Your Stories

NHS Bolton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is committed to involving local people in everything we do.  We want to hear about your experience of using NHS services.

Lots of Bolton people have already shared their stories with us.  Click on the links below to find out what they had to say.

If you would like to share your story, or would like more information, please contact the CCG's Communications and Engagement Team on 0800 588 4400 (freephone) or BOLCCG.communications@nhs.net

Xplode patient feedback story Karla's experiences of health services in 2019 was shared with our board members. Click the link to read more about this.

Excellent care for long term conditions Markus received excellent care, in Bolton, whilst seeking Asylum. Read his story on how services helped him stay healthy.

Bolton Community and Voluntary Services David's life had been turned upside down by his wife's unfortunate illness. Read his story about how he began volunteering and how it changed his life

Integrated Community Services This is Bill's story that describes the excellent care he received from services in 2018, working together for the patient.

Compassionate Palliative Care This is Johnathan’s story, from 2018, about the compassionate and respectful care shown to his Aunt and Uncle in their final moments.

Ambulatory Care Unit  Marie was referred to the ambulatory care unit, in 2018, and feels she experienced excellent care and professionalism.

Opthalmology Department This is Frank's story about his experiences using Bolton's Ophthalmology department in 2018.

Early Pregnancy Unit Louise unfortunately had a miscarriage in early 2017, but she is now currently expecting again. Click on the link above to read about her experiences of accessing the Early Pregnancy Unit (EPU)

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Importance of having a cervical smear screening This is a story of a Bolton patient called Sarah who recently had her first smear, and wanted to encourage other women to do the same.

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