New system will help patients receive the right care

21st September 2018|Latest News|

A new system being introduced at GP practices across Bury will help patients to access the right care to meet their needs. Over 100 GP practice staff in Bury, including receptionists, have been trained to assist patients with seeing the right healthcare professional for their needs, by asking patients about their reasons for wanting an appointment. [...]

Devo Difference Roadshow

13th September 2018|Latest News|

Local people are invited to find out how devolution is making health and social care services better in Bury Local people are invited to an event on Friday 5th October to find out how devolution of health and social care is making a difference in Bury and across Greater Manchester. Bury is making big changes to [...]

Local NHS continues to seek views on IVF

5th September 2018|Latest News|

NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) recently launched a consultation to review Bury’s current policy in relation to commissioning In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) services. As part of the review, NHS Bury CCG is seeking feedback from local people, stakeholders and health care professionals on a range of options detailed with the consultation document. An important part [...]

FAQs – Consultation on IVF frequently asked questions from survey feedback to date (correct as at 31st August 2018)

5th September 2018|Latest News|

Q: I have already secured funding for IVF services from NHS Bury CCG, will I lose this? A: No. For any patient that has already had funding agreed for IVF services from NHS Bury CCG, this will be honoured. Q: If the decision is to move to providing 1 cycle of IVF, would the CCG consider changing [...]

Know what’s open over the summer bank holiday

16th August 2018|Latest News|

Patients are being urged to get organised ahead of the summer bank holiday, be aware of service availability and request repeat prescriptions in advance. GP and pharmacy services will be limited on bank holiday Monday 27th August 2018. The GP extended working hours project allows for additional GP appointments to be made into the weekday evenings [...]

Local patients invited to nominate General Practice staff for a BAfTA!

13th August 2018|Latest News|

Patients and carers from Bury are being asked to nominate a member of their GP practice team for a ‘Patient Choice’ award. Linked to the 70th birthday of the NHS, staff that have gone the extra mile to make a difference for local patients will be recognised across a range of awards during September. Hosted by NHS [...]

Consultation: Seeking views in IVF

6th August 2018|Latest News|

Patients and the public are invited to share their views on proposals to review Bury’s current policy in relation to commissioning In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) services. The consultation will run for six weeks from Monday 6th August to Sunday 16th September 2018. Within the  the CCG describes the reasons why it is considering changing its [...]

Local NHS to host ‘Big7Tea’ with a spotlight on boosting mental health

13th July 2018|Latest News|

Linked to the 70th birthday of the health service, NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is holding a Big7Tea event where local people can come along, have a cuppa and hear about social opportunities happening now across Bury that could have a positive impact on mental health and wellbeing. These social opportunities, called ‘social prescribing’ or [...]

Health decision makers to meet later this month

12th July 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 25th July. 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 [...]

Health in the spotlight at annual meeting

3rd July 2018|Latest News|

The Annual General Meeting of Bury’s health commissioner will take place later this month. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will take place on Wednesday 25th July 2018, in the Peel Room of the Elizabethan Suite, Bury Town Hall, Knowsley Street, Bury, BL9 0SW. The meeting will commence at 6.15pm, [...]