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 [...]

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 [...]

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) [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]