Support for Stress and Wellbeing

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Shout Shout aims to make it easier for people to find and receive mental health support – anytime, day or night.   People from Bury aged 16+ can simply and confidentially communicate with trained crisis volunteers (supported by clinical supervisors) by text message, 24 hours a day, 7 days a … Read More

Survey – Tell the NHS about your current experience of coronavirus

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This survey will help the NHS understand more about how and where coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting people currently. By answering some quick questions, you can help the NHS plan its response to coronavirus. If you need medical advice about your coronavirus symptoms, contact: England: NHS 111 online coronavirus service Scotland: … Read More

The Bury Directory – Coronavirus Health Advice

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Please use and share the link (www.theburydirectory.co.uk/coronavirus) to the dedicated ‘Coronavirus’ section with your family, friends, colleagues and customers. It is updated regularly with Government guidance and you will also be able to browse and access a wealth of relevant and timely information. You may also be interested in the … Read More

Forever Manchester Community Support Fund

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During these uncertain times, we know that grassroot community groups are responding to the impact of Covid-19 through kindness, coming together to help those most affected however they can. To support these local responses, Forever Manchester is offering awards of up to £1,000. Community Support Fund Criteria The Community Support … Read More

Bury Community Hubs – support for vulnerable people

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Bury Council has set up five community hubs throughout Bury to target help and support for those residents most vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19). What are the Bury Community Hubs? Bury Council is working with organised voluntary groups and local volunteers to provide support and arrange delivery of food and medical … Read More

Police Doorstop Crime Warning

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Do not hand over cash on your doorstep to anyone you do not know trust who is ‘volunteering’ to get shopping for you. There will be well-meaning people wanting to help BUT there will be people with no moral scruples who will take advantage and keep your money. If you require … Read More

Health and care services working differently to keep you safe

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Local health and care services remain available to support local people, however, many services are working in a slightly different way to keep them running and health and care staff, along with local people safe, during the Coronavirus outbreak.      With technology at the fingertips of many health care … Read More

Patient Visiting Suspended at Northern Care Alliance Group Hospital sites

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All visiting has been suspended with immediate effect at North Manchester General, Fairfield, Royal Oldham, Rochdale Infirmary and Salford Royal hospitals. As of Friday 27 March 2020 all hospitals across the Northern Care Alliance Group have suspended all visiting hours. Following a national decision taken by NHS England to suspend … Read More