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.

 

Big Thankyou 

Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group and Oldham Council would like to extend a big thankyou to everyone who attended our recent Wrapping Care Around You workshops. 

Hearing your views and experiences of Health and Social services in Oldham is really important in helping us to improve services for you. 

 

Warm Homes Oldham Scheme saves residents £600,000

Over the last year ‘Warm Homes Oldham’ helped nearly 600 households out of fuel poverty, saving them around £600,000 off their energy bills and ensuring they can afford to keep their heating on next winter.

 The pioneering scheme was launched in 2012 by Oldham Council, NHS Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Oldham Housing Investment Partnership (OHIP). In 2015/16 they invested £300,000 in the scheme, and accessed a further £1.4 million of grant funding from the government, utility companies and energy charities. This has paid for home improvements, such as boilers and insulation as well as support from qualified advisors in saving energy and maximising income.

 In total over 3600 people have been helped out of fuel poverty since the scheme started, and this has a positive effect on their health and wellbeing

 

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Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group's Health Huddle

Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group values comments and feedback from Service users, carers and the public about their local healthcare services. Oldham CCG’s Health Huddle is a way to connect with us, share your views and help us shape healthcare in Oldham whether as individuals, through local community or voluntary organisations, or as part of a patient group.

You can choose to be involved as much or as little as you want, signing up to become a member of Oldham CCG’s Health Huddle means you can:

Receive invitations to complete quick surveys online or on your mobile

• Be invited to attend focus groups, events and patient panels that may be of interest to you.

If you would like to be involved in the Health Huddle click here to register your details  

Summer sun safety

Sun Safety Tips

Spend time in the shade when the sun is strongest. In the UK, this is between 11am and 3pm from March to October. Make sure you:

  1. Make sure you never burn, cover up skin with suitable clothing & sunglasses
  2. Take extra care with children, children under 6 months should be kept out of direct sunlight 
  3. Think about your sunscreen: do not use out of date cream, always apply at least an SPF15

Find out more about sunscreen, what the ratings mean and how best to apply it on the NHS Choices website here