The Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust serves the communities of Bury, Rochdale and Oldham, along with the surrounding towns and villages. This area is collectively known as the North-East sector of Greater Manchester and has a population of around 820,000.
The Trust has a total operating budget of over half a billion pounds. Its main commissioners are NHS Bury, NHS Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale and NHS Oldham
The Trust provides a range of elective emergency, district general services, some specialist services and operates from three main hospital sites and community clinics:
- Fairfield General Hospital, Bury
- The Royal Oldham Hospital
- Rochdale Infirmary
The Trust provides services in the following principle specialties:
- Accident and Emergency
- Diagnostics, comprising: Anaesthetics; Pathology; Radiology; Critical Care and Clinical Professions
- Medicine, comprising: sexual health and infectious disease; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Elderly Care and Rheumatology; Cardiology, Respiratory, Oncology and Palliative Care and General Medicine
- Specialist services, comprising: HIV/ AIDS, renal care and HPB (liver surgery)
- Surgery, comprising: General surgery; Orthopaedics; Ear, Nose and Throat Surgery; Dental; Ophthalmology; Urology and Gastroenterology
- Women and Children, comprising: Gynaecology; Obstetrics; Community Midwifery and Paediatric care
- Community Services in North Manchester; comprising: Active Case Management, Community Nutrition, Continence, District Nursing, Falls and Navigator, Funded Nursing Care, Home Enteral Feeding, Intermediate Care, Macmillan Nursing & Therapy, Physiotherapy, Podiatry/Vascular Triage, Stroke, Tissue Viability/Leg Ulcer Service.
We employ around 9,000 staff and as the largest non-teaching Trust in the country, we aim to deliver high quality healthcare services to the patients and communities we serve.
Find out more about the Trust at: www.pat.nhs.uk