The King’s Fund – How does the NHS in England work? Watch our new animation


‘We’re excited to announce that our new animation, ‘How does the NHS in England work? An alternative guide’, is now available. Please watch it, share it and let us know what you think.’,58K5C,O079OG,K6177,1

Baby Friendly Bury

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Mums in Bury can be reassured of receiving the very best help and support with their baby, after local health visitors passed a strict international accreditation process with flying colours. The Bury Health Visiting Service, part of Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, has successfully retained their prestigious Baby Friendly Initiative … Read More

Children’s Trust weekly update


1. There will be a Children’s Trust Network Event on 17 November from 9.10am – 1.15pm in the Elizabethan Suite, Bury Town Hall. This event “All Different All Equal” is taking place during Anti-bullying week. Jointly delivered by young people and professionals, it will give the child/young person’s perspective on … Read More

Care Act 2014 Policy Engagement


The Care Act 2014 – Changes and their potential impact upon residents of Bury. The Care Act is the biggest change to English Adult Social Care Law in over 60 years, reforming the law relating to care and support for customers and carers. The Care Act replaces a number of … Read More

Bury secures funds to transform health and social care in Bury


Health and social care services in Bury are to be transformed by 2021, improving services and individual experiences, with help from a cash injection of £23 million. £19.2m has been secured from Greater Manchester Transformation monies, and a further £4m will be locally invested to radically transform health and care … Read More

Independent Chair/Carers Champion


The Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership (GMHSCP) is seeking a passionate and driven individual to act as an Independent Chair/Carers Champion to support the Carers Strategy Group and the implementation of its delivery programme to enhance support and opportunities for carers. The Strategy Group brings together NHS, local … Read More

Helping Manchester and Bury Homeless


A new charity called Helping Manchester and Bury Homeless (charity number: 1174429) are having a Halloween charity fun day with special guests, Galactic Knights. – Free entry with flyer or £2 on the door. Free raffle ticket per entry. – Fancy dress is optional. – Friday 27th October, 12pm till … Read More

PAHT October Pennine News


For your interest, this month’s October edition of Pennine News, the monthly Trust staff magazine for The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust (below), is now available on the website via the homepage at or click here: Pennine Acute

Children’s Trust weekly update


1. GMYN (Greater Manchester Youth Network) are offering free Money for Life training for young people aged 16-25. Money for Life helps young people to make the most of their money and equips them with the knowledge, life skills and resources needed to manage their money. The training is split … Read More