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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 [...]

Primary Care on the agenda later this month

15th August 2017|Latest News|

NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) next routine Primary Care Commissioning Committee meeting is taking place later this month, and members of the public are invited to come along to observe and ask questions. The Primary Care Commissioning Committee oversees the work of the CCG in relation to the commissioning of Primary Care services, such as [...]

A friendly call means a lot to Unsworth hospital patients

3rd August 2017|Latest News|

A telephone call to check on patients returning home after a hospital stay is making a big difference to patients from Unsworth. Feedback from patients registered at Unsworth Medical Practice in Bury has been overwhelmingly positive about a new process that sees the practice calling to check their discharged patients are comfortable and have all they need for a successful recovery at home. [...]

CCG gets a healthy rating

3rd August 2017|Latest News|

NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has been rated as ‘Good’ by NHS England in it’s annual assessment of CCGs for the year 2016/17. This result is one of four that are given to CCGs nationwide, ranging from inadequate, requires improvement, good and outstanding.  The overall ratings are derived from performance in key areas including an assessment of [...]

More co-ordinated care at the end of life

3rd August 2017|Latest News|

Patients and carers in Bury are to benefit from more co-ordinated care at the end of life. Specialist palliative care nurses from Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust have relocated to Bury Hospice.  They will work with the Hospice at Home Team to provide a joined up service called the Community Palliative Care Team.  The move enables [...]