NCA News

NCA celebrates its healthcare heroes

IN MARCH 2020 the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) admitted its first COVID-19 patient; the organisation established its gold command structure, and so began its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Butler Green enhanced intermediate care unit in Oldham celebrates its 10th anniversary!

Butler Green, Oldham’s enhanced intermediate care unit, will be celebrating its 10th anniversary on Saturday 7th August with an afternoon tea party for patients and staff.

Dedicated NCA nurses receive their prestigious Chief Nursing Officer Award

Two of the Northern Care Alliance’s dedicated nurses have received their prestigious national award for their incredible service to the NHS.

RECOVERY-RS trial finds continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) reduces need for invasive ventilation in hospitalised COVID-19 patients

The Respiratory Strategies in COVID-19; CPAP, High-flow, and Standard Care (RECOVERY-RS) trial, which the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) participated in, has demonstrated that treating hospitalised COVID-19 patients who have acute respiratory failure with continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) reduces the need for invasive mechanical ventilation.

World Breastfeeding Week 2021: Mums encouraged to access breastfeeding support this World Breastfeeding Week

It’s World Breastfeeding Week 2021 and midwives and nurses across the Northern Care Alliance NHS group are busy promoting the many benefits of breastfeeding with mums.

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