To tackle health inequalities across the borough, we recognise that we must work closely with our local, regional and national partners in health, council and the community and voluntary sector. Below is an outline of the work we do with some of our partners.
- Bury and Oldham CCGs - often a health issue is not confined to the population of the borough so we work with our neighbouring CCGs to address key health issues and improve health services.
- Bury and Rochdale local medical, pharmaceutical, optical and dental committees - we make sure our primary care services meet the needs of the local population by working closely with these committees.
- Rochdale Borough Council - we work with Rochdale Borough Council to improve the health and wellbeing of people living in the Rochdale borough.
- Rochdale Borough Health and Wellbeing Board - Rochdale Borough Health and Wellbeing Board brings together the key leaders from the health and social care systems, including CCG representatives and locally elected members, to work together to drive forward improvements in health, social care and prevention.
- The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust (PAHT) - The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust provides general and specialist hospital services and serves the communities of North Manchester, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham, along with the surrounding towns and villages. This area is collectively known as the North East sector of Greater Manchester.
- Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust (PCFT) - Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health and community services to people living in the boroughs of Bury, Oldham and Rochdale and several others within the North West. Their services are located in hospitals and in the community.
- Link4Life - Link4Life is the cultural trust, which provides arts, sport and heritage services in the Rochdale borough.
- Healthwatch Rochdale - at a local level, Healthwatch Rochdale works to help local people get the best out of their health and social care services. It has taken over the role previously provided by Voices4wellbeing, Rochdale Borough's Local Involvement Network (LINk).
- North West Commissioning Support Unit (NWCSU) - NWCSU provide professional support services to CCGs and local authorities as well as information management and technology services to GPs across Greater Manchester.
- Greater Manchester Public Health Network - the Greater Manchester Public Health Network coordinates key health campaigns across the Greater Manchester area. We work closely to develop these campaigns in the borough.
- Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA) - AGMA is a collaboration of the 10 Greater Manchester local authorities. We are working closely with AGMA to support public service reform and develop integrated health and social care services.
- Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership - the body made up of 37 NHS organisations and councils in the city region, which is overseeing devolution and taking charge of the £6bn health and social care budget.
- NHS England - responsible for allocating resources across the NHS and commissioning certain services including primary care services, such as GP practices, and some specialised services.
- Public Health England (PHE) - at a national level, Public Health England (PHE) brings together the wide range of public health specialists and bodies into one integrated public health service. At a local level, public health has moved to the local authority.
- Healthwatch England - Healthwatch England is the consumer champion for health and adult social care in England and is a statutory committee of the Care Quality Commission (CQC), with its own identity within the CQC infrastructure.