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Thousands of people are waiting months for cancer treatment in Greater Manchester – more than anywhere else in the country, it has been revealed.
Date Published 02/10/2020
Young people in schools across Oldham will soon be supported by two new dedicated Mental Health Support Teams (MHST).
Date Published 28/09/2020
Oldham Community Leisure (OCL) is offering a full month’s complimentary health and fitness membership to recognise the fantastic efforts of volunteers in Oldham during the...
Date Published 25/09/2020
This Stoptober, smokers in England are being encouraged to put their lungs first, strengthen their immune system and breathe easier ahead of flu season by joining over two million...
Date Published 22/09/2020
During Organ Donation Week (today, September 7 to 13), NHS Blood and Transplant are urging people to talk to their families about organ donation to increase the number of people...
Date Published 08/09/2020
Patients, NHS trusts and local research teams across the Greater Manchester region have contributed important data to new global research which shows that corticosteroids can...
Date Published 02/09/2020
Oldham Community Leisure (OCL) have confirmed that, despite an increase in lockdown measures in the Oldham area, its leisure centres are permitted to remain open. Although the...
Date Published 25/08/2020
A new service which aims to reduce overcrowding and risk of transmitting COVID-19 in hospital emergency departments will be rolled out across the North West in time for winter.
Date Published 19/08/2020
Three Northern Care Alliance NHS Group teams - including one from Oldham - are celebrating after achieving SCAPE accreditation.
Date Published 07/08/2020
The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group and its partners are celebrating a major milestone in its plans to provide the Royal Oldham Hospital with a £28million extension.
A group of warm-hearted fitness fanatics from the Oldham Children's Community Nursing Team based at the Integrated Care Centre on New Radcliffe Street have raised more than £2,000...
Date Published 03/08/2020
Scientists trying to combat coronavirus are urging people in Oldham to share their experiences of living with disease in their community following the recent spike in cases.
Date Published 31/07/2020
Oldham-based national health campaigner Dr Zahid Chauhan OBE has broadly welcomed Boris Johnson’s plans to introduce a sugar tax and ad ban on junk food.
Date Published 27/07/2020
Patients need to stop rocking up at GP surgeries with possible coronavirus symptoms and rolling out excuses as to why they won’t self-isolate.
Date Published 24/03/2020
An Oldham-based service, leading the way in transforming care for children, young people and their families has been accredited with UNICEF Baby Friendly Award - for the second...
Date Published 16/03/2020
An Oldham doctor has warned that unless thorough handwashing and checking – in the way school children used to be examined by dinner ladies – is brought back, then Britain will...
Date Published 09/03/2020
NHS Blood and Transplant is urging people to find out the facts about organ donation and the upcoming law change, which is due to come into effect in England from later this...
Date Published 22/02/2020
Humankind is sleepwalking into a health catastrophe that could cost countless lives.
Date Published 28/11/2019
Six children are being rushed to hospital with pneumonia every hour in England, a report by two leading children’s agencies has revealed.
Date Published 12/11/2019
Macmillan Cancer Support’s mobile information and support bus is coming to Oldham.
Date Published 11/11/2019
The Oldham Evening Chronicle took to the first ever GLAMOUR beauty festival in Manchester over the weekend (2nd Nov) that proved a huge success for makeup connoisseurs across the...
Date Published 05/11/2019
The upcoming GLAMOUR Beauty Festival which is making its debut in Manchester will take place between Saturday 2nd - Sunday 3rd November 2019.
Date Published 28/10/2019
Rumours that flu jabs cause illness are giving medics the needle and risking the lives of the young and the old – warns Oldham medic, Dr Zahid Chauhan.
Date Published 22/10/2019
An NHS eye clinic could soon begin treating patients in the car park of an Oldham DIY store.
Date Published 02/08/2019
‘The Shop @ The Royal’ at Royal Oldham Hospital has been doing their bit for local cancer charity Maggie’s.
With temperatures set to get even hotter tomorrow (Thursday), Highways England are issuing advice to drivers and St John Ambulance is sharing some simple, but potentially...
Date Published 24/07/2019
A major new initiative has been launched, placing international surgical trainees into posts throughout the UK’s NHS Trusts and Boards – with the North West set to benefit.
An Oldham based doctor, James Bluett, has developed a new blood test which could help local rheumatoid arthritis patients to better manage their illness by keeping to their...
Date Published 20/06/2019
Town hall chiefs are calling on The Royal Oldham Hospital to recognise IVF pioneer Jean Purdy after it emerged her name was omitted from three plaques on display there.
Date Published 18/06/2019
North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) is celebrating the success of a health and wellbeing initiative which has reached thousands of patients across the North West in the last 18...
Date Published 13/06/2019
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