Help with medical needs over the jubilee bank holiday

2022-05-27T10:18:53+01:0027th May 2022|Latest News|

If you feel you need support from your general practice out of normal surgery hours, our extended working hours service provides access to some additional appointments, and the out of hours service provides urgent medical care out of hours.  Please call your GP practice number for instructions of what to do. If you require health and [...]

General Practice teams: Working hard to provide the right care by the right professional as demand for services continues to rise

2022-05-18T13:37:02+01:0018th May 2022|Latest News|

Bury’s General Practices are reminding patients how to get in touch and what to expect, as demand for appointments significantly increases by up to a third. Whether patients get in touch via online services such as askmyGP, on the phone or call into the Practice to speak with reception, Practice teams are working incredibly hard to [...]

Useful phone numbers and websites for health and care over the Easter holiday period

2022-04-08T10:08:37+01:008th April 2022|Latest News|

If you require health and care services over the 2022 Easter holiday period. The NHS.UK website Visit NHS.UK for your complete guide to conditions, symptoms and treatments, including what to do and when to get help. Pharmacies Find details of pharmacies open over the bank holidays, here. Emotional wellbeing Pennine Care’s Mental Health Helpline is here [...]

Let’s start a Big Conversation about Health and Care

2022-04-01T10:00:14+01:001st April 2022|Latest News|

People from every corner of Greater Manchester are invited start talking honestly about the future of health and care, as part of the Big Conversation. The survey is now live (from Monday 28 March, to Sunday 8 May, 2022) and anyone who lives or works in the 10 Greater Manchester boroughs can take part. Anyone who [...]

Storm Eunice: Public Safety Advice

2022-02-18T09:30:35+00:0018th February 2022|Latest News|

Extremely strong winds are expected to develop during the morning and through the day on Friday 18th February and into Saturday 19th February. Bury Council’s operational teams are on standby to respond to storm-related incidents. For out-of-hours emergency support phone our Emergency Response and Resilience Team on 0161 253 6606. For further information please click here: [...]

Pausing Elective Care in Greater Manchester

2022-01-11T17:25:19+00:004th January 2022|Latest News|

Hospitals in Greater Manchester have made the difficult decision to pause some non-urgent surgery and appointments due to the rising impact of COVID-19. Patients who will be affected by this will be contacted by the hospital as soon as possible. If you are not contacted by the hospital, please assume your treatment is continuing as planned. [...]

Useful phone numbers and websites for health and care over the holiday period

2021-12-23T10:03:38+00:0023rd December 2021|Latest News|

The NHS.UK website Visit NHS.UK for your complete guide to conditions, symptoms and treatments, including what to do and when to get help. Pharmacies Find details of pharmacies open over the bank holidays, here. Emotional wellbeing Pennine Care’s Mental Health Helpline is here for anyone requiring urgent mental health support, 0800 014 9995. Bury’s Getting Help [...]

Women in Bury are encouraged to be breast aware

2021-10-22T11:35:12+01:0022nd October 2021|Latest News|

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and women are being urged to be aware of their breast health. Being breast aware means getting to know how your breasts look and feel at different times and telling your doctor straight away if you notice any unusual changes. It is important that women continue to check their breasts [...]

High quality healthcare in Bury celebrated on World Patient Safety Day

2021-09-16T16:04:26+01:0017th September 2021|Latest News|

Patient safety and the quality of care for people using healthcare services in Bury is being celebrated today (Friday 17 September) on World Patient Safety Day. Organisations that have developed new and improved services by listening to people’s experiences in Bury have shared their experiences. They include: Gorsey Clough Nursing Home Nurses at Gorsey Clough Nursing [...]