What did 34,000 people say about mental health care?

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Mental health care is a common health and care issue that the public talk to us about. Since January 2016, over 34,000 people have shared their views and experiences of using mental health services with us. Local Healthwatch have also produced 229 reports highlighting what people like and what could … Read More

Salford Turns Yellow To End Suicide

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START, a leading mental health charity in Salford and Salford CCG will have 109 yellow flags with STARTs Reach Out; Start to End Suicide campaign ribbon entwined hands flying across Salford, one for each life lost to suicide over the last 5 years for World Suicide Prevention Week, 10th – … Read More

Healthwatch Bury are hiring

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  Volunteer Coordinator Salary: £20,000 pa pro rata Hours: 15 hours per week (can be worked flexibly over at least 3 days) Base: Bury Healthwatch Bury is looking to build a network of volunteers to carry out a variety of roles within the service, from attending community events to supporting … Read More

Having a baby and the effect on your mental health


We want to know about your experiences Having a baby is one of the biggest life choices you can make. This can affect both the person who is giving birth and their partner’s mental health. We want to know more about people’s experiences of mental health support when planning to … Read More

Top rating for Bury lung service

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A Bury NHS lung care service has been rated as the best in the region and one of the best in the country. The Bury Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Service is run by Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust. This team of four specialist nurses works with people who have … Read More

Know what’s open over the summer bank holiday

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Patients are being urged to get organised ahead of the summer bank holiday, be aware of service availability and request repeat prescriptions in advance. GP and pharmacy services will be limited on bank holiday Monday 27th August 2018. The GP extended working hours project allows for additional GP appointments to … Read More