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NCA makes NHS in the North Excellence in Supply Awards finals

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group has made the finals of the NHS in the North Excellence in Supply Awards.

09 August 2019
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Cultural Ambassadors will ensure NCA recruitment and disciplinary processes remain fair

A TEAM of Cultural Ambassadors has been introduced at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) to help make sure the recruitment and disciplinary processes at the organisation remain fair for every employee.

26 July 2019
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Northern Care Alliance Governor Elections 2019

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group Council of Governors Elections open on 16 July.

15 July 2019
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The Royal Oldham Hospital hosts summer BBQ for staff and local partners

STAFF at The Royal Oldham Hospital put on a summer BBQ event to give community health and social care staff who have recently transferred employment from Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust into the Northern Care Alliance NHS (NCA) Group a warm welcome.

12 July 2019
Nicola Firth - Royal Oldham Director of Nursing and Interim Chief Officer
Hospital to honour nurses involved in historic birth of world’s first IVF baby

THE Royal Oldham Hospital has agreed to work with Oldham Council and local partners to commission a new commemorative plaque to honour two nurses who played pivotal roles in the birth of the first IVF baby, Louise Brown.

04 July 2019
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New Safe Haven for adults in crisis launched in Oldham

A new crisis care mental health service for adults, called a Safe Haven, was officially opened in Oldham providing out of hours, overnight support in a comfortable environment.

01 July 2019
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Important information regarding the provision of community healthcare services

From Monday 1st July 2019, the following community healthcare services will be provided in your area by Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust as part of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) and its local integrated health teams.

01 July 2019
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New blood testing equipment introduced at NCA

Eight new pieces of blood testing equipment have been introduced in the Radiology, Maxillofacial and Day Services units across the Oldham, Bury & Rochdale and North Manchester Care Organisations at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group.

25 June 2019
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SWAN end of life Girlguiding comfort bags recognised by the Queen

Congratulations to Girlguiding Greater Manchester West who work so hard making up comfort bags for relatives staying with our end of life patients in our hospitals in Salford, Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester.

20 June 2019
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Just what the doctor ordered: Ground-breaking Oldham Health Check extends to mental health

Oldham is setting out a vision to improve the health and wellbeing of residents through the launch of the ground-breaking Oldham Health Check.

20 June 2019
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We can all tackle homelessness in Oldham

We can all tackle homelessness in Oldham. By giving a just a little you could help a lot. That’s the message behind Real Change Oldham – a pioneering new initiative aimed at helping people in the borough who are homeless or at risk.

20 June 2019
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Pharmacy Talk – 20th June 2019

The Royal Oldham Hospital is inviting local residents and trust members to join them for a free talk to find out more about the Pharmacy service.

13 June 2019
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NCA chief exec goes back to the floor at Salford Royal for national Volunteers Week

RAJ Jain, chief executive officer at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA), has been working shoulder to shoulder with volunteers at Salford Royal Hospital today.

07 June 2019
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Star volunteers recognised at Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester hospitals

TO celebrate national Volunteers Week (1 to 7 June) the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) has awarded special Volunteer Star awards to its star volunteers at hospitals in Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester.

07 June 2019
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Join Us for Our Christie Open Day and Tour

The Royal Oldham Hospital is inviting local residents and trust members to join them for a free open day and behind the scenes tour of The Christie at Oldham.

30 May 2019
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Chief exec thanks dedicated staff who have given hearts and souls to 40 years NHS service

THE chief executive of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA), Raj Jain, has thanked 60 staff for hitting the 40 years’ service mark, working at hospitals in Salford, Oldham, Bury, Rochdale, North Manchester and community services.

29 May 2019
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Chief Nurse makes first gold and silver awards for nursing and midwifery excellence

THE Group Chief Nursing Officer at The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA), Elaine Inglesby-Burke CBE, has honoured two nurses and two midwives by awarding them gold and silver awards for excellence.

28 May 2019
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More Greater Manchester mothers in preterm labour now being offered treatment to reduce chance of their baby developing cerebral palsy

Mums-to-be in Greater Manchester are now being offered a new treatment to help reduce the chance of their preterm babies developing cerebral palsy.

24 May 2019
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New digital assessment for Venous Thromboembolis (VTE) to launch at NCA

PATIENTS admitted to hospitals at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) in Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester will benefit from improved assessment for suspected blood clots.

23 May 2019
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Chief Nurse leads salute in message to NHS staff recognising nurses and midwives

EVERY year the nursing and midwifery professions are recognised across the country, and the world, for the invaluable role of midwives and nurses based in hospitals and in the community.

09 May 2019
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Northern Care Alliance invests £2.9m in new radiology equipment

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) has invested £2.9 million in new CT and mammography equipment for its radiology department in Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester.

03 May 2019
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Join Us for Our Endometriosis Talk

The Royal Oldham Hospital is inviting local residents and trust members to join them for a free talk to find out more about endometriosis.

18 April 2019
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Northern Care Alliance finalist for two national Patient Safety Awards

THE Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) is a finalist in two categories in the national Patient Safety Awards.

10 April 2019
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Free talk at Fairfield Hospital offers insight to the role of physiotherapy

A Lead Physiotherapist is inviting trust members, staff and the public to come to Fairfield General Hospital and find out more about the role of Physiotherapy, working with both inpatient and outpatient services, as part of a free talk on Wednesday 10 April, at Fairfield General Hospital.

03 April 2019
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NHS 10 Year Plan - Healthwatch Oldham want your views

Healthwatch Oldham is asking Oldham residents and health staff to complete the latest Healthwatch England Survey, to help inform plans for local NHS services.

03 April 2019
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Press statement re staff robberies at The Royal Oldham

We have stepped up security at The Royal Oldham Hospital after a number of staff robberies.

18 March 2019
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Health staff highlight the importance of a healthy diet for elderly patients

Health and social care staff in Oldham are supporting a national campaign to highlight the importance of good nutrition and hydration for patients.

14 March 2019
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Oldham couple raise vital funds for Royal Oldham Hospital maternity units

Losing a baby can be one of the toughest things that a parent ever has to face, but one brave couple from Oldham have used the loss of their son Dexter to support other parents on the maternity units at The Royal Oldham Hospital by fundraising with family and friends.

06 March 2019
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Members of the public invited to Greater Manchester World Delirium Awareness Day event

Greater Manchester members of the public and professionals are being invited to attend a free information event about Delirium, part of World Delirium Awareness Day on Wednesday 13 March, 10:00 – 15:00 at the Post-Graduate Centre, North Manchester General Hospital.

28 February 2019
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GDE Fast Follower funding agreement announcement

Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has been given the go ahead to deliver an exciting new programme of digital health technology and electronic patient pathways by NHS England.

28 February 2019
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Pharmacy team at The Royal Oldham helps speed up discharge for patients

The Pharmacy Team at The Royal Oldham Hospital are working with ward nurses and doctors to help speed up the time it takes for patients to be discharged from hospital.

26 February 2019
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The Royal Oldham counts the cost of missed patient appointments

The Royal Oldham Hospital is asking patients who are unable to attend their hospital appointment to do the right thing; cancel or rearrange it and free up the slot for other patients, after recent data highlighted the financial cost of patients not attending.

26 February 2019