More patients accessing new treatments in Greater Manchester

More than 40,700 participants were given access to new and better treatments through participation in clinical research in Greater Manchester in the past year, according...

Manchester hospital trust merger is approved

The proposed multi billion pound merger between Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CMFT) and University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust...

Almost 9,000 people in Manchester could have undiagnosed Type 2 diabetes and 64% admit...

A lack of awareness has sparked cause for concern around one of the leading health conditions in the UK, Type 2 diabetes, with 64% of people...

Potentially life changing £134m investment in mental health across Greater Manchester

A huge £134m action plan to start to transform mental health in Greater Manchester has been launched. The investment, the biggest and most ambitious of...

Pendleton tower blocks fail latest test

Work is continuing on the development of a programme of works to replace cladding on nine high rise blocks in Pendleton, Salford. The Department for...

Salford launches film festival with a difference

Health chiefs in Salford are looking to launch a film festival with a difference, with creative members of the public supplying the films. They want...

Open Water swimmer launches Manchester baby swimming programme

A local woman from Wilmslow is hoping her passion for open water swimming will stand her in good stead for the launch of her award-winning progressive...

Altrincham’s Surgeon sentence to be revised

An Altirincham breast cancer surgeon who 'butchered' vulnerable patients to boost his earnings could face a longer prison term. Ian Paterson has been hauled back...

DJ to play 48 hour long radio show for Survivors Manchester and needs your...

DJ Sam Thompson, 22, is preparing to take to the decks for two days straight to raise awareness of male rape and sexual violence...

Experimental drug trial provides lifeline for cancer patient

A patient with a fast‑growing lymphatic cancer (non-Hodgkin lymphoma), who had failed to adequately respond to previous cancer treatments, has had a dramatic response...