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Improved diagnosis of skin conditions by GPs thanks to transformative education programme

5th December 2019|Latest News|

GPs in Bury have been provided with education and new equipment to help diagnose skin conditions within the practice, reducing the need to refer as many patients for an urgent specialist dermatology assessment. Demand on specialist dermatology services is high, however, around a quarter of urgent referrals to dermatology services for lesions where cancer is suspected, [...]

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

24th October 2019|Latest News|

Patients and carers from Bury are being asked to nominate a member of their GP practice team for a ‘Patient Choice’ award. Hosted by NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), the ‘BAfTA’ Awards – Bury Award for Talent and Achievement - aim to recognise talent and achievement across a range of categories for both CCG staff [...]

Hear about how health and social care is being transformed at showcase event

17th October 2019|Latest News|

Local people are invited to an event to find out about changes happening to health and social care services to transform health and wellbeing in Bury. The event will take place on Wednesday 30th October in the Elizabethan Suite of Bury Town Hall.  At the event, local people, health and care staff along with representatives from the voluntary sector, [...]

Press release – Health in the spotlight at annual meeting

28th August 2019|Latest News|

The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Bury’s health commissioner will take place in September. The AGM of NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will take place on Wednesday 25th September 2019, in The Minden Suite of the Fusilier Museum, Moss Street, Bury, BL9 0DF. The meeting will take place from 6.30 – 7.30pm, with sign in and refreshments [...]

Local Care Home hails Red Bags a success

16th July 2019|Latest News|

A local care home is seeing the benefit from a scheme that launched last year to ensure care home residents receive quick, personalised and effective treatment should they be admitted to hospital in an emergency. The Red Bag scheme launched in Bury in October 2018.  The scheme sees care homes for older adults in Bury provide [...]

Re-visit of Bury SEND services confirms that provision has improved

27th June 2019|Latest News|

Provision for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in Bury has improved in areas that were previously highlighted as being of concern. These services were originally inspected by Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in June 2017, where eight areas of weakness needing improvement were identified. Since then, a huge amount of work [...]

Bury is leading the way to improve physical health care for patients with severe mental illness

13th June 2019|Latest News|

Bury is the second best performing area in the country in relation to providing physical health checks for people with severe mental illness, according to the latest data. Data is collected every quarter in relation to the number of people living with severe mental illness such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder who have received a comprehensive physical [...]

Decision made in relation to reducing prescribing of over the counter items for minor, short term conditions

29th May 2019|Latest News|

Bury’s policy in relation to prescribing over the counter items for minor, short term conditions will be updated to include 11 additional conditions for which over the counter items should not routinely be prescribed. The decision, made at NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) Governing Body meeting this month, takes into account new Greater Manchester guidance [...]

Patients urged to plan ahead for the May bank holidays

30th April 2019|Latest News|

Patients are urged to get organised before the May bank holidays, pick up prescription medicines in advance and to consider self-care for minor, short term conditions. There are a range of services and options available over the two May bank holidays which fall on the 6th (Early May bank holiday) and 27th May (Spring bank holiday) [...]

SEND re-visit of Bury – 13 to 15 May 2019

30th April 2019|Latest News|

Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) will carry out jointly a re-visit following the previous inspection that took place between 12 and 16 June 2017. During the re-visit, Ofsted and CQC inspectors will be keen to speak to as many children and young people and their parents and carers as possible, specifically about the weaknesses [...]