Get organised and stock up on medicines before Christmas

Bury CCG

Get organised and stock up on medicines before Christmas Local GPs and pharmacists are advising people in Bury to get organised by ordering and collecting any repeat prescriptions before the Christmas holidays start and keeping a well-stocked medicine cabinet at home. The top must-haves in your medicines cabinet to help … Read More

International Volunteer Day – 5th December 2018


It’s the time of year we think about giving. But have you thought about giving…the gift of time? Today, 5th December, is International Volunteer Day recognised by the United Nations, with a specific focus on Economic and Social Development. It’s a good time to reflect on how you can contribute … Read More

Over 65s urged to get vaccinated before flu season hits


Health bosses are encouraging older people to have their free flu vaccination and get protected against the virus ahead of winter. Stocks of the flu vaccine designed for over 65s are fully available – meaning anyone who still needs the jab can get it before the flu season hits. With … Read More

Christmas event – 18th December


Christmas event- Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) will be putting a free event on the 18/12 for people suffering with the following: Debt problems Homelessness/ rehoming  Loneliness Drugs and alcohol  Bury 18/12- winter wellbeing ideas 10:30-2:30. Two groups one in the morning and one in the afternoon 20 audience members … Read More

Therapists save Bury Mother’s voice


A Bury Mother has thanked local speech and language therapists for banking her voice and making a huge difference to her life. Kay Jones,66 from Ramsbottom has motor neurone disease, which causes the muscles in her mouth, tongue and throat to weaken.  The condition (known as dysarthria) means that Kay … Read More

Friendly Café

1 friendly cafe

Often, we go to a café and are sat near others who would like to have someone to talk to, but who may be afraid to ask, or want to respect others privacy. The Friendly Café Scheme allows people the chance to have a drink and a chat with someone … Read More

Care homes: understanding your rights

Care home

Choosing a care home can be daunting and it’s important to have the right information. Find out more about your rights and how to complain if you are not happy. Choosing a care home can be stressful and confusing. It can be very difficult to find the information you need … Read More

Bury Council & Bury CCG – Carers Consultation 2018


Bury Council & Bury CCG have applied for funding to the Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership to support carers in Bury the best we can. The proposal includes: Community based support for all carers. Creating additional capacity within the Bury Young Carers Service. Development of on-line self-assessments for adults … Read More