Health Care Services

The Connecting You team are able to offer  health and wellbeing support including employment and education, housing, money management, accessing preventative services such as health screening and immunisation, feeling part of a community or have a healthier lifestyles like stopping smoking, losing weight and exercising more.

Find out more information and how to contact the Connecting You team

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Local advice

  1. Support While You Wait For Hospital Treatment

    Rochdale’s While You Wait information page supports patients who are waiting for hospital treatment. COVID-19 has meant some operations and procedures have been postponed, leading to understandable concerns for those waiting. The hospital, GP practice and everyone involved in your care are doing their best…
  2. NHS 111 Service (Call 111 when it's less urgent than 999)

    NHS 111 is a service that was introduced to make it easier for you to access local NHS healthcare services in England. You can contact them when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergency. NHS 111 is a fast and easy…
  3. How to register with a doctor

    You have the legal right to choose a GP practice that best suits your needs. The GP practice must accept you, unless there are reasonable grounds to refuse you. These must not relate to race, gender, social class, age, religion, sexual orientation, appearance, disability or a…
  4. Have your say on health services (Membership)

    One of the guiding principles of being a foundation trust is that we are accountable to local people. To help with this, we invite people from the community to become members of Pennine Care. It’s free and open to anyone over the age of 16…

Local services

  1. GP Enhanced Access Service

    GP Enhanced Access Service (Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale) allows patients to have more flexibility in where, when and how they use local health services. 
  2. Living Well Rochdale

    Living Well is here to support you when living and feeling well feels too tough to tackle alone. We are for people living in Heywood, Middleton, Pennines and Rochdale, who want to improve their health and wellbeing by stopping smoking, losing weight, getting more active,…
  3. Children's Community Nursing Team

    This service is made up of lots of different health professionals. We work across Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale to provide the very best care, support and advice to children, young people, families and carers.
  4. Healthwatch Rochdale

    We are the independent national champion for people who use health and social care services. We’re here to make sure those running services, and the government, put people at the heart of care. 
  5. Essential Parent

    We are one of the world’s leading online resources for expert-led, evidence-based parental advice. All our baby care advice is supported by the Royal College of Paediatricians and Child Health and follows expert advice from the UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative.