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Help us find the ‘People’s Star’

Help us find the ‘People’s Star’

Press releases   •   Apr 10, 2014 11:06 BST

Rochdale borough residents have been given a unique opportunity to nominate a ‘People’s Star’ from GPs, practice managers, practice nurses and GP receptionists.

Books Are Just The Tonic To Help Heal The Mind

Books Are Just The Tonic To Help Heal The Mind

Press releases   •   Feb 25, 2014 16:18 GMT

Rochdale Borough Libraries is working together with GPs, health and social care professionals in an innovative scheme to help people with mental health problems.

Rochdale Pilots First Ever Breathlessness Campaign

Rochdale Pilots First Ever Breathlessness Campaign

Press releases   •   Feb 24, 2014 14:28 GMT

Getting out of breath doing everyday activities, such as walking upstairs or getting dressed is the focus of a new health campaign by Public Health England which is being supported by Rochdale Borough Council and Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale Clinical Commissioning Group.

Takeaway Owners Frying High After Pioneering Health Programme For National Chip Week

Takeaway Owners Frying High After Pioneering Health Programme For National Chip Week

Press releases   •   Feb 20, 2014 16:08 GMT

Takeaway owners in Rochdale borough’s Healthier Chips Scheme took part in a pioneering health programme to pass on more health tips to customers.

New Year, New You!

New Year, New You!

Press releases   •   Jan 15, 2014 16:32 GMT

Rochdale Borough Council is encouraging residents to make 2014 the year more to stub out the cigarettes, stay off the booze, cut out the calories or sign up for a health trainer!

Free flu vaccination to protect borough's residents

Free flu vaccination to protect borough's residents

Press releases   •   Dec 11, 2013 11:07 GMT

Rochdale Borough Council aims to help reduce the spread of flu this season by vaccinating as many frontline staff who work with vulnerable people as possible

Launching the secret to improving your wellbeing

Launching the secret to improving your wellbeing

Press releases   •   Dec 11, 2013 10:39 GMT

Health professionals in Rochdale think they have unlocked the secret to long-term health and happiness.

Nursery Staff Given Health Training

Nursery Staff Given Health Training

Press releases   •   Dec 06, 2013 09:57 GMT

Rochdale Borough Council’s Public Protection Service has offered advice on how to how to maintain a healthy mind and body to nursery staff from four Fisherfield Farm nurseries.

‘Cop shop’ opens in town

‘Cop shop’ opens in town

Press releases   •   Dec 05, 2013 11:34 GMT

Rochdale’s Safer Communities Partnership is opening a town centre ‘cop shop’ in the Wheatsheaf Shopping Centre to bring seasonal safety tips and gifts to shoppers.

Chipping away for a healthier borough

Chipping away for a healthier borough

Press releases   •   Dec 03, 2013 13:47 GMT

Takeaways across the borough have received three cheers from Rochdale Borough Council for serving healthier chips.

The timely test that can save your life

The timely test that can save your life

Press releases   •   Nov 27, 2013 16:53 GMT

With statistics showing that a quarter of people who have HIV don’t know it yet, getting tested is the quickest way to take control of your health and access treatment if you need it.

Healthwatch wants your stories

Healthwatch wants your stories

Press releases   •   Nov 25, 2013 16:23 GMT

Share your health and social care experiences, to shape services in the borough

Make mine a mocktail

Make mine a mocktail

Press releases   •   Nov 15, 2013 17:49 GMT

Rochdale’s Health Chatters will be spreading the ‘think safe, drink safe’ motto this November.

Rochdale Safer Communities Partnership debuts Bonfire Night tweetathon to launch new twitter feed

Rochdale Safer Communities Partnership debuts Bonfire Night tweetathon to launch new twitter feed

Press releases   •   Nov 12, 2013 15:22 GMT

Rochdale Safer Communities Partnership (RSCP) took to twitter this week to provide communities with reassurance that partners were working together to make sure Bonfire Night passed without a ‘bang’.

Getting better without antibiotics

Getting better without antibiotics

Press releases   •   Nov 11, 2013 14:46 GMT

Health experts across the Rochdale borough are urging people not to request antibiotics to treat coughs, colds and sore throats.

Stave off winter nasties during ask your pharmacy week

Stave off winter nasties during ask your pharmacy week

Press releases   •   Nov 06, 2013 16:38 GMT

Residents across the borough who want to stave off coughs and sneezes and other diseases this winter are being encouraged to look no further than their local pharmacy.

Shops say no to underage sales

Shops say no to underage sales

Press releases   •   Oct 15, 2013 10:36 BST

Shisha users warned: Don’t let your health and your money go up in smoke

Shisha users warned: Don’t let your health and your money go up in smoke

Press releases   •   Oct 15, 2013 10:05 BST

Shisha users across the borough are being warned that they could be risking a fine, as well as their health, if they use shisha in enclosed public places.

Free event to mark World Mental Health Day

Free event to mark World Mental Health Day

Press releases   •   Oct 03, 2013 15:40 BST

Removing the stigma around mental health will be the aim of a special event in Rochdale town centre next week.