Elective care backlog delivery plan published
On 8 February 2022, NHS England and NHS Improvement published the Delivery Plan for Tackling the COVID-19 Backlog of Elective Care.
Local hospital Trust appoints new Governors
Nineteen new Governors have been appointed at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust.
National Apprenticeship Week 2022 – the NCA is the place where you learn through doing
National Apprenticeship Week 2022 starts today (7 Feb) and is the 15th annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships. The week brings together businesses and apprentices across the country to shine a light on the positive impact that apprenticeships make to individuals, businesses and the wider economy.
Temporary weekend car park closures - 4-7 February and 11-14 February
During February, contractors will be undertaking survey work on some of the car parking areas at The Royal Oldham Hospital and it will be necessary to put a number of temporary car park closures in place to enable them to safely complete the work. These temporary closures will take place over the weekends of 4-7 February and 11-14 February.
Revolutionary new drug gives hope to thousands of patients
A revolutionary new medication is giving hope to thousands of patients who are living with a debilitating muscle wasting disease.
People with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) have until recently been without any suitable medication for the condition, which leaves many sufferers unable to walk and needing to use an electric wheelchair.