Given the choice, most people would prefer to get better at home, rather than in a hospital – and now, a new service from the Bury Local Care Organisation (Bury LCO) is set to make this happen for more patients. For the first time in the borough, many patients who previously would have needed to

What would the perfect Bury look like in 2030 for you and your family? What could, and would, you do to help achieve this? These are the big questions Bury Council – a Bury Local Care Organisation partner – is asking residents, business and community groups in a ‘Big Conversation’, aimed at influencing ambitious proposals

Raising education standards across the borough is the aim of Councillor Tamoor Tariq, Bury Council’s new cabinet member for children and families. He made his first official visit in his new role to Park View Primary School in Prestwich, where he was impressed with the range of facilities on offer. Cllr Tariq said: “While school

Congratulations to all the girl guides who work so hard making up comfort bags for relatives staying with our end of life patients in our hospitals in Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester. The girl guides have won the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award given to UK volunteer groups, equivalent to the

Strengthening health and care services for the people of Bury is a key aim of a £19.2 million plan to help people lead healthier, happier lives. The programme of improvements, called the Bury Locality Plan, involves changing traditional ways of supporting and treating people, with more focus on support nearer the home and in the

A new organisation has been launched which aims to transform health and care services for people in the borough. The Bury Local Care Organisation (Bury LCO) was launched on 1 April, 2019 and has the aim of supporting improvements in population health and wellbeing, providing improved health and care to the people of Bury. The

We are proud to have been involved in the development of a new Greater Manchester suicide prevention campaign, which launched on 1 May. Shining a Light on Suicide aims to encourage people to start talking about suicide and to promote the support that’s available. A new website has been launched for anyone affected by suicide,

Unpaid carers from across Bury are once again being invited to come and have their say on future services and support for them. Defined as somebody who provides support or looks after a family member, partner or friend, there are around 3,000 ‘official’ unpaid carers in the Borough with many, many more performing the role

Local residents and Trust members can find out how research improves diagnosis, care and treatment for patients in the NHS at a free talk at Fairfield General Hospital. The event is one of a series of Medicine for Members sessions, which are aimed at giving an insight into key elements of the hospital’s daily work.