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

2020-02-12T05:29:54+00:0029th 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

2020-02-12T05:29:54+00:0030th 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

2019-04-30T15:42:14+01:0030th 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 [...]

Patients urged to plan ahead for the Easter weekend

2020-02-12T05:29:54+00:0016th April 2019|Latest News|

Patients are urged to get organised before the Easter weekend, 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 Easter weekend with some community pharmacies open on each day. Pharmacists offer expert health advice and can recommend over-the-counter medicines [...]

New technology makes health and care record sharing a reality

2020-02-12T05:29:54+00:0015th March 2019|Latest News|

People living in Bury are to benefit from new technology that allows their health and social care records to be shared securely with professionals involved in their care. Previously, only a person’s GP records could be viewed by authorised health or social care professionals securely to help with their care. A new digital care record solution [...]

Have your say on reducing prescribing of over the counter medicines for minor, short term conditions

2020-02-12T05:29:54+00:0015th March 2019|Latest News|

NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (NHS Bury CCG) has today (Friday 15th March 2019) launched a four week engagement phase to gather views on conditions for which over the counter items should not routinely be prescribed. New Greater Manchester guidance, following a national consultation, has been issued to CCGs in relation to reducing prescribing of over [...]

Health decision makers to meet later this month

2020-02-12T05:29:54+00:0014th January 2019|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 23rd January 2019. Members of the public are invited to come along to observe the meetings. Both meetings will be held at Townside Primary Care Centre, Knowsley Place in Bury (5th floor). The Primary Care [...]

Share your experiences in GP Patient Survey

2018-12-28T11:22:26+00:0028th December 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 [...]