Entries by Oldham Cares

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 […]

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. The new staff will join teams across the group’s five hospitals […]

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. In 2017/18, staff at both hospitals have supported women to give birth to 8,711 babies, […]