Entries by Oldham Cares

Find out how research improves patient care in the NHS

Local residents and Trust members can find out how research improves diagnosis, care and treatment for patients in the NHS at a free talk at Fairfield General Hospital. The event is one of a series of Medicine for Members sessions, which are aimed at giving an insight into key elements of the hospital’s daily work. […]

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. The NCA brings together five hospitals, specialist and acute services, a range of associated community services, and over 17,000 staff across Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and […]

Join us for our free Endometriosis Talk – 8th May 2019

The Royal Oldham Hospital is inviting local residents and trust members to join them for a free talk to find out more about endometriosis. The free talk is one of a series of Medicine for Members events, which are intended to give local residents an insight into key elements of the hospital’s daily work. The […]

On Our Wavelength: Arts-based Radiotherapy initiative returns to Oldham Library this Saturday

What’s it like to undergo radiotherapy for cancer? How does it affect you and those around you? Combining creative arts and personal stories of cancer treatment, arts-based initiative Radiotherapy and Me returns to Oldham Library 11am – 4pm this Saturday (13 April), with their latest event On Our Wavelength. Oldham residents are invited to experience […]

Greater Manchester to help thousands of residents to stay in work through pioneering new approach to reducing the risks of ill health

Thousands of Greater Manchester residents whose health makes it hard for them to work will benefit through a ground-breaking new service launched today by the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) and Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership (GMHSCP). Working Well Early Help is the first programme of its kind in the country. It brings […]

Early Help available for Greater Manchester residents with health conditions as new programme goes live

An innovative new programme, providing free specialist support for people with a disability or health condition who are working, absent or newly unemployed in Greater Manchester, went live today (4 March). Working Well Early Help gives individuals access to a dedicated Vocational Rehabilitation Case Worker and early intervention resources, such as online support, to help […]

GDE Fast Follower funding agreement announcement – £10m digital health programme for local NHS gets go ahead

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. The Trust, which is part of the Northern Care Alliance, is partnering with Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust to become Manchester’s first Global Digital Exemplar (GDE) Fast […]

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. Recent research has shown that missed appointments cost the hospital at least […]