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The Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust turned 10 this week.
Date Published 04/04/2021
More than 100,000 registered patients in Oldham have now received their first Coronavirus vaccination, including more than half of the borough’s adult population.
Date Published 29/03/2021
Citizens Advice Oldham is a local charity that provides free, independent, impartial, confidential advice to Oldham residents.
Date Published 26/03/2021
The Christie at Oldham has started to deliver a new form of patient treatment which will boost the level of care for patients with breast cancer.
Oldham's GPs have urged everyone in the town to get themselves vaccinated as it was revealed that close to 100,000 people have now been given the jab across the borough.
Oldham Community Leisure (OCL) has launched its new outdoor class timetable from March 29, which includes outside Spinning, Zumba and Bootcamp.
Date Published 24/03/2021
A significant proportion of people polled in a Royton optician’s customer survey found their eyesight had worsened during the past year, with over two-thirds reporting increased...
Date Published 21/03/2021
The NHS Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is inviting local people to share their thoughts on access to health services at an online event on Tuesday (March 23).
Date Published 19/03/2021
An ovarian cancer support charity is using a £30,115 grant to reach women across the North West, starting with a multilingual awareness campaign of the symptoms this month in...
Date Published 16/03/2021
Greater Manchester’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout hit a major milestone this week with a mystery millionth resident receiving their life-saving jab.
Date Published 15/03/2021
Nineteen people died in house fires started by carelessly discarded smoking materials in Greater Manchester in three years, it has been revealed.
Date Published 13/03/2021
More than 10,000 patients, volunteers and NHS staff have taken part in Covid-19 research at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA).
Date Published 15/02/2021
Manchester nurse Marie Kirwan knows more than most the extreme harm caused by smoking, having witnessed the worst consequences first-hand.
Date Published 06/02/2021
A surge in mental health cases has prompted a surgery in Oldham to become the first in the country to employ the services of a specialist pharmacist to alleviate dangerous...
Date Published 05/02/2021
A new confidential text messaging service has launched for young people, parents and carers across Oldham, Warrington and Halton.
Date Published 03/02/2021
The NIHR-supported Novavax COVID-19 vaccine is 89.3% effective at preventing COVID-19.
Date Published 29/01/2021
The general public are making a huge difference in their efforts to control the spread of the virus in Greater Manchester, according to the Chief Executive of one of the biggest...
‘Treat your mask like your underwear’ say health chiefs as they urge people to keep washing and changing face coverings to protect from coronavirus.
Date Published 25/01/2021
A Chadderton father-of-two, who had to learn to walk again after an ear infection left him with an uncommon brain injury, will take on a 300-mile charity run to thank the NHS...
Schools across Greater Manchester can still claim a share of 2021 hours of FREE physical activity sessions during the national COVID-19 lockdown, thanks to leading local provider...
Date Published 20/01/2021
Residents of all care homes in Oldham will have received the coronavirus vaccine by the end of this week.
Healthy Minds and Thinking Ahead have upcoming mindfulness courses to support people feeling stressed, anxious, depressed or worried.
Date Published 01/01/2021
An Oldham dementia team has been shortlisted for a major award as they continue to go above and beyond during the pandemic.
Date Published 11/12/2020
Salford Royal hospital, part of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) which also runs The Royal Oldham hospital, has today started to roll out the COVID-19 vaccine.
Date Published 08/12/2020
Oldham Active Communities, part of Oldham Community Leisure (OCL), is providing free physical activity opportunities for anyone affected by grief, as part of The Good Grief...
Date Published 05/12/2020
The father of an Oldham teenager who experiences a seizure every week, has called on the public to gain a stronger knowledge of what to do when they see someone having an...
Date Published 25/11/2020
Saddleworth lady, Julia Dawson, has received sight-saving treatment for the past seven years and her commitment to continued treatment despite lockdown have enabled her to help...
Date Published 23/11/2020
A series of online strength and balance sessions for people in later life are being arranged to tackle falls – a leading cause of fatal and serious accidents in the home – as part...
Date Published 21/11/2020
Healthwatch Oldham is launching the inaugural People’s Choice Awards to celebrate the hard work that people throughout all health and social care services deliver to the people of...
Date Published 16/11/2020
People in Royton are being invited to take an online hearing check if they find themselves regularly in awkward situations after mishearing words or being too embarrassed to ask...
Date Published 11/11/2020
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