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Failsworth's Sarah Timms is taking on the iconic Virgin Money London Marathon on Sunday, April 28, 2019, to raise awareness and vital funds for Age UK, the charity that supports...
Date Published 05/09/2018
With less than three weeks to go until the glitzy presentation evening at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Oldhamers are now being urged not to miss out on their chance to celebrate...
Oldham national health campaigner Dr Zahid Chauhan is encouraging parents in the town to spot the signs of severe anxiety in their children, in what he calls “the worst month for...
Date Published 04/09/2018
Families in Greater Manchester are being urged to talk during Organ Donation Week (September 3-9) as new figures show 176 people from the area have died waiting for a transplant...
Date Published 03/09/2018
Volunteers at The Royal Oldham Hospital have been invited to a special thank you event, which recognises the fantastic contribution volunteers make to the hospital on a daily...
A Macmillan Nurse from the haematology ward at The Royal Oldham Hospital is digging out her dancing shoes and organising a fundraising ball, all in aid of the hospital’s Blood...
This week is Organ Donation Week (September 3-9) and to help spread the word about the importance of organ donation, key organ donation messages have been put on four buses that...
The Royal Oldham Hospital will open its doors to the public and members for a special open event on Wednesday, September 19, from 10am until 12 noon.
Funeral homes across the North West have teamed together to raise vital funds for the Oncology and Haematology Ward at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.
Date Published 20/08/2018
A local opticians has completed a major store expansion, representing a £100,000 investment into Royton’s community healthcare provision.
Date Published 17/08/2018
Patients in Greater Manchester are being invited to go along to a Public and Patient Awareness event focussing on the screening and treatment of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA).
Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice has announced that BBC Children in Need has awarded the charity a grant of £132,146 over three years.
Date Published 14/08/2018
Friday, September 28 will see Laura McGarry and her family taking part in Maggie’s Oldham Culture Crawl, and they’re encouraging everyone to join them and walk together to help...
Date Published 31/07/2018
Oldham has become one of just a handful of cities to win the Sustainable Food Cities Bronze award.
More than a third (38%) of Greater Manchester’s residents, undiagnosed with type 2 diabetes, report at least one symptom of the condition, such as urinating more frequently (19%),...
The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group has been busy strengthening its workforce with a number of successful recruitment drives recently.
Fresh from the news of Geraint Thomas's heroic victory in the Tour de France, cyclists much closer to home are being encouraged to get stuck into the X-Manc Cyclocross with Food...
Date Published 30/07/2018
Staff from the Victoria Unit at the Royal Oldham Hospital are celebrating after being awarded the prestigious Christie Quality Mark accreditation for a second time.
Date Published 27/07/2018
A special new end-of-treatment bell installed on the haematology ward at the Royal Oldham Hospital is helping cancer patients to call time on cancer and celebrate the end of their...
The continuing warm weather has brought an extra sting to health in Oldham – in the shape of nasty bug bites.
Date Published 26/07/2018
Forty years ago on July 25, 1978 at 11:47pm, the first test tube baby was delivered by C-section at Oldham General Hospital.
Date Published 25/07/2018
Once famous as a centre of excellence for the world’s cotton and engineering industries, Oldham is now becoming famous for being a centre of excellence in being unhealthy thanks...
Date Published 23/07/2018
Samaritans from Oldham are building up to the charity’s The Big Listen event at Rochdale Station on Tuesday (July 24) by asking commuters and visitors to improve their listening...
Date Published 20/07/2018
Mike Barker has been appointed to the post of Strategic Director of Commissioning/Chief Operating Officer across Oldham Council and NHS Oldham CCG.
Date Published 18/07/2018
Royton business Crane Payment Innovation is a major success story for the borough – and Dr Kershaw’s Hospice is reaping the rewards.
Date Published 16/07/2018
Oldhamers were amongst almost 10,000 women and children who took on 5k, 10k or a Pretty Muddy obstacle course at Heaton Park in Prestwich over the weekend, helping to raise an...
The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is proud to have fundraising happening in Oldham for life-saving heart and circulatory research, but more volunteers are being sought.
Date Published 11/07/2018
This summer people in Oldham have brewed, baked and bruleed all in support of Marie Curie’s Blooming Great Tea Party to help support people across the UK who have been affected by...
Date Published 09/07/2018
Under pressure A&E doctors are urging the public to take care of themselves during this hot summer weather by keeping cool and hydrated, using sun screen, and to think carefully...
New figures reveal 74 people from Greater Manchester - including 13 from Oldham - became lifesaving deceased organ donors over the last year, helping the UK reach its highest ever...
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