Entries by Oldham Cares

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. The theme for LGBT […]

Breast pump donation to Royal Oldham NICU helps support new mums

The fantastic fundraising efforts of an Oldham Council officer has helped to provide a new breast pump for mums in the Neonatal Unit at The Royal Oldham Hospital. Council Officer, Babra Shaheen began fundraising for the Neonatal Unit at the hospital with family and friends last year and raised an impressive £2,500, which has been […]

Helping you stick to those new year’s resolutions

Eating well, moving more, drinking less and quitting smoking are common resolutions each new year – but they can be hard to stick to. Research from Public Health England shows that six out of 10 people (57 per cent) in England will make a healthy new years’ resolution. That’s why we’re supporting residents to continue […]

New year, new you

Ready for a new you January is the perfect time for a new start and we’re here to help discover a new you. With the right support and motivation you can make small changes to improve your health. How are you? Get a free, personalised health score by taking the How Are You quiz. It […]

Making sure no one feels alone this Christmas

Oldham Cares staff and Oldham Council officers and ward members are helping to contact thousands of vulnerable and elderly people to make sure they’re safe and well ahead of Christmas. The MioCare Group, which is responsible for delivering social care in Oldham and a key player in the Oldham Cares alliance, calls its Helpline and […]

Stay well this winter

Winter conditions can be seriously bad for our health, especially for people aged 65 or older, and people with long-term conditions such as COPD, bronchitis, emphysema, asthma, diabetes or heart or kidney disease. Being cold can raise the risk of increased blood pressure, heart attacks and strokes. The cold and damp weather, ice, snow and […]