Salford Royal supply blood for urgent roadside transfusions

Salford Royal is supplying blood for use on board North West Air Ambulance Charity’s helicopters, allowing urgent roadside transfusions to take place...

Appeal for Blood donors over Xmas

THE Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is urging people in Oldham, Bury, Rochdale and North Manchester to give blood this December to ensure blood...

Salford launches Cold Homes summit

Hundreds of people could be spared the misery of winter – and millions of pounds saved for the NHS if fuel poverty can be...

170 operations a day to remove rotten teeth in children

New figures show there were nearly 43,000 hospital operations to remove teeth in teenagers and children last, equating to 170 a day , prompting...

Stalybridge Care Home left it too late to tell family their mother was dying

A Tameside family was not able to say goodbye to their dying mother because staff at the Oakwood Care Centre did not call them...

LGA launches own green paper as adult social care reaches breaking point

Adding a penny on the basic rate of income tax, or charging the over 40's £33.40 a year an earmarked contribution are just some of the...

Action plan can prevent over 600 stillbirths a year

An estimated 600 stillbirths annually could be prevented if maternity units adopt national best practice according to an independent evaluation, which includes University of...

Survivors Manchester supporting Male survivors of sexual abuse and rape

Survivors Manchester, a charity that supports male survivors of sexual abuse and rape, has received over 200 new enquiries to its Independent Sexual Violence...

Pay rise for Salford’s Care Workers puts rate well above living wage

Pay for care-workers in Salford is set to rise to £8.30 an hour, well above the National Minimum Wage. The move by Salford City Council...

1 in 4 teenagers couldn’t enjoy Christmas without social media

More than one in four teenagers – an estimated 108,000 young people in the North West - say they couldn’t enjoy Christmas without social...

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