GP & Partner Bulletin - Sept 2018

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September 2018

Welcome to the September 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

Jim Potter
Newly formed NHS Group to hold first ‘Annual Members’ and Public Meeting’ in Salford on 8 October

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group, which brings together Salford Royal and Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust and runs hospitals and community healthcare services in Salford, Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester, is holding its first joint Annual Members’ and Public Meeting on Monday 8 October 2018.

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Mums to be invited to Royal Oldham Maternity Services Talk

The Royal Oldham Hospital is inviting pregnant women and their families to a free maternity services talk taking place next week. 

 
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Marathon challenge to say thanks to the Floyd Unit

Janet Creamer from Failsworth is celebrating after completing the huge personal challenge of walking 17 miles in 28 degree heat to raise awareness of brain injuries.

 
Staff and service users build a raised bed for the new garden at Crumpsall Vale Intermediate Care Unit
Green-fingered gardeners sow the seeds of success at North Manchester General Hospital

Older adults at North Manchester General Hospital can enjoy a new wellbeing garden thanks to green-fingered mental health service users and social enterprise Sow the City.

 
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Information update regarding temporary loss of IT systems

The IT hardware fault that affected our four hospitals, The Royal Oldham Hospital, Fairfield General Hospital in Bury, Rochdale Infirmary and North Manchester General Hospital yesterday has now been stabilised.

 
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IT systems at Pennine Acute Hospitals

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is currently experiencing problems with some of its IT systems, network and email due to an IT fault. 

 
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Patients asked to nominate their hospital & healthcare heroes in the first Northern Care Alliance staff awards

THE Royal Oldham Hospital, Fairfield General Hospital, Rochdale Infirmary, Salford Royal, its community healthcare services, and North Manchester General Hospital are asking the public to nominate their NHS heroes as part of an annual staff awards event.

Jim Potter
Northern Care Alliance hospital and community teams shortlisted four times in national HSJ Awards

SALFORD Royal, Rochdale Infirmary and North Manchester General hospitals have all had teams shortlisted in the national HSJ Awards.

 
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Northern Care Alliance NHS Group hosts free public open events at each of our hospitals'

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group will open its doors to the public and members in a series of special hospital open events

 
Rochdale wins in national awards - Lynette Cook with a patient
Rochdale Infirmary wins in national awards

The Wolstenholme Intermediate Care Unit at Rochdale Infirmary is celebrating after scooping ‘Best Event’ in the national End PJ Paralysis Awards.

 
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Buses help spread the word during Organ Donation Week

THIS week is Organ Donation Week (3-9 Sept) and to help spread the word about the importance of organ donation we have put key organ donation messages on four buses that travel routes around our hospitals.

EVENTS FOR YOUR DIARY

NCA Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA) Public and Patient Information Event
06 September 2018 from 12:30 to 16:30 
Oldham (Oldham Event Centre)
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Fairfield Hospital - Open Event
17 September 2018 from 14:00 to 16:00 
(Education Centre, Fairfield General Hospital)
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Royal Oldham - Open Event
19 September 2018 from 10:00 to 12:00 
(Main Entrance, The Royal Oldham Hospital)
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Rochdale Infirmary - Open Event
20 September 2018 from 14:00 to 16:00 
(Main Entrance, Rochdale Infirmary)
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Blood Counts Ball
21 September 2018 at 19:00 
Saddleworth (The White Hart, Lydgate)
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Maternity Services Talk
25 September 2018 from 14:00 to 15:00 
(Education Centre, The Royal Oldham Hospital, OL1 2)
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Paediatrics and Neonatal Open Evening - Oldham Care Organisation
26 September 2018 from 17:00 to 19:00 
(Education Centre, The Royal Oldham Hospital, OL1 2)
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North Manchester - Open Event
28 September 2018 from 10:00 to 12:00 
(The Post Graduate Centre, NMGH)
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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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Have you read the latest issue of Loop, the Northern Care Alliance magazine for members, stakeholders and staff?