General hospitals are asking pregnant mums to consider having the flu jab now, before the flu virus starts circulating in Greater Manchester.

 
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Mayor of Rochdale drops into Tudor Court to surprise 102 year old patient Edna on her birthday

When staff at the Northern Care Alliance’s Tudor Court community Intermediate Care Centre in Heywood learned that patient Edna Hughes was turning 102 years old, they decided to throw a party to celebrate (on 23 Oct).

 
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Northern Care Alliance pledges to support armed forces and treat veterans fairly

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group has signed an Armed Forces Covenant promising that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated fairly by the organisation.

 
Staff and former patients celebrate with Deputy Mayor Councillor Billy Sheerin.
Rochdale's Floyd Unit Celebrates 30th Anniversary

The Floyd Unit, based at Birch Hill Hospital in Rochdale, is celebrating providing 30 years of neuro-rehabilitation to patients from Rochdale and across Greater Manchester.

 

Mr Andrew Baldwin
North Manchester surgeon invites local residents to find out more about head and neck cancers

Doctors at North Manchester General Hospital are inviting the public to a free talk about head and neck cancers, diagnosing and treating them.

 
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Join Us at The Royal Oldham for National Allied Health Professionals Day – 15th October

Allied Health Professionals at The Royal Oldham Hospital will be celebrating the first ever National Allied Health Professionals Day on 15th October with a full day of events, which will offer patients and staff the opportunity to learn more about the range of excellent services provided by AHPs.

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Fairfield General Hospital Celebrates National Allied Health Professionals Day – 15th October

Allied Health Professionals at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury will be celebrating the first ever National Allied Health Professionals Day on 15th October.

 
 
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Dexters Baby Memorial Garden to be launched at The Royal Oldham Hospital

A special new baby memorial garden is set to be launched in the grounds of The Royal Oldham Hospital and families are being invited to come along and celebrate the launch of this special place on the hospital site.

 
Vicky Riding from BARDOC and Dr Chauhan from the Homeless Friendly programme are joined by staff from Fairfield to sign the pledge
Fairfield flies the flag for better homeless care

Fairfield General Hospital in Bury will become the first hospital in the UK to pledge to be part of the Homeless-Friendly programme - helping rough sleepers receive care before they fall dangerously ill. 

 
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North Manchester General celebrates Allied Health Professionals Day – 15 Oct

NHS staff who work as Allied Health Professionals at North Manchester General Hospital will be celebrating the first ever National Allied Health Professionals Day on 15 October.

 
BABY MEMORIAL
Families Invited to Baby Memorial Service at The Royal Oldham Hospital

Families who have lost a baby through stillbirth or shortly after birth are being invited to a special Baby Memorial Service at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

 
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Play Week Promises Lots of Fun for Young Patients at The Royal Oldham Hospital

Being in hospital might not sound much fun when you’re a child. However, Play Week at The Royal Oldham Hospital promises to offer a whole lot of fun for some of the hospital’s youngest patients.

 
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NCA Swan nurse to support grieving families at Coroner's office

A Swan nurse from the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group has become the country's first bereavement nurse assigned to a coroner's office.

 
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Patients asked to vote for their healthcare heroes in the first Northern Care Alliance Staff Awards

THE shortlist for the first Northern Care Alliance NHS Group’s Patients’ Choice awards has been officially revealed.

EVENTS FOR YOUR DIARY

 
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Nursing Recruitment Event - Rochdale Inf
06 October 2018 from 10:00 to 14:00 
(Rochdale Infirmary, Whitehall Street)
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Nursing Recruitment Event
20 October 2018 from 10:00 to 14:00 
(Education Centre, NMGH)
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Head & Neck Cancer Talk
24 October 2018 from 14:00 to 15:00 
(The Post Graduate Centre, NMGH)
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Nursing Recruitment Event
30 October 2018 from 08:30 to 13:00 
(Salford Royal Hospital)
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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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