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Invitation to attend CCG Annual General Meeting 2020/2021

2021-08-27T12:50:25+01:0027th August 2021|Latest News|

Local people are invited to attend our Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the year 2020/21. The AGM will take place as follows: Date: Wednesday 22rd September 2021 Time: 4.30 – 5.15pm Format:  Online meeting via Microsoft Teams A copy of our Annual Report for 2020/21 is available on our website. Alternatively, a PDF version of the report can be [...]

New health Chair announced

2021-08-25T11:11:59+01:0025th August 2021|Latest News|

A GP based in Greenmount Bury has been appointed as the new Chair of NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). Dr. Cathy Fines, a GP from Tower Family Healthcare Greenmount, will take on the role of NHS Bury CCG Chair from 1st September 2021. She will take over the reins from Dr. Jeffrey Schryer who has [...]

Places for Everyone consultation

2021-08-10T14:20:35+01:0010th August 2021|Latest News|

Places for Everyone is a long-term plan of nine Greater Manchester districts (Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan) for jobs, new homes, and sustainable growth. It has been prepared by the GMCA on behalf of the nine districts. The plan will determine the kind of development that takes place across the city-region, [...]

The GM Care Record: a Vital digital resource that improves health and care services and save lives

2021-07-27T15:13:25+01:0027th July 2021|Latest News|

Data for your care - The GM Care Record is putting your data at the heart of individual care, it holds health and care information that saves lives The GM Care Record brings together your information from NHS and care services across all 10 Greater Manchester boroughs, so that your latest health information can be accessed [...]

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 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. [...]