Pennine Acute Hospital Trust
The Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust (PAHT)) serves the communities of North Manchester, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham, along with the surrounding towns and villages. It is a large Trust with a total operating budget of over half a billion pounds. Its main commissioners are NHS Bury, NHS Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale, NHS Oldham and NHS Manchester.
The Trust provides a range of elective emergency, district general services, some specialist services and operates from four sites:
- North Manchester General Hospital
- Fairfield General Hospital, Bury
- The Royal Oldham Hospital
- Rochdale Infirmary.
Major services are largely situated on two sites at North Manchester General Hospital and the Royal Oldham Hospital, each serving a population of approximately 400,000.
The Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust are a partner of both Boards.