Manchester Study shows therapeutic impact of neighbourliness on dementia

New research is showing how being connected with their local community has reaped enormous benefits for people with dementia. Research Associate Sarah Campbell, from The...

The Christie is the first specialist hospital to be rated Outstanding twice

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust has once again been rated Outstanding by the health regulator becoming the first specialist trust in the country to...

Children’s mental health report warns ‘chasm’ remains between what services are available and what...

Anne Longfield, the Children’s Commissioner for England, has published her third annual children’s mental health briefing, ‘The state of children’s mental health services’. The report...

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...

Thousands of children with learning disabilities missing out on eye tests in the North...

New research by SeeAbility, the national learning disability and sight loss charity, suggests that thousands of children with learning disabilities in the North West...

Stepping Hill Hospital goes ‘Inner Space’ to diagnose patients with small bowel conditions

Stockport's Stepping Hill Hospital’s gastroenterology team are now going ‘inner space’ to help scan people for intestinal problems. An advanced ‘capsule endoscopy’ uses state-of-the-art technology to...

Healthy diet can ease symptoms of depression

An analysis of data from almost 46,000 people has found that weight loss, nutrient boosting and fat reduction diets can all reduce...

New year, new you – why Dry January is taking off

People taking part in Dry January report immediate physical, psychological and emotional benefits, according to the first qualitative study of the popular alcohol abstinence...

Could you give up social media for a month?

A campaign, organised by Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) and sponsored by Silentnight, is asking people to give up or cut back use...

GMP Channel swimmers raise cash for The Christie

A team of Greater Manchester Police (GMP) officers took the plunge by swimming across the English Channel for a worthy local cause. The intrepid fundraisers...