Labour set out 6 key areas to address Covid-19 crisis in social care

Following the news this morning that deaths in care homes from Covid-19 have exceeded 4,000, the Labour Party has written to the Health Secretary...

Cheshire-based private clinic, launch a highly reliable Covid-19 Antibody test

The private clinic, CLNQ has launched a Coronavirus antibody test that has been reported to be 99% accurate. The antibody blood test which is...

Thousands of heart procedures delayed during pandemic

Around half of people with heart and circulatory diseases have found it harder to get medical treatment since the coronavirus pandemic began, according...

On average people in England from age 50 can expect to be healthy and...

A new study has estimated that on average people in England from age 50 can expect to be healthy and in work for nine...

Face coverings must be worn inside the Trafford Centre from Friday or no entry

As from Friday, anyone visiting intu Trafford Centre, whether that is to work or shop, must wear a face covering when entering and walking...

Preventing virus spread within households could be key to controlling new outbreaks of COVID-19

Robust strategies are needed to prevent in-household transmission, particularly within large, multi-generational households and this should now be a core part of government strategy...

Hospital waiting lists at highest level for 12 years

Some 83,203 people were waiting more than 52 weeks to start hospital treatment in July, the highest number for any month since November 2008...

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...

New programme to reduce excessive drInking is launched across Greater Manchester

A pioneering programme ‘Communities in Charge of Alcohol’ has been launched today  to combat the growing number of people who are drinking excessive amounts...

Salford launches Cold Homes summit

Hundreds of people could be spared the misery of winter – and millions of pounds saved for the NHS if fuel poverty can be...