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Oldham ICP
Civic Centre
West Street


07966 746117

Key people

Mike Barker is in a grey suit jacket and a black polo shirt, with dark glasses. He is stood in front of an Oldham Cares pull up banner.

Place-based Lead
Mike Barker - Executive Director at Oldham Council

About us

Oldham has its roots in the industrial-revolution era cotton industry. Though only five miles from Manchester City Centre, almost a quarter of the borough is located in the Peak District National Park. No household in the borough is more than two miles away from open countryside.

An estimated 237,628 people live here, and that’s projected to increase to 261,018 by 2041. A high proportion of residents are under 16 now, but the number of people over 65 is set to grow by 30% by 2041, which is expected to impact on adult social care and healthcare provision.

Oldham Integrated Care Partnership is working to improve health and wellbeing in the borough, where high levels of deprivation affect residents’ health outcomes and life expectancy. A priority is to give every child in the borough the best start in life; this includes providing opportunities to improve healthy eating and physical activity, making the most of the borough’s countryside to encourage healthier living for a better future.

What's happening in my borough

Health Advice

New video from NWAS aims to help service users get the most from the patient transport service
Read more about North West Ambulance Service launches Patient Transport information campaign

Health Advice

Self-harm, telling someone can be scary.
The 1st March is Self-Harm Awareness Day. To mark this day we've published information booklets for children and young people, their parents and carers.
Read more about Self-harm Awareness Day

Expert View

A laptop screen open showing someone looking at the GM recruitment and retention toolkit
Health and social care organisations across Greater Manchester are urged to check out the new recruitment and retention toolkit.
Read more about NHS Greater Manchester launches an online recruitment and retention toolkit.

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Launch Recite Me assistive technology