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  1. The First bus depot in Rochdale Road, Bury.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 11 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    The changes to services, all run by First Manchester, will be effective from April 23, the date confirmed for the closure of First's depot, in Rochdale Old Road, Bury. There will be timetable changes on the 92/93 from Bury to Manchester, via Unsworth, Prestwich and Carr Clough, with some afternoon peak journeys from Carr Clough to Manchester being cut.

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  2. Mother-of-5 died after aggressive form of cancer was misdiagnosedRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 29 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    It was only when 41-year-old Carrol Paul visited her GP a week after x-rays that she discovered the tumour having being told at least twice it was an infection, the Bolton hearing was told. Mrs Paul, of Parrenthorn Road, Prestwich, died after suffering a 'massive stroke'.

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  3. Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust one of the top 10 mental health trusts in the country.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust , which runs North Manchester General Hospital and Fairfield General Hospital, signed up to the Dying to Work Charter on Tuesday. While the Equality Act 2010 does offer some protection for terminally ill employees, it still allows employers to dismiss a terminally ill staff member if they fail a capability assessment with 'reasonable adjustments'.

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  4. Shopping centre CT scanners - can quadruple early cancer diagnoses'Read the original story

    Mar 16, 2017 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    Putting mobile CT scanners in shopping centre car parks could quadruple the number of people whose lung cancer is caught early, research shows. A project funded by Macmillan Cancer Support found that 80% of lung cancers picked up through mobile screening were at the potentially curable stage 1 or 2, compared with 20% picked up through usual NHS methods.

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  5. Hospital gets 500,000 radiology boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2017 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    From left, Deborah Ganderton, speech and language therapist; Helena Hill, specialist radiographer; Dr N Desai, consultant radiologist; Rosie Booth, higher level support worker; Anne Evans, higher level support worker; Vic Pearson, senior radiographer; Mar PATIENTS are set to benefit from better quality images and reduced radiation dose as a result of a A 500,000 investment in a specialist radiology room at North Manchester General Hospital. The fluoroscopy room has undergone a makeover and had 10-year-old equipment replaced and updated to the latest models.

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  6. Boss of charity The Fed to step down after 25 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    JEWISH social care charity The Fed has revealed its chief executive Karen Phillips will step down after 25 years with the organisation. Next month Mrs Phillips, who was awarded an MBE six years ago in recognition of her services to the Jewish community in Manchester, will hand over the reins to the Fed's current chief operating officer, Mark Cunningham.

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  7. Stroke Association calls on runners to make Resolution Run at Heaton ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    A LEADING stroke charity is encouraging people to make a New Year's resolution with a difference, by signing up for a run at Heaton Park. The Stroke Association wants people to compete in either a 5k, 10k or 15k 'Resolution Run' at 11am on Sunday March 5 in order to raise vital funds to conquer stroke.

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  8. Mothers and babies died at NHS trust plagued by errors - reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    The review was carried out by new maternity director Deborah Carter at Pennine Acute Hospital NHS Trust, which operates North Manchester General and the Royal Oldham hospitals A secret medical review showed mothers and babies died at an NHS trust plagued by clinical errors, bad staff attitudes and chronic shortages. The review, carried out by new maternity director Deborah Carter at Pennine Acute Hospital NHS Trust, which operates North Manchester General and the Royal Oldham hospitals outlines a string of avoidable deaths and long-term injuries caused by failures over many years.

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  9. Young father jailed for leaving his baby son with 2 broken bones in attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    A YOUNG father who was "unprepared" for parenthood has been jailed for leaving his baby son with two broken bones in an attack. Single parent Adam Tate only took little Roman Witts to hospital an estimated 12 hours after assaulting the toddler and then lied to medical staff about how his son was hurt.

