More than 1,600 extra trauma victims alive today says major new Manchester study

The NHS in England has saved an additional 1,600 patients with severe injuries since major trauma centres were established in 2012. New findings show the...

Salford Council launches cheaper funerals for its residents

Residents in Salford are set to benefit from funerals almost £1,500 cheaper than the national average. The council has partnered with Kane Funeral Service to...

Bolton Hospital closes eight wards after Norovirus outbreak

The Royal Hospital Bolton has closed eight wards as it tries to control an outbreak of the sickness and diarrhoea bug, Norovirus which is...

Researchers at Manchester Metropolitan University pioneer new methods to understand heart and circulatory disease

A new grant, awarded by NC3Rs and British Heart Foundation (BHF) to scientists at Manchester Metropolitan will develop a new way of studying the...

Manchester University NHS Foundation becomes first NHS Trust to launch Green Rewards

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust have become the first NHS Trust in the UK to launch Green Rewards, a behaviour change programme aimed at...

Join Prostate Cancer UK in saying: ‘Men, we are with you’ and sign up...

Men, we are with you.’ This is the message from leading men’s health charity, Prostate Cancer UK, as their March for Men fundraising event returns to...

Call out for children starting school to get MMR Vaccine

As hundreds of thousands of parents across England prepare their children to start primary school in the next few weeks, Public Health England (PHE)...

Minimum pricing policy has cut spending on alcohol in Scotland

The introduction of minimum unit pricing in Scotland appears to have been successful in reducing the amount of alcohol purchased and, by inference, consumption...

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...

New antenatal Rainbow Clinic for Stepping Hill Hospital

A new service has launched at Stepping Hill Hospital to provide extra support for mums and dads-to-be who have previously experienced stillbirth, late miscarriage...