News

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.

 

Pop-Up Covid-19 Vaccination Clinics Return to Stockport

29th March 2022

Pop-up vaccination clinics are returning to Stockport from Monday, 4 April, 2022, with a particular focus on booster vaccines for over 75s and those aged 12 years and over who have a weakened immune system.

Lynch Syndrome – Knowledge is Power

23rd March 2022

Highlighting a little-known syndrome is Diana Key who works for NHS Stockport Clinical Commissioning Group. Lynch Syndrome (LS) is an under diagnosed syndrome which puts those who have it at a higher risk of getting cancer. Diana wants to raise awareness and urge anyone who has lost a family member to an LS related cancer, or has a family history of LS related cancers, to speak with their GP to understand what this means for them and their family.

Get Vaccinated Before You Travel This Easter

21st March 2022

Are you going away during the Easter holidays but still need a COVID-19 vaccination?  Take the opportunity on Thursday, 24 March, to get your first, second or booster at the Olive Café, 88-90 Castle Street, Edgeley, SK3 9AL. It’s open for vaccinations between 10am-12pm. No appointment is needed, just turn up.

A Guide to Taking Care Of Poorly Babies and Infants with Common Ailments

4th March 2022

Get help when you need it if you have a poorly baby or infant with NHS Stockport Clinical Group’s (CCG) new easy to follow online guide. Find lots of useful information, at your fingertips, to help manage common minor ailments at home, help prevent minor problems becoming serious and help to avoid a trip to the Emergency Department.

Don’t Brush It Under the Carpet – raising awareness of the issue of self-harm in older people

2nd March 2022

Greater Manchester has launched a new campaign to improve mental wellbeing and raise awareness of self-harm in older people.

Have Your Say about Your Local Health Services

21st February 2022

East Cheshire NHS Trust and Stockport NHS Foundation Trust are working alongside the NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups in Cheshire and Stockport to understand how some health and care services could be improved and sustained in the future. 

Find the 14,000 men

21st February 2022

Why we’re backing Prostate Cancer UK & NHS England’s new campaign. Prostate cancer is more common than you think. It’s the most common cancer in men. 1 in 8 men will get prostate.

Severe Storm Warning: Do not travel unless essential over the next 24 hours

17th February 2022

The impact of the Storm Eunice is expected to be severe with a danger to life warning. It is advised that any form of travel should only be undertaken if it is essential. If you do need to travel anywhere, please pay extra care and attention to the conditions and objects around you.

Future Plans for Health Leaders at Stockport CCG

15th February 2022

After steering Stockport Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) into the final stages of a move into a new integrated care organisation Dr Cath Munro, Chairperson, and Andrea Green, the Accountable Officer, have announced their future plans.

Half term is here – come on down and grab a jab

15th February 2022

Young people aged between 12 and 17 can take advantage of a few days off school or college this half term to get their Covid-19 vaccination sorted.

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