Disease discoveries unlock door to diagnosis and new treatments

An international team of scientists and doctors has identified a family of five new genetic diseases which are likely to affect more than 1...

Betty for schools extends support for Manchester schools with free education programme and femcare...

The award winning period education programme, has announced that it has identified 27 schools in the Manchester area to donate free femcare products to...

Warning after BBQ causes balcony fire at Manchester flat

Manchester's firefighters are warning people to be careful when using barbecues following a flat fire in Manchester on Thursday night. Crews were called to a tower...

LGA launches own green paper as adult social care reaches breaking point

Adding a penny on the basic rate of income tax, or charging the over 40's £33.40 a year an earmarked contribution are just some of the...

Thousands of women will join the fight against cancer at Race for Life in...

THIS weekend (8 and 9 July) thousands of women will join the fight against cancer at Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life and Pretty...

Oldham MP slams government for underfunding NHS, as new research highlights pressures on A&E

New research from the House of Commons Library has highlighted the severe pressure being placed on our NHS A&E services because of a lack...

4,111 emergency calls on Xmas Day alone says North West Ambulance Service

While everyone has been enjoying their turkey and mince pies and relaxing with loved ones, for North West Ambulance Service staff, it has been...

Manchester, Tameside and Wigan listed as crunch areas for NHS funding in new report

Manchester, Tameside and Wigan have been named in a report out this week as two of thirty two local authority areas where there are...

Regular height and weight checks from early age critical in child obesity fight Manchester...

Children monitored regularly for height and weight from an early age are less likely to be overweight according to research by University of Manchester...

British Heart Foundation Launches Home Makeover Challenge In Manchester

This autumn the British Heart Foundation (BHF) is calling on the nation to transform their homes and help beat heartbreak forever by taking on...