Clinics and Services
Our surgeries provide the following services for all registered patients:
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- Advice on preventing illness
- Advice on managing a long term health condition
- Cervical screening (smear tests)
- Contraceptive services (emergency and routine)
- Childhood immunisation
- Travel vaccinations
- Women’s health
- Men’s health
- Child health
- Cardiovascular care including – anticoagulant dosing, ischaemic heart disease screening, prevention and management, other circulatory disease screening, prevention and management
- Diabetes clinic
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) clinic
- Asthma clinic
- Chronic kidney disease monitoring
- Palliative (end of life) care
- Health screening
- Cholesterol and blood sugar testing
- Blood pressure checks
Please contact the surgery for details
All patients aged 65 or older or suffering from Asthma, Diabetes, COPD, Heart disease and other chronic conditions are encouraged to have a flu vaccination.
Please contact our surgeries to check availability.
Bury Staying Well Team Information
The Staying Well Team is a project for over 50’s provided by Bury Council. The Staying Well Team will help you to ensure you are receiving great all round care and support, so that you can enjoy good health and maintain your independence.
The Staying Well Team will be able to provide you with advice, support and assistance to enable you to remain healthy, happy and independent for longer.
Once we have taken some basic details a Staying Well Co-ordinator will telephone you and have an informal discussion to help you identify what’s going well and what’s not going so well by using the Quality of Life Tool. We will assist, support and signpost you into services that can help you to maintain or improve your health and wellbeing
Individuals who qualify for the service include those:
- Aged 50 years and above
- Registered with the targeted GPpractice
- Resident in the community
Anyone can refer someone they know whether you are a professional working with someone or a friend or family member. You can also refer yourself to the service by simply ringing 0161 253 5151 or emailing email@example.com.
Further information can be found at: https://theburydirectory.co.uk/services/older-peoples-staying-well-team
First Contact Practitioner (FCP) Service
Who will I be seen by in this service?
You will be seen by a First Contact Practitioner who is a highly skilled and regulated autonomous physiotherapist specialising in musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions.
What is an MSK First Contact Practitioner?
An MSK First Contact Practitioner (FCP) is a highly skilled and regulated autonomous musculoskeletal specialist physiotherapist. They are the first point of contact for patients presenting to their GP practice with an MSK condition.
How will they be able to help me?
They will be able to assess, diagnose and fully manage your care in relation to your presenting condition. Where appropriate, they will arrange any necessary investigations, as well as making referrals to services such as physiotherapy or for a surgical opinion.
They will also support you to self-manage your condition and consider lifestyle factors which may impact on your general physical and mental wellbeing as well as providing work-related advice.
Beacon Service - Social Prescribing Link Workers
What is the Beacon Service?
The Beacon Service is a social prescribing service.
What is social prescribing?
“Social Prescribing, sometimes referred to as community referral, is a means of enabling GP’s, nurses and other primary care professionals to refer people to a range of local, non-clinical services.” – NHS
“Social prescribing involves helping patients to improve their health, wellbeing and social welfare by connecting them to community services which might be run by the council or a local charity.” – NHS
The service is here to support those who:
- Are 18+ and registered with a Bury GP. This service is flexible to individual needs, therefore if it is thought that if a person will benefit from Social Prescribing then we will endeavour to support them. Social Prescribing is not in place of clinical services, but in addition to. If you feel you would benefit from speaking to a Social Prescribing Link Worker, you can self-refer into this service by contacting 0161 518 5550. Alternatively, your GP can also refer you to the service.
If any patient feels they would benefit from speaking to or accessing any of these services, please include this in your AskMyGP request, or bring it to the attention of a member of the Practice team.
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