Older people’s stay healthy lockdown guide published

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A guide to help older people in Greater Manchester stay healthy at home during the COVID-19 lockdown has been published by academics at The University of Manchester. Called ‘Keeping Well At Home’, the team have been working with the Ageing Hub at Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) so the resource … Read More

Can you help to knit some hearts?

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Beacon (social prescribing service) are working with Bury Local Care Organisation knitting hearts which will be given to local care facilities in Bury. One of the hearts is given to the patient and the other heart is given to a family member who cannot be with them. I have attached … Read More

Rough sleeper resources

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Groundswell have developed resources to support people experiencing homelessness during the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. These include guidance for people who are rough sleeping and living in temporary accommodation and tools for planning a local response. Working with our volunteers – people who have slept rough and those residing in … Read More

GM Bereavement Service

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Support is available to all those in Greater Manchester, bereaved or affected by a death. No one needs to feel alone as they deal with their grief and advice can be offered for any practical issues that losing a loved one may bring. Tel: 0161 983 0902 Monday 9am-5pm, Tuesday … Read More

What is domestic abuse and how can I get support?

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If you are experiencing or feel at risk of domestic abuse, or are worried about someone who might be, find out where you can go for advice and help. The information in this article is taken from Refuge, Women’s Aid and Woman’s Trust. Women’s Aid defines domestic abuse as an … Read More

Coronavirus (COVID-19): getting tested

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Guidance on coronavirus testing, including who is eligible for a test, how to get tested and the different types of test available. gov.uk – April 2020

The Whitefield Hub is looking for volunteers

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The Whitefield Hub is looking for volunteers to support through the current pandemic, please read below on how to register (Please respond to J.Turrell@bury.gov.uk)   If you would like to volunteer to help out with food shopping or delivering items please register via www.buryvcfa.org.uk. Not having a DBS does not … Read More

Cancer and coronavirus

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Advice and Information – 28 April 2020 If you have cancer, it’s understandable you might feel anxious about COVID-19. The Government and the NHS have both confirmed that cancer treatment should continue to be prioritised during the response to the COVID-19 emergency. It is important people continue to seek help … Read More

NHS -Help us help you get the treatment you need

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If you need medical help you should still contact your GP practice, use NHS 111 online or call 111. If you are told to go to hospital it is important that you go to hospital. We’ll give you the care you need POSTER