First of its kind Radiography Academy opens in Rochdale

The new academy opened on 4th November and was unveiled by NCA chief executive Raj Jain, and Bury & Rochdale Care Organisation Chief Officer...

Identifying early warning signs of deterioration in child patients

Electronic hand held devices are being used to record patients’ vital signs at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in the first research study of its...

Hundreds more psychiatric beds needed to help end practice of sending patients hundreds of...

Hundreds more NHS mental health beds are needed urgently in England to help end the “shameful” practice of sending severely ill patients far from...

Gluten-free diets won’t help healthy guts

Healthy people who avoid gluten by choice may not get any benefit from the gluten-free restriction on their diet, according to new research. The study,...

Heart failure hospital admissions soar by third in last 5 years, BHF analysis finds

The number of people being admitted to hospital due to heart failure has risen by a third in the last five years, according to...

Liver cancer deaths climb by around 50% in the last decade

Liver cancer death rates have increased by around 50% in the last decade and have tripled since records began, according to the latest calculations...

Salford researchers develop way to retrain athletes who are at risk of injury due...

Researchers at the University of Salford’s Running Performance Clinic have developed a way to retrain athletes who are at risk of injury due to their current...

Concerns raised over standards at Cosmetic Surgeries

Too many people undergoing cosmetic surgery are treated by untrained staff and left in danger while sedated during liposuction according to a report out...

Robotic surgery at Stepping Hill Hospital reaches 1000th patient milestone

Stepping Hill Hospital’s surgical teams recently reached a landmark in their pioneering surgery, when their 1000th patient had keyhole surgery from a special surgical robot. Since...

The Christie has launched a new chemotherapy suite at Doctor Kershaw’s Hospice in Royton

More cancer patients from the Oldham area can now receive first class chemotherapy and immunotherapy treatments closer to home. Manchester’s specialist cancer centre, The Christie,...