Researchers call for end of postcode lottery in miscarriage care and treatment

Leading experts  are calling on the UK government to invest in early pregnancy units and recurrent miscarriage clinics to end the current care and...

Rapid Covid tests are now available from Manchester’s local libraries

Free at-home Covid-19 testing kits are now available to collect from Manchester’s 10 local libraries. As part of the drive to support the lifting of...

“My sense is we are at or close to the bottom in terms of...

My sense is we are at or close to the bottom in terms of this level of disease in the UK said Professor Jonathan...

Preference for AZ vaccine declines – but vaccine confidence undented

The public’s preference for the AstraZeneca Covid vaccine has declined since last month, and belief that it causes blood clots has increased – but...

Christie to offer new breast cancer treatment for patients in their own homes

One of Europe’s largest cancer centres, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, has become the first in the country to provide a treatment called Phesgo...

Just one third of people in the UK managed to access the hospital care...

Just one third of people in the UK managed to access the hospital care they needed at the peak of the first wave of...

Shift workers up to three times more likely to be hospitalised with Covid Manchester...

Scientists have found an association between shift work and COVID-19 positivity in hospitalised patients. Using data from UK Biobank - the world’s largest biomedical...

One jab of Pfizer or Astra Zeneca vaccine reduces infection and transmission significantly

COVID-19 infections fell significantly – by 65% percent - after a first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines in this large community surveillance...

Manchester study finds Toothache sufferers turn to antibiotics for ‘cure’ on social media

Social media is used extensively to seek antibiotics, avoid dental treatment and provide support to people with toothache, according to new research. Dr Wendy Thompson,...

General anaesthesia should be more widely available for patients at the end of their...

General anaesthesia should be more widely available for patients at the end of their lives, according to Oxford experts in ethics and anaesthesia, according...