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 [...]

Feedback sought on future plans for Garden City Medical Centre

2020-07-08T11:10:05+01:008th July 2020|Latest News|

Patients from Garden City Medical Centre in Holcombe Brook are being asked to share their thoughts and feedback to inform the longer term plans for the Practice. Garden City is currently being managed by a neighbouring Practice as part of a temporary caretaking arrangement, following the very sad passing of the Practice’s Lead GP, Dr. Al-Dubbaisi [...]

Coronavirus: Stay alert, control the virus, save lives

2020-07-06T09:14:27+01:006th July 2020|Latest News|

Keep informed about local matters during coronavirus For the latest information including local support for mental health and well-being and how to request a test, visit the Bury Council dedicated web hub. Outbreak Control Plan Bury Council and its partners have put together an Outbreak Control Plan to tackle any local rise in coronavirus cases and [...]