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Firefighters refresh CPR skills and public urged to do same following footballer’s cardiac arrest

Firefighters refresh CPR skills and public urged to do same following footballer’s cardiac arrest

GREATER Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) is encouraging the public to learn about CPR and refresh their First Aid skills, with the city-region’s firefighters doing the same. Red Watch at Mossley fire station in Tameside practised CPR during a routine training exercise this morning (Monday 14 June) following international footballer Christian Eriksen’s cardiac arrest…

Rochdale MP knighted in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Rochdale MP knighted in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Rochdale MP Tony Lloyd has been knighted in the Queen’s birthday honours that were announced last week. The 71-year-old, who has been MP for Rochdale since 2017 has been honoured for services to public service. Born in Stretford he has been involved in politics since May 1979 when he was elected as a councillor representing…

Covid vax clinics this week – both bookable and walk-in

Covid vax clinics this week – both bookable and walk-in

A number of Covid vaccination clinics are taking place in the coming days, some by appointment and others open to all. First dose Pfizer jabs are being offered at the Elizabethan Suite in Bury: Tuesday 15 June – 8.30am to 6pm Wednesday 16 June – 8.30am to 1pm. These should be booked in advance – go to https://nhsburyccg2.nhsbookings.com/v2/#book/service/10/count/1/provider/any/date/2021-06-15/…

Safeguarding is everyone’s business as week of action returns

Safeguarding is everyone’s business as week of action returns

Rochdale’s annual Safeguarding Children Awareness Week returns online due to continuing Covid-19 restrictions. Running from 14-20 June the week will focus on sharing key safeguarding information, particularly on identifying and responding to neglect, the impact of domestic abuse on children and young people and keep baby safe sleep advice, including coping with infant crying. The…

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