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NHS Greater Manchester is launching an ambitious five-year plan to improve access to primary care services.
Read more about Prescription for change: Greater Manchester sets out its vision to improve access to GPs, dentists, optometrists and pharmacists

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• Manchester Central MP Lucy Powell joins Dr Manisha Kumar, Chief Medical Officer of NHS Greater Manchester Integrated Care, Manchester City councillors Thomas Robinson and Marcus Johns, and GP partners of the three resident practices at New Jackson Medical Centre.
NHS leaders and Manchester Central MP Lucy Powell have unveiled a new medical centre with a wide range of health services for Manchester city centre residents.
Read more about More available GP slots for Manchester city centre residents as new medical centre unveiled

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Hawkley Brook Medical Practice in Wigan has become the first health and care employer in Greater Manchester to achieve membership of the Good Employment Charter, in recognition of their work improving employment standards within the practice.
Read more about Wigan General Practice is first to receive Greater Manchester good employment recognition


Former NHS Bolton Clinical Commissioning Group chairman Dr Wirin Bhatiani. He is wearing a suit and tie and leaning against a glass door with the NHS logo etched on it.
Former Bolton health boss Dr Wirin Bhatiani has been recognised in the New Year Honours list.
Read more about New Year Honour for former Bolton GP
Extra evening and Saturday Appointments at GP Practices are launching in Stockport. Appointments will now be available on weekdays from 6.30pm – 8pm, and Saturdays from 9am – 5pm. GP practices will be working together on a rota basis with other local practices in their local area, known as Primary Care Networks (PCNs), to offer the extra appointments.
Read more about Extra evening and Saturday Appointments at GP Practices in Stockport

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Patients in Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale will continue to benefit from GP and nurse appointments in the evenings, Saturdays, Sundays and bank holidays after the launch of a new national contract with GP practices.
Read more about GP Enhanced Access Service

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