Providing out of hours medical and dental care to the local communities of Bury, Heywood, Middleton, Rochdale and Bolton. BARDOC’s vision is to achieve excellence in all that it does, through delivering high quality integrated care by working with other health and social care agencies which best meets the needs of patients and commissioners and delivers value for money.
Bury GP Federation was created to enhance the delivery of health and care services to the local population. It now has 25 of the town’s 26 general practices in membership and covers 97% of the 205,000 people of Bury. It believes community-based services which are high quality, consistent and joined up are the solution to many of the pressures on today’s NHS and that general practice is ideally placed to lead this community-based provision.
Bury Council is one of 10 metropolitan local authorities in Greater Manchester, serving approximately 187,500 people and providing, among other things, social care services across the Borough. The borough comprises of six towns: Bury, Radcliffe, Whitefield, Prestwich, Ramsbottom and Tottington.
The Bury Voluntary, Community and Faith Alliance (VCFA) is an infrastructure organisation providing volunteering and development support to the VCF (also known as VCS) in Bury, enhancing their ability to support local communities. VCFA also promotes the VCS sector and advocates on their behalf at a strategic level with other stakeholders.
The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group (NCA) brings together five hospitals, specialist and acute services, together with community health services, and over 17,500 staff across Salford Royal and Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trusts under a Group arrangement. The NCA serves a population of over 1.1m people across Salford, Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester which includes Fairfield General Hospital provided through its Bury & Rochdale Care Organisation.
Persona Care and Support Ltd is a local authority trading company set up in 2015 to operate services previously provided by Bury Council. Persona provides high-quality Adult Social Care services for young people with additional needs, people with learning disabilities, people with physical disabilities, older people, people living with dementia, people with autism, and carers. Persona focuses on three key service areas: days, stays and lives.
Health and care transformation in Bury is also being led by the recently-formed Bury One Commissioning Organisation, which is the joining up of the Council and CCG to jointly design and plan services and ensure providers, such as GP practices, deliver effective health and wellbeing services for Bury. This involves teams from both the Council and CCG working together as one team on a shared vision and plan for commissioning services in Bury.