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A VUL­NER­A­BLE pen­sioner was res­cued from the canal in the city cen­tre sev­eral hours after walk­ing out of hos­pi­tal almost 10 miles away.

It is be­lieved the 80-year-old man who suf­fers from de­men­tia walked out of the Royal Old­ham Hos­pi­tal at around 6pm on Mon­day evening.

He was pulled from the wa­ter, off Cas­tle Street, in Castle­field, at around 1.26am on Tues­day.

He was taken back to hos­pi­tal after be­ing res­cued but was not se­ri­ously in­jured.

Po­lice said he was one of two peo­ple who had ‘a lucky es­cape’ from the city’s canals within three hours.

A 20-year-old woman was pulled to safety after fall­ing from a bridge over the canal be­hind Cen­tral Re­tail Park in An­coats. an­tibi­otic pre­scrip­tions pre­scribed.

Ac­cord­ing to the NHS Choices web­site it was six times the English av­er­age – pre­scrib­ing 1.99 items in 2013/14.

NHS Choices warn the overuse of an­tibi­otics can cause re­sis­tance to the drugs in pa­tients and GPS are ad­vised min­imise the num­ber of pre­scrip­tions they give out. con­tinue the sub­ject at A-level.

Lead­er­ship and man­age­ment, the cur­ricu­lum, teach­ing and achieve­ment were all deemed to be good.

Stu­dent achieve­ments were found to be above av­er­age but last year’s re­sults did not ‘main­tain the trend of im­prove­ment’ shown in 2013.

In­spec­tors said the

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