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Newly-appointed British Heart Foundation (BHF) Fundraising Manager Natalie Bunyan is looking to grow the number of volunteers in the Oldham area.
Date Published 18/04/2018
Boys and girls from across Greater Manchester are being invited to get muddy for a good cause - at a brand new event from Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.
Patients at five hospitals in Greater Manchester - including the Royal Oldham - are being encouraged and supported to get out of bed, put on some clothes and become active in...
A group of Oldham and Tameside Cambridge Weight Plan consultants and slimmers will be facing their fears head on this Friday, by zip lining in North Wales in support of Diabetes...
An Oldham GP and national health campaigner has warned that one in eight people could be at risk of liver failure and even death, if they don’t do something about their diet.
This year's Friends of the Peak District annual charity walk will start and finish at the traditional country pub, the Fleece Inn, in the picturesque village of Holme, near...
Date Published 16/04/2018
HC-One’s Avalon Park care home in Oldham is looking forward to welcoming neighbours and local residents into the home to celebrate the sixth annual Care Home Open Day on Saturday,...
Date Published 12/04/2018
Almost 10 years to the day since Chadderton-based Stewart Jones received a donated kidney from his father Peter, the dedicated pair ran the Manchester Marathon together, raising...
Date Published 09/04/2018
Volunteer members of Oldham and Saddleworth Rotary Clubs have been hailed for their efforts ensuring a massive effort to pack thousands of meals for hungry people across the globe...
Relentless itching that left her scratching until she bled, extreme insomnia and fears for her unborn baby turned what should have been a happy time into a living nightmare for...
Oldham ten-year-old-Ben Greenwood has signed up for this year’s Junior Great Manchester Run, even though he suffers with multiple allergies, daily pain fatigue and has what he...
Date Published 06/04/2018
The manager of an Oldham GP surgery has vowed to turn things around after a report by the Care Quality Commission placed it into ‘special measures’.
Date Published 05/04/2018
Join the RSPB on a three-mile guided walk around Dovestone Reservoir on Sunday, April 15, and learn how to use binoculars and recognise some of the birds you may see around the...
Date Published 04/04/2018
Hospices across Greater Manchester are leading the way with a unique partnership to help influence the future provision of specialist palliative and end of life care for local...
ROAR, Rochdale and Oldham Active Recovery, is set to be launched by social enterprise Turning Point, to support adults with drug and alcohol problems.
Date Published 03/04/2018
The Royal Oldham Hospital has been announced as one of only ten across the country which will become and ‘one-stop-shop’ when it comes to cancer diagnosis in a bid to catch the...
Maggie's Oldham is one of nine buildings which have been shortlisted for the 2018 RIBA North West (Royal Institute of British Architects) Awards.
Date Published 29/03/2018
Next Wednesday, April 4, the Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free talk on ‘Maternity Services’ at the Royal Oldham Hospital.
Date Published 28/03/2018
Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice is hosting a day of fun and activities on Saturday, March 31, to officially launch its new charity shop in Royton.
Date Published 27/03/2018
The Sick Children’s Trust is asking people to join in its choc-tastic fundraising campaign, Big Chocolate Tea, to support families with seriously ill children in hospital with...
Patients across Oldham are being urged to plan carefully ahead of the Easter bank holiday, by requesting any repeat prescriptions in advance and making themselves aware of primary...
Hundreds of Oldham residents have tapped into a new nurse-led drop-in facility set up by Cancer Research UK.
In the 1980s, Michelle Tomlin’s mother was treated at The Christie before she passed away.
Date Published 26/03/2018
A team of Oldham health professionals have been praised for the excellent care they have provided to a local dad.
Date Published 23/03/2018
Oldham Council Leader Cllr Jean Stretton has visited Ageing Well Oldham – a new initiative to help residents over 50 further their careers, get help with business funding and...
A new cycle hub at the Oldham Mumps Metrolink stop has joined £2.1 million of cycling and walking improvements in the town centre.
Date Published 22/03/2018
As part of the Ambition for Ageing programme in Oldham, details of a pilot project based in and around the Crompton ward have been revealed.
Ration the number of chocolate eggs you give to your children and help bar obesity and tooth decay from becoming even bigger problems.
Date Published 21/03/2018
A special event is being held in Manchester this weekend to round off a month-long celebration of women’s pedal power.
Date Published 19/03/2018
Residents from HC-One’s Avalon Park Care Home in Oldham attended a very special music session provided by the Alzheimer’s Society.
Date Published 16/03/2018
Next Thursday (March 22), the Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust will be hosting a free talk on ‘Sepsis’ at the Royal Oldham Hospital.
Date Published 14/03/2018
The Royal Oldham Hospital gynaecology Macmillan nurses continue to spread the word about the symptoms of ovarian cancer for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
Cancer charity Maggie’s Oldham is encouraging friends, families and colleagues to create events around their kitchen table – be it at work or home – on April 27.
Date Published 08/03/2018
Residents and their families have rated Oldham-based care provider Northern Care Homes as one of the Top 20 small care home groups in the UK.
Colleagues at Well Pharmacy - which boasts 10 local branches in and around Oldham - are joining in the worldwide fight for fairness and freedom by taking part in International...
Date Published 06/03/2018
Young fundraiser Keira Arnold has been commended for her efforts by the High Sheriff of Lancashire.
Free cancer advice and support is coming to Saddleworth on Friday, March 16.
This Mother's Day, Oldham mums and daughters are being urged to join the fight against cancer by entering Cancer Research UK’s 'Race for Life'.
Inspirational women who have built a career with North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) are visiting hundreds of school children across the region this week as they celebrate...
Many may have thought spring was in the air, but the UK is set to be hit by freezing temperatures and snow as the ‘Beast from the East’ (a rare North Pole phenomenon called a...
Date Published 23/02/2018
Currently, there is currently no reliable biological or technological method of diagnosing dementia, but according to the AXA Health Tech & You State of the Nation Survey, more...
Date Published 21/02/2018
The new ward at Parklands House, Royal Oldham Hospital has officially been opened.
Oldham family doctor and health campaigner Dr Zahid Chauhan has warned that postponing a visit to the surgery because you’re frightened, could have horrific consequences.
Date Published 20/02/2018
A group of doctors’ surgeries in Oldham are offering extra appointments to encourage people to visit them rather than hospital A&E departments.
Date Published 16/02/2018
Oldhamers are being invited to enjoy a free glass of Buck’s Fizz or orange juice, a free raffle and entertainment at an open day at MHA’s Avonleigh Gardens Care Home on Saturday,...
Local care boss Mick Sheehan has launched a campaign - ‘You Can Care’ - to address the shortage of care workers.
Helan Graham and Stephanie Doherty are celebrating a fantastic start to the year, after Caremark (Oldham) was crowned as the best business in the region.
Date Published 09/02/2018
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