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  10. Tributes to charity stalwart who dedicated 50 years of his life to St John AmbulanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    Tony Blomley, Divisional Superintendent, Radcliffe Division, St. John Ambulance, has been invested as a member of the Order of St John after more than 45 years of service with St John Ambulance. Mr Blomley joined the charity as a cadet volunteer in Radcliffe in 1965 and went on to become leader of the Cadet Unit.

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  11. PICTURES: Classic bike festival entertains crowds for seventh year runningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    BIKE enthusiasts and those just wanting a family day out gathered at Ramsbottom Cricket Club for one of the country's biggest motorcycle festivals. The seventh annual North Manchester Custom & Classic Bike Show came back to the Acre Bottom ground to show off some of the best motors on two wheels and fill the day with fun.

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  12. Concern over new plans for urgent care provisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2016 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    RESIDENTS in Whitefield and Unsworth have expressed concern over Bury Clinical Commissioning Group's new plans for urgent care in the borough. Health bosses from the CCG were at a Whitefield and Unsworth Township Forum meeting at the Elms Community Centre, in Green Lane, Whitefield, to deliver their final presentation on plans to reorganise urgent care provision.

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  13. Misba Khan climbs a mountain every two weeks in preparation for her North Pole expeditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    The expedition to ski to the North Pole involves 13 women and it will take place on the frozen ice cap of the Arctic Ocean covering around 100km in 10 days. The team has been brought together by explorer, Felicity Aston, from 1,000 applicants across Europe and the Middle East.

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  14. Walk-in centre closure plans branded 'ridiculous'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2016 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    A MOVE to close both of the borough's walk-in centres has been branded ridiculous by a concerned councillor. Prestwich councillor Tim Pickstone, Liberal Democrat leader in Bury, said that the proposals should be urgently rethought, as NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group begins a two-month engagement process with residents.

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  15. Fairfield General HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2016 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    In a report out this week, a team from the Care Quality Commission watchdog gave their verdict on standards at the hospital and gave it a 'requires improvement' rating - the third best possible. While most of the criticism in the 63-page report is reserved for North Manchester General Hospital and Royal Oldham Hospital, inspectors say Fairfield can improve in some areas.

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  16. The report singled out staffing levels as a cause for concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    The Care Quality Commission inspected the hospital and three others in February and March and have today detailed the severe lack of doctors in the A&E ward at North Manchester. Trust leaders say new management took charge immediately after the inspection ended and set about putting in place a wide range of improvement measures.

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  17. Fairfield Hospital in Bury, which is one of the four hospitals inspectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    Inspectors spent 12 days in February and March visiting Fairfield, North Manchester and Royal Oldham hospitals as well as Rochdale Infirmary - all managed by Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust. Though they gave the CQC the worst possible rating of 'inadequate' overall, inspectors gave it a 'good' rating - the second best possible - for care.

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  18. Leadership at four local hospitals criticised in new inspection reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    The Care Quality Commission inspected Fairfield, North Manchester and Royal Oldham hospitals as well as Rochdale Infirmary over 12 days in February and March and have rated leadership 'inadequate'. Trust leaders say new management took charge immediately after the inspection ended and set about putting in place a wide range of improvement measures.

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  19. North Manchester General HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    The Care Quality Commission gave North Manchester General Hospital and Royal Oldham Hospital the worst possible rating for safety in a report out today following a 12-day inspection in February and March. Inspectors criticised standards in A&E as well as maternity, high-dependency, critical care and children and young people's units.

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  20. Festival event at Prestwich legion to host Americana, folk and powerpop music actsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | Prestwichandwhitefieldguide.co.uk

    PRESTWICH is proving itself to be a place for music with yet another live event set up for this summer. The club, which is already becoming well established as one of North Manchester's leading live music venues, will play host to its next festival on Saturday, August 13. Starting at 1.30pm, Lankybone's guitarist Dave Jones will bring Bluesy Americana with a touch of Johnny Cash, followed by Beatles and Crowded House-inspired songwriter Colin Wakeford, folk songster Peter Aldridge and alt country Sugar Mama duo Paul Manina and Clare Green.

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