Welcome to the local news section of the NHS Stockport Clinical Commissioning Group.
Here you can see the latest local press releases and information about current campaigns.
Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership has confirmed Sir Richard Leese as chair of its new Integrated Care Board ahead of NHS legislation which takes effect from the beginning of April (2022).
A wide range of work is underway in Greater Manchester to reduce waiting times and provide support for patients who are waiting for operations, surgery, and hospital appointments.
A huge thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination for the first ever Stockport Health and Care Awards. There has been a fantastic response with over 300 nominations received.
Stockport residents do not need to call their GP about the flu or COVID-19 booster vaccine. Reducing the number of phone calls they receive helps GP practice staff to respond more quickly to those who need medical help.
As well as being Stockport Equality Month, October is Black History Month across the country, there are several events going on in Stockport to celebrate our diverse communities and their history here in the borough.
If your 12-15 year old child is being educated outside local authority schools through home schooling or is distance learning, COVID-19 pop up clinics have been arranged so they can get vaccinated.
Stoptober is back to launch its 10th mass quit attempt, calling on smokers in England to join the 2.3 million others who have made a quit attempt with the campaign since it launched in 2012.
The impact and experience of the past 18 months has been different for everyone, as have our reactions, but there’s no doubt it’s been a difficult time for us all. That’s why it’s so important to look after our mental health and wellbeing; now more than ever.
Breast cancer can affect anyone and is one of the most common types of cancer in the UK, but when detected in the early stages there is a good chance of recovery.
There’s been a lot of interest in the first Stockport Health and Care Awards, so the closing date has been extended until Thursday, 7 October, to give people extra time to get their entries in.
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