Advice for parents during coronavirus

2020-05-26T08:24:57+01:0030th April 2020|Latest News|

Parents are being encouraged to seek help and advice straight away if their child is unwell or injured. While children can catch COVID-19, they may not have symptoms and the virus is rarely serious for younger patients. If a child is unwell, parents are being advised, this is likely to be unrelated. The Royal College of [...]

Second COVID Management Service to go live in Radcliffe

2020-04-16T09:55:17+01:0015th April 2020|Latest News|

To help the local fight against coronavirus (COVID-19), additional sites are being identified to be COVID Management Services to supplement the service already up and running in Prestwich. Tower Family Healthcare’s Spring Lane Surgery premises located on Spring Lane in Radcliffe has been identified as a suitable location for Bury’s second COVID Management Service in Radcliffe.  [...]

Health and care services working differently to keep you safe

2020-04-01T11:52:51+01:001st April 2020|Latest News|

Local health and care services remain available to support local people, however, many services are working in a slightly different way to keep them running and health and care staff, along with local people safe, during the Coronavirus outbreak. With technology at the fingertips of many health care professionals and patients alike, this opens up opportunities [...]

Temporary closures of walk-in centres to help fight against coronavirus

2020-03-20T08:53:16+00:0019th March 2020|Latest News|

Temporary changes are being made to two Bury walk-in centres to help the fight against coronavirus (COVID-19). Both Prestwich and Moorgate walk-in centres are now closed to the public. Bury One Commissioning Organisation (OCO) has taken the emergency steps to protect the public and staff and prevent the spread of the virus. The temporary changes will [...]

Have your say on Urgent Care services in Bury

2020-02-12T13:17:11+00:0010th February 2020|Latest News|

People from Bury are being asked for their views on proposals to improve urgent care services in Bury. A public consultation commences today, 10th February 2020, for a period of four weeks. Urgent care services are for things that are not an emergency, but at the same time can’t wait, for example a person might be [...]

Unsworth Medical Centre staff receive awards for the care and support shown to their patients

2020-02-12T05:29:51+00:0031st January 2020|Latest News|

Staff from Unsworth Medical Centre in Bury have been praised at a recent health awards for the level of care and support they have shown to their patients. Patients and carers from Bury were asked to nominate members of their GP practice team for a ‘Patient Choice’ award. Hosted by NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), the [...]

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

2019-12-05T10:27:04+00:005th 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 organisations join forces to support people with memory loss

2020-02-12T05:29:51+00:0028th November 2019|Latest News|

NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Bury Council and a host of local organisations have joined forces to offer support to those who have recently been diagnosed with memory loss. The new provision, called Memory Loss Support Services, will help patients with a memory loss condition known as mild cognitive impairment. Mild cognitive impairment is where [...]

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

2019-10-18T10:38:36+01:0017th 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, [...]