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 [...]

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 [...]

Patients report experience of GP Practices is ‘Good’

2021-07-12T13:26:10+01:0012th July 2021|Latest News|

Bury Patients’ overall experience of their GP Practice is described as ‘Good’, according to the results of the latest National GP Patient Survey. Of the almost 10,000 Bury patients sent a survey earlier this year, around a third responded, and of these, 85% described their overall experience of their GP Practice as ‘Fairly Good’ or ‘Very [...]