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Launch of Food Strategy to promote good food for all #Goodfoodbury

2021-02-02T14:14:18+00:002nd February 2021|Uncategorised|

Improving everyone’s access to healthy and sustainable food is the ambition of the newly-launched Bury Food Strategy. The aim is to promote better health by making the healthier choice the easier choice, for all age groups and communities, promoting good food and better access to it. Members from across the food community in Bury, which encompasses [...]

‘Bury at its best’ as vaccinations bring new hope (15th Jan 2021)

2021-01-15T16:15:32+00:0015th January 2021|CCG Blog|

The weather over the past few days has been a little dismal, cold and wet. Short days and little sunlight mean we can be forgiven for feeling a little flat at the moment, but having just finished another session at one of Bury’s vaccination centres, I am warmed and heartened by what I have seen, heard [...]

Bury CCG retains its ‘good’ rating.

2020-11-27T09:15:39+00:0027th November 2020|Latest News|

Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has been rated ‘good’ by NHS England for the second year in a row. All CCGs are assessed every year and their performance is ranked as outstanding, good, requires improvement or inadequate. NHS Bury CCG – which plans and funds health services for Bury residents – has a number of strengths [...]

Patients thanked for their patience as GP Practices continue to work differently

2020-11-24T11:16:42+00:0024th November 2020|Latest News|

Patients who have contacted their GP practice or booked an appointment over the past weeks and months may have noticed the team is working very differently. Practices are working hard to provide care safely while reducing the transmission of coronavirus and, thanks to new technology, most patient enquiries can now be dealt with without having to [...]

Bury is supporting the #DRYMESTER campaign

2020-11-18T15:56:37+00:0018th November 2020|Uncategorised|

The #DRYMESTER campaign helps parents-to-be to go alcohol free. Set up by the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, it aims to spread awareness about the risks of drinking alcohol during pregnancy. Current guidance advises that there is no safe time or safe amount of alcohol to drink during pregnancy. If you're pregnant or planning [...]

Tough times but together we are stronger

2020-11-09T10:34:50+00:009th November 2020|CCG Blog|

It feels like as each week passes, we never truly know what is around the corner. Over the last weekend in October, we learnt some very sad and unexpected news.  We lost another health and care hero to this terrible virus. Sam Helliwell worked as a receptionist at Tower Family Healthcare Minden for over 20 years. [...]

Patients urged to consider all care options as winter illnesses start to hit and services come under pressure

2020-10-21T09:27:27+01:0021st October 2020|Latest News|

With winter type bugs and illnesses starting to circulate, and cold weather making some health problems worse, local people are reminded about the range of options to get the right care and remain safe. Health and care services in hospitals and those closer to home including GP services are coming under increased pressure as winter looms [...]