Share you views and experience of accessing heart services

Bury residents who access cardiology (heart) services are being asked to share their views and experiences in a confidential survey. There is some evidence that suggests for some services, patients’ care and treatment could be made simpler and quicker with less duplication of appointments and NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group … Read More

Accident Prevention in Under 5’s in the Home

For information next week is Child Safety week.  The main theme of the week is Accident Prevention in Under 5’s in the Home.  Sudden changes in a child’s development, for example, babies starting to crawl or walk, can take parents or carers by surprise. And there are risks that aren’t … Read More

Local people are being urged to know diabetes, fight diabetes

Local people are being urged to know diabetes, fight diabetes Residents of Bury are urged to get behind Diabetes Week 2017, which runs 11 – 17 June. In Bury alone, over 13,300 people have diabetes (diagnosed or undiagnosed) and this figure is set to rise to over 16,000 by 2035. … Read More

Independent Age – How to stay socially connected

Being on your own when you don’t want to be or feeling lonely is a common experience, but it can make us anxious, miserable, and eat away at our confidence and self-esteem. Thankfully, there are lots of organisations and services out there to help older people connect with others –  … Read More

Disabled Living Newsletter June 2017

Please find a link below to our Disabled Living Newsletter June 2017. To view our June 2017 newsletter please click here. To view a basic text version of this newsletter please click here.


Part of a global movement, “men’s sheds” are becoming a very popular place for men. These sheds are turning out to be the ideal place for social gatherings; initially bringing men together who share a common pastime and then find themselves talking about other things like health, money, work, family, … Read More

New Positive Steps Courses at Bury Adult Learning Centre

Please find attached the new flyer for Positive Steps courses at Bury Adult Learning Centre. If you know anybody who would be interested in attending any of these courses or would like any more information about the project please contact us 0161 253 7501. Positive Steps – Courses from June … Read More

Healthwatch Bury Board Member Vacancy

Become a board member

Are you interested in becoming a Board Member? Healthwatch is the consumer champion for health and social care services, giving a voice to local people, community and voluntary groups, to influence the way their services are planned, purchased and provided. Healthwatch Bury is looking for directors with the necessary skills, … Read More