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The National Health Service will be 70 years old on July 5, 2018.
Date Published 18/06/2018
The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group is hosting a free public talk on the ‘Deteriorating Patient Collaborative’ at the Royal Oldham Hospital on Thursday, July 12 from 2 until 3pm.
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has joined Uppermill resident, Dr Nicola Jeffery-Sykes, in backing a life-saving appeal from Cancer Research UK for more NHS cancer...
Date Published 15/06/2018
The NHS turns 70 on Thursday, July 5, and members, the public and staff are all invited to help celebrate hitting this major milestone by sharing their memories, stories and views...
Date Published 14/06/2018
Around 50 Oldham College Hair and Beauty students welcomed representatives from national skin cancer awareness charity Skcin, who launched MASCED in January, 2018.
Oldham Council’s Chief Executive and NHS Oldham CCG Accountable Officer, Dr Carolyn Wilkins, and a team of Council staff are gearing up to take part in Cancer Research UK’s Race...
A local in-home care provider serving families in Oldham has been given a rating of GOOD following a recent CQC inspection.
Date Published 12/06/2018
Scorching temperatures and brilliant blue skies attracted bumper crowds to the annual Dr Kershaw’s Hospice Summer Fair.
Oldham residents can now access advice and information on how to maintain good oral health from their local pharmacy.
Date Published 11/06/2018
A new role focused on providing patients with the right care closer to home is being piloted at North West Ambulance Service.
Date Published 07/06/2018
An inspirational Medical Records Clerk from the Royal Oldham Hospital will soon be walking the catwalk in aid of Maggie’s Manchester charity.
Date Published 05/06/2018
Calling all knitters…can you help the Royal Oldham Hospital’s tiniest patients?
Children who have to go to local Emergency Departments are helping a research study that aims to improve future NHS care.
This National Glaucoma Week (June 4-10), the Specsavers team in Oldham is raising awareness of dry eye syndrome and how it can impact those with glaucoma.
Date Published 04/06/2018
An Oldham-based home care company has won an award based on the glowing recommendations it receives from its clients, their families and friends.
Date Published 31/05/2018
Alzheimer’s Society’s Oldham Singing for the Brain and Springboard Dementia Carers Group were joined by local MP Debbie Abrahams during this year’s Dementia Action Week at an...
The Care Quality Commission has found the quality of care provided by the Hollinwood Medical Practice to be Outstanding following an inspection carried out in March.
Lots more five-year-olds in Oldham are smiling, so says new survey results from the National Dental Epidemiology Programme.
Date Published 30/05/2018
Stephanie Doherty and Helan Graham of Caremark, Oldham, have teamed up with local solicitor, Wrigley Claydon, to launch ‘Talking about Dementia’ – a series of Dementia awareness...
Health and care leaders from Greater Manchester have formed a pioneering partnership with the pharmaceutical industry to improve the care and treatment of people with dementia.
Date Published 25/05/2018
Whether you’re ‘staycationing’ or packing your bags to head abroad this summer, an Oldham community opticians is warning sun-seekers about the dangers of wearing sunglasses that...
Date Published 24/05/2018
More than 120 dedicated staff from The Pinnacle Learning Trust (The Hathershaw and Oldham Sixth Form Colleges) took part in the Manchester 10K on Sunday.
Date Published 23/05/2018
GP Dr Zahid Chauhan has vowed to provide a listening ear to local residents after being appointed Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care at Oldham Council.
Oldham West and Royton MP Jim McMahon has slammed the Government after new research from the House of Commons Library served to highlight the severe pressure being placed on...
Free cancer information and support is coming to the Royal Oldham Hospital next Thursday (May 31, 9am to 4pm).
Date Published 22/05/2018
Mental health problems are all too common in the workplace and nationally it is currently the leading cause of sickness absence.
World champion and Olympic medallist Beth Tweddle MBE hosted an event to inspire and support young gymnasts in Oldham.
They’re used to going the extra mile to keep energy flowing in North West England.
