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New health Chair announced

28th March 2018|Latest News|

A GP from Prestwich has been appointed as the new Chair of NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). Dr. Jeffrey Schryer, a GP from Whittaker Lane Medical Centre in Prestwich, will take up the role of NHS Bury CCG Chair from 1st April 2018 for a three year term of office, taking over the reins from [...]

Know what’s open this Easter

14th March 2018|Latest News|

Patients are being urged to get organised ahead of the Easter bank holiday, request repeat prescriptions in advance and be aware of service availability. GP and pharmacy services will only be limited on Good Friday (30th March) and Easter Monday (2nd April). On all other normal working days GP surgeries are open from 8am to 6.30pm [...]

Over 35,000 Bury patients are now using GP services online

14th March 2018|Latest News|

An ever increasing number of people across Bury are embracing the digital revolution and going online to access some GP services – with over 35,000 of patients opening accounts to make the most of the GP online services facility. GP online services allows patients to: Book and cancel appointments Order repeat prescriptions Access parts of their [...]

Share your experiences in GP Patient Survey

5th January 2018|Latest News|

Patients from Bury will be invited to share their experiences of GP services in a national survey being sent out in January. A random sample of patients from each GP practice in England will have the opportunity to share their views and experiences in the national confidential GP Patient Survey run by Ipsos MORI on behalf [...]

New service launches for people affected by cancer in Bury

3rd January 2018|Latest News|

NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is working with Bury Cancer Support Centre, Macmillan Cancer Support and a number of local organisations to launch a new service on 3rd January 2018 for those who have been affected by cancer. Recent figures suggest there are over 1,000 new cases of cancer diagnosed every year in Bury. In [...]

Know what’s open this Christmas

7th December 2017|Latest News|

Patients are being urged to get organised and pick up prescription medicines before the Christmas holidays start and to book appointments on days within the holidays when the surgeries are open as usual. Only on weekends and bank holidays are GP services limited. On all other days surgeries are open from 8am to 6.30pm as normal. [...]

Stock up on medicines before Christmas

30th November 2017|Latest News|

Local people in Bury are being advised to make sure they speak to their pharmacist about medicines they should have at home to help them and their families through the winter season’s most common illnesses. The top must-haves in your medicines cabinet are; Painkillers – aspirin, paracetamol and ibuprofen are highly effective at relieving most minor [...]

Women urged to reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes

9th November 2017|Latest News|

Women in Bury are being urged to make simple lifestyle changes to reduce their risk of developing type 2 diabetes for World Diabetes Day, which is on 14 November. As this year’s theme for World Diabetes Day is focusing on ‘women and diabetes – our right to a healthy future’, NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) [...]

Bury secures funds to transform health and social care in Bury

18th October 2017|Latest News|

Health and social care services in Bury are to be transformed by 2021, improving services and individual experiences, with help from a cash injection of £23 million. £19.2m has been secured from Greater Manchester Transformation monies, and a further £4m will be locally invested to radically transform health and care services in Bury so that the [...]

Health decision makers to meet later this month

15th September 2017|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 27 September members of the public are invited to come along to observe. Both meetings will be held at Townside Primary Care Centre, Knowsley Place in Bury (5th floor). The Primary Care Commissioning [...]