GP & Partner Bulletin

Pulse 2

 

February 2019

Welcome to the February 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

Mike Lee - Nursing Associate at The Royal Oldham Hospital
The Royal Oldham Hospital welcomes new nursing associates

The Royal Oldham Hospital and other local hospitals managed by the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group are set to welcome the first wave of new Nursing Associates, with 13 new Nursing Associates due to start work on wards at the Royal Oldham this month.

 
Steve Rumbelow Oasis Unit web
Chief Exec of Rochdale Council drops in to meet patients and staff at Rochdale Infirmary

Steve Rumbelow, Chief Executive at Rochdale Borough Council met with staff and patients at Rochdale Infirmary’s Oasis dementia unit yesterday.

 
 
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Join us for our free mortuary talk and virtual tour

The Royal Oldham Hospital is inviting local residents and trust members to join them for a free mortuary talk and ‘virtual’ tour, to find out more about the hospital’s mortuary and the services it provides.

 
 
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CQC survey of new mums’ experiences of maternity care at Royal Oldham and North Manchester hospitals shows significant improvement

A CARE Quality Commission (CQC) survey of women who gave birth at The Royal Oldham Hospital and North Manchester General Hospital in 2018 reveals a marked improvement in their experience when compared to the same survey carried out in 2017.

 
Royal Oldham Staff mark World Cancer Day with Maggies open day event
Royal Oldham Hospital marks World Cancer Day with Maggies open day event

Staff at The Royal Oldham Hospital supported World Cancer Day on Monday 4thFebruary by joining with local healthcare partner organisations including Maggie’s Oldham, Macmillan Cancer Support and The Christie, at a special open day event.

 
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Salford, Oldham, Rochdale and North Manchester hospitals raise and display the rainbow flag on behalf of NCA to celebrate LGBT History Month

The flagpoles at Salford Royal, The Royal Oldham and Rochdale Infirmary and a bespoke staff designed notice board at North Manchester General Hospital are proudly displaying rainbow flags to help raise awareness of LBGT History Month this February, and to show the Northern Care Alliance’s (NCA) support for this important event.

 

EVENTS FOR YOUR DIARY

'Mortuary Talk & 'virtual' Tour'

25 February 2019 from 13:00 to 15:00 
(Pathology Lab, Royal Oldham Hospital)
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'Delirium' Talk

13 March 2019 from 10:00 to 16:00 
(The Post Graduate Centre, NMGH)
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Chemotherapy Talk

02 April 2019 from 14:00 to 15:00 
(Education Centre, The Royal Oldham Hospital, OL1 2)
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Physical Activity & Sugar Smart Event

16 April 2019 from 13:30 to 16:00 
Bury (Education Centre, Fairfield General Hospital)
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Endometriosis Talk

08 May 2019 from 14:00 to 15:00 
(Education Centre, The Royal Oldham Hospital, OL1 2)
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'Research across the Northern Care Alliance - a record breaking year' *(not yet confirmed)

21 May 2019 from 14:00 to 15:00 
(Education Centre, Fairfield General Hospital)
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Pharmacy Talk

20 June 2019 from 14:00 to 15:00 
(Education Centre, The Royal Oldham Hospital, OL1 2)
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Diabetes Talk

23 July 2019 from 14:00 to 15:00 
(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?