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Know what’s open over the summer bank holiday

15th August 2019|Latest News|

Patients are being urged to get organised ahead of the summer bank holiday on Monday 26th August, collect prescriptions in advance and to consider self-care for minor, short term conditions. There are a range of services and options available over the bank holiday with some community pharmacies open. Pharmacists offer expert health advice and can recommend [...]

“To a man with a hammer, everything looks like a nail!” Mark Twain

1st August 2019|CCG Blog|

A blog by Dr. Jeff Schryer, Chair of NHS Bury CCG. In the late 19th century one of the commonest operations performed by urologists was a form of fixation of the kidney. There was a belief where kidneys that move out of their normal position cause all kinds of problems ranging from backache to depression and [...]

New GP initiative reduces the time patients wait for the best course of treatment

18th July 2019|Latest News|

A new service called Advice and Guidance has been introduced in GP practices across Bury to help ensure that patients are receiving the most appropriate care in a timely way. Advice and Guidance is a consultant led service provided by specialists at The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group, which brings together the Salford Royal and Pennine [...]

Bury’s heart health heroes to represent North West in NHS Parliamentary Awards

28th June 2019|Latest News|

A partnership between health commissioners, hospital, community and GP services in Bury has been announced as one of 10 North-West champions for the prestigious NHS Parliamentary Awards, which celebrate outstanding health and care staff. Bury Integrated Community Cardiology Pilot is a partnership between Bury Clinical Commissioning Group, Bury and Rochdale Care Organisation (part of the Northern [...]

New Joint Chief Finance Officer of the council and CCG appointed

19th June 2019|Latest News|

Mike Woodhead has been appointed as Joint Chief Finance Officer for Bury Council and NHS Bury CCG. He has worked in the NHS and public sector since 1986, and was Chief Finance Officer at the CCG before taking up this joint role. Geoff Little, Chief Executive of Bury Council and Accountable Officer of NHS Bury CCG, [...]

Health decision makers to meet later this month

9th May 2019|Latest News|

NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) next routine Primary Care Commissioning Committee and Governing Body meetings are scheduled to take place on Wednesday 22nd May 2019. Members of the public are invited to come along to observe the meetings. Both meetings will be held at Townside Primary Care Centre, Knowsley Place in Bury (5th floor). The Primary Care [...]

Prepare for EU Exit

12th April 2019|Latest News|

The UK is planning to leave the EU. When the UK leaves the EU, it is likely to affect everyone in some way. There will be a number of changes taking place that will affect businesses, citizens, EU citizens living in the UK and UK nationals living in the EU. To find the latest guidance and [...]

“There are no life changing experiences, only experiences that are so powerful that we then change our lives”

10th April 2019|CCG Blog|

In this blog, Rachel Coaker, Deputy Chief Finance Officer at the CCG, shares some reflections after taking part in a civic trip from Bury to Poland to understand more about the Holocaust and war. Several years ago, I found out that as a result of an affair, my maternal grandfather was Polish, who for some reason [...]

Health decision makers to meet later this month

15th March 2019|Latest News|

NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) next routine Primary Care Commissioning Committee and Governing Body meetings are scheduled to take place on Wednesday 27th March 2019. Members of the public are invited to come along to observe the meetings. Both meetings will be held at Townside Primary Care Centre, Knowsley Place in Bury (5th floor). The Primary Care [...]

Health and care changes to improve the quality of life for people in Bury

27th February 2019|Latest News|

Strengthening health and care services for the people of Bury is a key aim of a £19.2 million plan to help people lead healthier, happier lives. The programme of improvements, called the Bury Locality Plan, involves changing traditional ways of supporting and treating people, with more focus on support nearer the home and in the community. [...]