Children’s data – Ten top tips for children and parents


While much more needs to be done by Government and industry, our message to children and parents is that they are not powerless in this situation. There are steps they can take, now, which will significantly reduce a child’s data footprint – some of which are very simple. CCO has … Read More

One Recovery Bury


  Addiction Dependency Solutions A progressive, 21st century addiction charity. ADS is a leading UK drug and alcohol charity operating throughout the North and the Midlands. We have a progressive ethos ensuring we stay outcome focused for the benefit of our clients. By taking a proactive stance on client support … Read More

The Yellow Card Scheme – Report a suspected medication side-effect


The Yellow Card Scheme is vital in helping the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) monitor the safety of all healthcare products in the UK to ensure they are acceptably safe for patients and users. Reports can be made for: suspected adverse drug reactions (ADRs) to all medicines including: … Read More

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We have added the world-leading digital inclusion software, Browsealoud, to our website – making our content more accessible with reading and translation support. Try it out – it’s free! Click on the Browsealoud launchpad that appears on the top right of your screen to launch the support toolbar. Then simply click on … Read More

Winter Support for Rough Sleepers


Bury has made a commitment to provide a Winter Provision for all people that are rough sleeping on the streets in Bury. From the 1st November 2018 to 31st March 2019, this provision will provide for rough sleepers: • Bed for the night and provision between 8pm and 9am the … Read More

GP Access and appointments survey

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During 2017/18, general practice represented one of the most common areas the people of Bury had been telling us about. A significant proportion of this feedback related to the experiences in accessing an appointment with a doctor. In response to public feedback the aim of Healthwatch Bury’s 2018 ‘GP Access … Read More

Local GPs praised for going the extra mile!

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Two GPs from GP practices in Bury have been praised at a recent health awards for their care, commitment and going the extra mile. Patients and carers from Bury were asked to nominate members of their GP practice team for a ‘Patient Choice’ award. Hosted by NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning … Read More