Tell us about your dentist experience during COVID in Bury

During the Covid-19 pandemic, dentistry one of the parts of the health service that has been hit the hardest. An initial shutdown for all but emergency appointments meant a system that was already under strain built a much bigger backlog or patients waiting to access them. Then when they reopened, … Read More

Diabetes UK update – April 2021

Managing Diabetes During Ramadan Ramadan takes place from 12 April to 12 May 2021 and the North of England team at Diabetes UK have been working with Haref in Newcastle to support their Ramadan prayer calendar project. Haref have developed Ramadan prayer calendars with 11 mosques in Newcastle, North Tyneside … Read More

Introducing your public governors for Bury

Who we areWe are residents of Bury who have been elected by Trustmembers as public governors to represent the interests of ourlocal communities in the planning, development and deliveryof mental health and learning disability services provided byPennine Care NHS Foundation Trust. We are independent laypeople but, as governors, we have … Read More

The Greater Manchester Mayor and the VCSE Sector – a hustings

On 6th May 2021, the people of Greater Manchester will elect their Mayor. (The election was originally due to take place on 7th May 2020 but postponed due to Covid-19). The current Mayor is Andy Burnham (Labour). The Mayor of Greater Manchester has significant decision making powers over budgets and … Read More

Returning to the workplace after the COVID-19 lockdown

As lockdown measures begin to lift, staff will be looking to employers to provide guidance during these uncertain times. We’ve collaborated on this toolkit for the Society of Occupational Medicine, Acas and Business in the Community. TOOLKIT More information on Coronavirus and work from Mind Mind – 31 March 21

The Prince’s Trust – Courses starting in April

The Prince’s Trust are currently offering a range of online courses to help young people build confidence, develop new skills and gain valuable work experience. This month they will be running the following courses. Enterprise Online – For more information or to sign-up, visit our Enterprise Online webpage. Team – … Read More

Free Training for Employment

Looking for help with employability? …..Whether its Support with revamping a CV, interview skills, understanding self employment. See attachments below for more details: See schedule & flyer here ‘Community Futures offers your Voluntary, Community or Faith Organisation the support to deliver your services better and offer increased benefit to your … Read More

World Autism Awareness 2021

Between 29 March and 4 April is World Autism Week (encompassing World Autism Awareness Day on 2 April) which aims to increase understanding of autism. You can find out how you can take part at the National Autistic Society (NAS). The NAS provides a variety of resources to support employers … Read More