Greater Manchester – the world’s first City Region committed to The Daily Mile

Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester was joined by Elaine Wyllie, founder of The Daily Mile, to celebrate Greater Manchester’s commitment to becoming the...

Manchester Research reveals why obese mothers less likely to breastfeed

Obese women are less likely to breastfeed according to a review of 20 research papers by health psychologists and midwives from The University of...

16,000 people remain undiagnosed with Hepatitis C in the North West

A report presenting annual data for Hepatitis C in North West England shows estimated 16,000 people remain undiagnosed with Greater Manchester one of the worst...

Manchester Royal Infirmary celebrates 50 years of kidney transplants

It’s 50 years since the first kidney transplant was performed at Manchester Royal Infirmary and the transplant team has organised an afternoon tea on...

New £5m intermediate care unit for North Manchester opens

A new purpose-built £5m intermediate care unit has officially opened. Located  on the grounds of North Manchester General Hospital to provide support and rehabilitation to...

Lifestyle changes could prevent 4 in 10 cancer cases in the UK

More than 135,500 cases of cancer a year in the UK could be prevented through lifestyle changes, according to new figures from a Cancer...

NHS funding’s north-south divide: why the ‘sicker’ north gets less money

Patrick B.M. Burch, University of Manchester Primary care is in crisis. Funding of general practice has not risen in line with the ever increasing demands being placed upon it. Patients...

Say hello to the Dogtar

A canine visitor to The University of Manchester’s medical school is no mutt when it comes to making medical students happy. Billy the Cavalier King...

Cycling UK launches major volunteering drive across Greater Manchester

The national cycling charity Cycling UK is today launching a volunteering drive across Greater Manchester to reach anyone interested in helping others through the...

Manchester is the UK’s first age friendly city

The World Health Organization has recognised Greater Manchester as the UK’s first age-friendly city region. To mark the achievement, the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy...

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