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.


Chair announced for new NHS Body for Greater Manchester

13th October 2021

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).

Taking Action to Reduce Waiting Lists in Greater Manchester

13th October 2021

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.

Stockport Health and Care Awards

13th October 2021

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.

There’s no need to call your GP about the flu or COVID-19 booster vaccine

12th October 2021

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.

Stockport celebrates Black History Month

12th October 2021

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.

Pop Up Vaccination Clinics For 12-15 Year Olds in Stockport

8th October 2021

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.

Smokers encouraged to take part in Stoptober

6th October 2021

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.

World Mental Health Day – Every Mind Matters – Get Your Personalised Mental Health Action Plan

5th October 2021

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.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

4th October 2021

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.

An Extra Week to Nominate for The First Stockport Health and Care Awards

30th September 2021

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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