Information campaign to help older people keep well this winter

A coalition of public service organisations, charities and older people’s groups is this week launching a new information campaign to support older people to keep well this winter. The ‘Keeping Well This Winter’ booklet contains tips and advice on keeping physically well and maintaining good mental health, and is being provided to tens … Read More

Over 65s urged to get vaccinated before flu season hits

Health bosses are encouraging older people to have their free flu vaccination and get protected against the virus ahead of winter. Stocks of the flu vaccine designed for over 65s are fully available – meaning anyone who still needs the jab can get it before the flu season hits. With … 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

Winter pressures – Information and advice for the public

Like the rest of the NHS, our A&E departments at The Royal Oldham Hospital, North Manchester General Hospital and Fairfield General Hospital in Bury are experiencing increased pressure and demand for its services. Patients are reminded to only attend A&E for serious or life threatening conditions so the department can … Read More

Get Ready For Winter

For details about Bury Council Winter Service go to Are you winter ready? Travel safely, protect your home and stay well… Stay Well during winter… – at the first sign of a winter illness seek advice from a pharmacist