FAQs – Consultation on the redesign of urgent care services in Bury – Frequently asked questions developed from survey feedback to date (at 14/2/18)

16th February 2018|Latest News|

1: What will the opening times of the Urgent Treatment Centre be? The national specification is for Urgent Treatment Centres to be available for 12 hours a day. More work is needed to determine the most appropriate opening times for the Urgent Treatment Centre to be located at Fairfield General Hospital in Bury, to meet local [...]

Consultation on the redesign of urgent care services in Bury

29th January 2018|Latest News|

Patients and the public are invited to share their views on a proposed future model for urgent care in Bury. NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has listened to feedback from local people about the importance they place on retaining access to walk-in services in the town. Considering this valued feedback alongside new national guidance and [...]

Health decision makers to meet later this month

15th January 2018|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 24th January. 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 [...]

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 [...]

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) [...]