Know what’s open over the summer bank holiday


Patients are being urged to get organised ahead of the summer bank holiday on Monday 26th August, collect prescriptions in advance and to consider self-care for minor, short term conditions. There are a range of services and options available over the bank holiday with some community pharmacies open on each … Read More

Bury Council Physical Activity Strategy Review Invitation


Bury Council are currently reviewing their Physical Activity Strategy and as part of the process they would like to invite members of the local community to take part in a consultation event to ensure their views are taken into consideration. There will be a number of events as part of the … Read More

HEALTHY MINDS – for people living in Bury

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On Tuesday 30th July, 18 people attended an event to listen to a Senior Psychological Well-Being Practitioner (Secondment) who told them about the services provided by Healthy Minds. See below for a resume of services provided. Healthy Minds, provides a range of treatment and support options for people struggling to … Read More

Skills Support for Employment


Skills Support for Employment: Providing tailored support, that enables unemployed residents to find and succeed in work. The offer includes:     – Tailored 1 to 1 support     – A dedicated learning mentor     – Careers advice and pre-employment support     – Free accredited and non-accredited learning opportunities     – … Read More

Health and Social Care Committee launch inquiry into dental services


Dentistry has been a part of the NHS since its inception in 1948. In 1951, charges for dentures, the first charges of any kind for NHS treatment, were introduced. Other charges were later introduced for dental services. Previous governments have acknowledged that the focus of NHS dentistry has been too … Read More

How easy to use are services if you have a sensory impairment?

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In the UK, almost 2 million people are living with sight loss. Find out what people have told us it is like using NHS services when you have a sensory impairment or loss. Following the introduction of the Accessible Information Standard in 2016 requires health and social care services to … Read More