Volunteer roles – Fairfield Hospital


Hospital Dining Companions If you have ever thought about becoming a volunteer at Fairfield General Hospital, then now is a great time for you to apply! After the great success of Dining Companions at Salford Royal, this project is now being rolled out across the NE Sector at Fairfield General … Read More

Information on Coronavirus


Read the latest advice and information from NHS England and Public Health England about the Coronavirus What’s the risk of catching coronavirus in the UK? The NHS and Public Health England are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety … Read More

Have your say on Urgent Care services in Bury


People from Bury are being asked for their views on proposals to improve urgent care services in Bury. A public consultation commences today, 10th February 2020, for a period of four weeks. Urgent care services are for things that are not an emergency, but at the same time can’t wait, … Read More

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust improvements continue


The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated the services provided by The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust to be Good following its latest inspection.   A team of inspectors visited the trust from 3 to 26 September 2019 to assess six core services across North Manchester General Hospital, The Royal Oldham … Read More

Chair Exercise Classes

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         COME & JOIN IN THE FUN bring a friend!           starting Monday 3rd February 2020  3.30pm cuppa – Exercise 3.45-4.45pm Venue: Communic8te, 8Tenterden Street, Bury BL9 OEG plus following dates:  February 10th,17th, 24th   Sessions organised by Bury Diabetic Support Group Everyone Welcome not just Diabetics Please note: … Read More

How can I get help when I feel ill?

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How can I get help when I have a health problem? In the past, the most obvious place to go when we were feeling ill, was to a GP surgery but times have changed and there are now a number of ways you can get help when you’re ill, or … Read More

Healthwatch England publishes 2019 annual report to Parliament


Sir Robert Francis QC, Chair of Healthwatch England has today laid our annual report to parliament, setting out to MPs and the Government the key issues people are feeding back about their experiences of health and care services in England. As the NHS focusses on reforming other areas of care, … Read More