Older People Ward Based RAID

The team covers 4 different hospitals under Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

In Oldham and Bury we offer a rapid access service for Over 65’s on medical wards experiencing physical and mental health problems. The role of the team is provide full mental health assessments for patients, support the general nurses who are caring for the patient and assist with discharge planning.

In NorthManchester GeneralHospital we provide a service to all adults over 18 working with Manchester Health and Social Care Trust

In Rochdale we have 2 mental health nurses working on the Oasis Unit, a specialised 5 bedded unit designed to provide care for patients with a medical problem in a dementia friendly environment. The nurses also provide follow up in the community once the patient has been discharged.

Contact Information

Forest House, The Royal Oldham Hospital
Rochdale Road
0161 716 1308
0161 716 1307
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Opening Hours

9.00 – 5.00 7 days per week

Referral Methods

  • Health professional
  • Social care professional