Smoking across the North West costs local government £176.8 million in social care costs...

Smoking is the leading cause of premature death in England, killing 74,600 people in 2019 alone. However, smoking is also a leading cause of...

New Stockport NHS clinic for ‘Long COVID’ patients

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust have set up a new specialist community clinic to support patients who have ongoing symptoms associated with COVID-19.   The ‘Long-COVID’ clinic...

The COVID-19 pandemic is not over and it will not be over on 19...

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and its member organisations have warned that the Covid pandemic is far from over and are warning the...

Risks of severe illness in children from COVID-19 shown to be very low in...

The risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19, is extremely low in children and teenagers, new research shows. The study - led by researchers...

Tackling obesity will be at the centre of a new public health campaign in...

Tackling obesity will be at the centre of a new public health campaign in Manchester led by Manchester City Council.  The new five-year Healthy Weight...

Malaria and dengue predicted to affect billions more people if global warming continues uncurbed

An estimated 8.4 billion people could be at risk from malaria and dengue by the end of the century if emissions keep rising at...

New figures reveal smoking in pregnancy rates at all-time low in Greater Manchester

New NHS data published shows the number of people smoking during pregnancy in Greater Manchester has dropped to the lowest on record. Smoking at the...

Covid cases could soar as high as 100,000 says Health Secretary but what matters...

The Health Secretary has warned that Covid cases could soar after all restrictions are lifted in England in two weeks time. Doing the media round...

Thousands of babies are dying unneccessary every year

MPs have claimed thousand of babies die preventable deaths every year in England because a culture of silence and shifting blame means lessons are...

The Curve will light up blue to mark the NHS 73rd birthday

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust (GMMH) are lighting up their headquarters, The Curve, in blue to mark the NHS’s 73rd birthday after a...