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 [...]

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 [...]

Local people reminded of range of support available on World Mental Health Day

2020-10-19T10:41:36+01:006th October 2020|Latest News|

(From L-R: Dionne Treasure, EHWB (Early Intervention) Worker / Gemma Philburn, EHWB Manager) The World Health Organisation (WHO) marks 10th of October as World Mental Health Day and this year’s theme is ‘mental health for all.’ During this difficult year, many local people’s lives and livelihoods have been affected and this has been particularly tough on [...]

More local people offered free flu vaccination this winter

2020-10-02T15:27:50+01:002nd October 2020|Latest News|

More local people than ever will be offered the flu vaccine this winter to protect themselves and the NHS. Currently those eligible for the free vaccination are people aged 65 and over, pregnant women, people with certain health conditions, carers and those in care homes, frontline health and social care workers, anyone living in a household [...]

Invitation to attend CCG Annual General Meeting 2019/20

2020-09-11T15:13:28+01:0011th September 2020|Latest News|

Local people are invited to attend our Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the year 2019/20. The AGM will take place as follows: Date: Wednesday 23rd September 2020 Time: 4.30 - 5pm Format:  Online meeting via Microsoft Teams A copy of our Annual Report for 2019/20 is available on our website At our AGM you will be [...]

Launch of ‘Getting Help Line’ to support mental wellbeing in Bury

2020-08-14T15:48:43+01:0017th August 2020|Latest News|

Press release issued by Early Break Acknowledging that this is a particularly tough time for some people emotionally, Early Break is launching a new ‘Getting Help Line’ in Bury on 17 August 2020 to offer non-clinical, non-urgent support for anyone experiencing low level emotional health and wellbeing difficulties. The new helpline is being launched on behalf [...]