Date Published 21/05/2018
Oldham Community Leisure (OCL) has employed a new Building Services Manager to be responsible for the planning and delivery of building maintenance across its portfolio of...
A Moorside youngster is calling on women to support life-saving research - by signing up for Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life and joining the fight against the disease.
Date Published 17/05/2018
Oldham Council is celebrating the results of a national oral health survey, showing it is the local authority that has made the biggest improvement in Greater Manchester.
A 25-year-old drama teacher from Failsworth wants to share her story after a routine eye test at Manchester Arndale Specsavers helped reveal a benign tumour in her neck and in...
Nurses from the Diabetes Team at The Royal Oldham Hospital will be visiting wards this week to encourage staff and patients to #thinkinsulin this Insulin Safety Week (May 14-20).
Date Published 16/05/2018
Healthwatch Oldham, in Partnership with Oldham Environmental Services, are hosting the next Healthwatch Active Health outdoor Family Forum in Alexandra Park on Saturday, June 30.
Date Published 15/05/2018
A new programme aimed at encouraging 14 to 18-year-olds to inspire and guide younger, primary-aged girls to love PE, sport and physical activity is taking place in Oldham this...
Date Published 14/05/2018
The Northern Care Alliance will be hosting a free radiotherapy talk and tour at The Christie Oldham, on Saturday, June 9 at The Royal Oldham Hospital.
A seventeen-year-old from Royton has been celebrating after losing four stone in weight to reach the finals of a national slimming competition.
NHS staff, former clients and representatives from the Department of Transport and Driving Mobility came together in Haydock to celebrate the North West Driving Assessment...
Date Published 11/05/2018
Thirty-three colleagues from First Choice Homes have signed up to do the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge in order to raise money for their charity of the year, the Alzheimer’s...
Oldham Libraries have a whole host of events taking place to help improve the lives of people living with dementia.
Nursing in 2018 is a modern, dynamic profession. The roles nurses fulfil are varied and the skills they have are vast.
Date Published 10/05/2018
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams has held a Dementia Friends session at Springlees Court, in Springhead, for a group of residents keen to learn more and how you can...
Do you love to sing? Are you a member of a local choir? And would you like to take part in a spectacular singing event as part of this year’s Holmfirth Arts Festival on Sunday,...
Date Published 09/05/2018
Parents and carers of children aged five years and under are invited to attend the family-friendly launch of a new health campaign at Oldham Library next week.
National Smile Month is coming to Mossley as MIDHS Dental Care will be holding a special event to back the UK’s biggest oral health campaign.
Local pharmacies are saving lives and cutting hours lost through sickness by going into workplaces and giving employees health MOTs.
Date Published 04/05/2018
The Northern Care Alliance has been shortlisted for three awards in the first ever Greater Manchester Health and Care Champion Awards.
Date Published 03/05/2018
Are you pregnant, or have you recently had a baby?
Date Published 01/05/2018
A former electrician who changed his life after a battle with depression is taking on his first 10k run to raise awareness of mental health issues in men.
Date Published 26/04/2018
Stroke survivors and carers from Oldham will celebrate the Stroke Association’s national awareness month, Make May Purple for stroke, on Wednesday, May 23.
Saddleworth-based children’s leukaemia charity, The Samantha Jones Trust (TSJT), has donated £12,000 to fund specialist equipment to help make the hospital environment less scary...
Children, parents and carers are being asked to help shape the future of the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) so that young patients get the best possible care.
Date Published 25/04/2018
Cancer Research UK and the British Islamic Medical Association (BIMA) have teamed up to help boost awareness about bowel cancer screening services to members of the Muslim...
A mum from Mossley will be tackling the Great Manchester Run for Diabetes UK.
Date Published 24/04/2018
Women inspired by the heroic efforts of participants at yesterday’s Virgin Money London Marathon are being urged to take on their own fitness challenge by entering Cancer Research...
Date Published 23/04/2018
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