Primary Care on the agenda later this month

NHS Bury Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) next routine Primary Care Commissioning Committee meeting is taking place later this month, and members of the public are invited to come along to observe and ask questions.

The Primary Care Commissioning Committee oversees the work of the CCG in relation to the commissioning of Primary Care services, such as GP services.
The next meeting is scheduled to take place on Wednesday 26th April 2017, starting at 12 noon, at Townside Primary Care Centre, Knowsley Place in Bury (5th floor).

Regular items on the agenda include finance and quality, as well as schemes to improve the quality of local services including the provision of GP Practice appointments available during the evening and weekends.

Additional items this month include a focus on a pilot project which sees clinical pharmacists working within GP Practices in Bury, and the action plan linked to Bury’s Primary Care Strategy will be presented.

Public questions relating to agenda items being discussed are welcome.  These should be submitted in advance to allow sufficient time for the question to be picked up and processed in advance of the meeting.  

Question forms are available on the CCG’s website ( under ‘Your local NHS’, and paper copies can be obtained by contacting the CCG by telephone on 0161 762 3189 or by email at

Peter Bury, Chair of the Primary Care Commissioning Committee for NHS Bury CCG said: “Our meetings in public provide a great opportunity for local people to come along and find out more about what we do.  At this meeting we will be hearing about some innovative work happening in GP Practices in Bury.  We regularly welcome members of the public to our meetings and I would encourage anyone who would like to find out more to come along.”

Anyone unable to attend in person can follow the meeting online live on Twitter at @NHSBuryCCG

The agenda and papers for the meeting will be available on the ‘Your local NHS’ section of the CCG website in advance of the meeting.


Date: 13th April 2017

FOR PRESS & MEDIA ENQUIRIES: contact NHS Bury CCG Communications team on 0161 762 3106 or email

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