Patients urged to plan ahead for the Easter weekend


Patients are urged to get organised before the Easter weekend, pick up prescription medicines in advance and to consider self-care for minor, short term conditions. There are a range of services and options available over the Easter weekend with some community pharmacies open on each day. Pharmacists offer expert health … Read More

Patient and Public Reference Group

patient group

At the recent Patient and Public Reference Group Meeting in Manchester, Dr Chris Brookes – Consultant in Emergency Medicine at Salford Royal and Executive Medical Director for Greater Manchester Major Trauma service – opened the workshop by telling everyone about the benefits from changes to the stroke and trauma services, … Read More

Healthwatch Bury Members/Public Event – Wed 3rd April


Kath Wynne-Jones, Interim Executive Lead, Together 4 Bury (Locality Care Alliance) gave a presentation about the new alliance of organisations who will be transforming the ways in which health and social care is provided for the people in Bury. Presentation here

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust rated Good by CQC


England’s Chief Inspector of Hospitals has rated the services provided by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust as Good overall following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission. The inspection marks the first time the trust has been inspected and rated since Central Manchester University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the … Read More