NHS Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group

NHS Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is made up of every GP in Oldham and is led by a Governing Body that includes GPs, other health professionals and lay people.

Our triple aim is to improve the health of the people in Oldham, to improve the care they receive and their experience of it and to deliver the best value for money by using our resources effectively.

 

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Reducing your risk of Lung Cancer

A healthy lifestyle can help you feel better and reduce your risk of lung disease, heart disease and cancer.

Some examples of what you can do to help you stay healthy are: Stop smoking If you smoke, the best thing you can do for your health is to quit. 

There’s plenty of support available from the NHS. Visit nhs.uk/smokefree or call 0300 123 1044.

Look after yourself:

Try to maintain a healthy weight and keep active. Swimming, cycling, dancing, walking – the more you can do, the better. 

Try to eat a healthy, balanced diet too, with plenty of fruit and vegetables. 

Cut down on alcohol Drinking too much alcohol can lead to a number of health problems. 

By drinking less, you’ll reduce your health risks. More information For more information and support on healthy living, visit nhs.uk/oneyou

COPD

COPD is the name for a group of lung diseases where people have difficulty breathing,It includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. Over a million people in the UK haven't been diagnosed. This may be because they don’t think their symptoms are serious and so don’t get medical help.

 

Annual General Meeting


Click here to register your attendance 

Do you know the signs?

 

Visiting your GP

You should see your doctor if you:

  • Get out of breath doing the things you used to do without a problem
  • Have any blood in your phlegm (sputum) or cough up blood
  • Have a cough that is there most of the time or has change
  • Feel tired, you have lost your appetite or have weight lost
  • Have pain in chest or shoulder
  • Have persistent chest infections or a chest infection that doesn't get better

7 Day services in Oldham 

 

You can contact the Seven Day Service team on 0161 934 2827 *Bank Holiday Monday opening Times:10am-2pm

Bank Holiday Pharmacy Opening Times


Pharmacy Address Telephone Mon 29 May
Asda Greenfield Lane, Oldham, OL2 8QP 01706 883 500 08:00 - 23:00
Asda Milne Street, Chadderton, Oldham, OL9 0JE 0161 484 1060 09:00 - 18:00
Boots 1 Town Square, Oldham, OL1 1XD 0161 633 6136 10:30 - 16:30
Lloyds Oldham ICC, New Radcliffe Street, Oldham 0161 626 5426 10:00 - 16:00
Oldham Late Night Pharmacy 87-89 Lees Road 0161 652 2221 14:00 - 20:00
Tesco Huddersfield Road, Oldham, OL4 2GA 0161 602 8961 09:00 - 18:00
Tesco Featherstall Road North, Chadderton, Oldham, OL9 6BW 0161 602 8925 09:00 - 18:00

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