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Health and care services working differently to keep you safe

2020-04-01T11:52:51+01:001st April 2020|Latest News|

Local health and care services remain available to support local people, however, many services are working in a slightly different way to keep them running and health and care staff, along with local people safe, during the Coronavirus outbreak. With technology at the fingertips of many health care professionals and patients alike, this opens up opportunities [...]

Temporary closures of walk-in centres to help fight against coronavirus

2020-03-20T08:53:16+00:0019th March 2020|Latest News|

Temporary changes are being made to two Bury walk-in centres to help the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19). Both Prestwich and Moorgate walk-in centres are now closed to the public. Bury One Commissioning Organisation (OCO) has taken the emergency steps to protect the public and staff and prevent the spread of the virus. The temporary changes will [...]

Unsworth Medical Centre staff receive awards for the care and support shown to their patients

2020-02-12T05:29:51+00:0031st January 2020|Latest News|

Staff from Unsworth Medical Centre in Bury have been praised at a recent health awards for the level of care and support they have shown to their patients. Patients and carers from Bury were asked to nominate members of their GP practice team for a ‘Patient Choice’ award. Hosted by NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), the [...]

Local organisations join forces to support people with memory loss

2020-02-12T05:29:51+00:0028th November 2019|Latest News|

NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Bury Council and a host of local organisations have joined forces to offer support to those who have recently been diagnosed with memory loss. The new provision, called Memory Loss Support Services, will help patients with a memory loss condition known as mild cognitive impairment. Mild cognitive impairment is where [...]

Bury healthcare providers finalists for the 2019 HSJ awards for their work into improving care for infants with suspected cow’s milk protein allergy

2020-02-12T05:29:51+00:0016th October 2019|Latest News|

Healthcare providers in Bury and Greater Manchester are celebrating after being shortlisted for an HSJ Award for their work to improve care for infants with a suspected cow’s milk protein allergy (CPMA). NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Bury and Rochdale Care Organisation (part of the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group) and the North West Paediatric [...]

New tests made available to Bury GPs will ensure low risk cancer patients receive a faster diagnosis

2019-09-05T10:31:37+01:005th September 2019|Latest News|

Two new cancer investigative tests have been made available to GPs across Bury to help them provide a faster diagnosis to patients presenting with low risk symptoms of pancreatic or colorectal (bowel) cancer. GPs will now be able to refer patients at low risk of suspected pancreatic cancer for a direct access computerised tomography (CT) abdomen [...]

Know what’s open over the summer bank holiday

2020-02-12T05:29:51+00:0015th August 2019|Latest News|

Patients are being urged to get organised ahead of the summer bank holiday on Monday 26th August, collect prescriptions in advance and to consider self-care for minor, short term conditions. There are a range of services and options available over the bank holiday with some community pharmacies open. Pharmacists offer expert health advice and can recommend [...]

New GP initiative reduces the time patients wait for the best course of treatment

2019-07-18T10:52:26+01:0018th July 2019|Latest News|

A new service called Advice and Guidance has been introduced in GP practices across Bury to help ensure that patients are receiving the most appropriate care in a timely way. Advice and Guidance is a consultant led service provided by specialists at The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group, which brings together the Salford Royal and Pennine [...]

Bury’s heart health heroes to represent North West in NHS Parliamentary Awards

2020-02-12T05:29:51+00:0028th June 2019|Latest News|

A partnership between health commissioners, hospital, community and GP services in Bury has been announced as one of 10 North-West champions for the prestigious NHS Parliamentary Awards, which celebrate outstanding health and care staff. Bury Integrated Community Cardiology Pilot is a partnership between Bury Clinical Commissioning Group, Bury and Rochdale Care Organisation (part of the Northern [...]