Ear Care Service – Ear Syringing

Ear syringing is no longer considered to be the first line treatment for the clearing of ear wax and it is not a funded service within the NHS for General Practice. Current guidelines are that ear drops should be used to soften the wax which will then enable the natural movement of the wax from the ear. Olive … Read More

The Prince’s Trust – Courses starting in July

The Prince’s Trust are currently offering a range of online and in-person courses to help young people build confidence, develop new skills and gain valuable work experience. This month they’ll be running the following courses: Future Leaders Online – Visit our Future Leaders EventBrite page to register your interest Explore … Read More

Breastfeeding Celebration Week – Breastfeeding help and support

Remember, it can take a while to feel confident about breastfeeding, but you’re not alone. Your midwife and health visitor are there to help, guide and support you. There’s also lots of advice available online or via support groups, helplines and websites. Breastfeeding helplines National Breastfeeding Helpline: 0300 100 0212 … Read More

Climate Action Strategy public consultation is now live

Bury Council have developed a Climate Action Strategy in response to the Climate Emergency which was declared in 2019. The Strategy and adjoining Action Plan will provide the direction the Council will take over the coming years regarding climate action. We must all play our part in tackling climate change … Read More

Get help to buy food and milk – (The Healthy Start scheme)

What is Healthy Start? If you’re pregnant or have children under the age of 4 you can get free vouchers or payments every 4 weeks to spend on: cow’s milk fresh, frozen or tinned fruit and vegetables infant formula milk fresh, dried, and tinned pulses You can also get free … Read More

Barnado’s – The BeU Project

Trauma informed supported accommodation for young people who are homeless/at risk of homelessness/at risk in their accommodation, and who identify as LGBTQIA+ Housing and homelessness Housing support to assist and sustain independent living. Raising awareness through educational visits and improving the understanding of risks. For more information: The BeU Project … Read More

Covid-19 in Greater Manchester

A summary of key findings and experiences of the coronavirus pandemic across Greater Manchester. Each of the 10 Healthwatch in Greater Manchester have surveyed their residents to gather views and opinions on challenges they may have faced during the pandemic. Healthwatch have shared these reports with their local partnerships and … Read More