New treatment significantly improves mental health in heart disease patients, study finds
A study, led by Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) and the University of Manchester (UoM), and funded by the National Institute for Healthcare Research (NIHR), has found that a mental health treatment called Metacognitive Therapy significantly improves symptoms of anxiety and depression for heart disease patients.
Phone app to transform outpatient consultations through regular symptom tracking
People with rheumatoid arthritis will be able to monitor and record their pain and other symptoms between hospital appointments, thanks to a new phone app linking to electronic patient records.
Rochdale Intermediate Care Service held up as national example of best practice
A ROCHDALE partnership bringing together Rochdale Care Organisation (part of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group), Rochdale Borough Council and adult social care, HMR Clinical Commissioning Group, GP Federation, and BARDOC, is being held up as an example of best practice nationally for how to transform intermediate care into an award winning service.
Men's Health Week
The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group embraced Men’s Health Week (June 14-20) as an opportunity to promote their fantastic Mental Health Champion roles.
Cervical Screening Awareness Week 2021: Toni’s Story
It’s Cervical Screening Awareness Week (15th – 20th June) and our Macmillan Gynaecology Nurses at The Royal Oldham Hospital are raising awareness not only about the importance of cervical screening, but also human papillomavirus (HPV) and its link to cervical cancer.