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Share your views and experience of gastrointestinal services

15th November 2017|Latest News|

Bury residents who have accessed gastrointestinal services are being asked to share their views and experiences in a confidential survey. NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) plans and purchases a range of services for people registered with a Bury GP. The CCG is gathering feedback from local people who have been referred by their GP for [...]

Health decision makers to meet this month

14th November 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 22 November 2017, and 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 [...]

Health staff hotfoot it to prestigious award

7th November 2017|Latest News|

A team of health workers from Bury who found a shared love in running have won an award at this years’ Bury 10k race! The ‘Silver Street Striders’, a running club made up of staff from NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) recently learnt they won the Mixed Team Challenge award in this year’s Bury 10k [...]

GP and Adult Social Care services in Bury get a healthy rating

24th October 2017|Latest News|

The proportion of GP Practices and Adult Social Care services including Nursing and Residential Care Homes in Bury rated as ‘Good’ by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) is higher than the national average (%), a new report has highlighted. In the recently published report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the borough comes under the spotlight [...]

Scheme to free up time to care shortlisted for national award

23rd October 2017|Latest News|

A scheme to free up GP practice clinical and administrative time to care for patients in Bury has been shortlisted for a prestigious national award. The Productive General Practice scheme aims to put in place more efficient administrative processes, and following its successful implementation within Bury GP practices, the approach has been shortlisted for a ‘General [...]

Annual General Meeting and Exhibition to highlight array of work to improve health and care services in Bury

22nd September 2017|Latest News|

Members of the public are invited to an Annual General Meeting and exhibition about local health and care services in Bury. Taking place from 6pm on Wednesday 27th September 2017, in the Minden Suite of the Fusilier Museum, Moss Street, Bury, members of the public are welcomed to come and talk to teams and organisations working [...]

Health in the spotlight at annual meeting

21st August 2017|Latest News|

The Annual General Meeting of Bury’s health commissioner will take place next month. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will take place on Wednesday 27th September 2017, in the Minden Suite of the Fusilier Museum, Moss Street, Bury, BL9 0DF. The meeting itself will commence at 7pm, however, members of the public [...]

Happy, healthy and independent Bury – a Primary Care contribution

21st August 2017|Latest News|

Dentists, GPs, opticians and pharmacists in Bury are working more closely to provide people with co-ordinated high quality care, at the right time, in the right place and by the right health care professional. The approach is described in NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) Primary Care Health and Wellbeing Strategy, published in December 2016.  A [...]

Know what’s open this bank holiday

17th August 2017|Latest News|

Patients are being urged to be prepared in advance of the Summer Bank Holiday on Monday 28th August, to request repeat prescriptions in advance and be aware of service availability. Some pharmacies will be open on the Bank Holiday. Pharmacists offer expert health advice and can recommend over-the-counter medicines that offer relief from the most common [...]

Dementia is not inevitable….

16th August 2017|CCG Blog|

Recently I went to see my mum. She is in her eighties and has become increasingly forgetful. Once a sprightly and fiercely independent lady, going on regular foreign holidays with her devoted husband, she now gets very confused, and her world has constricted to her home. The main cook and housemaker, she now needs encouragement to [...]