Clayton Care Home placed in ‘Special Measures’ after Whistleblower inspection

An inspection following a whistleblower has seen a Clayton Care home being put into special measures. Seymour Care Home was visited by the Care Quality...

Tameside’s bin men launch campaign to tackle male domestic abuse

THEY may not look the type to talk about their feelings. But Tameside bin men are supporting the message that it’s okay to ‘open...

Tameside Hospital becomes first to ban all sugary drinks and snacks

Tameside Hospital has become the first hospital in the country to ban sugary snacks from its canteen. The move follows a successful staff weight-loss scheme at...

Newton Heath surgery faces threatened closure after failing second inspection

A Newton Heath Doctor’s surgery faces the threat of closure after a second inspection in less than twelve months has found that its services...

Manchester Hospital to become the UK’s largest donor sperm bank

Saint Mary’s Hospital has announced a unique collaboration with US company Fairfax Cryobank to establish a new base for storing and distributing donor sperm from Manchester...

It’s not just hospitals that are under pressure

Some pharmacists at Boots have told the BBC they are under so much pressure at work they fear patients could be at risk. Boots...

Disease discoveries unlock door to diagnosis and new treatments

An international team of scientists and doctors has identified a family of five new genetic diseases which are likely to affect more than 1...

Cut down on social media says sleep expert

A sleep doctor is calling for Brits to cut down on the time they spend on social media this new year after a study...

Are you ready for a latte levy?

There are more than four times as many coffee shops today as there were in the year 2000, and 1 in 5 of us...

NHS winter crisis should prompt government to fully fund social care, warn councils

This year’s winter health crisis should incentivise government to fully fund our social care system, council leaders urged today. The Local Government Association, which represents...

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