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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. [...]

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 [...]