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Saddleworth resident Gen Buckley, who lost her father and brother early to bowel cancer, is urging local people to support new health research by sharing their ideas about saving...
Date Published 03/12/2018
Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams is overseeing a parliamentary inquiry by into dementia and disability in her role as co-chair of the all-party parliamentary group...
Cancer Research UK-funded scientists in Manchester have developed a new technique to get more information from the blood of cancer patients than previously possible.
NHS Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group’s Governing Body Practice Nurse is encouraging older people to sort their free flu jab and get protected before winter rears its head.
Date Published 30/11/2018
Oldham Cares is launching a new Social Action Fund to tackle social isolation and loneliness in communities across the borough.
Date Published 28/11/2018
A Royton teenager is launching an awards scheme that recognises the courage of children with cancer.
North West Ambulance Service today launches its #GetBehind999 campaign and is asking the public for its support in condemning acts of violence and aggression against all emergency...
The Diabetes team at the Royal Oldham Hospital are celebrating after being awarded runners-up position in this year’s Insulin Safety Week Excellence Awards 2018.
Date Published 26/11/2018
Adults in Oldham need to set a better example by eating healthier diets and even mentoring football teams and dance groups – if we are to stop an alarming number of kids getting...
A pioneering approach to improve detection of Atrial Fibrillation (AF) has been launched in Oldham as a group of mums are using a potentially-lifesaving mobile heart monitor to...
Date Published 23/11/2018
Members of NHS staff celebrated long into the night at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group’s inaugural Staff Awards evening held at the Sheridan Suite, Manchester, after learning...
Date Published 21/11/2018
The 18th annual Greater Manchester Sports Awards took place at Emirates Old Trafford, when over 500 guests were in attendance.
Date Published 20/11/2018
Blood donors are being urged to make and keep appointments at Manchester’s donor centre before Christmas as NHS Blood and Transplant warns it needs to build up blood stocks ahead...
Campaigners across the North West are joining the fight calling for a change in the law to give people with terminal illnesses easier access to benefits.
Date Published 14/11/2018
A doctor from The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group is inviting the public to find out more about the critical care services offered across The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust,...
Date Published 09/11/2018
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust has spent the past year charting the journey of one of their patients, Grotton-based rugby league legend, Barrie McDermott.
Date Published 08/11/2018
Oldham Council last night (Wednesday) heard how local people desperately need to create areas free of polluted air and unhealthy food around our schools.
It’s estimated that 3.7 million people in the UK are living with diabetes, with many developing the condition later in life.
Date Published 07/11/2018
Oldham Council’s annual Big Brush campaign is back, encouraging as many children to brush their teeth as often as possible and to get everyone into that toothbrushing habit.
Staff on the Critical Care Unit at The Royal Oldham Hospital are celebrating after achieving a remarkable Green NAAS status accreditation score.
Uppermill's Andy Plowright suffered a brain tumour at the age of 40, one which left him unable to walk and with part of his skull missing.
Date Published 02/11/2018
Hundreds of people have avoided an unnecessary trip to hospital thanks to a new ambulance service role dedicated to providing patients with the right care closer to home.
Date Published 31/10/2018
A local opticians and hearing care branch is on the hunt to recognise unsung heroes who take the time to chat and listen to people in need.
Failsworth residents received free blood pressure checks at a drop-in clinic, leading to one in three being advised to seek medical attention due to high readings.
Date Published 30/10/2018
Midwives at the Royal Oldham and North Manchester General hospitals are asking pregnant mums to consider having the flu jab now, before the flu virus starts circulating in Greater...
A local NHS team that supports young people with an eating disorder has won an award for providing excellent care.
Date Published 25/10/2018
Councillor Howard Sykes, Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group and Leader of the Opposition on Oldham Council, has welcomed the recent announcement by the Secretary of State for...
The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group has signed an Armed Forces Covenant promising that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, are treated...
Date Published 22/10/2018
Oldham Cares is set to welcome Jon Rouse, Chief Officer for Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, to celebrate and showcase the positive difference that health...
Cancer awareness nurses in Oldham are supporting Stand Up To Cancer - a joint fundraising campaign from Cancer Research UK and Channel 4 which raises money to fund vital research...
Date Published 18/10/2018
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