Oldham woman uses 60,000 ‘diamonds’ to create superhero picture for NHS heroes

AN Oldham woman, who used more than 60,000 ‘diamonds’ to create a picture showing superheroes bowing to doctors, has donated the artwork to The Royal…

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Real-life stories from health workers at Royal Oldham Hospital explored in A Broken Family, Together

REAL-LIFE stories of healthcare workers at The Royal Oldham Hospital are explored in Dare to Know Theatre’s digital verbatim play A Broken Family, Together. The play…

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Company pleads guilty to failing to provide safe care

A CARE provider in Oldham has been ordered to pay over £23,000 following an incident which contributed to an 85-year-old woman’s death.   Oakdene Care…

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‘Potential significant risk of harm’: Royal Oldham Hospital told to improve emergency care after surprise inspection by watchdog

By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter THE Royal Oldham Hospital has been told it must improve its emergency care after a watchdog found there was…

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Green light for £28 million extension at Royal Oldham Hospital

By Charlotte Green, Local Democracy Reporter BUILDING work on a £28 million four-storey extension at The Royal Oldham Hospital has been given the final green…

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British Empire Medal will be “bittersweet” moment for nurse Wendy

A SENIOR critical care nurse at the Royal Oldham Hospital says recognition in the New Year Honours list for services to nursing will be a…

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Royal approval Friends and workmates receive Queen’s honour

BEST mates Malcolm Kilpatrick and Anthony Cocker now have BEMs to go with their status as BMs. Pals Malcolm and Anthony were surprised but delighted…

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Dramatic drop in Covid-19 cases in Oldham hotspots

By Charlotte Green, Local Democracy Reporter Werneth has seen the highest number of coronavirus infections in Oldham but cases are continuing to fall dramatically in…

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Maggie’s Oldham cancer centre unveils new Pearson partnership scheme to support families

A NEW scheme is being unveiled this October at Maggie’s Oldham Cancer Care so visitors to the centre will be able to get an hour…

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